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Products => Thermal Imaging => Topic started by: jmw on June 17, 2021, 02:29:17 am

Title: Klein TI250
Post by: jmw on June 17, 2021, 02:29:17 am
Has anyone used one of these? It's $300, evidently 320x240 (not sure if that's the sensor resolution or the output image resolution - spec sheet says "10800 pixels" but an Amazon reviewer says the images are 320x240). I'm curious if it's a Seek OEM sensor, if so that seems like a good price and I'd love to have something standalone even if the form factor is a little weird.

https://www.kleintools.com/catalog/thermal-imagers/rechargeable-thermal-imager (https://www.kleintools.com/catalog/thermal-imagers/rechargeable-thermal-imager)
Title: Re: Klein TI250
Post by: Fraser on June 17, 2021, 09:26:41 am
It uses a Wuhan Guide TIMO core with 120 x 90 pixels.

The Core Information is here…..

https://www.guideir.com/product/detail/id/69.html (https://www.guideir.com/product/detail/id/69.html)

Chinese companies are producing some interesting new thermal cores for consumer and medical applications  :-+

InfIRay have their higher resolution Tiny1 series  :-+

https://www.infiray.com/tiny1thermalmodule.html (https://www.infiray.com/tiny1thermalmodule.html)

Fraser
Title: Re: Klein TI250
Post by: Fraser on June 17, 2021, 09:29:58 am
Wuhan Guide have their own pocket camera design that uses the TIMO core. I prefer it in terms of case design……

https://www.guideir.com/product/detail/id/50.html (https://www.guideir.com/product/detail/id/50.html)

Available here……

https://guideir.en.alibaba.com/product/62357669558-804697376/GUIDE_P120V_Pocket_sized_Thermal_Camera_for_Building_Inspections_and_Electrical_Repair_with_3_5_Touchscreen.html (https://guideir.en.alibaba.com/product/62357669558-804697376/GUIDE_P120V_Pocket_sized_Thermal_Camera_for_Building_Inspections_and_Electrical_Repair_with_3_5_Touchscreen.html)
Title: Re: Klein TI250
Post by: ArsenioDev on June 17, 2021, 05:18:28 pm
I found these Timo cores available from suppliers with USB carrier boards for around $250ish in 1-5 unit qty, might order a few to screw around with.
Title: Re: Klein TI250
Post by: Fraser on June 17, 2021, 05:27:30 pm
You might do better to buy the InfIRay S0. If you want miniaturisation they offer the Tiny1

https://www.infiray.com/s0thermalmodule.html (https://www.infiray.com/s0thermalmodule.html)

https://www.infiray.com/tiny1thermalmodule.html (https://www.infiray.com/tiny1thermalmodule.html)
Title: Re: Klein TI250
Post by: Ultrapurple on June 25, 2021, 11:37:48 am
Infiray certainly do have some interesting cores. They are publicly admitting to 1024x768 14µm pitch 30Hz uncooled LWIR but I wouldn't be at all surprised if they aren't a step ahead of that for their *cough* private domestic customer(s).

So, is it just me or are the US export regulations looking more and more irrelevant? Unless of course you're a US company that isn't allowed to export things that are freely available in the rest of the world?
Title: Re: Klein TI250
Post by: Fraser on June 25, 2021, 01:36:47 pm
IRay are selling 1280 x 1024 high frame rate detector arrays, cores and cameras…..

https://www.infiray.com/news/IRay-Technology-InfiRay%C2%AE%C2%A0AT1280%C2%A0First-1.3-Megapixels-Temperature-Measurement%C2%A0Thermal-Camera,-Escorting-Public-Health-133.html (https://www.infiray.com/news/IRay-Technology-InfiRay%C2%AE%C2%A0AT1280%C2%A0First-1.3-Megapixels-Temperature-Measurement%C2%A0Thermal-Camera,-Escorting-Public-Health-133.html)

12um 1280 x 1024 FPA…

https://www.infiray.com/12microthermalsensor.html (https://www.infiray.com/12microthermalsensor.html)

They are also making 10um pixel microbolometers…….

10um 1280 x 1024 FPA…

https://www.infiray.com/10microthermalsensor.html (https://www.infiray.com/10microthermalsensor.html)

IRay appear to be using a similar ‘thermal collector hat’ on top of each pixel, as used by DRS on the Tamarisk core.

1280 x 1024 pixel core…. Approx $22K in quantities of 10 or more…..

https://ultimatenightvision.com/iray-1280x1024-55mm-thermal-core-with-hdmi-output/ (https://ultimatenightvision.com/iray-1280x1024-55mm-thermal-core-with-hdmi-output/)

https://iraytek.en.alibaba.com/product/62463201793-816411026/New_InfiRay_HD1280_Thermal_camera_module_Night_vision_infrared_camera_module_thermal_imaging_module_for_security_monitoring.html (https://iraytek.en.alibaba.com/product/62463201793-816411026/New_InfiRay_HD1280_Thermal_camera_module_Night_vision_infrared_camera_module_thermal_imaging_module_for_security_monitoring.html)

The Worldwide Pandemic has driven Chinese development of microbolometers and also lead to higher production umbers that reduce the price to OEM’s. Major World events have a habit of accelerating technology development but often, sadly, it is War rather than a Virus.