FLIR A400/A700™ Series Thermal Smart Sensor Camera (2022)

FLIR A400/A700 THERMAL SMART SENSOR CAMERA Image and Optical Data A400 Thermal Smart Series

A700 Thermal Smart Series

IR Resolution 320 × 240 640 x 480 Visual resolution* 1280 × 960 Thermal Sensitivity (NETD) Depending on lens used; see lens specification Field of view (FOV)

70mm/6°, 29mm/14°, 17mm/24°, 17mm/24° Macro, and 10mm/42°

*Denotes Horizontal Field of View Thermal Resolution <30 mK to <50 mK, lens dependent Spatial resolution (IFOV) 1.4 mrad/pixel IR Camera Focus One-shot contrast, motorized, manual Measurement Object temperatures -20°C to 2000°C (-4°F to 3632°F), 3 ranges Accuracy ±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading Feature Comparison Standard Configuration Advanced Configuration* Built in spot analytics
6 10 Built in area analytics
6 10 Built in alarms Isotherms Iso-coverage
Digital I/O
PoE
Modbus TCP
Built in web interface
Motorized Focus
Built in fault diagnostics
REST-API
MQTT Modbus TCP Master
ONVIF-S
Pan & Tilt support
Built in line analytics function
Built in polyline analytics function
Built in polygon analytics function
Multi image streaming
Compressed 16-bit image streaming
External Black-body correction Measurement Analysis Standard Configuration Advanced Configuration* Standard functions 6 spotmeters, 6 boxes, 3 Deltas, 1 isotherm, 1 iso-coverage, 1 reference temperature 10 spotmeters, 10 boxes & mask polygons, 3 Deltas, 2 isotherm, 2 iso-coverage, 1 reference temperature, 2 lines, 1 polyline Automatic hot/cold detection Max./min. temperature value and position shown within box Scheduled response sftp (image), SMTP (image and/or measurement data/result) Measurement frequency Up to 10 Hz Measurement result read-out Yes; common protocols include Ethernet/IP,
Modbus TCP, MQTT, and REST API Alarm Alarm function On any selected measurement function; digital in;
internal camera temperature Alarm output Yes: common output includes e-mail, EtherNet/IP,
Modbus TCP, and RESTful API Video Streaming, RTSP Protocol Unicast Yes Yes Multicast Yes Yes Multiple image streams Yes Yes Video Stream 0 Source Visual, IR, MSX® Visual, IR, MSX® Contrast enhancement FSX®, histogram equalization (IR only) FSX®, histogram equalization (IR only) Overlay With, without With, without Pixel format YUV411 YUV411 Encoding H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG Video Stream 1 Source Visual Visual Contrast enhancement -- -- Overlay No No Pixel format YUV411 YUV411 Encoding H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG Radiometric Streaming Standard Configuration Advanced Configuration* Source -- IR Pixel format -- MONO 16 Encoding

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(Video) Introducing the FLIR Elara FR-345-EST

Compressed JPEG-LS;
FLIR Radiometric Video/radiometric streaming, GVSP (GigE Vision) protocol Unicast -- -- Multicast -- -- Multiple image streams

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Video stream 0 Standard Configuration Advanced Configuration* Resolution -- -- Contrast enhancement -- -- Overlay

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(Video) FLIR EST Kiosk—Skin Temperature Screening Solution

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Pixel format -- -- Encoding -- -- Radiometric streaming, GVSP Resolution -- -- Source -- -- Pixel format

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Encoding -- -- Ethernet Interface Wired; Wi-Fi* Connector types M12 8-pin X-coded, female; RP-SMA, female Ethernet type & standard 1000 Mbps, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet power Power over Ethernet, PoE IEEE 802.3af class 3 Ethernet protocols Include EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and MQTT Digital input/output Connector type M12 Male 12-pin A-coded (shared with ext. power) Digital input 2× opto-isolated, Vin (low) = 0-1.5 V, Vin (high) = 3-25 V Digital output 3× opto-isolated, 0–48 VDC, max. 350 mA (derated to 200 mA at 60°C). Solid-state opto relay, 1× dedicated as fault output (NC) Power system Connector type M12 Male 12-pin A-coded (shared with Digital I/O) Power consumption 7.5 W at 24 V DC typical; 7.8 W at 48 V DC typical;
8.1 W at 48 V PoE typical Wi-Fi* Connector type Female RP-SMA *Optional Feature
The FLIR A-Series cameras are designed for configuration to your specific needs.
A400/A700 Smart Sensor Configuration (Standard) Smart Sensor Configuration (Advanced) GENERAL Contrast Enhancement FSX® / Histogram equalization (IR only) OVERVIEW Accuracy

±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading,
for ambient temperature 15°C–35°C (59°F–95°F)
and object temperature above 0°C (32°F)

Alarm Functions On any selected measurement function, digital in, and internal camera temperature Alarm Output Digital out
E-mail (SMTP) (push)
EtherNet/IP (pull)
File transfer (FTP) (push)
Modbus TCP slave (pull)
MQTT (push)
Query over RESTful API (pull)
Store image or video

Digital out
E-mail (SMTP) (push)
EtherNet/IP (pull)
File transfer (FTP) (push)
Modbus TCP master write (push)
Modbus TCP slave (pull)
MQTT (push)
Query over RESTful API (pull)
Store image or video

Encoding H.264, MPEG4, or MJPEG Video stream: H.264, MPEG4, or MJPEG
Radiometric stream: Compressed JPEG-LS,
FLIR radiometric
Base Mounting 4× M4 on 4 sides Housing material Aluminium IR Resolution 320 × 240 / 640 x 480 Object Temperature Range -20°C to 120°C (-4°F to 248°F), 0°C to 650°C (32°F to 1202°F),
300°C to 2000°C (572°F to 3632°F) Size (L x W x H) 123 × 77 × 77 mm
(4.84 × 3.03 × 3.03 in) Thermal Sensitivity/NETD Lens dependent Web interface Yes Weight 0.82 kg (1.8 lb), camera only Multi-Streaming Yes CONNECTIONS & COMMUNICATIONS Digital I/O connector type M12 12-pin A-coded, Male (shared with external power) Digital I/O isolation voltage 500 VRMS Digital input purpose NUC, NUC disable, alarm Digital Inputs 2x opto-isolated, Vin(low)= 0–1.5 V, Vin(high)= 3–25 V Digital Output Purpose As a function of alarm, output to external device
Fault (NC) Digital Outputs 3x opto-isolated, 0–48 V DC, max. 350 mA; solid-state opto relay; 1x dedicated as Fault output (NC) Ethernet For control, result, image, and power Ethernet Communication TCP/IP socket-based FLIR proprietary Ethernet Connector Type M12 8-pin X-coded, female; RP-SMA, female Ethernet Power Power over Ethernet, PoE IEEE 802.3af class 3 Ethernet Protocols

EtherNet/IP
IEEE 1588
Modbus TCP Slave
MQTT
SNMP
TCP, UDP, SNTP, RTSP, RTP, HTTP, HTTPS, ICMP, IGMP, sftp (server),
FTP (client), SMTP, DHCP, MDNS (Bonjour), uPnP

EtherNet/IP
IEEE 1588
Modbus TCP Master
Modbus TCP Slave
MQTT
SNMP
TCP, UDP, SNTP, RTSP, RTP, HTTP, HTTPS, ICMP, IGMP, sftp (server),
FTP (client), SMTP, DHCP, MDNS (Bonjour), uPnP

Ethernet Standard IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Type 1000 Mbps RS-232 NA WiFi Optional feature purchased separately. RP-SMA, female connector Ethernet Interface Wired, Wi-Fi (optional) Multicast Yes ENVIRONMENTAL Atmospheric transmission correction Based on inputs of distance, atmospheric temperature, and relative humidity EMC ETSI EN 301 489-1 (radio)
ETSI EN 301 489-17 (radio)
EN 61000-4-8 (magnetic field)
FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class B (emission US)
ISO 13766-1 (EMC - Earth-moving and building construction machinery)
EN ISO 14982 (EMC - Agricultural and forestry machinery) Encapsulation IEC 60529, IP 54, IP66 with accessory Humidity (Operating and Storage) IEC 60068-2-30/24 hours, 95% relative humidity, 25°C–40°C (77°F–104°F)/2 cycles Operating Temperature Range -20°C to 50°C (–4°F to 122°F): • -20°C to 40°C (-4°F to 104°F) (in free air)
40°C to 50°C (104°F to 122°F) (mounted on cooling plate accessory)
Maximum camera case temperature: 65°C (149°F) Radio Spectrum FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class C (2.4 GHz band US)
FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class E (5 GHz band US)
RSS-247 (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band Canada)
ETSI EN 300 328 V2.1.1 (2.4 GHz band EU)
ETSI EN 301 893 V2.1.1 (5 GHz band EU) Shock IEC 60068-2-27, 25 g Tripod Mounting UNC ¼″-20 on 2 sides Vibration IEC 60068-2-6, 0.15 mm at 10–58 Hz and 2 g at 58–500 Hz, sinusoidal
• IEC 61373 Cat 1 (Railway) Corrosion • ISO 12944 C4 G or H • EN60068-2-11 FILE STORAGE & DATA TRANSFER Video Storage Records up to 10 H.264 videos; storage as function of alarm — 5 sec. before alarm and 5 sec. after alarm. IMAGING & OPTICAL Available Lenses 6°, 24°, 14°, 42° Detector Pitch 24 µm Focal Plane Array (FPA) Uncooled microbolometer Focus One-shot contrast, motorized, and manual Image Frequency 30 Hz Radiometric IR video streaming NA RTSP protocol Readout Measurement results:
Ethernet/IP (pull)
Modbus TCP slave (pull)
MQTT (push)
Query over REST API (pull)
Measurements and still image (radiometric JPEG, visual 640 × 480,
visual 1280 × 960), read access only
Web interface

Measurement results:
Ethernet/IP (pull)
Modbus TCP master (push)
Modbus TCP slave (pull)
MQTT (push)
Query over REST API (pull)
Measurements and still image (radiometric JPEG, visual 640 × 480,
visual 1280 × 960), read access only
Web interface

Spectral Range 7.5–14 µm Streaming Resolution Video stream 0: 640 × 480 pixels
Video stream 1: 1280 × 960 pixels
Video stream 0: 640 × 480 pixels
Video stream 1: 1280 × 960 pixels
Radiometric stream: 320 × 240 pixels
Video Streaming RTSP protocol Overlay With / Without Visible Camera Optional accessory MEASUREMENT & ANALYSIS Measurement Corrections Global object parameters; local parameters per analyze function Measurement Presets Yes Measurement Tools 6 spotmeters, 6 boxes,
3 Deltas (difference any value/reference/external lock),
1 isotherm (above/below/interval),
1 iso-coverage, 1 reference temperature
10 spotmeters, 10 boxes or mask polygons,
3 Deltas (difference any value/reference/external lock),
2 isotherms (above/below/interval),
2 iso-coverage,
1 reference temperature, 2 lines, 1 polyline
Automatic hot & cold detection Max./min. temperature value and position shown within box POWER External Power Operation 24/48 V DC 8 W max Power Connection M12 12-pin A-coded, male (shared with Digital I/O) Power Consumption • 7.5 W at 24 V DC typical • 7.8 W at 48 V DC typical • 8.1 W at 48 V PoE typical External Voltage Allowed range 18–56 V DC RADIOMETRY Image Source Video stream 0: visual / IR / MSX®
(visual camera is an optional feature)
Video stream 1: visual
Video stream 0: visual / IR / MSX®
(visual camera is an optional feature)
Video stream 1: visual Radiometric video stream: IR
STORAGE MEDIA Image Storage Records up to 100 FLIR radiometric JPEG; storage as function of: alarm, scheduling, or user interaction (camera web)

FAQs

Can FLIR one see through walls? ›

Thermal imaging devices can't “see” through walls. But pointing a thermal camera at a building still reveals sensitive information about what's going on inside. Thermal cameras read the heat radiating off of an object.

Can FLIR see through trees? ›

Thank you, FLIR! The inability of thermal cameras to find people if vegetation is around is a major frustration.

How accurate is a FLIR camera? ›

The standard FLIR product accuracy specification of ±2°C or 2% of the temperature reading at 30°C (86°F) ambient environment applies to all temperature ranges it measures and for the multiple applications for which it can be used.

What is the difference between FLIR and thermal? ›

FLIRs make pictures from heat, not visible light. Heat (also called infrared, or thermal, energy) and light are both parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, but a camera that can detect visible light won't see thermal energy, and vice versa.

Can thermal see through clothes? ›

Can Thermal imaging cameras see through clothing? No, thermal imaging cameras can detect the temperature of the cloth but will not see through it.

Can FLIR see through fog? ›

Although thermal imaging cameras can see in total darkness, through light fog, light rain, and snow, the distance they can see is affected by these atmospheric conditions.

Can you see fish with thermal imaging? ›

Unfortunately, thermal imaging will not help you see fish when you are fishing because fish are cold-blooded creatures whose temperature is not constant and depends on the water temperature.

Can you see snakes with thermal imaging? ›

Against the background of other objects, humans, animals, or cars have higher temperatures, and they show up more clearly on the device's screen. However, cold-blooded animals like snakes, for example, would be virtually impossible to detect with a thermal imager.

How far can a FLIR camera see? ›

A thermal camera with an SSR of 36:1 could measure an object as small as 1 foot at 36 feet away, or 1 meter at 36 meters away, or 4 meters at 144 meters away.

What is the difference between infrared and thermal imaging? ›

An IR thermometer, also known as a spot pyrometer or a temp gun, gives you a single number—the temperature measurement of a single spot on your target. A thermal imaging camera gives you temperature readings for each pixel of the entire thermal image, and allows you to visualize an entire scene in thermal.

What is the accuracy of thermal imaging? ›

FLIR thermal camera with screening mode can achieve accuracies of ±0.3°C (0.5°F) at the recommended ambient temperate of 30°C to 45°C (86°F to 113°F).

Can you use FLIR during the day? ›

Not only do thermal imaging cameras from FLIR provide unparalleled nighttime vision, but they also prove incredibly useful during the day.

Is thermal better than night vision? ›

Thermal is best used to detect the desired game object. Night vision is best used to recognize, identify and harvest the game only if facial recognition is required or for deer depredation. If you have your choice of options, thermal imaging is the best twenty-four hour imaging option.

Can my phone be a thermal camera? ›

This accessory turns your phone into a thermal camera - YouTube

Can thermal imaging see through houses? ›

No, thermal cameras cannot see through walls, at least not like in the movies. Walls are generally thick enough—and insulated enough—to block any infrared radiation from the other side. If you point a thermal camera at a wall, it will detect heat from the wall , not what's behind it.

Is there a camera that can see through walls? ›

The latest version of a 'sense through the wall' camera, developed by Israeli company Camero, can detect any object, wire, or even shallow breathing of a human, from a distance of over 50-meters (164 feet).

Can a thermal camera see through blinds? ›

Blinds are still effective even for blocking thermal camera drones from seeing indoors, and the thicker the curtain, the fewer chances there are to see through them.

Can FLIR see through water? ›

FLIR cannot see through glass or water, but it can see where cold water gets pushed up by the whale's passage. This is a phenomenon that was invisible to the naked eye and the rest of the team's equipment.

Can you see through clothes with infrared camera? ›

As Wired say: "But one odd side effect of infrared photography is that, in some cases, it can see right through clothing. Not always, and the clothes have to be pretty thin in the first place." The issue being that nowadays, the majority of high street clothes are indeed incredibly thin.

Can thermal imaging see through aluminum foil? ›

Can thermal imaging see through aluminium foil? ​The answer is NO. Any electrically conductive material will block infrared radiation. The greater the conductivity, the greater the blocking.

What material can block infrared? ›

To trap infrared light, Jiang and colleagues turned to a unique material called black silicon, which is commonly incorporated into solar cells. Black silicon absorbs light because it consists of millions of microscopic needles (called nanowires) all pointing upward like a densely-packed forest.

How do soldiers avoid thermal imaging? ›

Across the globe, the US Army is eyeing two new technological breakthroughs to avoid thermal imaging, with the help of US camouflage manufacturer Fibrotex. These are the Ultra-light Camouflage Netting System (ULCANS) and the Improved Ghillie System (IGS).

What can thermal imaging see through? ›

Well, no - but to be fair, they don't 'see through' anything at all. A thermal imaging camera detects the surface temperature of the first object in its line of sight; point one at a wall or other solid surface, and it will register the heat being radiated outward by that surface.

Why do thermal imaging cameras work better at night? ›

Since the ambient temperature at night (and importantly the temperature of unheated objects and the center of the environment) is much lower than during the day, thermal imaging sensors can show warm areas with higher contrast.

How do I hide my infrared lights on my security camera? ›

Place the duct tape directly over the panel on the security camera and press down with your fingers. Place a second piece of duct tape, identical to the first, over the panel. The density of the duct tape will prevent the glow from the IR LED from being seen.

Can thermal imaging see into water? ›

Usually a low level of moisture is fine, but leaks or heavy condensation can cause serious problems. A thermal imaging camera cannot “see” moisture in walls, but it can detect subtle temperature differences and patterns that reveal the existence of water.

Can you see deer antlers with thermal imaging? ›

Typically, deer have antlers so the thermal should be able to definitively tell you that none of your deer have horns. With a thermal, you can see the antlers when they are growing in and there is blood running in them. When they stop growing and harden you most likely can't see them, especially at any distance.

Can Infrared cameras see in the dark? ›

Because infrared cameras measure light that is not visible, they can work in darkness as well as daylight.

Can FLIR see through windows? ›

They CAN'T See Through Glass.

How deep into the ground can a thermal camera see? ›

The subterranean limit for most radar is about 30 feet, El-Baz said. Infrared imaging, which detects surface-level heat differences above buried objects, is most effective to a depth of about five feet, he said, though it, too, has been used to track objects 25 feet down.

What distance do thermal cameras work? ›

Depending on the camera configuration chosen it may be possible to detect humans beyond 15 km distance, ground vehicles or small boats beyond 20 km, larger ships or vessels and aircraft beyond 30 km.

Can you use thermal imaging during the day? ›

Thermal imaging devices can be used equally well day and night. Animals generate heat and are warmer than their surroundings making it possible to detect them at great distances using thermal imaging.

Can you see at night with thermal? ›

Night vision is impaired by conditions like dust, smoke, overcast nights, rain, and fog. Thermal imaging is not impaired by these conditions and can see in complete darkness. Night vision is an outdated technology that, while it still has its uses, is cheaper but lower quality than other options.

What does FLIR stand for? ›

The term FLIR stands for the abbreviation Forward Looking InfraRed. The abbreviation FLIR originated in the course of the further development of the infrared camera at the beginning of the 1960s.

How does a FLIR camera measure temperature? ›

All objects emit infrared energy, known as a heat signature. An infrared camera (also known as a thermal imager) detects and measures the infrared energy of objects. The camera converts that infrared data into an electronic image that shows the apparent surface temperature of the object being measured.

How do I choose a thermal camera? ›

Apart from cost and quality, the two major factors that you should keep in mind when buying a thermal camera are Detector Resolution and Thermal Sensitivity. The Detector resolution is the number of pixels that the thermal imager can fill in a frame. More the pixels, more detailed the image is going to be!

Are infrared cameras accurate? ›

You'll notice that most IR camera data sheets show an accuracy specification such as ±2ºC or 2% of the reading. This specification is the result of a widely used uncertainty analysis technique called “Root‐Sum‐of‐Squares”, or RSS.

Is there any camera that can see through walls? ›

A new camera developed in Israel can see through walls, even from a distance of over 300 feet. "It can be used remotely from one apartment to another, inside a shelter, or an autonomous car," says Amir Beeri, managing director and founder of Camero to i24NEWS.

Is there a device that can see through walls? ›

The Xaver 1000 is a portable scanner that allows soldiers to “see” through walls. The device can differentiate between different sized humans, animals, and even identify body parts. The system uses artificial intelligence to track movement patterns, giving users a leg up on enemies.

How far can FLIR one pro See? ›

How far you can see or detect a hot spot is a function of how hot the object is relative to its surroundings. The bigger the temperature difference, the easier it is to see. However, if you are looking for a more accurate temperature reading, you should be no more than 5 to 10 feet (1.5 to 3 m) away from your target.

Is there technology that can see through walls? ›

Range-R radar devices are the closest to being able to see through walls. Range-R radar devices pinpoint the location of a person based on sound waves that bounce back from a hand-held device.

Can FLIR see through glass? ›

Can thermal imaging see through glass? Fun fact: glass acts like a mirror for infrared radiation. If you point a thermal imager at a window, you won't see anything on the other side of the glass, but you will get a nice reflection of yourself in thermal.

Which camera can see through clothes? ›

YouTube channel Unbox Therapy took things a step further, demonstrating how the camera of the OnePlus 8 Pro can see through some items of clothing. In the video embedded below, Lewis Hilsenteger showed how the camera can see through his black t-shirt.

How can I use my smartphone to see through walls? ›

How To Use Your Smartphone to See Through Walls! Superman's X-ray ...

How can I spy through walls? ›

It's a cliche, but it works. Take a stemless glass and place the open end against the wall. Any sound waves that permeate the wall will resonate inside the glass and your ear will better be able to capture and process them.

Is there a device that can see through clothes? ›

A full-body scanner developed using space radar technology has been tested in China and produced unusually clear images through clothes, scientists say. Its ultra-high resolution could help to identify concealed items with greater accuracy at security checkpoints, according to the researchers.

Can you see snakes with thermal imaging? ›

Against the background of other objects, humans, animals, or cars have higher temperatures, and they show up more clearly on the device's screen. However, cold-blooded animals like snakes, for example, would be virtually impossible to detect with a thermal imager.

How deep into the ground can a thermal camera see? ›

The subterranean limit for most radar is about 30 feet, El-Baz said. Infrared imaging, which detects surface-level heat differences above buried objects, is most effective to a depth of about five feet, he said, though it, too, has been used to track objects 25 feet down.

What's better night vision or thermal? ›

Thermal scopes can easily detect animals or moving objects from a long distance whether it is day or night. Their detection is better than night vision scopes. Even in the roughest weather, they can help you see (except in extreme cold).

Can WiFi see through walls? ›

Wi-Vi is a new technology that enables seeing through walls using Wi-Fi signals. It allows us to track moving humans through walls and behind closed doors. Wi-Vi relies on capturing the reflections of its own transmitted signals off moving objects behind a wall in order to track them.

Can my neighbors see through my walls? ›

Answer: Your neighbors can't have visual surveillance of you unless they have installed cameras in your home. It's not possible to see through walls. You need to collect proof, by finding the devices, photographing them in situ, and recording any conversations you have with your neighbors.

Can infrared camera see through curtains? ›

Standard consumer camera drones cannot see through opaque window curtains; However, more advanced thermal cameras can detect human figures behind thin curtains.

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