Flir C3 Compact Thermal Camera with WiFi Review

Learn more about the Flir C3 thermal camera with reviews, pricing, a list of features, and frequently asked questions.

Updated on July 16th, 2019

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The Flir C3 Compact Thermal Camera is a handheld thermal imaging camera with Wi-Fi connectivity. The C3 is small enough to fit in your pocket and features a touch screen.

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Flir C3 72003-0303 Pocket Thermal Camera with WiFi Connectivity

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Share images instantly over wi-fi.

Pro-level measurement features.

Full radiometric flexibility.

Pricing:

The Flir C3 Compact Thermal Camera with Wi-Fi costs $699.00.

Flir C3 With WiFi
Review:

Pros: Compact design. Touch screen. Large storage capability.

Cons: Expensive. Images are sometimes blurry.

Bottomline: A reliable thermal imaging camera. However, the Flir ONE Pro is a much more affordable option.

Key Features:

Feature

Description

Spectral Range

7.5 - 14.0 µm

IR Sensor

80 x 60

Standard

802.11 b/g/n

Auto orientation

Yes

Color palettes

Iron, Rainbow, Rainbow HC, Gray

Digital Camera

640 x 480 pixel

Digital Camera Focus

Fixed

Viewing Angle

41°x 31°

Image Frequency

9 Hz

Image Modes

Thermal, visual, MSX®, Picture-in-Picture

Minimum Focus Distance

Thermal: 0.15 m (0.49 ft) MSX®: 1 m (3.3 ft)

Non-radiometric IR video streaming

Yes

3 inch Display (color)

320 x 240 pixels

Image Gallery

Yes

MSX

Adds visual details to full resolution thermal image

Thermal Image

Yes

Visual Image

Yes

Visual Video Streaming

Yes

Accuracy

±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2%, whichever is greater, at 25°C (77°F) nominal

Area

Box with max. or min.

Frequency Range

2400-2480 MHz 5150-5260 MHz

Measurement Corrections

Emissivity, Reflected apparent temperature

Object Temperature Range

-10°C to 150°C (14°F to 302°F)

Spot Meter

On/Off

Thermal Sensitivity/NETD

< 0.10°C

Image File Format

Standard JPEG with 14-bit measurement data included

Storage Media

Internal memory, at least 500 sets of images

USB 2.0

USB Micro-B connector type: data transfer to and from PC

WiFi

Peer-to-peer (ad hoc) or infrastructure (network)

Battery

3.7 V Rechargeable Li-ion polymer battery

Battery operating time

2 hours

Charging system

Charged inside camera

Charging Time

1.5 hours

External Power Operation

AC adapter, 90-260 VAC input - 5 V output to camera

Power Management

Automatic shut-down

Emissivity Correction

Yes; matte/semi-matte/semi-glossy + custom value

Operating Temperature Range

–10°C to 50°C (14°F to 122°F)

Storage Temperature Range

–40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Dimensions

125 x 80 x 24 mm (4.9 x 3.1 x 0.94 in)

Packaging Size

175 x 110 x 105 mm (6.9 x 4.3 x 4.1 in.)

Box Contents

Infrared camera, lanyard, pouch, power supply/charger, tripod mount, USB cable, printed documentation

Buy Now

Flir C3 72003-0303 Pocket Thermal Camera with WiFi Connectivity

Buy on Amazon

Share images instantly over wi-fi.

Pro-level measurement features.

Full radiometric flexibility.

Reviews:

Source

Review

wiresmoke - reddit.com

I bought a Flir C3 last summer on Amazon for about $600, works very well. Still finding new uses for it. It works every bit as well as the one on the snappy truck.

FAQs:

How do I charge the Flir C3 camera?

The camera comes with a charging adapter that you can plug into a standard power outlet.

Learn more about the Flir C3.

How do I download images from the Flir C3?

The Flir C3 can connect to wireless internet networks so that you can transfer your images to other devices.

Read our guide to the Flir C3.

Can I used the camera to define measurements in my images?

Yes. The C3 has a built-in measurement mode that allows you to measure within a defined area on your touch screen.

For more information on the Flir C3, read our detailed guide.