Thermal Imaging Camera

Comparison of the best thermal imaging cameras of 2018! Detailed test reports and professional knowledge.

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Knowledge

Emissivity Coefficient – Meaning

Emissivity coefficient for thermal imaging cameras

The correct setting of the emissivity coefficient in a thermal imaging camera is essential in order to measure the correct temperature.

It must be done manually and match the test object. It can be fine-tuned for most models between 0 and 1.
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Knowledge

What is Image-Combining / -Fusion / MSX® for thermal imaging cameras

Anyone who is interested in modern thermal imaging cameras will encounter concepts such as “image-combining”, “image fusion” or “MSX® technology”.

Many wonder what this means and what the difference is. Even more important is to know whether these features are relevant in practice and it is worthwhile to pay a premium for them.
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Check photovoltaic and solar modules with thermal imaging cameras

Photovoltaic power plants often have a planned lifetime of several decades. They are subjected to various aging processes, which can lead to local defects or even partial defects.

These defects are not always recognizable with the naked eye or electrically measurable.
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Thermal imaging cameras for fire brigades and rescue teams

At the fire brigade, thermal imaging cameras can help save lives. More and more fire brigades are expanding their equipment to include high-quality thermal imagers that can be used to search for people in the event of a fire.

Use at the fire brigade

If the fire brigade has to respond to a fire, the following occurs frequently.
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Knowledge

FOV (Field of View) – What does it mean?

FOV (Field of View)

The so-called FOV (Field of View) is the extent that a camera or an optical instrument can record of its surroundings.

In the human eye, the eyelids, eyelids, etc., limit the facial field, and the opening can be specified with fixed angles (horizontal and vertical).
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