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Seek Thermal Compact XR iOS Smartphone Thermal Camera

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This is the Seek Thermal Compac tXR, the upgraded version of the Seek Thermal Compact and the world's smallest thermal imager!

Designed to plug directly into your iOS smartphone* via the Lightning Connector, the Compact XR delivers powerful, high quality thermal imaging with 206 x 156 pixel resolution. It can be used in both day and nighttime conditions and thanks to exceptional performance over a distance of up to 1800 feet, this imager is ideal for use by professional hunters.

The Seek Thermal Compact XR is entirely controlled by the free Seek Thermal app which is available as a download from the App store. With this app, you can measure temperature with just a few degrees, test and measure specific temperature ranges, contast and compare thermal and visual images and - via your smartphone's functionality - capture photos and video and share with others via social media, emails and text messages.

The Seek Thermal Compact XR 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!

Better yet - the Seek Thermal Compact XR never needs charging and will take its power directly from your smartphone! It'll also start up extremely quickly, ensuring you never miss a thing.

Tiny Size - Big Advantages

Seek Thermal's Compact XR brings high quality thermal imaging to more people. With an affordable price point, tiny design and the ability to turn your smartphone into a fully functional thermal imager, this camera is a must for anyone looking for an excellent introduction to thermography.

The Compact XR will allow you to see what the eye normally can't - the camera sees the world as infrared rather than visible light, allowing to you to easily pinpoint a wide variety of problems which may have otherwise been missed!

Perfect for Hunting and Outdoor Applications

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 Compact XR 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

An Essential for Both Safety and Security

Seek a new advantage over thieves with the Compact XR!

As it can see through the dark and over a long distance, you can use the CompactXR to easily detect the body heat of an individual. Heat can't hide, and with the Compact XR, you have the advantage, not thieves.

The Seek Thermal Compact XR is highly recommended for usefor:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Night Security
  • Search & Rescue
  • Land Surveillance and Border Protection
  • Public Safety & Tactical Support
  • Safeguard Corporate Facilities, Factories & Warehouses, Government Sites, or Residential Property

 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

For iOS      For Android

For iOS     For Android

For iOS     For Android
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
Part CodeLT-EAA

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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