FOTRIC 226B/223B Thermal Camera Quick Start Guide with Fotric WLIR or WLIR-DC Software

1. Set up Fotric 226B/223B thermal camera hardware

  • Decide the distance away from the camera for the intended temperature screening,
  • Adjust IR camera focus for the best quality infrared image by rotating the lens in front of the infrared camera with a volunteer standing at the distance you defined. This is important for the performance and accuracy. 

Video: Fotric 226b Hardware installation Instruction

2. Download Fotric WLIR-DC Software and install the software/USB driver. (from any link below)

Administrator right user is needed to install Fotric WLIR-DC software correctly. 

  • Install or repair the Visual C++ options (there are separate pop-up windows for Visual C++ installation)
  • USB driver should be installed automatically if you follow the software installation steps (there are separate pop-up windows for USB driver installation)
  • Internet access is needed for the first time to activate the software. Make sure the camera is connected and powered on. Right click the "WILIR-DC" icon and "Run it as administrator" for the first time to activate and set up the parameter, such as unit and threshold. 

New features in WLIR-DC software,

  • Email notification
  • Customizable voice alarm and pop-up message box
  • Regular user account can run the software.
  • Microsoft digitally signed USB driver.
  • Internet access is needed for the 1st time activation. Once activated, no internet is needed to run the WLIR-DC software.
  • Temperature data log. 
  • ModBus TCP/IP slave communication available for the integration of other automation equipment/system.


    3. Connect Fotric 226B/223B camera and configure the WLIR-DC software

      Common Error Codes

      References for the error codes,

      • Error code 90134. This code means the computer's time/date is off. Please adjust your computer’s date and time to current, or use “auto sync”. 
      • Error code 98309. This code means the thermal camera has been used for activation in another computer previously. If you need to migrate the activation to a new computer, please contact FOTRIC support
        email: Please include thermal camera’s Model, Serial Number, Company name, and contact person. 
      • Error code 90113. This code is related to the user right. Please run the WLIR software as administrator.

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