May 16, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Bosch GTC400C 12V Max Connected Thermal Camera

Bosch 12V Thermal Camera

Bosch’s First Thermal Camera Measures Thermal Variances Easily

The Bosch GTC400C 12V Connected Thermal Camera is the company’s first stab at thermal detection, yet Bosch tells us that it presents the best value in the market already. With its fast operation, camera features, and Connected connectivity, this “first effort” will help trade Pros easily measure, visualize, and analyze thermal variance across diverse jobsites.

10-Second Summary

  • Model: Bosch GTC400C
  • Fast thermal camera operation
  • 160×120 thermal resolution
  • Integrated camera records actual images with thermal images for side-by-side comparison
  • Precision imaging with more than 19,000 measurement points
  • Stores up to 500 images
  • Runs on 12V battery platform
  • Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity
  • IP53
  • Price: $1,199

Key Features

With a squeeze of the trigger, the Bosch GTC400C Thermal Camera works quickly to detect temperature anomalies across all your jobs. The 3.5″, 19,200-pixel color screen features 160×120 thermal resolution. This makes it easy to check the routing of heating pipes and cables, floor heating distribution and piping, radiator ventilation, the condition of insulation, and sources of water intrusion or leaks.

Bosch 12V Thermal Camera

It features an integrated camera as well. By recording actual images and thermal images, the Bosch GTC400C presents a side-by-side comparison of potential problem areas. You can also view these comparisons in a handy picture-in-picture format, or overlay the thermal image on the visual image.

The Bosch GTC400C Thermal Camera uses more than 19,000 measurement points to show hot spots, cold spots, and center temperature. It features an adjustable temperature scale as well.

Bosch 12V Thermal Camera

You can store up to 500 images, both thermal and visual, on the unit. But, because this thermal camera features the Bosch Connected Bluetooth tech, along with WiFi connectivity, you can transfer the images to a phone, tablet, or computer for documentation and storage. Images can also transfer to a computer via microUSB cable.

Possibly most importantly, the Bosch GTC400C Thermal Camera runs on the 12V battery platform. It features tough construction to withstand job site conditions and comes IP53-rated against water and dust ingress.


The Bosch GTC400C Thermal Camera comes kitted with a 12V battery, charger, USB cable, and pouch. It retails for $1199.

Bosch 12V Thermal Camera Specs

  • Model: Bosch GTC400C
  • Battery: 12V Li-Ion
  • Height: 9.17 in.
  • Length: 3.74 in.
  • Width: 2.48 in.
  • IP Rating: IP53
  • Weight: 2.2 lbs.
  • Price: $1,199

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