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FLIR Lepton® is a revolutionary longwave infrared (LWIR) imager that is ten times less expensive than traditional thermal cameras, making it the perfect core for your prototype. It’s available in three models: 50° FOV w/o shutter, 25° FOV w/o shutter, and 50° FOV with a shutter for manual calibration.

Here in the Lepton Maker Community, you can get started using Lepton in your project, and collaborate with other digital makers to get help or share ideas.

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We have quick start guides for popular platforms like Raspberry Pi and Beaglebone black, as well as source code and examples to help you hit the ground running with your Lepton.


Lepton 3.5 with Radiometry

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