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FUJIFILM X-T1 IR Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)

BH #FUXT1IR • MFR #16499253
FUJIFILM X-T1 IR Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)
Key Features
  • Optimized for Infrared Photography
  • Passes UV to IR Spectrum; 380-1000nm
  • 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor
  • EXR Processor II
Based on a proven design but modified for specialized photographic applications, the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is a unique mirrorless digital camera that allows you to photograph both UV and IR wavelengths, in addition to the visible spectrum. This updated design passes 380-1000nm, compared to the approximate 400-700nm range of most cameras, allowing you to photograph subjects that are otherwise rendered invisible. This extended range is suitable for forensic, crime scene investigation, and healthcare applications.
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  • 1Description
  • 2Dedicated to Infrared Photography
  • 316.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor
  • 4EXR Processor II
  • 5Intelligent Hybrid AF and Enhanced Manual Focus
  • 6Multi Mode Real Time Viewfinder
  • 7Classic Camera Design
  • 8Full HD Movie Recording
  • 9Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • 10Other Camera Features

Based on a proven design but modified for specialized photographic applications, the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is a unique mirrorless digital camera that allows you to photograph both UV and IR wavelengths, in addition to the visible spectrum. This updated design passes 380-1000nm, compared to the approximate 400-700nm range of most cameras, allowing you to photograph subjects that are otherwise rendered invisible. This extended range is suitable for forensic, crime scene investigation, and healthcare applications.

Aside from the distinct spectral sensitivity, the X-T1 IR is identical to the X-T1 in nearly all other aspects. It features a 16.3 megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor and an EXR Processor II to produce high-resolution imagery and full HD video with an expandable sensitivity range from ISO 100-25600 as well as a top continuous shooting rate of 8 fps. Fujifilm's proprietary X-Trans sensor uses a unique randomized pixel array in order to avoid the use of a resolution-reducing optical low-pass filter, therefore providing images with the utmost sharpness and clarity. This imaging system is benefitted by the Intelligent Hybrid AF system, which uses both contrast- and phase-detection methods to acquire focus quickly and accurately. Enhanced manual focusing capabilities are also a result of these technologies; Digital Split Image and Focus Highlight Peaking are two methods for quickly and precisely determining focus using intelligent focusing aids for improved control and optimized efficiency.

For image monitoring, review, and menu navigation, both a 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder and a 3.0" 1.04m-dot tilting LCD screen are available. The body design extends this versatility through the implementation of manual, physical control dials on the top plate of the camera as well as customizable buttons and a Q Menu button for expedited access to some of the most useful settings. This control scheme further enables an intuitive built-in Wi-Fi system for direct sharing of imagery to an Android or iOS mobile device for instant sharing online.

This item can only be sold to police departments, forensic nursing departments, medical specialist agencies, corporate organizations or government entities, and consultants to those organizations and entities that are operating in the United States. Proof must be demonstrated that the purchasing agency intends to use the X-T1 IR for forensics purposes.
Dedicated to Infrared Photography
While nearly identical to the standard X-T1, the X-T1 IR features modified imaging capabilities that enable it to pass both UV and IR wavelengths, in addition to standard visible light. This extended sensitivity, from approximately 380 to 1000nm, supports a greater range of specialized shooting and scientific needs, such as law enforcement crime scene investigation, healthcare diagnostics and observation, document duplication and reproduction imaging, and other technical applications.
16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor
A large 16.3MP APS-C CMOS image sensor is integrated into the X-T1 IR to provide high image quality and detail. Using Fujifilm's unique X-Trans bespoke pixel array, the sensor is designed with a randomized pixel pattern to eliminate the need of an optical low-pass filter for reducing moiré and aliasing. By removing this filter from the design, higher image sharpness is possible. Lens Modulation Optimizer (LMO) factors are also taken into account using the EXR Processor II, which helps to automatically compensate for aberrations and diffraction blur in order to produce images with the utmost inherent sharpness.

The X-Trans sensor also works to provide highly effective noise reduction and a clean signal-to-noise ratio. This enables smoother-looking imagery that becomes especially apparent when photographing in low-light situations with an expanded sensitivity range of ISO 100-25600. Additionally, a top continuous shooting rate of 8 fps is possible, for up to 47 consecutive frames, to benefit working with moving subject matter.
EXR Processor II
Aside from benefitting low-light performance, the EXR Processor II also provides quick performance throughout the entire camera system. The camera start-up time is about 0.5 seconds, shutter lag is about 0.05 seconds, and the shooting interval time is about 0.5 seconds. A fast autofocus performance speed of 0.08 seconds is also enabled using the advanced Intelligent Hybrid AF system using both contrast- and phase-detection focusing methods.
Intelligent Hybrid AF and Enhanced Manual Focus
Intelligent Hybrid AF is a quick, responsive autofocus system that employs both contrast- and phase-detection methods to acquire focus quickly in a wide variety of lighting conditions and shooting situations. Clear focus can quickly be attained to aid in catching fast-paced movement more easily. Three focus modes are available (AF-S, AF-C, and M) for greater control over how the X-T1 IR achieves sharp focus. When working with autofocus, the AF area is divided into a 49-point matrix in order to gain clear focus of any type of subject matter. Additionally, a built-in AF assist lamp is available for aiding the focus system when photographing in low-light situations.

When working with manual focus, two additional features can be employed for enhanced critical focusing in a more controllable manner. By using the phase-detection pixels located on the imaging sensor, Digital Split Image technology is able to assist in acquiring precise focus through the implementation of four striped focusing aids; akin to a rangefinder focusing method, once these stripes have been lined up, sharp focus can be ensured. Also contributing to manual focus accuracy, Focus Peak Highlight has been integrated and enables a more objective system of focusing by way of highlighting sharp edges and lines of contrast, using one of three colors, once they are in focus.
Multi Mode Real Time Viewfinder
An advanced electronic viewfinder has been incorporated into the X-T1 IR's design to support clear eye-level monitoring along with a host of unique viewing features to better support a more efficient overall workflow. The Real Time Viewfinder is comprised of a 2,360k-dot OLED display and features an exceptionally high magnification of 0.77x, along with a 31° angle of view. This perspective is further complemented by the 0.005 sec. lag time, which smoothly and seamlessly renders scenes and moving subjects.

Beyond the technical aspects of the viewfinder, an adaptable graphical user interface has also been designed to increase efficiency during shooting. Four different viewing modes are available:
  • FULL: This mode takes advantage of the high magnification ratio of the viewfinder and produces an image that fills the majority of the viewfinder in an unobstructed manner. Shooting information is presented at the top and bottom edges and does not interfere with the image frame itself.
  • NORMAL: This mode enables you to focus on the composition at hand while still having an in-depth understanding of camera settings and shooting conditions.
  • VERTICAL: When the camera is held in a vertical orientation, the information display automatically rotates so it is facing upright for easier reading of camera settings. When working in this mode, images can also be reviewed in the vertical orientation.
  • DUAL: Serving to benefit those working with manual focus, this mode presents a split screen view of the scene where you see both a regular view as well as the Focus Assist View (Focus Highlight Peaking and Digital Split Image) at the same time, allowing you to concentrate on the image composition as well as critical focus accuracy.

In addition to the four viewing modes, the shooting information displayed within the viewfinder can also be customized to suit one's needs. 19 different settings can be toggled on or off depending on preference.
Classic Camera Design
Featuring a body design reminiscent of SLR film cameras, the X-T1 IR exhibits a meshing of both analog exposure controls along with intelligent automated technologies. The clean and functional body design incorporates physical shutter speed, ISO, drive mode, AF mode, and +/- 3 EV exposure compensation double-deck precision-milled aluminum alloy dials that pair well with the manual aperture rings found on many of the XF lenses for intuitive exposure setting selection. Depending on individual needs, six customizable buttons, dual command dials, and an easily-accessible Q Menu provide an efficient solution for modifying some of the most frequently used camera settings, such as ISO, white balance, and file settings. For more extensive menu navigation, as well as live view monitoring and image review, a 3.0" 1,040k-dot LCD monitor is available and features a tilting design to better support working from high and low angles.

Furthermore, the magnesium alloy body also features approximately 80 points of weather sealing to protect itself from dust and moisture, as well as temperatures as low as 14°F, for confident use in trying conditions.
Full HD Movie Recording
Full HD 1080p video recording is supported up to 60 fps, with other frame rates and formats also available. Full-time AF tracking is available during recording with subject tracking capabilities for ensured sharpness when either the subject is moving or if the camera is moving, panning, or zooming. +/- 2 EV exposure compensation is available during recording.

An HDMI port enables high definition playback of movies to an HDTV and the inclusion of a 2.5mm input supports the use of an optional external microphone for enhanced sound quality.
Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
Wireless connectivity is built into the camera and allows for instant sharing of images directly to an Android or iOS mobile device. The Fujifilm Camera Remote app allows you to browse the image contents of your camera from your mobile device and transfer both videos and photos, and the entire sharing process is further expedited by simply pressing and holding the dedicated Wi-Fi button to begin transferring immediately. Remote camera control and monitoring is also supported through the use of the app, which enables Touch AF, shutter release, exposure settings adjustment, macro, timer, and flash controls to all be adjusted from the linked mobile device. Location data can also be embedded into image file's metadata for geotagging.
Other Camera Features
  • An in-camera RAW converter lets you record your images in 14-bit RAW and process them prior to computer-based editing procedures. This process enables you to modify the exposure, white balance, and other controls directly through the menu interface. Additionally, for more thorough processing of files, RAW File Converter software is included for RAW image processing on your computer.
  • Interval shooting is possible with intervals of 1 second to 24 hours for up to 999 frames.
  • Compatible with UHS-II memory cards for fast transfer speeds during shooting.
  • Multiple Exposure mode gives you the ability to overlay imagery in-camera. When working in this mode, subsequent exposures can be paired and the final appearance can be previewed on the LCD or in the EVF before making the final exposure.
  • Motion panorama mode allows you to record expansive views up to 360° wide in a seamless, sweeping manner.
  • The included EF-X8 shoe-mount flash has a guide number of 26.2' at ISO 100 and provides additional illumination to imagery for photographing in dark conditions. A sync terminal is also available for use of additional optional external flashes.
  • The included NP-W126 battery enables approximately 350 frames to be recorded per charge.


Lens Mount
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 16.7 Megapixel
Effective: 16.3 Megapixel
Image Stabilization
Exposure Control
Shutter Speed
Mechanical Shutter
1/4000 to 1/4 Second in Program Mode
60 Minute in Bulb Mode
2 30 Seconds in Time Mode
Metering Method
Average, Multi-Zone, Spot
Exposure Modes
Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation
-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Continuous Shooting
Up to 8 fps for up to 47 Frames
Interval Recording
2/10-Second Delay
Aspect Ratio
Image File Format
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Display Size
Display Type
Tilting LCD
Built-In Electronic (OLED)
2,360,000 Dot
Eye Point
23 mm
Approx. 0.77x
Diopter Adjustment
-4 to +2
Focus Type
Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode
Continuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus Points
Contrast Detection: 49
Built-In Flash/Light
Flash Modes
Auto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, Commander, Commander/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-Eye Reduction, Rear Curtain Sync/Red-Eye Reduction, Rear Sync, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction, Suppressed Flash
External Flash Connection
PC Terminal
Operating Temperature
22 to 72°F / -10 to 40°C
Operating Humidity
10 to 80%
Battery Type
1x NP-W126 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1260 mAh
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9 x 7.9 x 4"


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Does Fujifilm or a 3rd party company make a lens ...

Does Fujifilm or a 3rd party company make a lens for this body that is UV transparent?
Asked by: Daniel
We do not have any lenses specifically designed for UV photography. While some lenses may work better than others, they are not specifically designed with this in mind.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2021-07-16


Hi , when is this camera ready in stock?
Asked by: Henry E.
Please email us at sales@<a href= target= _blank ></a> for sales related inquiries.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Will it record video in IR? Is it as simple as making an IR film simulation selection in the menu?
Asked by: Patrick
This camera has the capability to record IR light, photo and video. Chosing to capture IR light or not will depend on the filter (optical filter) you place in front of your lens, not on the selection of a film simulation in the menu. By default the camera captures wavelengths from UV to near IR (380 to 1000nm).
Answered by: Ludovic A.
Date published: 2020-09-28


The IR characterization is not sufficiently helpful to a would-be purchaser. Please compare the expected result of using this camera with, say, a digital camera that has been 'converted' for IR by placing a 720nm filter in front of the sensor (the latter 'sees' just B&W with the traditional near-black skies, white or light vegetation, and white clouds), or a 590nm filter that retains blue sky in the otherwise B&W image.?
Asked by: Fredrick
Although I have not seen this camera, the difference is most likely this: Pretty much all standard cameras include a filter to block infrared light from registering on the sensor. The sensor technology can sense infrared light (longer than 700) and since our eyes cannot, the image including the infrared information would not be representative, would possibly throw off the exposure, and so on. Unlike this new IR model Fuji, an unmodified camera passes very little IR, so adding a 720 nM filter would block visible light and the camera would be unable to see anything other than the small amount of IR that gets past its originally present IR filter. Companies like LifePixel modify cameras, truly convert them by removing OEM IR block, to allow much more IR to get in, with optional filtration choices. Users of the Fuji IR + UV camera will have to similarly choose whether to filter UV, visible light, and IR depending on what they want to have in the final image. But it's not likely that you will get color in the IR range, nor the false colors that true thermal imagers use to show variations in temperature.
Answered by: Paul T.
Date published: 2021-07-16


What information do you have about its availability, which was announced for october?
Asked by: Ludovic
I apologize, but this type of request cannot be taken care of through this feature of our website. Please contact our Customer Service department by entering Live Chat, emailing directly to cs@<a href=, target= _blank >,</a> or calling us toll-free at 800.221.5743.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-26


LifePIxel clames their conversion allows up to 1200nm wavelengths to pass through, but this camera says it only detects up to 1000nm, is that lower because that is what it detects? I understand letting in a certain wavelength and capturing it are different things. Basically does this camera have the broadest range of any camera on the market?
Asked by: Anonymous
According to LifePixel, after IR modification there is very little, if any difference between camera models in terms of sensitivity and is a non issue. This is an excellent model for a camera with built in IR. Please note that by having LifePixel modify your camera, you may void the warranty.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2020-09-28


Will the viewfinder show a live view of the final image?
Asked by: Jeff M.
Judging from what I see on the monitor screen on the back of my IR converted (720nm filter) Nikon D200, most probably yes -- albeit the jpg version of the image (which is seen as a magenta-tinted B&W image with near-black sky, bright white clouds, near-white vegetation and flesh). However, the image is best captured as a RAW and 'processed' in Lightroom or other software.
Answered by: Fredrick O.
Date published: 2020-09-28


Hi Can you use this camera to take normal photos ie non IR non UV pictures by putting an appropriate filter on the lenses?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes. You will need an IR/UV cut filter for this.
Answered by: Ludovic A.
Date published: 2020-11-08
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