FLIR Systems launches new FLIR i-Series
More rugged and improved image quality for the same affordable price.
FLIR Systems wants to bring the advantages of thermal imaging cameras to as many users as possible. Therefore it is continuously introducing new and improved products to the market, at the best possible price. Today, FLIR Systems is launching improved versions of its successful FLIR i-Series thermal imaging cameras.
The FLIR i-Series thermal imaging cameras are widely used for electrical and mechanical inspections. Electrical installations tend to heat before they fail. By detecting potential problem areas with a thermal imaging camera like the FLIR i-Series, installations can be inspected and breakdowns avoided. When going undetected these problems can even cause fire.
Although all FLIR i-Series have been drastically improved, FLIR Systems is still marketing them at the same affordable prices as before. The entry model, FLIR i3, is available for only € 995 (ex. VAT). Price is not an issue anymore to put the power of thermal imaging at work. The FLIR i3 is affordable for every electrician.
Extremely rugged: withstanding a 2 meter drop
The new FLIR i-Series are meeting the requests of our demanding customers. The new FLIR i3, i5 and i7 are extremely rugged cameras. The thermal imaging cameras withstand a two meter drop. Users no longer have to be afraid of damaging their camera while working in harsh working environments. Dust and watersplashproof, the FLIR i-Series are IP43 rated.
Improved image quality
The FLIR i3 comes with the same image quality as before. It produces thermal images of 60x60 pixels.
The image quality of the FLIR i5 and FLIR i7 has been improved. The FLIR i5 has a thermal image quality of 100 x 100 pixels. This is an image quality improvement of 56% in comparison with the former FLIR i5.
The thermal image quality of the FLIR i7 is 140 x 140 pixels. This is an increase in resolution of 36%. More pixels allow the user to see more detail and to detect more thermal anomalies.
The FLIR i-Series are extremely easy-to-use. They have been especially designed for entry-level users. The fixed focus free lens makes using the new FLIR i3/i5/i7 a snap. The cameras produce thermal images in JPEG format that are stored on a removable SD card or on the camera’s internal memory. All temperature data are stored automatically together with the thermal image. Depending on the model, the camera comes with analysis tools like spotmeters, areas and isotherms.
FLIR Tools included
Every FLIR i-Series thermal imaging camera comes with FLIR Tools software.
FLIR Tools allows to import thermal images directly from the FLIR i-Series to a PC for basic reporting and analysis of your findings.
Main features of FLIR Tools are:
- Import images from the thermal imaging camera to a PC
- Lay out, move and resize measurement tools on any thermal image
- Create PDF imagesheets of specific images
- Add headers, footers, and logos to reports
- Apply filters when searching for images
Users that need more reporting functionalities can choose FLIR Reporter software which is also compatible with the new FLIR i-Series.
About thermal imaging
Thermal imaging is the use of cameras constructed with specialty sensors that “see” thermal energy emitted from an object. Thermal, or infrared energy, is light that is not visible to the human eye because its wavelength is too long to be detected. It’s the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that we perceive as heat. Infrared allows us to see what our eyes can not. Thermal imaging cameras produce images of invisible infrared or “heat” radiation. Based on temperature differences between objects, thermal imaging produces a clear image. It is an excellent tool for predictive maintenance, building inspections, research & development and automation applications. It can see in total darkness, in the darkest of nights, through fog, in the far distance, through smoke. It is also used for security and surveillance, maritime, automotive, firefighting and many other applications.
About FLIR Systems
FLIR Systems is the world leader in the design and manufacturing of thermal imaging cameras for a wide variety of applications. It has over 50 years of experience and thousands of thermal imaging cameras currently in use worldwide for industrial maintenance, building inspections, research & development, security and surveillance, maritime, automotive and other night-vision applications. FLIR Systems has eight manufacturing plants located in the USA (Portland, Boston, Santa Barbara and Bozeman), Stockholm, Sweden, Tallinn, Estonia and near Paris, France. It operates offices in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Dubai, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, UK and the USA. The company has over 3,200 dedicated infrared specialists, and serves international markets through an international distributor network providing local sales and support functions.
More about FLIR Systems and our products can be found at www.flir.com
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