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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. (
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….. (

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

InfIRay have their higher resolution Tiny1 series  :-+ (

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…… (

Available here…… (
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 ( (
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…..,-Escorting-Public-Health-133.html (,-Escorting-Public-Health-133.html)

12um 1280 x 1024 FPA… (

They are also making 10um pixel microbolometers…….

10um 1280 x 1024 FPA… (

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….. ( (

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.