The FLIR T400 Thermal Imaging system was officially released September
1st, and by the looks of it, it is packed with some nice features to improve
documentation during the infrared scan. Rest assured that we here at Frostytech would give our first born to get a hold of a Thermal Imaging camera, but at $20K each for the new FLIR T400, that's unlikely to happen in the near future. It's a shame thermal imagers are so costly, the data they provide would certainly add immeasurably to the evaluation of heatsinks.
According to FLIR; "Beyond the 1.94 lb light weight the system provides a 3.5 inch LCD, Voice Comment with noise cancellation microphone, 4 hour plus battery life, full Text Comment from a pre-made list and type in touch screen keyboard, 320x240 Thermal, 1.3 MPixel Visual with lamp, Delta Temperature measurements, sketch notation capability, thermal fusion, emissivity table, auto-recognized bayonet mount telephoto and wide angle lenses, 8X continuous zoom, thermal and visual image markers. The only comparable functionality is from FLIR P65HS and P640 cameras. (full briefing here)
The FLIR T400 Thermal Imaging system's new IR Detector
Delivers Four Times the resolution of Competing Brands
Optics head tilts 120° for ease of use
Compatible, Email Friendly
1.3 megapixel visible light camera
made for combining visible light and IR images
Removable SD/Memory Card
Rugged Yet Lightweight - Less than 2 lbs
Long 4-hour Battery Life
FREE QuickReport Software
Touch screen annotating tool"