Open Source Thermal Imager with TFT Display


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Product Description


The GP-004-03 is a fully hackable open source thermal imager. The unit contains the following sub system:

  • Lithium-ion charging circuit,Boost converter,  
  • ATmega328-based Microprocessor,
  • 1.8 inch TFT display

and depends on the ordering option, you could use

  • MLX90621(16x4)
  • MLX90614(single dot)

thermal sensors.


  • Thermal Imager socket (TO-92 4 pin)
  • 160x128 resolution, 18-bit (262,144) color TFT display
  • Blackberry-style trackball and button
  • Recharge circuit for 14500 Lithium-ion battery
  • Laser pointer
  • ICSP connector to either load a new bootloader or program the flash
  • USB serial converter used to program and view the serial data on computer
  • Reset switch
  • MLX90621 16x4 Thermal Imager (included/excluded per selection)
  • MLX90614 Single Dot Temperature Sensor (included/excluded per selection)
  • Factory calibrated (@ Melexis factory) in wide temperature range: -40 to 85°C for sensor temperature and -20 to 300°C for object temperature
  • Three field of view options: 60°x15°, 40°x10° and 100°x25°
  • High speed I2C digital interface for fast data transfer
  • Programmable frame rate 0.5 to 512 Hz
  • Fully open source Arduino code

In the Package

  • GP-004-03 Main board
  • Micro USB cable
  • MLX90621 sensor (if “MLX90621 included” option selected)
  • MLX90614 sensor (if “MLX90614 included” option selected)

Not in the Package

  • 14500 Lithium-ion battery
  • MLX90621 sensor (if “No sensor” option selected)
  • MLX90614 sensor (if “No sensor” option selected)




Due to Export restriction on Batteries we are not able to sell and ship them. Please order a comparable 14500 Lithium-ion battery like this:



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