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FLIR K53
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FLIR K53

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Overview:
Warranty & RMA

Fire Service 2-5-10 Warranty

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Software / Firmware

Download FLIR K-Series Software & Firmware

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Software / Firmware

K-Series Software

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Instructions

What is the temperature measurement accuracy for the Flir K series?

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Instructions

What is the highest object temperature the FLIR K series can see?

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Software / Firmware

How can I update my FLIR camera firmware?

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Instructions

How do the different Flir K series color modes present temperatures?

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Registration

I'm trying to register my FLIR product but I recieve an error that the serial number is not found. What is the reason?

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Configuration

What are the environmental specification for Flir K series?

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Technical Guidance

Are the batteries in FLIR cameras allowed on board airplanes?

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Instructions

How do I change the mode on my FLIR K series camera?

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Licenses

Is an export license required for FLIR Kxx cameras?

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Resources:
Warranty: FLIR Fire Service Product Warranty
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Datasheet: K53 Datasheet
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Brochure/Catalog: Firefighting Brochure
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Specifications
Overview
Accuracy
±4°C (±7.2°F) or ±4% of reading, for ambient temperature 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
Detector Type
Focal plane array (FPA), uncooled microbolometer
Field of view (FOV)
51° × 38°
Focal Length
9 mm (0.35 in.)
IR Resolution
320 × 240 pixels
Object Temperature Range
–20°C to 150°C (–4°F to 302°F) 0°C to 650°C (32°F to 1202°F)
Packaging Size
500 × 190 × 370 mm (19.7 × 7.5 × 14.6 in.)
Report Generation
Separate software (FLIR Tools)
Thermal Sensitivity/NETD
<30 mK @ 30°C (86°F)
Compatible with FLIR software
FLIR Tools®
Connections & Communications
Interface
Update from PC devices Data transfer to and from PC
Storage Media
Internal flash memory
USB
USB Mini-B
Environmental
Directives
Designed to meet NFPA 1801:2013 specification: Vibration Impact acceleration resistance Corrosion Viewing surface abrasion Heat resistance Heat and flame Product label durability
Drop
2 m (6.6 ft.) on concrete floor (IEC 60068-2-31)
EMC
EN 61000-6-2:2005 (Immunity) EN 61000-6-3: 2011 (Emission) FCC 47 CFR Part 15 B (Emission)
Encapsulation
IP 67 (IEC 60529)
Humidity (Operating and Storage)
IEC 60068-2-30/24 h 95% relative humidity 25°C to 40°C (77°F to 104°F) / 2 cycles
Magnetic fields
EN 61 000-4-8, Test level 5 for continuous field (severe industrial environment)
Operating Temperature Range
–20°C to 85°C (–4°F to 185°F) 150°C (302°F): 15 min. 260°C (500°F): 5 min.
Relative Humidity
95% relative humidity 25°C to 40°C (77°F to 104°F) non-condensing
Shock
25 g (IEC 60068-2-27)
Storage Temperature Range
–40°C to 85°C (–40°F to 185°F)
Tripod Mounting
UNC ¼"-20 (adapter needed)
Vibration
2 g (IEC 60068-2-6)
Imaging & Optical
Camera weight incl battery
1.1 ±0.05 kg (2.4 ±0.1 lb.)
Contrast optimization
Digital image enhancement using FSX
Depth of Field
0.84 m to infinity (33 in. to infinity)
f-number
1.25
Focus
Fixed
Image Frequency
60 Hz
Non-radiometric IR video recording
MPEG-4 to internal flash memory
Non-radiometric IR video streaming
Uncompressed colorized video using USB
Pitch
25 µm
Spatial resolution (IFOV)
2.8 mrad
Spectral Range
7.5–13 µm
Storage Capacity
200 files in total, with a maximum duration of 30 minutes. The total number of files is co-dependent on the number of saved images.
Measurement & Analysis
Isotherm
Yes
Spot Meter
1.0
Meter Data
Auto Range
Yes, selectable on/off using FLIR Tools®
Display
4 in. LCD, 320 × 240 pixels, backlit
Physical
Camera size (L x W x H)
120 × 125 × 280 mm (4.7 × 4.9 × 11 in.)
Languages
English
Set-up Commands
Local adaptation of units, date and time formats
Power
Battery capacity
4.4 Ah, at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F)
Battery operating time
Approx. 4 hours at 25°C (77°F) ambient temperature and typical use
Battery type
Li Ion
Battery voltage
3.6 V
Battery weight
0.152 kg (0.3 lb.)
Charging system
Battery is charged inside the camera 2-bay charger Optional In-truck charger
Charging Temperature
0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)
Charging Time
2 h to 85% capacity, charging status indicated by LEDs
Power Management
Automatic shutdown and sleep mode
Safety [power supply]
CE/EN/UL/CSA/PSE 60950-1
Start Up Time
<17 s. (IR image, no GUI)
Start-up time from sleep mode
<4 s.
Shipping Information
Material
PPSU Silicon rubber Aluminium, cast Flame-resistant magnesium alloy
Storage Media
File Formats
Standard JPEG
Image Storage
Standard JPEG; Image freeze: configurable
Image Storage Capacity
200 files in total the total number of files is co-dependent on the number of saved video clips.
Image Storage Mode
IR only