MOBOTIX M15 TR Thermographic Network Camera with B119 Lens Sensor Module

MOBOTIX M15 TR Thermographic Network Camera with B119 Lens Sensor Module

MOBOTIX M15 TR Thermographic Network Camera with B119 Lens Sensor Module

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MOBOTIX M15 overview

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The M15 TR Thermographic Network Camera from MOBOTIX is based on the modular MOBOTIX platform. The modular camera consists of a housing, front element, and a thermal sensor module with thermal radiometry technology. The thermal sensor comes with the LB119 lens preinstalled that has a 25° horizontal field of view.

The housing includes integrated camera electronics, flash memory, external ports (Ethernet, MxBus, and mini-USB), and pre-installed VarioFlex mount for wall or ceiling mounting. The front element accommodates the thermal sensor (right module), an optional optical sensor module (left module), microphone, speaker, passive infrared sensor, outside temperature sensor, and status LEDs. The camera comes with connection cables for the sensor and network.

The thermal sensor has a temperature measurement range of -40 to 1022°F (-40 to 550°C) and is capable of detection in complete darkness and/or through smoke, smog, or a thin plastic film (limited during thick fog). In addition, the calibrated thermal sensor can measure the temperatures in an entire image or in measurement windows and the camera software can trigger an alarm if specific temperature changes are detected. The left module can be a 5MP day (color) or night (black & white) sensor, telephoto to hemispheric, with or without long-pass filter (LPF) for identification.

Thanks to a combination of an array of sensors (PIR, microphone, thermal sensor) and analytics capabilities of the camera software (MxActivitySensor, video motion detection, event logic), the camera can detect moving people & cars, and their direction of movement, even in total darkness. The different display options of the thermal image sensor (off-color/black & white) add to the existing possibilities for analyzing and using the generated images.

The built-in MxActivitySensor software is an activity-controlled image analysis tool for detecting movement of people and objects in a monitored area (full image or section). It is designed to be easy to configure and deliver reliable results, even in applications with large amounts of external interference. For example, the camera distinguishes between movements of vehicles, people, or objects that trigger an alarm and movements that are not relevant for alarms, such as shadows, changes in illumination, trees swaying in the wind, or rain directly at the lens. In combination with the thermal image sensor, it is possible to block out disruptive factors like regular movements of cold objects such as bushes, grass, water, clouds, or waves.

When a 5MP sensor is added to the system, even fast-moving objects can be identified without motion blur. When light intensity fades, e.g., during dusk, the MOBOTIX Lowlight Exposure Optimization (MxLEO) shortens exposure times to deliver crisp images. The M15D camera is certified according to IP66 and can withstand a temperature range of -22 to 140°F. It does not require additional cooling, heating, or a special housing.

This modular system can also be reconfigured or repaired by replacing a sensor module using the special tools shipped with the system. In addition, if only the thermographic image is needed, the included dummy module can be used in place of the 5MP sensor module (for the camera to remain IP66-rated weatherproof).

The camera software is pre-installed, so it is ready for use without any additional configuration. The camera is suitable for video security applications in commercial, private, and public sector environments, as a surveillance or weather camera, indoors or outdoors, day or night. This camera operates with built-in firmware allowing remote access from Windows and Mac computers via a web browser, or using the free MOBOTIX app for iOS.

Weatherproof modular dual-camera platform with a thermal image sensor and slot (on the left) for a 5MP sensor module (sold separately)
Thermographic camera with thermal sensor of typically 50 mK sensitivity and a temperature measuring range of -40 to 1022°F (-40 to 550°C)
The thermal sensor (right module) with 25° lens is capable of detecting in complete darkness and/or through smoke, smog, or a thin plastic film (limited during thick fog)
Thermal sensor with TR technology (Thermal Radiometry) can measure temperature values in the entire image area and can trigger events
The optional left module can be a 5MP day (color) or night (black & white) sensor, telephoto to hemispheric, with or without long-pass filter (LPF) for identification
Up to 20 event profiles can be created for thermal radiometry events, each defining a measurement window within the image area
In combination with MxActivitySensor, the thermal sensor delivers extremely reliable video analysis results of people/vehicle movements
No glare from strong sources of light (such as headlights or hand-held lamps)
Detection of hotter than average body parts or technical devices, detection of faults in photovoltaic systems and overheated machine bearings
Low camera power consumption of maximum 5.5W (with thermal sensor and a 5MP sensor module, without additional MxBus devices)
The thermal image sensor is configured using camera software in a web browser
It is possible to display thermal images with all other MOBOTIX software (MxEasy, MxCC, and App)
Suitable for wall or ceiling mounting using the VarioFlex mount (pre-installed)
Robust and maintenance-free, without moving parts
4GB microSD card preinstalled
MxActivitySensor for maximum reduction of false alarms
MxLEO Lowlight Exposure Optimization ensures optimum exposure and reduced image noise
Flexible event logic
Digital, continuous zooming, panning, tilting
PIR sensor, temperature sensor, shock detector
Ethernet 10/100 (RJ45) and USB interfaces
Can be expanded thanks to encrypted two-wire bus (MxBus interface)
I/O and RS-232 support via MX-232-IO-Box (available separately)
Compatible with the MOBOTIX app
Wide range of application scenarios thanks to its operating temperature range of -22 to +140°F (-30 to +60°C) without heater or fan
IP66-rated weatherproof
No licensing or software fees and free updates
Made in Germany
In the Box
MOBOTIX M15 TR Thermographic Network Camera with B119 Lens Sensor Module
  • 4GB microSD Card (Pre-Installed)
  • Dummy Module
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    MOBOTIX M15 specs

    Sensor Thermal Image Sensor: Uncooled microbolometer
    Sensor Resolution 336 x 252 pixels
    Measurement Range Temperature: -40 to 1022°F (-40 to 550°C)
    Image Size Can be scaled up to 2048 x 1536 (5 MP), automatically scaled to the image size of the optional MX sensor module, if added
    Sensitivity NETD typical 50 mK, < 79 mK, IR range 7.5 to 13.5 μm
    Lens B119, 11.9mm
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length 65mm
    Field of View (H x V) 25 x 19°
    Image Format 2048 x 1536 (QXGA), 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1280 x 960 (MEGA), 1280 x 720 (HD), 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 768 x 576 (D1-PAL), 704 x 576 (TV-PAL), 640 x 480, 384 x 288, 320 x 240, 160 x 120, custom formats
    Maximum Frame Rate With Thermal Sensor Module: 9 fps

    With MX Sensor Module:
    MJPEG (Live / Recording):
    Dual Image: 9 fps MxPEG (Live / Recording with Sound):
    VGA: 30 fps, MEGA: 30 fps, QXGA: 20 fps, Dual Image: 9 fps

    When displaying an MX sensor module and a thermal sensor module, the overall frame rate of the camera is reduced to 9 fps.
    Image Compression MxPEG, MJPEG, JPEG, H.264 (SIP video only)
    Internal DVR microSD card (microSDXC, microSDHC), 4 GB card pre-installed
    External Storage Directly on PC/Server/NAS without additional recording software
    Image Processing Backlight compensation, automatic white balance, image distortion correction, panorama correction, video sensors (video motion detection/ MxActivitySensor), optional off-color/black & white display of the thermal sensor
    Software MxEasy video management software, MxControlCenter control center software, MOBOTIX App for iOS devices version 5.0 and higher
    Virtual PTZ Digital pan/tilt/zoom, continuous up to 8x
    Alarm/Events Thermal Radiometry, Video Motion detection, MxActivitySensor, external signals, temperature sensor, PIR, microphone, shock detector, notification via e-mail, FTP, IP telephony (VoIP, SIP), visual/acoustic alarms, pre- and post-alarm images
    Audio Integrated microphone & speaker, lip-synchronous audio, two-way communication, audio recording
    Interfaces Ethernet 10/100, MiniUSB, MxBus
    I/O and RS-232 via separately sold accessories
    Communication Video Telephony: VoIP/SIP, two-way communication, remote control using key codes, event notification
    Security User/group management, HTTPS/SSL, IP address filter, IEEE 802.1x, intrusion detection, digital image signature
    Certifications EMV (EN 55022, CISPR 22, EN 55024, EN 61000-6-1/2, FCC Part15B, CFR 47, AS/NZS 3548)
    Ingress Protection Rating IP66
    Shock Resistance IK06 (IEC 62262/EN 50102)
    Construction Housing: High-resistance composite, PBT
    Power Supply Year-round PoE (IEEE 802.3af); PoE class 3 required
    Power Consumption Typical: <5 W with thermal sensor, <5.5 W with 1 additional sensor module
    Operating Temperature -22 to 140°F (-30 to 60°C)
    Operating Humidity 90 to 100% (according to EN 50155 Chap. 12.2.5)
    Dimensions 6.2 x 9.6 x 9.4" (15.8 x 24.4 x 23.9 cm) with wall mount
    6.2 x 8.3 x 8.1" (15.8 x 21.0 x 20.7 cm) with ceiling mount
    Weight Without Additional Sensor: With Wall Mount: 2.67 lb (1.21 kg)
    With Ceiling Mount: 2.56 lb (1.16 kg)

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