SparkFun Grid-EYE Infrared Array

Online  —  The SparkFun Grid-EYE Infrared Array Breakout board is an 8×8 thermopile array, meaning you have a square array of 64 pixels capable of independent temperature detection.

It’s like having a thermal camera, just in a lower resolution.

To make it even easier to to get your low-resolution infrared image, all communication is enacted exclusively via I2C, utilizing Spark Fun’s handy Qwiic system.

However, we still have broken out 0.1″-spaced pins in case you prefer to use a breadboard.

The on-board AMG8833 Grid-EYE possesses an accuracy rate of ±2.5 °C (±4.5 °F) with a temperature range of 0 °C to 80 °C (32 °F to 176 °F).

Additionally, this IR “camera” board can detect human body heat at about 7 meters or less (that’s about 23 feet), and has a frame rate of 10 frames a second to one frame a second.

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