Seek Thermal Compact XR iOS Smartphone Thermal Camera
Seek out a new advantage with Seek Thermal's Compact XR, a tiny, easy to use thermal camera recommended for hunting and security which works by plugging directly into your iOS smartphone or tablet*!
Think high quality thermography has to be expensive? Think again! The Compact XR has excellent thermal resolution, an extremely wide detection range of up to 1800 feet and includes a wide variety of useful features, all of which can be accessed using the free Seek mobile app, available as a free download from the App Store.
Take a look at this product showcase video for an introduction to the capabilities of this thermal camera!
The Seek Thermal CompactXR is highly recommended for use in a wide variety of different applications including law enforcement, night security, search and rescue, land sureveillance and border protection, public safety and tactical support and is also an ideal tool for security in factories and warehouses, residential properties and anywhere else!
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Seek Thermal Compact XR Thermal Camera Key Features
- Designed to plug directly into an iOS 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
- Seek Thermal Compact XR Thermal Camera (for IOS)
- Waterproof Carrying Case
Seek Thermal Compact Series Comparison Chart
There are three different models available in the Seek Thermal Compact series. The following table outlines the difference between each.
|Thermal Resolution||206 x 156 pixels||206 x 156 pixels||320 x 240 pixels|
|Detection Distance||1000 feet (330yards, 300m)||1,800 feet (600 yards, 550m)||1,800 feet (600 yards, 550m)|
|Field of View||36°||20°||32°|
|Temperature Range||-40 to 626°F (-40 to 330°C)||-40 to 626°F (-40 to 330°C)||-40 to 626°F (-40 to 330°C)|
|Frame Rate||<9Hz||<9Hz||>15Hz FastFrame|
*Notes on Compatibility
Please note that not all iOS 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 iOS smartphone or tablet running at least iOS 8.0 to use this camera and the compatible app.
List of Tested Compatible Devices
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 5c
- iPhone 5
- iPod Touch 5th Generation
- iPad Mini (all versions)
- iPad Air
- iPad 4th Generation
List of Incompatible Products
The Seek Thermal CompactPRO will NOT work with these products.
- iPhone 4s or lower
- iPad 3 or lower
- iPod Touch 4 or lower
- iPad Pro
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)|
|Pixel Pitch||12 microns|
|Spectral Range||7.5 to 14 microns|
|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 www.thermal.com/supported|
|Device and Package Info|
|Country of Origin||Designed and manufactured in Santa Barbara, California, USA with global components|
|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|