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FLIR BHS-X Command 8.3Hz Thermal Biocular (Body Only)


Availability Details

This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available.

Product Highlights
  • 320x240 VOx Microbolometer Sensor
  • 7.5-13.5µm Spectral Response
  • Captures JPEG Photos, AVI Video
  • Color LCD Display
  • 2.0x Digital Zoom
  • 8.3Hz Refresh Rate
  • PAL Video Output
  • Bayonet Lens Mount
  • IP66 Waterproof Rating
  • Made in USA

The PAL configuration of BHS-X Command 8.3Hz Thermal Biocular from FLIR is a handheld thermal biocular capable of capturing photos and recording video of the transmitted image. The 320x240 VOx thermal sensor measures the heat signature within the field of view and enables the operator to see beyond smoke, dust, and fog obscuring the visual scene. Thermal imaging creates an image by discriminating between differences in temperature, allowing the BHS-X to consistently operate in daylight, pitch dark, and dynamic lighting conditions. To help optimize image contrast for specific applications, this biocular features two selectable polarity modes and adjustable brightness. The dedicated polarity, brightness, zoom, and capture buttons located on the top of the housing permit intuitive control of the biocular functions without taking your eyes off the display.

The BHS-X biocular allows operators to record, store, and transfer images of the thermal scene. Native resolution photos and videos can be recorded to an SD/SDHC card and transferred to a computer using the integrated USB 2.0 port.

FLIR's series of interchangeable manual focus prime lenses (each sold separately) are designed specifically for the BHS series biocular; the 100mm, 65mm, and 35mm lens options all attach to the biocular housing via the quick-detach bayonet mount and provide operators with a task-specific field of view. The included hot shoe attachment has ports to connect the power adapter and an s-video output cable for remote viewing and recording. A full-coverage eyeguard prevents light from the viewfinder display from illuminating the operator's face and helps maintain covert posture. The weather sealed housing, one-touch capture button, and integrated SD/SDHC card slot make the BHS-X Command a full-featured thermal biocular for first responders and tactical professionals.

Imaging Performance
  • 320x240 VOx microbolometer sensor
  • 7.5-13.5µm spectral response
  • 8.3Hz refresh rate
  • 2.0x digital zoom
  • JPEG photo/AVI video format
  • FLIR digital detail enhancement
Use and Handling
  • Brightness adjustment
  • Black hot, white hot polarity modes
  • Native resolution PAL video output
  • Integrated dual-sided hand strap
  • Adjustable interocular distance
  • Full-coverage eyeguard
  • Auto-standby switch
  • SD/SDHC card slot
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Bayonet lens mount
  • 1/4" tripod mount
Construction Details
  • IP66 waterproof rating
  • 3.3 ft (1 m) drop rating
  • 35.2 oz (998 g) weight with batteries
  • -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C) operating temperature
Array Configuration 320 x 240 VOx microbolometer
Sensitivity <50 mK at f/1.0
Spectral Response 7.5 - 13.5 µm
Lens System (Not included)
Eye Relief Not specified by mfr
Minimum Focus Distance Not specified by mfr
Diopter Correction Not specified by mfr
Refresh Rate 8.3Hz
Digital Zoom 2.0x
Video Output PAL via composite video
Start-Up Time 1.5 seconds (from stand-by)
Power Source (4) rechargeable NiMh AA batteries
Runtime Up to 6 hours of continuous operation at room temperature (with included batteries)
Weatherproofing IP66 rating (only with lens attached)
Shock Rating 3.3 ft (1 m)
Operating Temperature -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Dimensions 11 x 6.5 x 2.6" (28 x 16.5 x 6.6 cm)
Weight (with Batteries) 34.7 oz (985 g)
FLIR BHS-X Command 8.3Hz Thermal Biocular (Body Only)
  • Hard Carrying Case
  • Hot Shoe Charging/Video-Out Attachment
  • AC Power Adapter/Charger
  • Neck Lanyard
  • USB Cable
  • Video Output Cable
  • 4 x Rechargeable NiMh AA Batteries
  • Operator Manual
  • Product CD
  • One Year Limited Warranty
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