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Thermo FLEX F50

Category: Cameras
Manufacturer: AVIO


The AVIO Thermo FLEX F50 Thermal Imaging Camera with removable camera unit and touch screen display for free style and easy operation. 

With a wide -20°C to 350°C temperature range, 240 x 240 image resolution and either 35 x 35° or 70 x 70° FOV, the FLEX F50 is ideal for all inspection and research applications.


  • Measures temperatures up to 350°C
  • New feature - Auto Point, allows the user to easily set the maximum / minimum limit from the thermal image
  • 0.05°C resolution (at 30°C)
  • Focuses as close as 10cm, with a 70° x 70° field of view
  • Three models available dependant upon application, Basic, Standard or Online
  • Visual and IR image capture, with a 5MP Visual Picture in Picture
  • Online Thermal image movie capability, recording directly to MicroSD and transfer via USB
  • Standard accesories include: AC adapter, MicroSD Card, MicroSD Card Adapter, USB cable, Neck Strap, NS9500LT Software, Operation Manual and carry case


Copyright AVIO (Nippon Avionics)


Infrared Detector

Uncooled Focal Plane Array (microbolometer)

Spectral Range

8 to 14µm

Measuring Range-20 to 350°C
Sensitivity (NETD)

0.05°C at 30°C

Accuracy±2°C or ±2%
Frame Rate


Detector Pixels240(H) x 240(V) pixels
Field of View (FOV)

35°(H) x 35°(V) F50A Model
70°(H) x 70°(V) F50B Model

Spartial Resolution

2.8mrad F50A Model
5.3mrad F50B Model

Focal Distance10cm to infinity, F50A; 30cm to infinity F50B
FocusFocus Free
Auto FunctionsAuto-scale, Auto-Max, Auto-Point
Colour PalletOlive, Rainbow, Brightness, Hot-White, Hot-Black, etc.
Gradation256/128/64/16 tones
Visual Camera5MP CMOS Camera
Visual / Thermal FusionPicture-in-Picture (with trimming function), Blending (Transparency changeable, size & position adjustable)
Display Functions1 to 4 times continuous digital zoom (Thermal, Visible, Fusion)
Measuring Functions

Alarm Function: Alarm Display, Alarm Sound, Colour Alarm, Alarm Recording
Temperature Correction: Emissivity (Full image, Multi-point), Environmental / Background, Emissivity Table)Point Temperature: 5 Movable points, Temperature Search: MAX/MIN x 1 each

Standard/Online Models Only:
Temperature Display in Assigned Regions: BOX x 1 (MAX, MIN, AVG in BOX)
Line Profile: Line x 1
Delta Temp: Delta-T x 1

Storage DeviceMicroSD Card, conforms to SDHC
Data Storage

Still Image: JPEG with temperature data (14bit), Visual image recorded simultaneously

Standard/Online Models Only:
Continuous Recording: 7.5Hz (up to 10 sec)
Interval Recording: 3 sec to 60 min interval, with visual image recorded
Trend Graph: CSV format
Line Profile: CSV format
Voice Annotation: 30sec Recording / Replay per thermal image
Text Annotation: up to 128 characters per thermal image. Characters imported from MicroSD card.


File Transfer: USB2.0 (MTP)
Real Time Transfer (Online model): USB2.0 (Thermal/Visual Image, max. transfer speed 7.5Hz)

Display4.8" HD (720 x 1280 pixels), Touch Panel
AuxillaryLED Light (equipped camera unit)
EnvironmentOperating temperature/humidity:
Camera Unit: -20°C to 70°C, 90% RH Non-condensing
Controller Unit: -40°C to 50°C, 90% RH Non-condensing
Vibration/shock: With stand 1m drop, 29.4m/sec²(3G), 294m/sec²(30G)
EMC: Conforms to CE (Class A)
Dust/splash Proof: IP64 equivalent
Battery Operation4 hours (typ with power saving mode), Rechargeable Li-ion battery built-in
AC PowerAC Adapter by USB micro B cable (100V to 220VAC 50/60Hz)
DimensionsCamera Unit approx. 30m x 40mm x 130mm Exc. projections and cable
Controller Unit approx. 169mm(H) x 92mm(W) x 24.5mm(D) Exc. projections and cable
WeightCamera Unit approx. 100g
Controller Unit approx. 400g
(Excluding cable)

 See specification sheet for full details. Specifications subject to change without notice.

Thermal Camera Comparison

Maximum Temperature Range (°C)650
1500 *
2000 *
Standard Resolution480 x 360640 x 480240 x 240640 x 480320 x 240
Super Resolution960 x 7201280 x 960--640 x 480
Sensitivity (°C)0.0250.0250.050.034
Accuracy (±°C)112244
Field of View (°)24 x 1832 x 2435 x 35
70 x 70 *
37.5 x 28.1
71.2 x 53.4
90.2 x 67.7 * 
22 x 17
Frame Rate (Hz)40
8 *
7.5 *
7.5 *

* Model dependent