High-Speed HD MWIR InSb Camera

FLIR X8500sc MWIR

Model: X8500sc MWIR
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The FLIR X8500sc is a highly sensitive, high-speed, high definition MWIR camera designed for scientists, researchers, and engineers. It has all the features needed for research and science: from on-camera RAM/SSD recording to a four-position motorized flter wheel. Plus, by combining HD resolution with high-speed frame rates, the X8500sc allows researchers to fully image the scene and stop motion on high-speed events – whether they’re in the lab or on the test range.

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  • High-Speed HD Recording

    Records up to 180 frames per second at 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution for true HD high-speed thermal imaging.

  • Advanced Spectral Filtering Options

    Incorporates a four-position motorized filter wheel for filter exchange. Add custom cold filters for more tailored spectral filtering requirements.

  • Streaming, Synchronizing, and Triggering

    Streams high-speed 14-bit data for live viewing, analysis, or recording. Features trigger options ideal for high-speed, high sensitivity applications.

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Specifications
Resolution
1280 x 1024
Detector Pitch
12 µm
Spectral Range
1.5 – 5.0 µm
Detector Type
FLIR indium antimonide (InSb)
Camera f-number
f/2.5
Dynamic Range
14-bit
NETD
<30 mK typical
Frame Rate [Full Window]
Programmable; 0.0015 Hz to 180 Hz
Standard Temperature Range
-20°C to 300°C (-4°F to 572°F)
Optional Temperature Range [with band matched optics]
45°C to 600°C/113°F to 1112°F (ND1); 250°C to 2000°C/482°F to 3632°F (ND2); 500°C to 3000°C/932°F to 5432°F (ND3)
Filtering
4-position motorized filter wheel, standard 1-inch filters
Focus
Manual
Imaging & Optical
Available Lenses
25 mm, 50 mm, 100 mm
Camera f-number
f/2.5
Detector Pitch
12 µm
Detector Type
FLIR indium antimonide (InSb)
Digital Zoom
1x, 4x, 4:3
Dynamic Range
14-bit
Filtering
4-position motorized filter wheel, standard 1-inch filters
Focus
Manual
Frame Rate [Full Window]
Programmable; 0.0015 Hz to 180 Hz
Image Time Stamp
Internal IRIG-B decoder clock TSPI accurate time stamp
Lens Interface
FLIR FPO (4-tab bayonet)
Minimum Integration Time
270 ns to ~full frame
NETD
<30 mK typical
On Camera Image Storage
RAM (volatile): 16 GB, up to 6,100 frames full frame
SSD (non-volatile): includes 512GB compatible with >4 TB
Operability
>99.5% (>99.95% typical)
Overlay
Customizable
Palette
Selectable 8-bit
Pixel Clock
355 MHz
Radiometric Data Streaming
Simultaneous Gigabit Ethernet (GigE Vision®), Camera Link, CoaXPress (CXP)
Readout
Snapshot
Readout Modes
Asynchronous integrate while read, asynchronous integrate then read
Resolution
1280 x 1024
Sensor Cooling
Linear Sterling Cooler
Spectral Range
1.5 – 5.0 µm
Standard Video
HDMI, SDI, NTSC, PAL
Subwindow Modes
Flexible windowing down to 64 × 4 (steps of 32 columns, 4 rows)
Video Modes
HDMI/HD-SDI: 720p/25/29.9/50/59.9 Hz, 1080p/25/29.9 Hz Composite: NTSC, PAL
Measurement & Analysis
Accuracy
≤100°C (≤212°F), ±2°C (±3.6°F) accuracy (±1°C/1.8°F typical); >100°C ±2% of reading (±1% typical)
Ambient Drift Compensation [with factory cal]
Yes
Automatic Gain Control
Manual, Linear, Plateau equalization, ROI, DDE
Optional Temperature Range [with band matched optics]
45°C to 600°C/113°F to 1112°F (ND1); 250°C to 2000°C/482°F to 3632°F (ND2); 500°C to 3000°C/932°F to 5432°F (ND3)
Standard Temperature Range
-20°C to 300°C (-4°F to 572°F)
Communication & Data Storage
Command and Control
GigE, USB, RS-232, Camera Link, CXP (GenICam protocol supported over GigE or CXP)
Synchronization Modes
Genlock, Sync-in, Sync-out
General
Size [L x W x H ] w/o Lens
249 × 157 × 147 mm (9.8 × 6.2 × 5.8 in)
Weight (without lens & with handle)
6.35 kg (14 lbs)
Power
Power
24 VDC (<50 W steady state)
Environmental & Certifications
Detection Zones
40 g, 11 msec 1/2 sine pulse/4.3 g RMS random vibration, all 3 axes
Mounting
2 x 1/4-20 tapped holes, 1 x 3/8-16 taped holes 4 x 10-24 tapped holes, Side: 3x 1/4-20 tapped holes
Operating Temperature Range
-20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
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