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Explorer V3 Thermal Night Vision & Low Light Camera System



Gyro Stabilized Crystal Clear Vision


Crisp thermal images 320 x 240 pixels

ComNav Digital Pattern Enhancement (DPE) to provide superior high resolution images in complete darkness, light fog, smog or low light environments;

Easy touch 2x electronic zoom via proportional joystick control keypad

Rugged construction exceeds military standards to operate in challenging navigation environments & man-overboard rescues with increased situational awareness

360 degrees continuous pan and +/-90 tilt provides seamless view coverage

Low-Lux, high resolution integrated camera with 36x optical zoom coupled with 10x digital zoom, giving sharp magnification of up to 360x

Wide angle view DPE technology provides commanding aid in navigation during twilight hours and allows for optimal maneuvering for docking inside a marina.

Rugged lightweight aluminum design with mono-crystalline germanium tempered glass embedded with hard carbon plating technology; weatherproof to IP67

Thermal windows have built-in heaters for auto defrost in freezing environments;

Wide angle and narrow angle thermal imagers available;

Thermal Display Modes: Black Hot, White Hot, Red Hot, Fusion, Rainbow

Scene Selection Modes: Night, Sunlight, Man Overboard, Night Docking

Flexible mounting via Gimbal sphere up or down; configurable on screen menu;

Simple touch freeze frame video function to provide a clear snapshot

Watch thermal and low light video simultaneously on single or multiple displays

Home position and auto scan sweeps can be easily programmed on up to 8 Hot Keys; Camera system can be parked and protected when not in use;

Multi-language on screen display capability; international symbology;

LCD and keypad backlighting adjustable for night applications

Optional up to four station remote joystick control units

White or silver grey camera finish optio

CE, FCC certified and RoHS compliance



Focal Plane Array Detector: Uncooled Vanadium Oxide (V0x) Microbolometer

Pixel: 320 x 240

Field of View: 20 (H) x 15 (V)

Lens: 50mm

Electronic Zoom: 2 x

Thermal Sensitivity: <50 mK @ f/1.0 @ 25C

Spectral Range: 7.5 13.5 μm

Focus: Auto



Detector Type: 1/4" HAD CCD

Lines of Resolution: 752 (H) x 582 (V)

Minimum Illumination: 0.01 LUX / F1.4

Field of Pan View: 48 (@1x), 2.3 (@36x)

Optical Zoom: 36 x (maximum zoom 360 x)

Digital Zoom: 10 x (maximum zoom 360 x)



Camera Finish: Matte White

Stabilization: Gyro compensated (2 axis internal) Adaptively optimized (up to high speed vessels)

Operating Voltage: 10 to 30 VDC

Power Consumption: 10 W standby 25 W nominal 50 W max with heaters operating

Operating Temperature: -25C to +55C

Storage Temperature: -40C to +85C

Waterproof: Sealed to IP67 standards; marine cables & corrosion resistant connectors

Wind Resistance: 100 Knots

Encapsulation: Sand & dust proof to Mil-Std-810E Salt mist & humidity to IEC60945

Shock Resistance: 15 g vertical; 9 g horizontal

Vibration Resistance: Mil-Std-810E

Additional built-in features: Auto window de-icing & defrost, Lightning & surge protection

Compliance - approval pending: CE, FCC, RoHS



Camera: 21cm / 8.3 inches in diameter 35cm / 13.8 inches in height

Joystick Keypad: 16cm (6.1 inches) x 12cm (4.5 inches)

Weight: camera: 10 kg / 22 lbs



LED backlit 12, 15 and 19 sunlight LCD display options

Multi-function joystick control keypad remote

Flash upgradable software

Multiple Thermal Display Modes and Scene Selection Modes

Multiple Stabilization Response Modes

Multi-protocol decoder: PELCO-P/D, RS422

Power-off memory function and programmable home position

Auto scan function; preset positioning tour;

On Screen Display password protection

Park Mode camera protection when not in use

Auto internal heater for cold temperatures

Remote can be surface or flush mounted

Wide & narrow angle thermal imaging view options

Auto or fixed focus lens options

Extra remote station capability

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Hellas Marine, Inc.

Chicago Marine Electronics
212 E. Crescent Ave.
Elmhurst IL. 60126

Phone : +1 (630) 501-1938

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Marine Electronics, Communication, Navigation, Autopilots & Instrument Marine products.

  1. Note: Posted MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) or CME prices are subject to and may change with out prior notification. Contact us for current pricing.

  2. Note: Posted prices do not include TAX for Illinois State residence, S&H, Installation, Set-up, Training, Calibration, Local Taxes or Custom fees and Freight carrier clearance fees of items sold.

  3. Note: Minimum Ground Shipping & Handling Policy: We do not have a minimum required order but small orders take just as much time to pick, pack and process as larger orders. A minimum of $15.00 shipping fee apply to your order. If the actual cost of shipping your products exceeds $15.00, we will revert to charging the actual cost of shipping. Back Orders or products marked "Pre-Order" and/or product not available at the time of shipment will be charged shipping as they are are shipped.

  4. Note: Products are not returnable, all sales are final, "Hellas Marine, Inc." and dba "Chicago Marine Electronics" does not provide any warranty as to any product sold, items sold may not be returned to "Hellas Marine, Inc." and dba "Chicago Marine Electronics", pursuant manufacture's warranty, defective products are repaired or replaced by the manufacturer, as per manufacturer's warranty.

  5. Note: "Hellas Marine, Inc." and dba "Chicago Marine Electronics" are not responsible for freight expenses on any warranty items S&H.

  6. Note: At "Hellas Marine, Inc." and dba "Chicago Marine Electronics" discretion, all items returned for credit are subject to a 25% restocking fee, sorry no refunds.

  7. Note: Our services are a person to person basis, to maintain our good prices and the latest software versions on product sold our stock is low, orders are processed by the date they received. Ordered products are Billed/Charged upon order.

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