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Congratulations on your Infrared Camera Purchase - Now What?
You’ve spent all your time trying to figure out which camera is best for you. You’ve considered all the features including number of pixels, sensitivity, and connectivity to mobile devices. You’ve made your decision, bought, and received the camera. Is that the end of the decisions you will have to make? Of course not. There are many choices that you should consider as soon you get your camera because ignoring them can cost you in the long run.
This paper will discuss what you should do next and how to plan for the future with your latest investment.
Purchasing a pre-owned thermal imager can result in significant savings over the cost of a new unit. Prices for new thermal imagers from under $1000 to tens of thousands depending upon features and capabilities.
Thermal image shows a group of hots spots on outdoor railroad tracks. Hot spots were the result of friction from the wheels of a locomotive that had been parked on the tracks and was moved immediately prior to image capture. Image taken during daylight hours under calm weather conditions. Taken by Norman Gaver, this thermal image was the 1st Place winner - Open Category in the annual Image Contest held during the IR/INFO 2016 Conference.