Last year, Leupold presented their new, compact thermal imager LTO-tracker. The image quality was decent but there was room for improvement. This year, Leupold present their LTO-tracker in the HD version.
In this short review, we are going to point out the main differences between the standard LTO-tracker and the improved HD-model. The first, most notable difference is in the resolution of the sensor and the display. Leupold LTO-tracker has a sensor with a resolution of 206x156 pixels and a display with a resolution of 240x204 pixels. With LTO-tracker HD, Leupold upgraded both. Their brand new product features a sensor with a resolution of 320x240 pixels and a display with a resolution of 390x390 pixels. Because of the upgrade, more details can be seen while observing.
The range of detection has been slightly improved. With standard model, the user could detect targets up to 600 m away. With the new model, the user can observe targets up to 750 m away (this data is provided by Leupold). The range of colour modes has also been expanded – the old model offered 6 options while the new one offers 8.
Just like its predecessor, Leupold LTO-tracker HD is convenient to use – because of its small size, it can easily be put in a pocket or stashed in a handbag. The standard LTO-tracker model retails for approx. 970 euros. The new, improved model will cost approx 400 euros more, which is understandable considering the upgrade.