Temperature Measurement Products

Mikron M310-HT

Portable, Compact Low Temperature Blackbody Calibration Source with a Large Surface Area, Ambient +5 to 450°C

Advanced Energy's Mikron M310-HT calibration sources are infrared radiators used for calibrating and verifying output signals of infrared thermometers (pyrometers), thermal imaging systems, heat flux management systems, or spectrographic analysis systems.

  • Manufactured and tested to meet rigid quality control standards
  • Excellent general-purpose calibration
  • High accuracy and high resolution
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The Mikron® Calibration Source M310-HT is a portable blackbody calibration source utilizing a digital indicating temperature controller that may be set to any temperature between ambient +5 to 450°C (+9 to 842°F). A precision RTD temperature sensor is embedded in the blackbody emitter, providing high accuracy and repeatability.

The temperature controller uses industry-standard PID algorithms to control the emitter temperature to within 0.3°C of the set points. The blackbody emitter mechanism uses a resistive heating device that provides long life, short stabilization times, and stable temperature control.

Temperature set points are changed by pressing the up or down arrow buttons on the controller. The lower display is the set point and the upper display is the actual blackbody emitter temperature.


  • Ensure fast heat-up times and high temperature stability
  • Easily change temperature set points by pressing the up or down arrow buttons on the controller
  • Experience a long life, short stabilization times, and stable temperature control
  • Achieve high accuracy and repeatability
  • Guarantee the quality of your calibration source


  • High effective emissivity 1.00 at 8 to 14 µm
  • Large aperture (3” diameter)
  • Excellent stability ±0.3°C per 8-hour period
  • Furnished with a certificate of calibration traceable to NIST
  • RS232 serial communication included
  • Measurement Specifications

    Temperature Range

    Ambient +5 to 450°C (+9 to 842°F)

    Temperature Uncertainty

    0.25% of reading ±1°C
    Accuracy calibration performed radiometrically, the uncertainty of emissivity and transfer standard are already included

    Temperature Resolution



    0.3°C per 8-hour period
    Provided stable AC mains voltage and minimum air flow across the exit port or emitter plate

    Source Non-Uniformity

    Approximately ±1°C at 250°C or ±2°C at 400°C

    Heated Emitter Shape

    Flat Plate

    Exit Port Diameter

    76 mm (3.00 in)


    1.00 effective emissivity at 8 to 14 μm

    Standard Calibration Method

    Radiometric at 8 to 14 μm

    Temperature Sensor

    Precision platinum RTD

    Warm-Up Time

    < 30 minutes ambient to 400°C

    Slew Rate to 1°C Stability

    Approximately 6 minutes for a +50°C change

    Slew Rate to 0.1°C Stability

    Approximately 10 minutes for a +50°C change

  • Communication / Interface

    Remote Set Point

    Via RS232

    Method of Control

    Digital PID Controller

  • Environmental Specifications

    Operating Ambient Temperature

    0 to 44°C (30 to 110°F)


    Fan cooled, air inlet on rear panel

    Operating Humidity

    90% RH max, non-condensing

    H x W x D

    207.3 x 280.4 x 266 mm (8.2 x 11 x 10.5 in)


    5.6 kg (12.4 lb)

    CE Certified


  • Electrical

    Power Requirements

    115 VAC ±10% 50 and 60 Hz 920 VA fused max, 600 W heater (230 VAC Optional)

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Not all options and accessories are available for all models and configurations. Dimensions listed generally refer to standard configurations and module bodies only. Please confirm technical specifications and customizations with a sales representative. Advanced Energy is not responsible for errors or omissions.

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