FLIR Lepton Hookup Guide

Contributors: Nick Poole
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Hardware Overview

Listed below are some of the characteristics of the FLIR Lepton's specs. The cells highlighted in blue indicate the slight differences between the two versions of the FLIR Lepton camera module.

FLIR Lepton FLIR Lepton v2.5 w/ Radiometry
Resolution (h x v) 80 pixels x 60 pixels 80 pixels x 60 pixels
Spectral Range 8µm to 14µm 8µm to 14µm
Horizontal Field of View 51° 50°
Thermal Sensitivity < 50mK < 50mK
Frame Rate < 9Hz < 9Hz
Control Interface I2C I2C
Video Interface SPI SPI
Promised Time to Image < 0.5 sec < 1.2 sec (~0.5 sec in real world testing)
Integral Shutter
Radiometry 14-bit pixel value 14-bit pixel value, Kelvin
Operating Power ~150 mW ~150 mW