December 14, 2018

Aldi targets trade with high-tech thermal imager

This October, supermarket Aldi is stocking the Rothenberger DT-980 Thermal Imager for only £899. The device can be purchased exclusively online now but will only be available while stocks last.

This Rothenberger DT-980 Thermal Imager is specifically designed for mechanical and electrical inspections as well as for building diagnostics. This device enables users to identify overheating and mechanical errors, locate leaks (gas or liquid), and monitor buildings for heat loss.

The Rothenberger DT-980 includes a high-resolution LCD screen (240 x 320 pixels) and infrared imaging. The camera has a focusable lens capable of detecting temperatures ranging from -20 to 350 degrees centigrade with a high degree of accuracy. This DT-980 can be used for the following applications:

  • Mould detection
  • Building thermography
  • Facility management
  • Leakage location
  • Quality assurance
  • Maintenance
  • Detecting mechanical problems before they become expensive failures

The device includes 100MB of integrated memory with an additional 8GB available on micro SD card. It also features an integrated LED light and digital camera with flash, plus video and voice recording functions, perfect for on-site documentation. A full specification of this Rothenberger DT-980 Thermal Imager can be found below.

Rothenberger DT-980 Thermal Imager Specification
Style Handheld
Use Indoor
High IR resolution 80 x 80 pixels
Display LCD, 240 x 320 pixels
Colour palettes Iron Rainbow Grey
Interfaces USB-mini, HDMI
Temperature range -20°C to +350°C
Accuracy 2°C or 2% of the displayed value
Emissivity range 0,01 to 1,0
Zoom 1 – 32x continuous digital zoom
Audio Out Via HDMI video output
Audio In Integrated microphone
Integrated Memory 100MB integrated memory + 8GB Micro SD included
Laser class 2
FPA/spectral range Uncooled vanadium oxide microbolometer 8 – 14 µm
Focus Manual laser pointer
Focal length 9 mm
Field of view 17 x 17°
Minimum focus distance 0.5 m
Spatial resolution 3.78 mrad
Thermal sensitivity <0.1°C @ 30°C (86°F) / 100mK
Frame rate 50 Hz
Operating temperature -15°C to +50°C
Storage temperature -40°C to +70°C
Humidity 10% – 90%


Description Price
Thermal Imager £899.00