High Performance MWIR InSb Camera


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The FLIR X6900sc is an extraordinarily fast, highly sensitive MWIR camera designed for scientists, researchers, and engineers. With advanced triggering, on-camera RAM/SSD recording, and a four-position motorized filter wheel, this camera offers the functionality to stop motion on high speed events, whether they’re in the lab or on the test range

The World’s Fastest 640 x 512 Resolution IR Camera

  • High Speed, High Sensitivity

    Captures 640 x 512 images at 1000 frames per second, making it the world’s fastest full-resolution, commercially-available thermal camera

  • On-Camera Streaming or Digital Recording

    Save up to 26,000 frames of full resolution data to on-camera RAM with a guarantee of zero dropped frames.

  • Advanced Filtering Options

    Incorporates an easy access, four-position motorized filter wheel that permits filter exchange in any environment, and features automatic filter recognition.

±1°C or ±1% of reading*
Detector Type
FLIR Indium Antimonide (InSb)
Dynamic Range
Integration Time
270 ns to 687 sec
<20 mK
Optional Temperature Range
Up to 1,500°C (2,732°F) Up to 2,000°C (3,632°F)
640 x 512
Standard Temperature Range
-20°C to 350°C (-4°F to 662°F)
Well Capacity
11.0 M electrons
Connections & Communications
Synchronization Modes
Genlock, Sync-in, Sync-out
2 x 1/4 in. -20 / 1 x 3/8 in. -16 / 4 x #10 -24 / Side: 3x 1/4 in. -20 (each side)
Operating Temperature Range
-20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature Range
-40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F)
Imaging & Optical
Available Lenses
3-5 µm: 17 mm, 25 mm, 50 mm, 100 mm, 200 mm Broadband (1-5 µm): 25 mm, 50 mm, 100 mm (Uses FLIR HDC Optics)
Camera f-number
f/2.5 or f/4.1
Close-up Lenses/Microscopes
1x, 4x (3-5 µm, requires f/4.1 camera)
Detector Pitch
25 µm
Digital Zoom
1x, 4x, 4:3
Filter wheel, standard 1-inch filters
Frame Rate [Full Window]
Programmable; 0.0015 Hz to 1004 Hz
Image Time Stamp
Internal IRIG-B decoder clock TSPI accurate time stamp
>99.8% (>99.95% typical)
Selectable 8-bit
Radiometric Data Streaming
Simultaneous Gigabit Ethernet (GigE Vision), Camera Link, CoaXPress (CXP)
Readout Modes
Asynchronous integrate while read Asynchronous integrate then read
Readout Type
Sensor Cooling
Closed cycle rotary
Spectral Range
3.0 – 5.0 µm or 1.5 – 5.0 µm
Standard Video
Subwindow Modes
Flexible windowing down to 64 x 4 (steps of 32 columns, 4 rows)
Lens Interface
FLIR HDC (4-tab bayonet)
On Camera Image Storage
RAM (volatile): 16 GB, up to 26000 frames, full frame SSD (non-volatile): >4 TB
Customizable (IRIG-B, Date, Integration time, Internal temp, Frame rate, Sync mode, Cooler hours)
Pixel Clock
355 MHz
Video Modes
HD: 720p/50/59.9 Hz, 1080p/25/29.9 Hz
Measurement & Analysis
Automatic Gain Control
Manual, Linear, Plateau equalization, ROI, DDE
24 VDC (<50 W steady state)
Shipping Information
Size [L x W x H ] w/o Lens Handle
249 x 158 x 147 mm (9.8 x 6.2 x 5.8 in.)
Weight (without lens & with handle)
6.35 kg (14 lbs)
Thermal Imaging
Detector Resolution
640 x 512
Media Gallery
Going In-Depth with the FLIR X6900sc High Speed MWIR Science-Grade Infrared Camera
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