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Seek Thermal Compact XR iOS Smartphone Thermal Camera

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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

What's Included?

  • 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.

Model Number Compact CompactXR CompactPRO
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
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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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