FLIR HS-Series

FLIR HS-Series

Portable thermal imaging cameras for security and law enforcement applications

 

affordable  The HS-Series are extremely affordable units. From now on, everyone can afford thermal night vision. Price is no longer an issue. There is no need anymore to use less effective night vision technologies.

 

320x240 kopie.png  The HS-Series produce thermal images of 320 x 240 pixels on which the smallest of details can be seen. Advanced internal camera software delivers a crisp image without the need for user adjustments.

 

lenses  The HS-324 is equipped with a 19 mm lens providing a 24° field of view. It offers an excellent combination of range performance and situational awareness. For longer range performance, the HS-324 can be equipped with a 2X extender which offers a 12° field of view.

Users that want to see farther can choose for the HS-307. Equipped with a 65 mm lens, providing a 7° field of view, it allows the user to spot a man-sized target at a distance of up to 1.5 kilometer.

 

digital zoom  A 2X digital zoom allows you to have an even closer look at the situation when necessary.

 

lightweight  Weighing 660 grams, batteries included, the HS-Series are extremely compact and extremely light systems. They are ideal for go-anywhere operations, in all circumstances. They are IP67 rated and operate between -20°C and +60°C.
ease of use  Ergonomic and easy-to-use, the HS-Series are fully controlled with just 5 buttons on top of the unit. Conveniently placed, all buttons are right underneath your fingertips.
covert  In operation, the HS-Series are totally silent units. A shuttered eye-piece allows the operator to remain fully covert, in total darkness.
hot shoe  The HS-Series comes standard with a “hot shoe” which can easily be mounted on the camera. The “hot shoe” has a power-in and video-out connection. This means that the HS-Series can be fully operational on a tripod while charging the batteries.
battery kopie.png  The HS-Series have an operating time of over 5 hours on a single charge. They work on 4 rechargeable AA NiMH batteries. The HS-Series can also run on standard commercial off the shelf non-rechargeable Alkaline or Lithium Ion AA batteries.
home.png  Both the HS-324 and HS-307 are available in different versions:

The standard version of the HS-Series contains all necessary features for covert surveillance. To see without being seen, in all weather conditions, in the darkest of nights.

The Pro version of the HS-324 and HS-307 comes with a number of useful features such as:

– Image storage for evidence gathering:
Allows storing thermal images in JPEG format on a removable SD-card by the touch of a button. A 1 GB SD-card holds up to 20,000 images.

Video storage:
By holding a button, the Pro version of the HS-Series has the ability to record full frame rate MPEG-4 video. The HS-Series can record more than 2 hours of video on a 1 GB SD-card. This video can be used as evidence afterwards.

– USB2 connection:
Can be used to transfer the saved images to a PC and to set the real-time clock.
– Real-time clock: Encodes the date and time on captured still images and video.

 

Portable thermal imaging cameras for security and law enforcement applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1. POWER button
Initial powering takes 60 seconds. Once on, the system is set to stand-by with a single quick press on the power button. The battery lifetime in this standby mode is more than 120 hours. Another quick press on the power button returns to ON mode. To preserve battery power in the «ON Status», auto stand-by is initiated if no buttons are pressed for 3 minutes.
2. RECORD button
Operational on the Pro version only. A single fast press of the RECORD button records a single frame of data to the SD-card. During this operation the image is frozen for approximately 1 second. If the operator presses and holds the RECORD button for more than 2 seconds video recording is started and continued until the operator releases the button. During video recording a «record icon» is visible in the viewfinder.
3. ZOOM button
Each press on the ZOOM button cycles between 2x zoom and normal view. A zoom icon is presented in the viewfinder during zoom.
4. Black hot / White hot button
Each press on the Black Hot /White Hot button cycles between Black Hot and White Hot modes.
5. BRIGHTNESS button
Each press on the BRIGHTNESS button increments to the next of 5 display brightness levels. When the maximum display brightness is reached, subsequent button presses decrement the display brightness until the minimum brightness level is reached. Thanks to this adjustable brightness, you will be able to keep your night-sight capabilities.
6. Shuttered eye-piece
Avoids light coming out of the viewfinder. It allows the operator to stay fully covert.
7. Rugged design
Ready for go-anywhere operations. In all weather conditions.
8. Different lens options available
According to your needs you can choose for the HS-324 with a 24° field of view or HS-307 with 7° field of view.
9. Hand strap
The H-Series have a hand strap on both sides of the camera for both left- or right handed use.
10. SD-card slot
The Pro version allows images and video, which can later be used as evidence, to be stored on a removable SD-card.
11. USB2 connection
Allows for fast transfer of images from the H-Series Pro to a PC.
12. Battery compartment
Contains 4 AA batteries.

 

FLIR HS-Series Technical Specifications

 

HS-324 HS-307
IMAGING PERFORMANCE
Detector type Focal plane array, uncooled Vanadium Oxide (Vox) Microbolometer: 320 x 240 pixels
Spectral range 7.5 to 13.5 μm
Field of view 24° (H) x 18°(V) with 19 mm lens 7° (H) x 5°(V) with 65 mm lens
Field of view with 2x extender 12.0 (H) x 9°(V) with 19 mm lens NA
Thermal sensitivity <50 mK at f/1.0 at +25°C
Image frequency 8.3 Hz Pal / 7.5 Hz NTSC*
Focus HS-324: Fixed – HS-324 with 2x extender and HS-307: Manual
Electronic zoom 2x
Image processing Digital Detail Enhancement (DDE)
IMAGE PRESENTATION
Viewfinder Built-in display – Color QVGA LCD
Video output NTSC or PAL composite video; RCA jack NTSC or PAL composite video; RCA jack
Image Polarity White hot / black hot; selectable White hot / black hot; selectable
POWER
Requirements 4 AA Batteries; rechargeable NiMH, non rechargeable Li-Ion or Alkaline
Battery life > 5 hours on NiMH batteries – 120 hours in stand-by with NiMH batteries
ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATION
Operating temperature range -20°C to +60°C
Storage temperature range -40°C to +75°C
Humidity Non condensing 5% to 95%
Encapsulation IP67
Drop Operational after 1 meter drop onto concrete
 PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
HS-324 HS-324 with extender
Camera Weight incl. Lens and batteries 660 grams 970 grams
Camera Size (L x W x H) 240 mm x 85 mm x 60 mm 265 mm x 85 mm x 75 mm
Shipping weight (camera + packaging) 2 kg 2 kg
Shipping size (camera + packaging)
(L x W x H)
420 mm x 155 mm 250 mm 420 mm x 155 mm 250 mm
Shipping weight (camera + packaging)
(L x W x H)
The 2x extender is being shipped in a seperate box of approx 1 kg
PRO Version only
IMAGE STORAGE
Format Standard JPEG – 1 GB SD-card
Storage functions Single image
VIDEO STORAGE
Format MPEG4 – 1 GB SD-card
Storage functions 9Hz, full frame up to limit of SD-card, apporox. 8 seconds / MB
INTERFACES
SD-card 1 slot
USB2 Image transfer to PC
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS (Pro)
HS-324 HS-324 with extender
Camera Weight incl. Lens and batteries 660 grams 970 grams
Camera Size (L x W x H) 240 mm x 85 mm x 60 mm 265 mm x 85 mm x 75 mm
Shipping weight (camera + packaging) 3 kg 3 kg
Shipping size (camera + packaging)
(L x W x H)
420 mm x 265 mm x 250 mm 420 mm x 265 mm x 250 mm
Shipping weight (camera + packaging)
(L x W x H)
The 2x extender is being shipped in a seperate box of approx 1 kg
Standard Package: HS-307 or HS-324 handheld thermal imaging camera, 4 rechargeable batteries, hot shoe charging and video output attachment, Video output cable, AC charger, lanyard, manual
Extra for Pro Version: 1 GB SD-card, USB cable, carrying Pouch, 2x extender ring (for HS-324 only), pelican case upgrade