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Seek Thermal!

Solid_Fuel_Man
Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,279
Well this is fun!

Just my first 20 min of playing
Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
DZoro

Comments

  • icy78
    icy78 Member Posts: 397
    Wow that is cool. I have a FLIR 1, that plugs into the camera the same way , but I think that SEEK looks like a does a much better job.
  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,279
    Got this on sale at Amazon for $150. Plugs into the micro USB on my phone. Very pleased for what I paid!
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,279
    Both of these are radiant slab with throw rugs in the images. Carpet doesnt seem to have a huge insulating effect as I'd thought.
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
  • flat_twin
    flat_twin Member Posts: 290
    Is the color chart on the left side fairly accurate?
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 14,871
    When I built these 5- 4X8 test panels with different types of dry radiant I covered 1/2 with carpet the other 1/2 was just bare 3/4" AdvanTech.
    The carpet, no pad, did lower the surface temperature, but it did even out the striping effect, the carpet seemed to wick away the hot spot over the plates and move it across from plate to plate.

    I think wood, really any material over a plate system helps the "spread".

    Pad under the carpet cost you more surface temperature and output.
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
    Solid_Fuel_Man
  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,279
    @flat_twin yes the chart seems to be quite accurate.
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,279
    More playing
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
  • DZoro
    DZoro Member Posts: 1,048
    That's pretty impressive, that price is very impressive too!
    D
  • Zman
    Zman Member Posts: 6,792
    You have found just the tip of the iceburg.
    Hydronic tubes, electric heat mats, stud finder, storm vs san sewer pipes wet drywall, bad insulation, overloaded circuit breakers, bad battery connectors, bad solar panels, which wheel or pump bearing is making all that noise. The list just goes on and on.
    "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough"
    Albert Einstein
    Solid_Fuel_Man