Boson® 640

Compact LWIR Thermal Camera Core

  • The FLIR Boson® 640 Longwave Infrared (LWIR) Thermal Camera Core sets a new standard for size, weight, power, and performance (SWaP).
  • A full-featured VGA thermal camera module just 7.5 grams and less than 4.9 cm³.
  • It utilizes FLIR infrared video processing architecture to enable advanced image processing and several industry-standard communication interfaces while keeping power consumption low.
  • It has a 12 µm pitch vanadium oxide (VOx) uncooled detector, a resolution of 640 x 512, and it is available with multiple lens configurations, adding flexibility to integration programs.
  • FLIR’s expandable infrared (XIR) video processing with embedded industry-standard interfaces empowers advanced processing and analytics in an industry-leading system-on-a-chip.
  • Boson new design lets FLIR bring you high resolution cameras at low resolution prices.
  • COMING SOON! A new release of Boson software (v 2.1) pending within the next couple of weeks will bring about:
    • Improved image quality through various new and improved noise filters for shutterless configurations (also benefits shuttered cameras)
    • USB 3.1 Gen 1 (formerly called USB 3.0 and also called USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 1)
    • External Sync fully validated
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes and optimizations
  • This product has a 1 – 8 week estimated delivery time. Expediting may be possible. Contact us for more information.

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  • Image of red star Unmatched image sensitivity
  • Image of red star Advanced image processing
  • Image of red star Peripheral sensor drivers
  • Image of red star Integrates into embedded systems
  • Image of red star Small size, light weight
  • Image of red star Various available lens options

Specifications

  • Detector Array: Uncooled VOx Microbolometer
  • Pixel Pitch: 12 µm
  • Pixel Resolution: 640 x 512
  • Spectral Band: 7.5 µm – 13.5 µm
  • Thermal Sensitivity (NETD): (choose one)
    < 40 mK (Industrial)
    < 50 mK (Professional)
    < 60 mk (Consumer)
  • Frame Rate: (choose one)
    30/60 Hz Fast Video
    ≤9 Hz Slow Video
  • Dynamic Range: 14 bit
  • Operation Range: -40 °C to 80 °C
  • Storage Range: -50 °C to 105 °C
  • Pixel Operability: > 99%
  • 1500 G Shock @ 0.4 msec
  • Dimensions (without lens): 21 mm x 21 mm x 11 mm
    (H x W x D ± 0.5 mm)
  • Weight (without lens): 7.5 g
  • UART or USB for Power & Data
  • Peripheral Channels: I2C, SPI, SDIO
  • Video Channels: CMOS or USB2
  • Continuous Electronic Zoom: 1x – 8x zoom
  • f-number: 1.1
  • Image Orientation: Adjustable (vertical flip and/or horizontal flip)
  • Non-Uniformity Correction (NUC): Factory calibrated; updated FFCs with FLIR’s Silent Shutterless NUC (SSN™)
  • Snapshots: Full-frame snapshot, SDIO interface to support removable media
  • Integral Solar protection
  • Symbol Overlay: Re-writable each frame; alpha blending for translucent overlay
  • Scene Dynamic Range (Gain Mode in parentheses): to +140 °C (high) to +500 °C (low)
  • Precision Mounting Holes: Four tapped M16 x 0.35 (rear cover). Lens support recommended when lens mass exceeds core mass.
  • Input Voltage: 3.3 VDC
  • Power Dissipation: Varies by configuration; as low as 500 mW

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Options / Accessories

  • Lens Options:
    4.9 mm Lens (95° HFOV)
    8.7 mm Lens (50° HFOV)
    14 mm Lens (32° HFOV)
    18 mm Lens (24° HFOV)
    24 mm Lens (18° HFOV)
    36 mm Lens (12° HFOV)
    55 mm Lens (8° HFOV)
    73 mm Lens (5.5° HFOV)

Functions

  • Process Control
  • Robotics
  • Industrial Vision Systems
  • Aerial Radiometric Imaging
  • UAV Integration
  • Scientific Research
  • Building Automation
  • Security Monitoring

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Infrared cameras have been made important to the world, as of late. But they’ve been our focus since 1995. We’re a global force in protecting people through advanced technology.

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