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Thermal photos of heated seats

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by David99, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. David99

    David99 Active Member

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    Inspired by Islandbaby's video, I got myself one of these thermal camera add-ons for my phone. I have a blast using it everywhere around the house and the car. I just tested out the heated seats and it's really interesting how the wires are in the seats. img_thermal33317435.jpg
     
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    Cool! :cool:

    Hope that Tesla will produce soon also ventilated/cooled seats.
     
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    Will have to try this with my aftermarket rear seat heaters. Also to side tracking a little, do you find that your seek thermal images generally have a cool corner to its images?
     
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    I think the graphic on the right says "Elon Musk". ;)

    Very cool. Need to find that thermal add-on for my phone...
     
  5. David99

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    There are some really expensive ones and there there are two companies that offer add on cameras for phones. I got the one from Seek. It plugs in on the Galaxy or iPhone. Works great and is reasonable in price ($215). The other one is Flir which is a case for the iPhone 5 only. I found the seek to be more versatile. I think the Flir one has a lightly better frame rate, but that really didn't mater to me.
     
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    Cool pic!

    My new seek camera has the same cool spot. I contacted them and they expect to correct it with a firmware update.
     
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    Nope, mine seems to be pretty even.
     
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    Maybe that's where the "signature" is on the Signatures. ;-)
     
  10. Gizmotoy

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    They might, but that looks like the cold sheet metal of the door frame :). You can see the side sill, too, on the opposite side.
     
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    I haven't used either one but I understand that the FLIR camera takes visual and IR pictures and overlays them to make it easier to see what you're looking at. That sounds useful, so I think I'll wait until there's a FLIR camera for the iPhone 6 plus.

    What did you find more versatile about the Seek camera?
     
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    Well, I have a Galaxy S4, for the Seek is a lot more versatile for me than the iPhone 5-only FLIR One. :smile:

    I haven't noticed it, but I just got the camera a few days ago...
     

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