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New 17 micron thermal imager and day/night camera DualSec

2nd September 2010 - 16:10 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The new DualSec 640 17 micron is a powerful around the clock, day and night multi sensor observation head, especially developed for security applications. It allows medium range observation and detection using state of the art thermal imaging and CCD technology. The 17 micron vastly increases the range of view making it ideally suited for large area surveillance in difficult viewing conditions like rain, fog, mist, dust, etc. Typical applications are for Airports, Military sites, Docks and High Security areas.

DualSec features the 1/4" Sony FCB-1000 36x zoom CCD camera for daytime operation, and an uncooled dual field of view thermal imaging camera for day and night operations. The utilization of a zoom CCD camera and dual FOV (45/135mm), auto-focus thermal imager makes it ideal for wide field-of-view situational awareness and detection. This system also provides a narrow field-of-view medium-range target recognition. The thermal imager can be supplied with a 640x480 pixels 17 micron pixels, which offer, human target detection(1.5x0.5meters) up to 3,500 meters and NATO targets (2.3x2.3meters) at 9,000 meters. The system works in the 8 -12µ wave length range, ideally suited for vision through rain, snow, and sand, etc. situations in which standard cameras cannot produce good images. The addition of Enhanced Mode image processing greatly improves detection rate of possible problems. DualSec is ruggedized to withstand the harshest weather and environmental conditions, including rain, direct sunlight, high humidity and dust. Communications are via RS232, RS422 or Pelco D. Video output is CCIR or RS-170 from the thermal imager and NTSC or PAL from the camera. The unit works in temperatures from -32 to 50C and can be powered from 9V to 28V. The camera is

MIL Standard 461D & 810E and is IP 65 or IP 67 as an option. The camera can be fixed, mounted or integrated with a pan and tilt device

This imager provides the user with the latest in security control under difficult viewing conditions and will greatly facilitate the assessment of critical situations where good information is essential to making the correct decision.

Source: Premier Electronics

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