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FLIR One Thermal Imaging Hosts/Heatsinks

Ricker

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Two of my favorite hobbies when combined make a beautiful and amazing collection of videos. I simply use my FLIR One Thermal Imaging camera to record a laser's complete duty cycle to see how, where, how long, how much, etc. heat is (or isn't) dispersed through the host/heatsink. I will keep adding videos to here with every laser I purchase. Please feel free to add your videos/pictures as well! :D


NEW! 3/16/16 Some Thermal Fun for LPF's 10 Year Anniversary!

Measuring the mW of a M140 LD with X-Drive (2.4W)

Soldering a NUBM44 Laser Diode to a 4.5A SXD Lazeerer Driver

An Arcane 2.0 Wrapped in Electrical Tape To Prevent Thermal Reflectiveness
NUBM44 Diode


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Ehgemus Host W/ Twin 2.2W 462nm Diodes:
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"2W" Lucklaser:

1W EBBay Laser:

Thermal Match Burning:

"Attempting" LPF With Laserbeam Heat Sig:

Wicked Laser's 100mW EVO:

EVO being LPM'ed W/ LaserBee AX:
This wasn't very good, I'll make another later. Note: The Zeroing nob, and lettering on the LaserBee were reflecting the heat of me and my camera, it didn't produce much heat at all, on the front anyways. :)
Max: 133 mW. Constant: 129 mW.


If you have a new host, diode, driver, etc. which you would like thermal imaged, please PM me! :D
 
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Awesome! Would rep again if I could. Always wanted to see those FLIR cameras put to use against random hosts. Closest thing I have is a thermometer gun, you point it at whatever surface and it reads the temp, I was planning on logging the temp of some wooden laser hosts I've been wanting to build, someday.
 
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This is really cool! I wish I had a thermal imager, I just don't have $X,XXX to spend. :p

I'd rep you again, but I have to spread some around first. :)
 
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Ricker

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Awesome! Would rep again if I could. Always wanted to see those FLIR cameras put to use against random hosts. Closest thing I have is a thermometer gun, you point it at whatever surface and it reads the temp, I was planning on logging the temp of some wooden laser hosts I've been wanting to build, someday.

Thanks Gabe! Those are really nice to have too! I was surprised by how close this is with the temperatures. I can't wait to see your wooden hosts when you finally get to them! :D

This is really cool! I wish I had a thermal imager, I just don't have $X,XXX to spend. :p

I'd rep you again, but I have to spread some around first. :)

Thank you, H20xide! Yeah they can get unreal expensive, that's for sure! :undecided:
 

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Totally Cool. I always wanted to purchase a Far IR thermal camera.
Unfortunately there is a ban on export on high image refreshing (HZ) thermal imaging cameras. So its more dificult to acquire them.

Export ban note: Export Policy

Here are some of this devices.
Thermal Imaging Bi-Oculars

Obviously the flir one is far more cheaper but is has less resolution than this ones.
 
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I love how you can see the air being heated up around the laser dot. Very cool technology. I have a friend on facebook that was playing with one and his vape gear.
 

Ricker

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Totally Cool.

Thanks, man! :wave:

I love how you can see the air being heated up around the laser dot. Very cool technology. I have a friend on facebook that was playing with one and his vape gear.

I know it, definitely put a whole other outlook on it! Thanks, Ken! :D
 

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This is really cool! I wish I had a thermal imager, I just don't have $X,XXX to spend. :p

The FLIR one IIRC is about $350. Some lasers here cost much more than that.

Obviously the flir one is far more cheaper but is has less resolution than this ones.

Get an E4 and hack it. Flir One is 80x60.

The stock E4 is 80x60 but can be hacked to 320x240 resolution with additional menu functions.
 

Atomicrox

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Great topic! Cool to see a visible "heat beam" from the lasers!
 

djQUAN

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The "beam" seen is not actually heat.

It has FLIR's MSX technology which overlays the visible and infrared images so what you are actually seeing is the visible light beam.
 

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Didn't know about that. Strange feature, that.

It is used so that you don't get confused with the low res IR image. You'll have better idea of what you are looking at. It works well but needs to adjust offset between the visible and IR cameras so that the images overlay correctly.
 

Ricker

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It is used so that you don't get confused with the low res IR image. You'll have better idea of what you are looking at. It works well but needs to adjust offset between the visible and IR cameras so that the images overlay correctly.

Thanks for having my six, DjQUAN! Unfortunately if it showed the heat in the air, the whole picture would be red and/or blue. The MSX is such a great technology, instead of simply guessing what is what, much like the seek thermal imager, it takes the outlines of objects in the visible spectrum and lays them in with the IR imagery. The only downfall to the ONE is while video taping it will "lose" the correct overlay when it automatically "shutters", as you can see in the videos.
 

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The overlay is pretty clear on the last video. Pretty cool.
 




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