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FLIR Recon M18 640x480 Thermal Monocular (IR Laser)

FLIR Recon M18 640x480 Thermal Monocular (IR Laser)


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Product Highlights

  • 30mW Infrared Laser Pointer
  • 640x480 VOx Microbolometer Sensor
  • 18.7x14° Field of View
  • 2x and 4x Digital Zoom
  • NTSC Video Output
  • Adjustable Polarity/Image Enhancement
  • Submersible to 66 ft (20 m)
  • Tripod Mountable
  • Made in USA
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The Recon M18 640x480 Thermal Monocular with red laser pointer from FLIR is a handheld thermal imaging device designed for tactical professionals and first responders. To improve accuracy and target acquisition, this configuration of the Recon M18 includes a built-in infrared laser pointer. The thermal sensor features a 640x480 resolution and outputs native resolution images to NTSC compatible video gear for remote monitoring and recording. The monocular housing is weather sealed to Mil-Std 810F standards and includes a standard 1/4" tripod socket for stabilizing the image platform during extended-duration observations. The in-view OLED color display, 4x digital zoom capability, and image enhancement controls make the Recon M18 a full-featured thermal monocular for search and rescue missions, surveillance, and more.

This item is only available to US Military and law enforcement agencies

Note: Export of this device described herein is strictly prohibited without a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of State office of Defense Trade Controls, as prescribed in the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), Title 22, Code of Federal Regulation, Parts 120-130, and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce. For further information contact the Office of Defense Trade Control and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Optical Performance
  • 640x480 thermal sensor
  • 18.7x14° field of view
  • 2x and 4x digital zoom
  • 30mW infrared laser pointer (0.5mW in training mode)
Use and Handling
  • Auto-scaling reticle
  • Full resolution NTSC video output
  • 640x480 OLED color display
  • Automatic gain control
  • Manual non-uniformity calibration
  • Selectable reticle, polarity modes, color palettes
  • Adjustable brightness, image enhancement modes
  • Powered by (2) CR123 batteries
Construction Details
  • -26 to 131°F (-32 to 55°C) operating temperature
  • Submersible to 66 ft (20 m) for 1 hour
  • Mil-Std 810F compliant
Array Configuration 640 x 480 VOx microbolometer
Sensitivity Not specified by mfr
Spectral Response Not specified by mfr
Digital Zoom 2.0x, 4.0x
Field of View 18.7 x 14°
Lens System Not specified by mfr
Eye Relief Not specified by mfr
Minimum Focus Distance Not specified by mfr
Video Output NTSC
Display 640 x 480 OLED
Power Source (2) CR123 batteries
Run Time Up to 3 hours of continuous operation at room temperature
Mount 1/4"-20 threaded socket
Laser Type Class 3b; 30mW infrared pointer
Weatherproofing Mil-Std 810F
Temperature Ranges -26 to 131°F (-32 to 55°C)
Dimensions 5 x 3.25 x 2.25" (13 x 8 x 6 cm)
Weight (with Batteries) 14 oz (397 g)
FLIR Recon M18 640x480 Thermal Monocular (IR Laser)
  • Carrying Bag
  • Lanyard
  • Laminated Quick-Reference Card
  • Video Output Cable
  • 2 x CR123 Batteries
  • One Year Limited Warranty
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