Night Optics Observer 160x120 25mm Thermal Imager

Night Optics Observer 160x120 25mm Thermal Imager

Night Optics Observer 160x120 25mm Thermal Imager

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Product Highlights

  • 160x120 Uncooled ASI FPA Array
  • 25mm f/1.0 Fixed Focus Lens System
  • Magnification: 1x Optical, 2x Digital
  • 640x480 OLED Display
  • Nine Selectable Color Palettes
  • Three Crosshairs Reticle Patterns
  • SD Card Slot with 4GB Card Included
  • In-View OSD Battery Status Indicator
  • Runs on Batteries or External Power
  • Protective Rubberized Armoring
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  • 1Description

The Observer 160x120 25mm Thermal Imager from Night Optics is more compact and lightweight observation tool than its peers. It is intended for observing livestock and wildlife, surveillance, security, or search and rescue. The 160x120 uncooled ASI FPA microbolometer and 25mm f/1.0 lens system enables a maximum detection range out to 500 yd. Images are viewed through a 1x eyepiece on a 640x480 OLED display with a 2x digital option. Three reticles, nine selectable color schemes and two polarities provide customizable viewing to suit the situation or personal preferences. An on-board SD memory card slot enables video and still images to be captured, stored, and viewed on the Observer. A video-out port allows the use of an external monitor or recording device.

The Observer also offers several power options. It comes with a rechargeable battery pack with a 3hr maximum runtime. Included with the imager is a 12VDC car adapter and a 110VAC US wall plug. Rubberized armor protects the weatherproof housing from impacts and drops. A wide -4 to 122°F operating temperature allows it to be used in most locations. The Observer is just 7.1" long and weighs just over a pound.

Image Performance
  • Uncooled ASI FPA microbolometer: 160x120
  • 25mm f/1.0 fixed focus lens system
  • 1x optical magnification, 2x digital zoom
  • 9.2°x6.9° field of view
  • 16' minimum focus distance
  • Detection range: 500 yd maximum
System Features
  • Display: 640x480 OLED
  • Brightness and contrast control: full auto, semi-auto or manual
  • Calibration: auto and manual
  • Still-image and video capture capabilities
  • Video signal types: NTSC and PAL
  • Video out serial port at 320x240 resolution
  • Three selectable crosshairs
  • Crosshair: A conventional crosshair reticle with thin hairs on both axes
  • Broken-center crosshair: Thin hairs on the outside, stopping near the center to provide an unobstructed view of the center aiming area
  • Broken-center with aiming point: Thin hairs on the outside, stopping near the center with a small center aiming point
Use and Handling
  • Real Time Tracking places a bracket around the 'hottest' point and tracks it as it moves through the field of view
  • Polarity options: Black Hot, White Hot
  • Nine selectable color schemes
  • SD memory card slot with 4GB card included
  • In-view OSD battery status indicator in 25% increments
  • Runs on the included battery pack, 12VDC or 110VAC external power
  • Playback stored files and view on OLED display
Construction Details
  • Protective rubberized armoring
  • Weatherproof housing
  • Wide operating temperature range: -4 to 122°F
  • Lightweight: 16.6 oz
In the Box
Night Optics Observer 160x120 25mm Thermal Imager
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • 110VAC Battery Charger
  • 12VDC Car/Vehicle Charger
  • External Power Cable
  • 4GB SD Card
  • Lens Cover
  • Lens Cloth
  • Hand Strap
  • Carrying Case with Strap
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Array Configuration 160x120 uncooled ASI FPA microbolometer
    Refresh Rate NTSC: 60 Hz
    PAL: 50 Hz
    Pixel Size 25 µm
    Spectral Response 8-14 µm
    Thermal Sensitivity (NETD) <120 mK
    Magnification 1x optical
    2x Digital
    Lens System 25mm f/1.0 fixed focus
    Field of View 9.15° x 6.87°
    Minimum Focus Distance 16' (5 m)
    File Format Video: AVI
    Still: Bitmap
    Video Output Signal: NTSC / PAL
    Resolution: 320 x 240
    Display 640 x 480 OLED
    Memory Card SD card slot
    Power Source Rechargeable battery pack
    12 VDC with included adapter
    110 VAC with included adapter
    Run Time 3 hr maximum, with battery pack
    Weatherproofing Weatherproof
    Temperature Ranges -4 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C)
    Dimensions 7.1 x 3.8 x 2.6" (18.2 x 9.7 x 6.8 cm)
    Weight 16.6 oz (470 g)

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