The Maestro laser power and energy monitor from Gentec Electro-Optics Inc. features full touch-screen control based on a 5.6-in. color LCD screen with 640 x 480-pixel resolution and 18-bit color. Ease of use is ensured by good accessibility to all the main functions, improving productivity in the laboratory. Data transfer and storage are done directly on a USB key, and the monitor is equipped with all necessary interfaces, including Ethernet, RS-232, analog output, external trigger and a USB port for sending serial commands via a PC. The device reads all detector types, including thermopile, photo- and pyroelectric. Its ergonomic design permits handheld and tabletop use. Its intuitive user interface is easy to navigate and features single- or dual-graph display and a function search tool.