Thermal Camera, Long-Range, Z-500

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Manufacturer General Dynamics Global Imaging Technology

General Dynamics

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With outstanding long-range target detection and recognition, the Z-500 continuous zoom thermal camera is the system of choice for force protection and surveillance. The Z-500 combines exceptional performance with unmatched reliability and ease-of-use.

User-defined preset field-of-view options offer the user unprecedented mission flexibility. The camera is easily integrated into any command and control system and provides easy-to-use push button interaction. With its ruggedized design and cooled infrared detector technology, this camera allows for maximum threat detection with lower total cost of ownership.

General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies designs and manufactures a full portfolio of high-performance thermal cameras and camera systems that provide our customers the clarity, accuracy and reliability to capture the shot that matters and successfully complete their mission.

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    • 5X Continuous Optical Zoom
    • Up to 10 User-Defined Zoom Presets
    • Cooled 3-5μm Infrared Sensor
    • High Sensitivity Mode
    • Dry Nitrogen Backfilled
    • Remote Control Capability
    • Auto and Manual Focus
    • Digital Video Output (Optional)

    Z-500 demonstration

    The below video demonstrates how the high sensitivity of the cooled Mid-Wave IR (3-5µm) allows for crisp images at 1km, even in adverse weather conditions (heavy, cold rain in this example).

    320x240 with focal 500mm (about 1° FOV) at 1km range

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Thermography No  
Resolution 320 x 240 pixel  
640 x 480 pixel  
Detection Range (km) Long range (>1km)  
Cooling Cooled  
Interface Analogue video