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TIR3 Thermal Camera

Discontinued.  This model has been replaced by the TVS-200


Highly Refined IR Thermography Camera TIR3


bulletAutomatic Calibration simplifies user effort (Automatic Non Uniformity Calibration)
bulletVisual Laser Locater to help identify thermal image
bulletVisual image stored alongside thermal data/image for subsequent analysis and report writing
bulletAutomatic MS Word report writer quickly generates professional reports
bulletVoice annotation with images to help user identify images later
bulletMotorized Focus, Digital Zoom
bulletLarge 320 x 240 thermal array displayed on a full color display
bullet640 x 480 CMOS NTSC Video Output for viewing on a monitor or saving to a VCR/Handicam
bulletThermal image/data storage of actual thermal measurements - not a JPG.  Thermal data can be analyzed with supplied software or exported to a MS Excel Spreadsheet
bulletRugged Design
bulletUses Sony camcorder batteries



Rugged and durable

User- friendly controls, extremely light weight and ease for carry enable maintenance professionals to use the camera several hours a day. Withstanding shock and vibration and carrying the IP 54 industrial rating, it is suitable for inspection in harsh environment.

Intuitive user interface & easy operation

Three direct access buttons, a joystick and a Windows style menu, easily trigger all the functions and allow point-and-shoot operation.

Efficient thermal and visual imaging




With a thermal sensitivity of 0.08°C, the camera detects and captures extremely small temperature differences in high-resolution, noise-free 16-bit thermal images. Sharp digital visual images provided by the built-in visual camera enhance the efficiency more.

Precise reliable temperature measurement

Auto indication of hot spot and the image center. One cursor automatically indicates the position and temperature of the hottest spot within the image. Another cursor stays at the image center forever to show its temperature and provides a reference for inspection analysis.

Audible and visible alarms

Audio alarm will automatically trigger for a spot with temperature exceeding the value preset by an operator. For power insufficiency, both audio and video alarm will produce.

Multiple measurement modes

Simultaneous four- spot & four- area analysis, line profile, isotherm analysis and electronic zoom function expedite comprehensive probe for and pinpointing of potential problems.

Visible Laser locator & interfaces

The integrated laser locator helps operators accurately associate a hot spot shown in the thermal image with the real physical target. The laser dot may be selectively turned on.  The dot provides assistance when trying to identify the location of the thermal image.  For instance, when measuring a roof for hidden moister, the visual image will look like a normal roof while the thermal image shows the moisture.  Using the laser helps the operator identify where the moisture is physically located.  RS232 series communications enables remote control of the camera. A 1/4” mount is located under the camera for use with a tripod.

Visual Image Storage along with thermal radiometric image/data

The TIR3 automatically stores a visual image along with the thermal image/data when the user selects to save an image.  The visual image can be automatically displayed in the supplied report writer software along with the thermal image.  The report writer will automatically generate a professional report in Microsoft Word including sections for comments, parameters, temperature measurements, etc. 

Thermal Image/Data Storage

Unlike many thermal cameras, the TIR3 can store the thermal data/image (as well as the visual image) for subsequent analysis.  The thermal image is actually the complete array of temperature measurement points of the 320x240 pixel array (76,800).  Thus, the camera takes 76,800 simultaneous temperature measurements and stores each temperature for later analysis.  Software is included which can display the images, allow user defined false color pallets, pallet range definitions, temperature measurements, gradients, isotherms, temperature differences, filters, transformations, etc.  The temperature array data can also be exported to a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet. 

Auto memory of customized setting & Easy recover of default setting

Your preferred camera settings will remain after re-switching on. Pressing only one button will resume all the default settings of the camera if needed.

Large capacity radiometric image storage

256MB compact flash memory card stores fully radiometric images together with temperature measurement and voice annotation. Images can be easily and rapidly downloaded from camera to PC.

Professional inspection and reporting software

Offering extensive range of temperature measuring, image processing and report generating functions, the easy-to-operate Windows- based software highly automates the process of reporting and archiving infrared images, improving professional thermographers’ productivity and efficiency.

License free and rapid delivery

Utilizing European microbolometer FPA detector technology, the camera is without export or import license restriction, which significantly improves delivery time to our customers throughout the world

Performance Detector: 320 x 240 Microbolometer Uncooled FPA
  Spectral range: 8-14µm
  NETD: 0.08°C@30°C
  Accuracy: ±1°C±1%
  Temperature Range: -25°C+500°C / -4 to 932°F
  Frame Frequency: 50 Hz
  Field of View: 21°X 15°(11°X 8°Optional)
  Lens: 40mm f/0.8
  Spatial Resolution: 1.2mrad
  Ambient Correction: Provided
  Emissive Correction: 0.10 to 1.00 (0.01 step)
  Freeze: Provided
  Display colour: 10 Palettes Available
  Display: 0.25 inch built-in colour LCD Viewfinder (4 inch LCD optional)
  Measurement modes: 4 spots, max, min, average, isotherm,
three lines & areas temp. analysis
Image Storage Data Memory: 1000 images
  Voice Annotation: 8 seconds /image
Interface Communication: RS232 / Firewire 1394
  Laser Locator 1mW/635nm (red)
  Video Output: NTSC (Live Video)
Environmental Operating Temperature: -25°C—60°C(-40°C optional)
  Storage Temperature: -40°C—60°C
  Enclosure: IP54
Electrical Power Supply: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery.
7-14 VDC input
  Power Requirements: 7.2V
  Battery Operation: 2 hours continuous operation
Physical Characteristics Camera Dimensions: 148mm X 104mm X 107mm (body)
  Camera Weight: 1.5kg (including battery)
Software Main Functions: Image Process
Measurement (multi points, delta-two, max and etc.)
Zoom (area zoom, half, two, full screen and etc.)
Report Generation (three formats & MS-word format)
Optional Lens, Accessories & functions Optional according to requests






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Last modified: June 18, 2015