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What if you could turn your Android* smartphone into a thermal camera? With the CompactXR, you can!

Featuring a wide detection range of up to 550m, excellent thermal resolution and compatibility with a wide variety of different Android smartphones and tablets, the CompactXR is an excellent thermal camera for professional hunters detecting wildlife, for security professionals finding unauthorised people in an area and is suitable for countless other applications ranging from electrical problems to spotting building defects.

The following video provides an excellent introduction to the capabilities of this thermal camera!

The CompactXR is the upgraded version of the Seek Thermal Compact. The main difference is the narrower field of view and the detection range - while the Compact has detection range of up to 300m, this is expanded up to 550m on the Compact XR.

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Did you know that with a thermal camera, you'll be able to see through complete darkness and even see through fog and other poor weather conditions?

That's why the Seek Thermal CompactXR is an essential for professional hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. You can use this camera for:

  • Accurately scouting terrain
  • Tracking game
  • Safely viewing animals from a wide distance
  • Keep track of other members of your party, even in complete darkness
  • Stay safe while outdoors

 Seek Thermal CompactXR Thermal Camera Key Features

  • Designed to plug directly into an iAndroid smartphone to turn it into a thermal camera
  • High quality thermal resolution of 206 x 156 pixels gives you a good quality thermal image at all times
  • Huge detection range - able to detect a target at a distance of up to 1800 feet (550m)
  • Never needs charging - use your smartphone's internal battery for power
  • Seamless integration with free app available from the App store
  • Use the App to adjust settings such as colour pallettes, capture images and video, share your findings with others and much, much more
  • Fast startup ensures that you don't miss an opportunity
  • Measure temperature from -40 to 626°F (-40 to 330°C) and switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit measurement modes
  • Works in both day and night conditions with no drop in performance
  • Waterproof carrying case included
  • Adjustable focus so you always get the best image
  • 9Hz frame rate

What's Included?

  • Seek Thermal CompactXR Thermal Camera (for Android)
  • Waterproof Carrying Case

*Notes on Compatibility

Please note that not all Android smartphones and tablets are compatible with the Seek Thermal Compact.

Please review all of the following information carefully to determine whether or not your device is compatible with the Seek Thermal Compact.

Any questions? Please call us directly.

Smartphone Case Compatibility

In some cases, thicker smartphone cases (especially ruggedized ones) will not provide enough clearance around the connection port. To use the camera you must either remove the case or attach the camera using an extender or adapter (sold separately).

Operating System Compatibility

You will require an Android smartphone or tablet running at least Android 4.3 to use this camera and the compatible app.

List of Tested Compatible Phones

  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 (except some running 5.1.1)
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
  • Google Pixel 3 
  • Google Pixel 2 
  • Google Pixel 
  • Google Nexus 5 
  • Google Nexus 5x 
  • Google Nexus 6 
  • Nexus 6p 
  • HTC Desire 820
  • HTC Desire EYE
  • HTC One Mini 2
  • HTC One A9
  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One M9
  • Motorola Moto X  
  • Motorola Moto G 

Please note that the Seek Thermal is designed for use with smartphones with a micro-USB slot running at least Android 4.3. Therefore it has not been tested but may work with many other HTC, LG, Sony Xperia and some Galaxy Tab models.

*Please note that Samsung phones, such as the S8 are supplied with adaptors which are not OTG enabled. Therefore you will need a separate adaptor with OTG (On The Go) capability in order to connect this Thermal Camera to your device. 

List of Incompatible Devices

The Seek Thermal Compact will NOT work with these products.

  • Samsung Galaxy S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Samsung Galaxy S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy 2 (old)
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega
  • Samsung Galaxy Note (original)
  • Samsung Google Nexus S
  • Samsung Nexus S
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 NEO
  • Samsung S4 mini
  • Samsung S5 mini
  • Amazon Fire Phone & Tablet
  • Google Nexus 4
  • Google Nexus 7 (2012)
  • HTC Desire 620
  • HTC Desire 626
  • HTC Nexus 9
  • Nexus 

NOTE: Android devices sometimes orient the micro-USB connector in different directions or locations. For correct usage, the USB port should be located on the bottom, with the widest portion of the port aligned with the back of your smartphone. Many LG and HTC devices orient the connector- in the opposite direction, and many devices from Sony and Motorola often position the port on the side. In these cases, it is recommended to use a micro-USB cable or adapter to allow proper aiming and positioning of the camera (sold separately).

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Seek Thermal Compact XR Technical Specifications

Detector and Optics
Thermal Sensor 206 x 156 pixels
Detection Distance 1,800 feet (600 yards, 550m)
Field of View 20 degree
Temperature Range -40 to 626°F (-40 to 330°C)
Frame Rate <9Hz
Focus Adjustable
Lens Material Chalcogenide
Microbolometer Vanadium oxide
Pixel Pitch 12 microns
Spectral Range 7.5 to 14 microns
System Specs
User Interface Connects to a smartphone. Controlled by free Seek mobile app
Temperature Display Scale Fahrenheit or Celsius
Colour Palettes 9 options
Thermal Tools Spot thermography, Hi-low and Threshold modes
Capture Settings Records photos and video
Storage Media Stores photos and video directly to smartphone
Sharing Share directly from mobile app to email, text and social media
Battery None required - powered by smartphone
Phone Compatibility iPhone or Android. For compatible phone list, visit
Device and Package Info
Country of Origin Designed and manufactured in Santa Barbara, California, USA with global components
Colour Black
Device Dimensions (H x W x D) 1 x 1.75 x 1 inches
Device Weight 0.5 ounces
Box Dimensions (H x W x D) 7 x 3.75 x 1.25 inches
Package Weight 8.3 ounces
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