Check Out the FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer

20 Dec


Besides the FLIR ONE thermal imaging accessory for iPhone 5/5S there is another product from FLIR that uses the affordable Lepton micro thermal imaging sensor – the FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer. Note that FLIR calls this device an Imaging IR thermometer, but it is essentially a low resolution thermal camera with a bit limited functionality. What the device does is provide you with a thermal image with a resolution of 80×60 pixels with a center spot meter report of the temperature that you point it at, so you get the best of both worlds – a thermal image for more accurate measurements and a precise infrared thermometer in once device. Unlike a traditional spot only infrared thermometer with the FLIR TG165 you can also save thermal images just like with a thermal camera. It is not as functional and feature rich as a full fledged thermal imaging camera, but for the price of $499 USD you can really get a very powerful device for measuring temperature accurately.


FLIR TG165 Specifications:
– Basic Accuracy: +/- 1.5% or 1.5°C
– Temperature Range: -25 to 380°C, -13 to 716°F
– Emissivity: 4 Pre-Set Levels with Custom Adjustment, 0.1 to 0.99
– Dist. to Spot Ratio (D:S): 24:1
– Measurement Resolution: 0.1 °C / °F
– Response Time: 150 Milliseconds
– Spectral Response: 8 to 14μm
– Lasers: Dual Diverging Lasers, Frames Temp Measurement Area
– Imaging Detector: FLIR Lepton Microbolometer Focal Plane Array (FPA)
– Shutter: Integrated Automatic Shutter
– Image Resolution (H x W): 4800 Pixels (80 x 60)
– Spectral Response: 8 to 14μm
– Field of View (H x W): 50° x 38.6°
– Upper Scene Range: 127°C, 260°F (400K)
– Thermal Imaging Sensitivity: 150mK
– Frame Rate: 9 Hz
– Color Palettes: 2 (Grey Scale, Hot Iron)
– Saved Image Format: Bitmap (BMP) Image with Temperature and Emissivity
– Unit Size (H x W x D): 7.3 x 2.2 x 3.7 in (186 x 55 x 94 mm)
– Display Type: 2.0 in TFT LCD
– Display Resolution (W x H): 38720 Pixels (176 x 220)
– Battery: Rechargeable via Micro USB Lithium-ion Battery: 3.7V, 2600mAh
– Battery Life Hours: Typical Use Five 8-Hr Work Days; Continuous Use: 8 Hrs
– Memory: 8Gb Micro SD Card

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