FOTRIC 226 vs FLIR E60 Infrared Thermal Imaging Camera Comparison

What's the difference between the FOTRIC 226 and FLIR E60 handheld thermal cameras?

 

 Key Differences

 FOTRIC 226 FLIR E60
  • Infrared Resolution: 384x288
  • Screen Size: 5.5-inch HD touchscreen. Upgradable
  • Minimum Focus: 0.15m (0.5ft)
  • Battery Time: 10+ Hours
  • Software: Fotric AnalyzIR, included
  • Radiometric Video: Support
  • Macro Lens: Support, up to 50µm
  • Infrared Resolution: 320x240
  • Screen Size: 3.5-inch
  • Minimum Focus: 0.40m (1.3ft)
  • Battery Time: 4 Hours
  • Software: Flir ResearchIR, extra $$$$
  • Radiometric Video: No
  • Macro Lens: No.

 

In-Depth Specification Comparison

 

FLIR E60

Fotric 226

Advantages

Market Price

$4,999.00

$ 4,999.00

Cost effective.

Market

MRO

R&D and MRO

R&D users require more functions than maintenance users. 225 is more suitable for R&D users

IR Resolution

320 x 240

384 x 288

226’s resolution (110,592 pixels) is 44% higher than E60

Temperature Range

-20~650℃

-4~1202°F

-20~650℃

-4~1202°F

Great temperature range

Accuracy

±2°C(±3.6°F) or 2%

±2°C(±3.6°F) or 2%

Professional grade temperature measurement accuracy

LCD Screen

3.5”

5.5”, 720P or higher

226 is paired with 5.5” large full HD touchscreen

Temperature Analysis

3 spots, 3 boxes, 1 line

8 spots, 1 line, and 8 boxes

226  can read and analyze more data instantly, convenient for field use

Focus

Manual

Manual

Manual focused lens is better for R&D with clearer thermal images

Minimum Focus Distance

0.4m (1.3ft)

0.15m (0.5ft)

226 can see smaller objects. 225’s minimum resolution (0.19mm) is 3 times of E60 (0.54mm)

Macro Lens N/A

100 µm
50 µm

Fotric 226 can pair with a macro lens with up to 50µm resolution.

Fully-Radiometric Short Video*

N/A

Support

225 can record fully-radiometric thermal video with the smartphone with up to 1,000 frames
Continuous Online Same as battery's working time Non-stop continuously 226 can work continuously with the external power supply
Radiometric Video Recording Same as battery's working time or memory storage size 1TB single radiometric file 226 can work continuously and record up to 1TB single radiometric file

Battery

4 hours

10 hours

226 can last for 1-day work under normal use without charging or replacing the battery

Software Flir ResearchIR Fotric AnalyzIR AnalyzIR is included with the camera while ResearchIR cost thousands of dollars

Fixed Installation

N/A

Tripod; Test bench

226 can be installed on the tripod while an adapter needs to be purchased to install E60 on the tripod

*   Fully-radiometric short thermal video stream refers that each frame of the video stream preserves the original temperature of each pixel.

  Note: Information is collected from the internet and for reference only.