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Flir AX8 Camera Temperature Sensor
Automated Multi Spectral Temperature Sensor/Digital IP Camera

Diagram of the Flir AX8 Temperature Sensor/Digital IP camera


The FLIR AX8 helps you guard against unplanned outages, service interruptions, and equipment failure by providing uninterrupted temperature monitoring, so you'll get the benefits of continuous condition monitoring and hot spot detection without the need for periodic manual scans. Compact and easy to install, AX8 provides continuous monitoring of:

  • Process and manufacturing industries
  • Data centers
  • Energy generation and distribution
  • Transportation and mass transit
  • Storage facilities
  • Refrigeration warehouses

FLIR AX8 Key Features

  • IP67 housing combines both VGA visual camera and thermal camera
  • Provides continuous temperature monitoring and alarming
  • AX8 monitors up to 6 hot spots in the image
  • Streaming IP video or Modbus TCP outputs
  • Power over Ethernet (POE) for simple cabling
  • At a great price of only $995

FLIR AX8 Key Benefits

  • Early detection of temperature-related problems
  • Avoid unplanned outages, service interruptions, and equipment failures
  • Get vital information without IR windows or manual scans
  • Streaming thermal, visible, or MSX video in MPEG, MJPEG, and H.264 formats
  • Automatic alarms sent when temperature thresholds are exceeded
  • Full suite of analysis functions
  • Only 54 x 25 x 95 mm in size
  • Two cable connections
  • Industry standard EthernetIP, Modbus TCP, and a built-in web interface for easy set-up

FLIR AX8 Thermal Imaging Camera Technical Specifications

Imaging & Optical Data
IR resolution 80 x 60 pixels
Thermal sensitivity/NETD < 0.10°C @ +30°C (+86°F) / 100 mK
Field of view (FOV) 48° x 37°
Focus Fixed
Detector data
Detector type Focal Plane Array (FPA), uncooled microbolometer
Spectral range 7.5-13 µm
Visual camera
Built-in digital camera 640 x 480
Digital camera, FOV Max 66°, Adapts to the IR lens
Sensitivity Minimum 10 Lux without illuminator
Object temperature range -10°C to +150°C (14°F to 302°F)
Accuracy ±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading (+10 to +100C@+10 to +35 amb)
Measurement analysis
Spotmeter 6
Area 6 boxes with max./min./average/position
Automatic hot/ cold detection Max/Min temp. value and position shown within box
Isotherm 1 with above/below/interval
Measurement presets Yes
Measurement option Schedule response: File sending (ftp), email (SMTP)
Difference temperature Delta temperature between measurement functions or reference temperature
Reference temperature Manually set or captured from any measurement function
Atmospheric transmission correction Automatic, based on inputs for distance, atmospheric temperature and relative humidity
Optics transmission correction Automatic, based on signals from internal sensors
Emissivity correction Variable from 0.01 to 1.0
Reflected apparent temperature correction Automatic, based on input of reflected temperature
External optics/ windows correction Automatic, based on input of optics/window transmission and temperature
Measurement corrections Global and individual object parameters
Alarm functions 6 automatic alarms on any selected measurement function, Digital In, Camera temperature
Alarm output Digital Out, log, store image, file sending (ftp), email (SMTP), notification
Color palettes Color palettes (BW, BW inv, Iron, Rain)
Set-up commands Date/time, Temperature °C/°F
Web interface Yes
Storage of images
Storage media Built-in memory for image storage
Image storage mode IR/visual images, simultaneous storage of IR and visual images. Visual and IR image automatically grouped together.
Periodic image storage Yes
Ethernet Control, result and image
Ethernet, type 100 Mbps
Ethernet, standard IEEE 802.3
Ethernet, connector type M12 8-pin X-coded
Ethernet, video streaming Yes
Ethernet, power Power over Ethernet, PoE IEEE 802.3af class 0.
Ethernet, protocols Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP, TCP, UDP, SNTP, RTSP, RTP, HTTP, ICMP, IGMP, ftp, SMTP, SMB (CIFS), DHCP, MDNS (Bonjour), uPnP
Image streaming
Image streaming formats Motion JPEG, MPEG stream, H.264, Stream format MPEG-4 ISO/IEC 14496-2
Image streaming resolution 640 x 480
Image modes Thermal, Visual, MSX (IR-image with enhanced detail presentation)
Automatic image adjustment Continuous/manual; linear or histogram based; possible to lock max, min or span temperature
Manual image adjustment Level/span/max/min
Power system
External power operation 12/24VDC, 2 W continuously/ 3.1 W absolute max
External power, connector M12 8-pin A-coded (Shared with digital I/O)
Voltage Allowed range 10-30VDC
Environmental data
Operating temp. range 0°C to +50°C (32°F to +122°F)
Storage temp. range -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F) IAW IEC 68-2-1 and IEC 68-2-2
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
EMC EN 61000-6-2:2001 (Immunity) EN 61000-6-3:2001 (Emission) FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class B (Emission)
Encapsulation IP67 (IEC 60529)
Bump 25 g (IEC 60068-2-29)
Vibration 2 g (IEC 60068-2-6)
Physical data
Camera size (L x W x H) 54 x 25 x 79 mm w/o connectors 54 x 25 x 95 mm w/ connectors
Shipping information
Packaging  Infrared camera with lens, Printed documentation, User documentation CD-ROM