Tagged with Infrared

Hands on Review: FLIR C2 Thermal Camera

Hands on Review: FLIR C2 Thermal Camera

UPDATE: FLIR C2 now in stock at Ivy Tools! At the first day of CES 2015, FLIR launched an excellent new thermal camera. At least we think it’s a thermal camera. It has many familiar features from FLIR’s popular Ex-Series imagers, yet looks more like a pocket sized point and shoot camera. Called the FLIR … Continue reading

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Hidden Upgrades to FLIR T-Series Cameras

Hidden Upgrades to FLIR T-Series Cameras

FLIR has quietly made a few improvements to some their upper level infrared cameras. As sometimes happens, this has had the effect of shaking up their value proposition slightly. Some cameras now stand out and recommend themselves more than they did before the recent changes. More on the standouts below–first a word about the improvements. … Continue reading

Seeing Double: FLIR UltraMax Image Enhancement

Seeing Double: FLIR UltraMax Image Enhancement

This week FLIR quietly introduced a feature that will have a big impact on users of handheld FLIR cameras. UltraMax is an image enhancement technology that captures a series of thermal images and combines the data into one new image. The result is an impressive quadrupling of thermal pixels, including full radiometric measurement data. A … Continue reading

Sub $1000 FLIR – Comparing the TG165, E4 and FLIR ONE

Sub $1000 FLIR – Comparing the TG165, E4 and FLIR ONE

Unthinkable just a year ago, FLIR Systems now offers three thermal imaging devices for under $1000. All three have the same 80 x 60 resolution, and all are marketed as suitable for a wide variety of applications. Energy loss in buildings, dangerous electrical connections, overheating motors–can these bargain thermal cameras really do it all? We … Continue reading

Full Review: FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer

Full Review: FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer

UPDATE, May 1, 2015 – The FLIR TG165 is on sale for a limited time for just $399. Save $100! Concept The new FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer makes its debut today to the crowds at the National Electrical Contractors Association trade show in Chicago. Part infrared thermometer and part thermal camera, the TG165 pushes … Continue reading

Testo SuperResolution: Big Upgrade, Small Price

Testo SuperResolution: Big Upgrade, Small Price

What if your infrared camera could see four times as much detail as it does now? You could stand farther away from potentially hazardous objects while maintaining quality images and temperature data. You could see finer, more intricate details without having to purchase a more expensive camera. Whether scanning roofs to check for moisture or … Continue reading

FLIR Thermal Cameras in Motorsports: A Field Trip

FLIR Thermal Cameras in Motorsports: A Field Trip

FLIR thermal cameras are everywhere in motorsports these days. Infrared resolution has been increasing, camera cost is lower than ever, and decreasing size is opening up many possible applications. Whether Formula 1, Le Mans or NASCAR, you can’t watch a race today without seeing a few thermal clips here and there. TV images are usually … Continue reading

Kill Mold by Controlling Moisture

Kill Mold by Controlling Moisture

What to do about mold? Homeowners and facility managers have witnessed an explosion of mold in recent decades. While its threat is often exaggerated, mold really can make us sick. And while illness is certainly the first concern, let’s not forget that mold in significant quantities doesn’t smell very good. So even if mold is … Continue reading