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    which brand is better?
    I have found

    MSA
    FLIR
    ICI FX 160

    Im sure there is more

    Which brand is more reliable ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shawnvfd View Post
    which brand is better?
    I have found

    MSA
    FLIR
    ICI FX 160

    Im sure there is more

    Which brand is more reliable ?
    We purchased a couple of Bullard Eclipse cameras about a year ago. They are nice because they are small enough to carry without getting in the way. Because of the size, our guys are more likely to grab them and take it in with the hose line.

    So far we have had no issues with them, and I would recommend them. I haven't looked lately, but I don't think there is anything else in that size range on the market to compare to price wise.

    We also have a couple of older Bullards, T4s I think. Again, no issues with them either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eng34FF View Post
    We purchased a couple of Bullard Eclipse cameras about a year ago. They are nice because they are small enough to carry without getting in the way. Because of the size, our guys are more likely to grab them and take it in with the hose line.

    So far we have had no issues with them, and I would recommend them. I haven't looked lately, but I don't think there is anything else in that size range on the market to compare to price wise.

    We also have a couple of older Bullards, T4s I think. Again, no issues with them either.
    I'm also partial to Bullard as thats all we use..I really like the size of the eclipse but it seems like our bigger cameras have better picture quality and clarity, like the t3max and the t1 we use

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    Quote Originally Posted by FFEMT3634 View Post
    I'm also partial to Bullard as thats all we use..I really like the size of the eclipse but it seems like our bigger cameras have better picture quality and clarity, like the t3max and the t1 we use
    Just assisted a local FD and the Bullard trainer with some class A live fires to get some TI time on their new camera (Eclipse 2012 LD "Gold"). I must say I was impressed. This model has the enlarged screen with smaller overall body and the High-resolution image. One thing that we really liked better than our current ISG TI's is that when the camera switches gain mode, the colors don't shift, the Bullard still reads from the bottom of the scale through 1400 F. With the ISG's the range shifts and the lower temp moves up so that you start to lose visibility of "cooler" things in the cameras view. And the Thermal Throttle looks like a great feature for chasing out ballasts and other "heated equipment" runs.

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