High-Speed HD MWIR InSb Camera

FLIR X8500sc MWIR

Model: 29422-201
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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
General
Mounting
2 × ¼ in. -20, 1 × 3/8 in. -16, 4 × #10 -24, Side: 3x ¼ in. -20 (each side)
Overview
Dynamic Range
14-bit
Integration Time
270 ns to ~full frame
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)
Power
24 VDC (<50 W steady state)
Resolution
1280 × 1024
Size [L x W x H ] w/o Lens
249 × 157 × 147 mm (9.8 × 6.2 × 5.8 in)
Standard Temperature Range [with band matched optics]
-20°C to 350°C (-4°F to 662°F), -10°C (50°F) for microscopes
Weight [without lens]
6.35 kg (14 lbs)
System Overview
Digital Zoom
1x, 4x, 4:3
Connections & Communications
Command and Control
GigE, USB, RS-232, Camera Link, CXP (GenICam protocol supported over GigE or CXP)
Synchronization Modes
Sync In, Sync Out, Trigger In
Environmental & Approvals
Operating Temperature Range
-20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Imaging & Optical
Available Lenses
17 mm, 25 mm, 50 mm, 100 mm, 200 mm
Camera f-number
f/2.5
Close-up Lenses/Microscopes
1x, 3x
Detector Type
FLIR indium antimonide (InSb)
Frame Rate [Full Window]
Programmable; 0.0015 Hz to 181 Hz
Image Time Stamp
Internal precision timestamp. IRIG-B AM decoder, TSPI accurate
Lens Interface
FLIR FPO (4-tab bayonet)
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% (≥99.9% typical)
Overlay
Customizable
Palette
Selectable 8-bit
Pixel Clock
355 MHz
Radiometric Data Streaming
Simultaneous Gigabit Ethernet (GigE Vision), Camera Link, CoaXPress (CXP)
Readout Modes
Asynchronous integrate while read, asynchronous integrate then read
Readout Type
Snapshot
Spectral Range
3.0 – 5.0 µm
Standard Video
HDMI, SDI, NTSC, PAL
Subwindow Modes
Flexible windowing down to 64 × 4 (steps of 64 columns, 4 rows)
Video Modes
HD: 720p/50/59.9 Hz, 1080p/25/29.9 Hz, SD: NTSC, PAL
Measurement & Analysis
Ambient Drift Compensation [with factory cal]
Yes
Measurement & Analysis
Automatic Gain Control
Manual, Linear, Plateau equalization, ROI, DDE
Other
Filtering
4-position motorized filter wheel, standard 1-inch filters
Sensor Cooling
Linear Sterling Cooler
Shock_vibration
40 g, 11 msec ½ sine pulse/4.3 g RMS random vibration, all 3 axes
Thermal Sensitivity_NETD [typical]
30 mK typical
Performance
Accuracy
≤100°C (≤212°F), ±2°C (±3.6°F) accuracy (±1°C/1.8°F typical); >100°C ±2% of reading (±1% typical)
Thermal Imaging
Focus
Manual
Visible Camera
Detector Pitch
12 µm
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