The M7 Falcon Long Range PTZ FLIR Thermal Camera

The M7 Falcon is a high performance Long range thermal imaging flir PTZ camera That packs Advanced multi EO/IR sensors for exceptional day & night vision capabilities
FLIR EO/IR for UAV, UAS, and drones.

The M7 Falcon Long Range PTZ FLIR Thermal Camera

The M7 Falcon is a high-performance, long-range, thermal imaging FLIR PTZ camera. It packs advanced multi EO/IR sensors for exceptional day and night vision capabilities. Multiple fixed and continuous telephoto zoom long-range Germanium lenses are available to satisfy long-range detection, recognition, and identification of targets of interest.

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Demonstration Video for the M7 Long Range PTZ FLIR Camera

Example of our M7 Long Range PTZ FLIR camera being used in an aviation surveillance setting.

Advanced Features, Configurations, Performance Specs, and Application Flexibility

Comprehensive Overview of the M7 Ultra Long Range Thermal Imaging System

Performance and Capabilities:

Reliability and Durability

  1. All-metal construction for ultimate ruggedness and durability.
  2. All-weather design capable of withstanding harsh environments.
  3. Reliable platform ensures years of maintenance-free operation.
  4. Zero backlash and protection from intense energy sources and sun damage.

Advanced Features

  1. User-friendly system, easy to install, learn, and operate.
  2. Includes enhancement features like Gamma, Polarity, Calibration, Detail Enhancement, Brightness, Contrast, Auto Or Manual Focus, Ranging, Sensor Protection, Crosshair Selection, and more.
  3. Supports H.265/H.264 video compression and protocols like TCP/IP, HTTP, DHCP, DNS, and more.

Adaptability and Versatility

  1. Ideal for fixed, marine, mast pole, and mobile mounted applications.
  2. Reliable 24/7 security solution for surveillance of borders, coastlines, shorelines, and high-value/critical perimeter environments.

Technical Specifications

  1. Resolution: 640×512 with a field of view that zooms 17° wide to 1.8° narrow.
  2. Full PTZ controls with 360-degree continuous rotation.
  3. Hardened/coated anti-glare optics and an auto-focus algorithm.

Environmental Suitability and Protection

  1. Operates in temperatures between -25° ~60°, can withstand up to 90% humidity, and resist seismic shocks.
  2. Built-in surge protection interface circuit.
  3. Resilient against salt spray with IP66 protection level.
Armed forces in desert

United Kingdom Armed Forces, USA Military and Canadian Armed Forces

Military and Defense

Advanced Thermal Imaging Solutions

For surveillance, target tracking and detection, range finding, and stealth operations using the HD low-light VIS+NIR 500x zoom BSI CMOS EO camera and LED dazzler.

Military and Defense


Military thermal imaging solutions
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US-Mexico, South Korea-North Korea, and US-Canada Border Security

Border Security

Range of Solutions For Border Security Around The World

In border patrol applications, the M7 Falcon’s long-range imaging capabilities are pivotal in detection and identification of illegal activities, even in complete darkness or harsh weather conditions.

Border Security

Ensuring Safe Borders

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OGI Thermal Imaging Tech

Industrial Thermal Solutions

Thermal Cameras With OGI

Optical Gas Imaging

The M7 Falcon supports various industrial monitoring tasks like pipeline surveillance, plant safety, and equipment troubleshooting, thanks to its thermal imaging technology that detects temperature anomalies.

Industrial Monitoring

With Optical Gas Imaging

Military thermal imaging solutions
US Navy Ship Aerial View

24/7 Rugged Surveillance

Thermal Maritime Solutions

With advanced salt-spray protection

Deployed on naval vessels or port facilities, the M7 Falcon enables maritime surveillance, detecting potential threats, aiding navigation and performing search and rescue operations in all weather conditions.

Maritime Solutions

Rugged 24/7 Salt-Proof Thermal Solutions

Military thermal imaging solutions
Drugs hidden in vehicle compartments

Law Enforcement, Advanced Aerial, Critical Infrastructure, and Other Thermal Solutions

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Additional Technical Specifications in Table Format

Category Sub-category Specifications
Thermal Imaging Camera Type Maintenance free uncooled VOX Microbolometer FPA Focal Plane Array
Resolution 640 x 512
Field of View Zoom 17° Wide to 1.8° Narrow (optical) Degrees FOV
Wavelength Long Wave Infrared LWIR
Spectral Range 7 – 14 Microns
NETD High sensitivity 40mK
Detection Vehicle 12 Miles / Human 4.5 Miles / UAV 1.25 Miles / Fire (6.5×6.5 ft area) 4.5 Miles
Identification Vehicle 3.3 Miles / Human / UAV 0.75 Mile
Operational Altitude 7.5 Miles
Shock 1500 g @ 0.4 msec
Solar Protection Yes
NUC Auto/Manual Silent, Instant
Imaging Detail/Contrast enhancement. Full auto imaging AGC contrast & brightness
Polarity Black hot / White Hot
Color 16 Styles
Electronic Zoom 1-10x Electronic Zoom
Alarm/Alert 16 region target selection
Range Finder OSD ranging with Human and Vehicle target symbology
Daytime/Lowlight Camera Resolution 50Hz: 25FPS (1920×1080) 60Hz: 30fps (1920×1080) 50Hz: 25FPS (1280×960); 60Hz: 30fps (1280×960) 50Hz: 25FPS (1280×720) 60Hz: 30fps (1280×720)
Color 0.05Lux @ (f1.8, AGC on) black and white: 0.01LUX @ (f1.8, AGC on)
SNR >52dB
Lens Focal length 8-310mm, 40x optical zoom
Aperture Value F1.8-f6.0
Horizontal Field of View Angle 41.3o – 2.0o (wide angle – telescope) close range 10 mm – 1500 mm (wide angle – telescope)
Zoom Speed About 3.5 seconds (optical, wide-angle telescope)
Day/Night Conversion Mode ICR filter
BSI CMOS CCTV Extended Features Focus Mode: Auto / manual / primary focus
Exposure Mode Auto exposure / aperture priority / shutter priority / manual exposure
Day and Night Mode Auto / color / black and white electronic shutter 1 / 1 second to 1 / 30000 second
White Balance Auto 1 / Auto 2 / indoor / outdoor / manual / sodium lamp / fluorescent lamp
Backlight Compensation Off / On
Gain 16 level adjustable
Bad Point Compensation Support
Wide Dynamic Off / On, adjustable at 15 levels
Digital Noise Reduction 3D
Lens Initialization Built in
Image Quality Adjustment Brightness, contrast, sharpness and saturation can be adjusted
Digital Zoom 12 network function
Video Compression H.265/H.264
Compressed Output Code Rate 32kbps-16mbps
Audio Compression G.722.1, G.711-a law, G.711-u law, MP2l2, G.726, AAC, PCM
Storage Function Supports micro SD / micro SDHC / micro SDXC card (up to 256g)
Image Setting Movement function can be adjusted through client or IE browser
Intelligent Alarm motion detection, blocking alarm, memory full, memory error
Support Protocol TCP / IP, HTTP, DHCP, DNS, DDNS, RTP, RTSP, PPPoE, SMTP, NTP, UPnP, SNMP, FTP, 802.1x, QoS, HTTPS, IPv6 (SIP, SRTP, optional), gb28181, onvif, psia, CGI, ISAPI three stream support
CMOS/BSI Low Light Imager Pixels 2MP electrical focus
HD Infrared Correction Optical IR correction design, diurnal focus
Auto Aperture Support
Night-Day Wide Spectrum 0.4-0.75um visible broad spectrum window and 0.8-0.95um NIR narrow spectrum window with day-night independent double-pass window to improve the signal-to-noise ratio of imaging light and stray light
Preset Position Precision potentiometer, DC5V, zoom focusing feedback
Interface C/CS
Structure Material Integral aluminum alloy housing, sealed and waterproof
Structure Integration double window design
Window Glass 4mm microcrystalline infrared high-efficiency transparent HLIN optical glass, transmittance > 98%
Surface Spraying PTA three-resistance coating, anti-corrosion (optional)
Temperature Control The whole system adopts thermal balance design + wide temperature electronic and optoelectronic devices, with built-in heating and heat dissipation components, which can work in low temperature and high-temperature environment
Weather Proof IP66, water-proof, dust-proof
Connector Aviation Water-Proof Connector
PTZ Load Duty 30kg CNC Pan-Tilt
Pan and Tilt 0 – 360° continuously, Tilt +45°~-45°
Rotation Speed Pan: 0.0130°/S, Tilt 0.0115°/S, support with lens focus speed adaptive function
Preset 255 preset, support lens zooming and focus preset
Accuracy ±0.1°
Cruise Line-Scan Support 6 cruise line, 1 line scan
Watching Pre-positioning/Automatic Cruise Route/Automatic Scanning Route
Power-Off Memory Support (restoring pre-power-off position, preset point status, cruise status, line-scanning status)
Azimuth Information Support angle query, return and positioning
Zero Correction Support for north-to-zero remote correction function
Power Consumption about 80W
Weight 29 kg
IP Network Interface RJ45. 10/100 Base-T adaptive (integrated video output and RS485 control)
Network Protocol TCP/IP, UDP, IPv4/v6; support HTTP, RTP, RTSP, NFS, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, UPNP, PPPoE, DNS, FTP; support PSIA, ONVIF2.0, GB28181
Support Onvif 2.0 a
Pelco Support Pelco-P, Pelco-D baud rate 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200 (optional)
Power Supply AC/DC24V, Anti-reverse connection protection
Interface Aviation waterproof connector
Category Subcategory Specifications
Thermal Imaging Camera Type Maintenance free uncooled VOX Microbolometer FPA Focal Plane Array
Resolution 640 x 512
Field of View Zoom 17° Wide to 1.8° Narrow (optical) Degrees FOV (WIDER AND NARROWER FIXED AND ZOOM OPTICS AVAILABLE, PLEASE INQUIRE)
Structural Material Integral aluminum alloy housing, sealed and waterproof
Window Glass 4mm microcrystalline infrared high-efficiency transparent HLIN optical glass, transmittance > 98%
Environmental Working Temperature – 25° ~60° (- 40° Optional)
Consumption ±150W
Category Subcategory Specifications
Environmental Storage Temperature -45 ~ +70
Humidity <90%
Seismic Resistance 0.2g (in accordance with GB/T15211-2013 5.4 harsh grade 2
Impact Resistance 15g (in accordance with GB/T15211-2013 5.3 harsh grade 3)
Lightning Protection Built-in surge protection interface circuit, 4000V power supply, 2000V signal
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