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Fluke TiX500 Infrared Camera

Easy navigation around hard to reach objects with the industry's only 320x240 IR camera with a 5.7in touchscreen LCD and a full 180° rotating lens

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  • Your view of infrared technology is about to change 180°. The answer is right before your eyes, even when your target isn't.

      Navigate, capture and process images faster
    • Easily navigate over, under and around hard to reach targets with the full 180° articulating lens
    • Capture images with the only 5.7 inch responsive touchscreen LCD with on-camera analytics for in-field image analysis¹
    • Save time with post capture image processing – edit emissivity, background temp, transmissivity, palettes, color alarms, IR-Fusion and enable/disable markers all on camera
      In-Focus premium image quality with the touch of a button
    • Instantly get an in-focus image with pinpoint accuracy of your target with Fluke's exclusive LaserSharp® Auto Focus technology
    • Quickly and accurately determine the distance to your target with a built-in professional grade laser distance meter²
    • Enhanced image quality and temperature measurement accuracy – turn your 320x240 images into 640x480 images, that's 4x's the resolution and pixels with SuperResolution (in software)
    • Optional field installable smart lenses - 2x, 4x telephoto, wide angle and 25 Micron macro
      Save time and increase productivity with the Fluke Connect® App³
    • Work safer: View and capture images on your smartphone away from arc blast zones and moving machinery
    • Make decisions faster than before: Securely connect and collaborate with other team members so they can see what you see
    • Identify issues quicker than before: Compare current image with baseline image in the field on your smartphone
    • File reports directly from the field: Communicate equipment status and next steps immediately

    ¹Compared to industrial handheld infrared cameras with 320x240 detector resolution as of September 1, 2015
    ²Up to 30 meters (100 feet)
    ³Within provider's wireless service area

    • Temperature measurements up to 650 °C, for higher requirements see the TiX560
    • 180° articulating lens for those tough shots
    • The largest 5.7 inch responsive LCD touchscreen for a 320x240 infrared camera
    • LaserSharp® Auto Focus – utilizing precision laser technology, focus on your target with pinpoint accuracy and get the correct image and temperature measurements you need
    • Built-in laser distance meter – calculates the distance to your designated target up to 30 meters (100 feet) and displays the distance on the image
    • Quick and easy in-field analysis with IR-Fusion® blending technology
    • Connect to the largest network of wireless test and measurement tools with Fluke Connect® (not available in all countries)
  • Key Features
    IFOV with standard lens (spatial resolution) 1.31 mRad
    Detector resolution 320 x 240 (76,800 pixels)
    Field of view 24 °H x 17 °V
    Minimum focus distance 15 cm (approx. 6 in)
    IFOV with optional telephoto lens 0.65 mRad
    Field of view  12 °H x 9 °V
    Minimum focus distance 45 cm (approx. 18 in)
    IFOV with optional wide-angle lens 2.62 mRad
    Field of view 46 °H x 34 °V
    Minimum focus distance 15 cm (approx. 6 in)
    SuperResolution In software
    Image sharpening -
    LaserSharp® Auto Focus Yes, for consistently in-focus images. Every. Single. Time.
    Laser distance meter Yes, calculates distance to the target for precisely focused images and displays distance on screen
    Advanced manual focus Yes
    Streaming video (remote display) Via USB or WiFi
    Touchscreen display (capacitive) 14.4 cm (5.7 in) diagonal landscape color VGA (640 x 480) LCD with backlight
    Wireless connectivity Yes, to PC, iPhone® and iPad® (iOS 4s and later), Android™ 4.3 and up, and WiFi to LAN (where available)
    Fluke Connect® app compatible Yes (where available)
    Fluke Connect® tool compatible Yes (where available). Connects wirelessly to select Fluke Connect™ enabled tools. Five simultaneous connections supported.
    IR-Fusion® technology Yes
    AutoBlend™ mode Yes
    Picture-In-Picture (PIP) Yes
    Continuous AutoBlend™ -
    Rugged, ergonomic design for one-handed use Rotatable (articulating lens) >180 degrees
    Thermal sensitivity (NETD) ≤ 0.05 °C at 30 °C target temp (50 mK)
    Filter mode (NETD improvement) -
    Level and span Smooth auto and manual scaling
    Touchscreen adjustable level / span Yes. Span and level can be easy and quickly set by simply touching the screen.
    Fast auto toggle between manual and auto modes Yes
    Fast auto-rescale in manual mode Yes
    Minimum span (in manual mode) 2.0 °C (3.6 °F)
    Minimum span (in auto mode) 3.0 °C (5.4 °F)
    Built-in digital camera (visible light) 5 megapixel industrial performance 
    Frame rate 60 Hz or 9 Hz versions
    Laser pointer Yes
    LED light (torch) Yes
    Digital zoom 4x
    Data Storage and Image Capture
    Extensive memory options Removable micro SD memory card, on-board flash memory, save-to-USB capability, direct download via USB-to-PC connection
    Post-capture image editing (on camera) Yes. Conduct on camera analysis for in-field results.
    Advanced text annotation Yes. Including standard shortcuts as well as user programmable options.
    File formats Non-radiometric (.bmp) or (.jpeg) or fully radiometric (.is2); no analysis software required for non-radiometric (.bmp, .jpg and .avi) files
    Memory review Thumbnail view navigation and review selection
    Software SmartView® full analysis and reporting desktop software. In the field use the Fluke Connect® app on your smartphone.
    Export file formats with SmartView® software BMP, DIB, GIF, JPE, JFIF, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, and TIFF
    Voice annotation 60 seconds maximum recording time per image; reviewable playback on camera; Bluetooth headset provided
    IR-PhotoNotes™ Yes
    Text annotation Yes
    Video recording Standard and radiometric
    File formats video Non-radiometric (MPEG - encoded .AVI) and fully radiometric (.IS3)
    Remote control and operation (for special and advanced applications) -
    Auto capture (temperature and interval) Yes
    Batteries (field-replaceable, rechargeable) Two lithium ion smart battery packs with five-segment LED display to show charge level
    Battery life Three hours continuous use per battery pack 
    Battery charge time 2.5 hours to full charge
    Battery charging system Two-bay battery charger or in-imager charging. Optional 12 V automotive charging adapter
    AC operation AC operation with included power supply (100 V AC to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
    Power saving User selectable sleep and power off modes
    Temperature Measurement
    Temperature measurement range (not calibrated below -10 °C) -20 °C to +650 °C (-4 °F to +1202 °F)
    Accuracy ± 2 °C or 2 % (at 25 °C nominal, whichever is greater)
    On-screen emissivity correction Yes (both value and table)
    On-screen reflected background temperature compensation Yes
    On-screen transmission correction Yes
    Color Palettes
    Standard palettes 8: Ironbow, Blue-Red, High Contrast, Amber, Amber Inverted, Hot Metal, Grayscale, Grayscale Inverted
    Ultra Contrast™ palettes 8: Ironbow Ultra, Blue-Red Ultra, High Contrast Ultra, Amber Ultra, Amber Inverted Ultra, Hot Metal Ultra, Grayscale Ultra, Grayscale Inverted Ultra
    General Specifications
    Color alarms (temperature alarms) High-temperature and low-temperature
    Infrared spectral band 7.5 μm to 14 μm (long wave)
    Operating temperature -10 °C to +50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F)
    Storage temperature -20 °C to +50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F) without batteries
    Relative humidity 10 % to 95 % non-condensing
    Center-point temperature measurement Yes
    Spot temperature Hot and cold spot markers
    User-definable spot markers 3 user-definable spot markers
    Center box Expandable-contractible measurement box with MIN-MAX-AVG temp
    Safety  IEC 61010-1: Overvoltage Category II, Pollution degree 2
    Electromagnetic compatibility IEC 61326-1: Basic EM Environment
    CISPR11, Group 1, Class A
    Australian RCM IEC/61326-1
    US FCC CFR 47, Part 15 Subpart B 
    Vibration 0.03 g2/Hz (3.8 grms), 2.5g IEC 68-2-6
    Shock 25 g, IEC 68-2-29
    Drop Engineered to withstand 1 meter (3.4 feet) drop with standard lens
    Size (H x W x L) 27.3 cm x 15.9 cm x 9.7 cm (10.8 in x 6.3 in x 3.8 in)
    Weight (battery included) 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)
    Enclosure rating IP54 (protected against dust, limited ingress; protection against water spray from all directions)
    Warranty Two-years (standard), extended warranties are available
    Recommended calibration cycle Two-years (assumes normal operation and normal aging)
    Supported languages English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
    • Models
      Model Name Description  
      Fluke TiX500 60 Hz Fluke TiX500 60 Hz Infrared Camera


      • Thermal imager with standard infrared lens
      • Ac power supply and battery pack charger (including universal ac adapters)
      • Two, rugged lithium ion smart battery packs
      • USB cable
      • HDMI video cable
      • Bluetooth headset (where available)
      • Rugged, hard carrying case
      • Adjustable neck and hand strap
      • Flash drive with SmartView® Software and user manuals
      • Warranty registration card and calibration certificate
      Fluke TiX500 9 Hz Fluke TiX500 9 Hz Infrared Camera


      • Thermal imager with standard infrared lens
      • Ac power supply and battery pack charger (including universal ac adapters)
      • Two, rugged lithium ion smart battery packs
      • USB cable
      • HDMI video cable
      • Bluetooth headset (where available)
      • Rugged, hard carrying case
      • Adjustable neck and hand strap
      • Flash drive with SmartView® Software and user manuals
      • Warranty registration card and calibration certificate

Fluke Connect is not available in all countries.

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