Exergen 124275 TAT-5000 Temporal Artery Thermometer

Exergen 124275 TAT-5000 Temporal Artery Thermometer

MPN: 124275
By: Exergen
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The TAT-5000 has been designed with the exceptional durability and longevity required for intense hospital use.

Ease of Use

  • This temple thermometer has been designed for the demanding, fast-paced hospital environment and features easy, one-handed operation. It features a large, easy-to-read LED display and takes readings very quickly, making it ideal for speedy, hassle-free use. Additionally, this thermometer features an audible indicator, an LED light indicator, a low battery indicator, and a 30-second auto-off function to help conserve battery life. 
  • This thermometer is completely non-invasive and can even be used on sleeping or resting patients with minimal disturbance. This makes it ideal for use with patients of all ages and has applications in neonatal, pediatric and adult care. The device is latex-free, removing the risk of allergic reaction.

Hygienic and cost-effective

  • TemporalScanner thermometer is a non-invasive method of measuring temperature, naturally allowing for a more hygienic process compared to standard thermometry. Practitioners can choose to either wipe this thermometer clean between uses with a disinfectant cloth or use it with a clean disposable cover for each patient. The ability to simply wipe the device clean significantly reduces the need for probe covers, improving both the facility's bottom line and environmentally friendly practice. This revolutionary feature provides payback for full hospital installation in less than one year.

Temple Thermometry

  • Temple thermometers work by measuring the peak temperature of the temporal artery, which is located in the forehead and is easily visible during infrared imaging. Arterial blood traveling through the body is the same temperature as blood leaving the heart via the aorta, making it the most accurate way to determine body temperature. The thermometer is stroked across the forehead to gauge arterial temperature and touched momentarily behind the ear to account for any blood lost due to diaphoresis. The device measures the temperature of the skin over the temporal artery, and the Precision Infrared System measures the ambient temperature to capture the heat naturally by the skin. Proprietary Arterial Heat Balance (ABH) technology converts the recorded peak temperature to a core one by sampling the two sets of data 5000 times per use and synthesizing them to produce an arterial temperature reading.


  • TemporalScanner has been designed to withstand the heavy, intense use required in stressful hospital environments such as intensive care units and emergency rooms. Assuming proper care and cleaning, the device is covered by a lifetime warranty.


Additional Information

Model TAT-5000
Manufacturer Exergen
Unit of Measure (UOM) Each
Shipping Method Ground
Product Condition New
EMI and RFI Protection Complete copper coating on inside of casing.
Dimensions 2.0
Includes CD-ROM training disk, 9 Volt battery
Warranty Lifetime
Country of Origin United States Of America
Thermometer Accuracy ± 0.2°F or 0.1°C
Display Large bright LED
Operating Environment 60 to 104° F (16 to 40°C)
Battery Life Approx. 15,000 readings
Thermometry Measurement Range 61 to 110 degrees F (16 to 43 degrees C)
Power Source 9V battery included
Thermometry Measurement Time Approx 0.04 seconds
Resolution 0.1 degree F or C


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