6 of the Best: Thermal spotters 

A fox caught on thermal imaging camera

Thermal has changed the way we hunt; here, we round up 6 great thermal spotters to help you catch up with your quarry! - Credit: Archant

Our pick of 6 great thermal spotters on the market, reviewed by our experts; including thermal binoculars, monoculars, and clip-ons! 

HIK Micro Ultimate Thunder

HIK Micro Ultimate Thunder - Credit: Archant

Three units in one 
HIK Micro Ultimate Thunder 
Overview: A thermal spotter, scope, and clip-on, all in one. Nicely packaged and presented at a very reasonable price, with great image quality and superior flexibility.  
Price: From £2,499.00 
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Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF XP50 Pro 

Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF XP50 Pro - Credit: Archant

Superior performance... 260RIPS recommended! 
Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF XP50 Pro 
Overview:
A binocular thermal spotter with super tough build quality, superior ergonomics, and absolutely stunning image quality. The crème de la crème of thermal spotters, and the go-to choice of foxing legend Mark Ripley (260RIPS). 
Price: £4,649.95 
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Thermtec Cyclops 

Thermtec Cyclops - Credit: Archant

Value for money 
Thermtec Cyclops 
Overview:
New to the thermal scene and making a splash, ThermTec’s affordable spotters are well worth a look. The Cyclops range has decent image quality for the price, and a new joystick operating system 
Price: From £1,045 
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IRay CAL19 Cabin

IRay CAL19 Cabin - Credit: Archant

Compact and affordable 
IRay CAL19 Cabin 
Overview:
Compact and easy to operate, the CAL19 Cabin has an LED torch on top (useful for picking up!), great image quality for the price and is small enough to fit in your pocket. 
Price: From £1,399 
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HIK Vision Micro Pro Owl 

HIK Vision Micro Pro Owl - Credit: Archant

Great allrounder 
HIK Vision Micro Pro Owl 
Overview: A monocular design with a very reasonable price tag for a unit with a 640 sensor. Great image quality, simple main controls, a good accompanying app, and a decent set of core features. 
Price: From £2,349.99  
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HikMicro Gryphon LRF

HikMicro Gryphon LRF - Credit: Archant

Built-in range finder 
HikMicro Gryphon LRF 
Overview:
Another compact design that fits in your hand. Excellent image quality and functionality, alongside currently the best LRF in its class. 
Price: From £1724.99 
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