Temperature Measurement Products

Impac IS 5 and IGA 5

Stationary, Digital Pyrometers for Metal Surface Temperature Measurement, 250 to 3000°C

Advanced Energy’s fast and infrared Impac IS 5 and IGA 5 pyrometers are ideal for non-contact temperature measurement of metals, ceramics, or graphite.

  • Compact
  • Digital interface
  • Analog output adjustable
  • Small spot sizes
  • Storage for maximum values
  • Overview
  • Technical Specs
  • Documents
  • Accessories
  • Service & Support


The digital, infrared Impac® IS 5 and IGA 5 pyrometers are ideal for fast heating processes and measuring short temperature peaks. The pyrometers feature a 2 ms response time and you can choose from a laser-targeting light or viewfinder for precise alignment. Set parameters (emissivity, exposure time, and analog output) directly on the devices or via your PC using InfraWin software. You can also log data and analyze the complete temperature measurement process from your PC. 


  • Measure short temperature peaks and fast heating processes
  • Precisely target measuring objects
  • Achieve high accuracy
  • Log and analyze data
  • Detect small measuring objects
  • Store maximum values


  • Very small spot sizes, minimum 0.5 mm
  • Laser-targeting light or through lens viewfinder are available
  • Analog output adjustable 0 to 20 mA or 4 to 20 mA
  • Built-in maximum value storage
  • Digital interface
  • Bus capable with RS485 interface
  • Small dimensions

Select specifications are shown below. Please see product data sheet for additional specifications.

  • Temperature Ranges

    IS 5

    650 to 1800°C (MB 18)
    600 to 2000°C (MB 20)
    800 to 2500°C (MB 25)
    1000 to 3000°C (MB 30)

    IGA 5

    350 to 1800°C (MB 18)
    250 to 2000°C (MB 20)
    400 to 2500°C (MB 25)
    500 to 3000°C (MB 30)

    Any range adjustable within the temperature range, minimum span 51°C

  • Measurement

    Spectral Ranges

    IS 5: 0.8 to 1.1 μm
    IGA 5: 1.45 to 1.8 μm

    Measurement Uncertainty

    < 350°C: 0.5% of reading in °C + 1°C
    350 to 1500°C: 0.3% of reading in °C + 1°C
    < 350°C: 0.5% of reading in °C + 1°C
    ε = 1, t90 = 1 s,  Tamb. = 25°C


    0.2% of reading in °C + 1°C
    ε = 1, t90 = 1 s, Tamb. = 25°C

    Exposure Time t90

    ≤ 2 ms, adjustable to 0.01 s, 0.05 s, 0.25 s, 1 s, 3 s, 10 s

    Emissivity ε

    0.2 to 1.0 adjustable in the instrument or with the software InfraWin in steps of 0.01

  • Optical


    Laser targeting (maximum power level < 1 mW, λ = 630 to 680 nm, CDRH class II) or through lens viewfinder


    Two fixed optics that are adjusted ex works to one of the distances mentioned in the data sheet

  • Interface and Communication


    Analog Output

    0 to 20 mA or 4 to 20 mA, switchable, linear in temperature, load independent DC

    Digital Interface

    Optional RS232 or RS485 (addressable), half duplex, baud rate 1.2 up to 38.4 kBd

  • Environmental

    Protection Class

    IP 65 (DIN 40050)

    Ambient Temperature

    0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)

    Storage Temperature

    -20 to 70°C (-4 to 158°F)

    Relative Humidity

    Non-condensing conditions


    0.550 kg (1.21 lb)


    Stainless steel

    CE Label

    According to EU directives about electromagnetical immunity

  • Electrical

    Power Supply

    24 VDC ±25%, stabilized, ripple must be less than 50 mV

    Power Consumption

    ≤ 3 W (including active laser-target light)


    Power supply, digital output, and analog output are galvanically isolated against each other

  • Typical Applications

    • Induction heating
    • Casting
    • Annealing
    • Welding
    • Forging
    • Sintering
    • Melting
    • Rolling
    • Hardening

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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