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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2017, 05:22:48 am »
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #26 on: September 28, 2017, 12:15:48 am »
FedEx have managed to mess up the delivery so my Therm-App Pro has been delayed. I don't yet have any updated delivery information.

I am not pleased with FedEx. The delay appears to be down to basic incompetence, rather than a hold-up at Customs or even force majeure :rant:
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #27 on: September 28, 2017, 07:15:40 pm »
Latest news is that it should arrive by noon today, Thursday 28th September. I will probably start a new thread with photos, sample images etc.
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #28 on: September 28, 2017, 08:49:50 pm »
FedEx have messed up the delivery again, going to completely the wrong place and claiming that there was no-one in. I am complaining - noisily - to Fedex.
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #29 on: September 30, 2017, 12:31:58 am »
The Therm-App Pro did finally arrive, a little over two days late (so much for Federal 'express') though I am having some teething troubles with the camera. I've started a separate thread about it and will hopefully be able to post some thermal images there Real Soon Now. Meanwhile, here's a quick snap of the retail pack:
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #30 on: October 30, 2017, 11:27:01 pm »
How is the camera? I was told by Therm-App support that you buy them now purchase per order. They are not "off the shelf"
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #31 on: October 30, 2017, 11:45:23 pm »
The camera is working well, now. There were some initial teething troubles with the software and it needed a much more powerful phone than I'd got (I'm now using a Samsung S7) but the images from it are very nice. Here's a small selection:



This is of course a stitched panorama - larger versions are here. The original is 6421x2886, 18 megapixels, which you should be able to download from Flickr and explore at your leisure.







and finally a high definition video of the Spain-Gibraltar border area and Gibraltar airport.

There are some more sample images here.


The Therm-App Pro camera is indeed only available to special order at present; you'll need to contact Opgal sales. I understand they are built to order, rather than being a stock item. The Therm-App Pro costs something like US$3000 (or maybe more, depending on lens), possibly plus delivery, likely plus import taxes and duty etc. As far as I know it's one of the least expensive 25Hz 640x480 imagers available and, at <30mK, it claims the lowest NETD (best sensitivity) of almost anything 640x480 this side of cooled sensors, at any price. (For comparison, the regular Therm-App says <70mK; the ThermalExpert 384x288 and 640x480 both say <50mK). Take all these figures with a pinch of salt, of course, because they strongly depend on the lens used, but all the Therm-Apps use the same range of lenses* and the lenses on the ThermalExpert cameras seem very, very similar.

* The 6.8mm lens (which works fine on the 384x288 Therm-App) vignettes significantly on the 640x480 Therm-App Pro. There is very slight vignetting on the 13mm lens. Opgal only offers the Pro with the 19mm or 35mm lenses, both of which work fine on either camera.

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #32 on: October 30, 2017, 11:59:52 pm »
Really nice images. Thanks for sharing them!
 
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #33 on: October 31, 2017, 12:20:22 am »
The monkey one is pure art!
 
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #34 on: February 07, 2018, 07:36:38 pm »
Saw this picture on Facebook. Of the Therm-App Pro used to detect leaks under ceramic tiles....not bad at all
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #35 on: February 11, 2018, 10:21:57 pm »
Therm-App support has confirmed that the Therm-App Pro will be available for direct sale online  March 2018
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #36 on: February 12, 2018, 12:13:23 am »
Good news indeed. I have had one for some time and it is a really nice camera. It's particularly good with the ThermViewer driver software.
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #37 on: February 12, 2018, 03:49:40 am »
probably costs around the 2k mark.
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #38 on: February 12, 2018, 04:38:38 am »
2k?  Which currency?

If it's US$ then it's a bargain - barely any more than the list price for the 384x288 25Hz version (US$1700 plus shipping as of 11 February 2018).
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #39 on: February 13, 2018, 02:36:18 am »
What price would a camera like this be worth? Also when comparing it to similar cameras (if there are such)?
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #40 on: February 13, 2018, 03:18:19 am »
I believe the 25Hz 640 x 480 Therm-App Pro has been sold around the US$ 3000 mark, depending on lens (the 35mm lens is more expensive than the 19mm).

That's about the same price as the ThermalExpert 640 x 480 but I'm not sure to which countries they will export their 25/30Hz version. I wasn't able to get one sent to the UK when I enquired.

The 9Hz FLIR Vue Pro 640 x 512 is slightly higher resolution though much lower frame rate. When I checked the price in the UK today it was GBP 3400 (about US$4700). The 30Hz version does not appear to be available here from the FLIR website. 

Other 640 x 480-class cameras tend to be similar or higher prices, although I hope that some of the new Chinese-made sensors may make their way into lower-cost thermal cameras in the next few years.
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #41 on: March 05, 2018, 08:24:22 pm »
Here is the link to the Pro on the Therm-App website

https://therm-app.com/therm-app-pro/

 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #42 on: March 05, 2018, 08:58:25 pm »
Thanks!

And I'm flattered to see that Opgal are using a lot of my images to promote it.

(They do have blanket permission to use my images).
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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #43 on: March 05, 2018, 09:11:55 pm »
I would love one. But $4k! That's just too much for me.

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #44 on: March 06, 2018, 01:25:13 am »
Nice to finally see a price tag for the Pro Version.
I guess that is what is required to get hand on a decent 640x480 cam. Altough the FLIR Boson Core can be a bit cheaper. Starting at ~2700$ (Consumer grade!) at Groupgets and now is also available in 60Hz. For 3500$ you can get it with a 55mm lens :D The better Professional and Industrial grade items are significantly more expensive though.  :(
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #45 on: March 06, 2018, 01:33:37 am »
Thanks!

And I'm flattered to see that Opgal are using a lot of my images to promote it.

(They do have blanket permission to use my images).

If they use post processed images they deceive people. Like that Flir deer picture Flir keeped publishing in E4 ads andbroshures. The picture was taken with a higher resolution camera.
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #46 on: March 06, 2018, 03:28:11 am »


If they use post processed images they deceive people. Like that Flir deer picture Flir keeped publishing in E4 ads andbroshures. The picture was taken with a higher resolution camera.

Referring to the Therm-App Pro product page referred to above (https://therm-app.com/therm-app-pro/)

Just for the record,
Other images on that page aren't mine so I can't comment. But the Therm-App Pro is capable of very good results without post-processing and exceptionally good results with varying drgrees of post-processing.

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #47 on: March 06, 2018, 09:37:11 am »
I managed to get some discount codes if anyone is interested. Will save $150 off the price for the Pro and some other saving on the other models.



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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #48 on: March 10, 2018, 04:54:43 am »
Check here maybe it helps:
Best thermal imagers for smartphones
 

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Re: Therm-App Pro with 640x480 thermal resolution
« Reply #49 on: April 02, 2018, 10:52:58 pm »
I found this Promotional coupon for the Therm-App PRO on some website.  Seems to be a $250 discount on the Therm-App PRO. Coupon code: ProPromo 
 
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