FLIR LS-XR Thermal Night Vision Monocular 30HZ

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FLIR LS-XR Thermal Night Vision Monocular 30HZ 431-0011-21-00

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FLIR LS-XR 30HZ Thermal Monocular Camera


For 2015 FLIR replaces the LS64 model with the new LS-XR which offers all the same great features you come to expect from a high end thermal monocular and adds a larger 640x480 LCD display and a USB video output port.

  • 640x480 VGA LCD

  • USB Video out port

  • Palm-Sized Portability

  • Light Weight - Only 12 Ounces

  • Rugged, Weathertight, Ergonomic Design

  • Multiple Resolution Choices for Increased Detection Range

  • Up to 4x Digital e-Zoom

  • White Hot, Black Hot and InstAlert Palettes

  • 4-Button Operation: Power, Polarity, Zoom and LCD Brightness/Laser Activation

FLIR LS-XR Thermal Night Vision Monocular 30HZ Description

The FLIR LS is more than  just a night vision monocular, it is a thermal imaging device that makes it easy to implement target acquisition and see in dark situations where other night vision devices might let you down. Thermal imaging technology makes it much easier to see, even in bad weather conditions, because it relies on the heat waves that everything release. This makes the FLIR LS a an exponentially more powerful choice on the field than a lesser night vision device that does not use thermal imaging, as such devices will not give you the clarity and vision in tough to see encounters that the FLIR LS will.

These models have been specifically designed for law enforcement personnel because of their impressive features and ease of use for target acquisition and stealth. When you need a lightweight, compact, and rugged night vision device that you can easily hold in the palm of your hand, the FLIR LS is a brilliant choice.

This 35mm LS64 Thermal Night Vision Monocular will allows you to see in pitch black conditions without the need for infra red; as long as targets keep giving off heat, thermal imaging technology will keep reporting it. It is this level of reliability that makes the FLIR LS a great choice for any tactical situation.

The model you are looking at also has a rugged yet ergonomic design, built to be easily handheld for long periods of time.

It weighs a total of 12 ounces.

As with all our Night Vision and Thermal Imaging devices, Night Vision Guys offers competitive pricing on the best devices. The high quality of these devices guarantees that they will meet your expectations and serve you well. Buying these units from guarantees quick handling as well as excellent service and price.

Thermal Imaging

Please note that most thermal devices are built per order.  It may take 3-5 days or more for your order to ship.  If timely shipping is important to you, please, contact us to verify availability prior to ordering. 

Thermal devices can produce various types of images.  Some are color others are monochrome.  In either case change in shade or color indicates temperature differences.

color thermal image thermal bw image

Here is how thermal imaging devices work...

A special lens focuses the infrared light emitted by all of the objects in view.

The focused light is scanned by a phased array of infrared-detector elements. The detector elements create a very detailed temperature pattern called a thermogram. It only takes about one-thirtieth of a second for the detector array to obtain the temperature information to make the thermogram. This information is obtained from several thousand points in the field of view of the detector array.

The thermogram created by the detector elements is translated into electric impulses.

The impulses are sent to a signal-processing unit, a circuit board with a dedicated chip that translates the information from the elements into data for the display.

The signal-processing unit sends the information to the display, where it appears as various colors depending on the intensity of the infrared emission. The combination of all the impulses from all of the elements creates the image.

There are a few key Manufacturers when it comes to thermal imaging.  

ATN: produce such well knows devies as ThOR-HD thermal scope, BINOX-THD thermal binoculars, and OTS-HD thermal monocular.  

FLIR/Armasight: the largest maker of consumer level thermal products is well knows for their full product line.  Zeus thermal scopes, Q14 and Scout monoculars, Helios and Scout binoculars and many more.

Pulsar: a very popular brand for digital night vision and thermal imaging.  Key products include Pulsar Trail and Apex thermal scopes and Pulsar Helion and Quantum thermal monoculars.

Seek: mobile device mounted thermal cameras are the main products of this brand.

Delivery Time and Manufacturing Process for FLIR LS-XR Thermal Night Vision Monocular 30HZ:

Most of our manufacturers do not keep products like FLIR LS-XR Thermal Night Vision Monocular 30HZ assembled on the shelf. Night Vision tubes are kept separate from the body of the unit. When the order is placed, the manufacturer starts the order processing and assembly process which includes the following:

  • Order processing - we collect all the necessary information including address and phone numbers. We also make sure that our customer ordered the correct product for their needs and that the product can be exported by US law to the country of destination. In some cases a signed export compliance form is required.
  • QC - in this step the manufacturer will inspect all individual parts which will be used to assemble the night vision device for any defects.
  • Production & Assembly - during production, all the parts are put together. Night Vision tubes in inserted into the body of the unit and all the complex electronics for the device are connected. This process takes place in a special lab called the "clean room" as even a small speckle of dust can cause undesired optical effect.
  • QA - one the night vision device is assembled, it goes through a rigorous testing process to make sure it meets all the expected specifications and all parts function as expected. For this most manufacturers have a special "dark room" designed to allow testing of the units without causing incidental damage to the night vision tube by exposure to bright light.
  • Packaging - this is a key process as well. In most case your night vision device will be shipped to you directly from the manufacturer but sometimes needs to be sent to us first. In either case items need to be packaged securely to avoid any kind of damage during transportation.
  • Shipping - as described above items will most of the time ship from the manufacturer. For most domestic orders (unless shipping to POB or AFB) a premium shipper like FedEx or UPS will be used.

Only by following the above steps can we along with our manufacturers bring you - our customer - night vision products of highest quality, However as you can understand the above process can take several days to complete. For example if your device fails QA, the entire process restarts. Also at QC stage a manufacturer may realize that the tube they have in stock has a defect and a replacement tube needs to be ordered. Due to the complexity of this process, it is prudent to expect 3-4 business days for production and handling of the purchased device. Keep in mind that this process is designed to guarantee your satisfaction with the night vision device of your choice.  It occasionally possible to expedite the process for urgent orders but addional fees or other restrictions may apply.

Technical Specifications

Detector Type 640 x 512 VOx Microbolometer
Focal Length 35 mm Fixed Focus
Field of View (H x W) 18deg. x 14deg.
Digital E-Zoom 4x
Start-up < 2 Seconds
USB Port Charging/Software Updates
Image Optimization Proprietary Digital Detail Enhancement
Refresh Rate 30 Hz
Polarity White Hot, Black Hot, InstAlert
Battery Type Internal Battery/Li-Ion
Battery Recharging USB Cable for Internal Battery; AC Adapter
Battery Life (Thermal Imager Only) 5+ Hours Typical
Laser Type Visible Red (Wavelength 630-660nm)
Laser Class IIIA/3R (US FDA/IEC)
Laser Power <5mW (3.5mW typical)
Environmental Rating IP-67
Operating Temp. -4deg.F to 122deg.F (-20deg.C to +50deg.C)
Range Performance Detect Man-Sized Target (1.8 m x 0.5 m): 1200 yds (1.09 km)
Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.70x2.31x2.44" / 17x5.86x6.19cm
Weight 12.9oz / 365g

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