FLIR M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized Maritime Thermal Night Vision System

FLIR M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized Maritime Thermal Night Vision System

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FLIR M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized Maritime Thermal Night Vision System

The FLIR M-Series First Generation Cameras have now retired.
The following information is for reference purposes only. Find out more about the NEW M-Series Cameras

  • 640x480 Resolution
  • Gyro-Stabilized
  • 35mm Focal Length - Multi-Sensor
  • 18°(H) x 14º(V) FOV
  • Automatic window heaters keep both sets of optics free of ice to deliver crystal clear video.
  • 2X and 4X e-zoom functions give the thermal camera best-in-class range performance.
This Thermal Camera is export controlled. More Information


Gyro-Stabilized Multi-Sensor Maritime Night Vision System

The new FLIR M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized maritime camera is the most advanced member of FLIR's industry-leading M-Series line of thermal night vision systems. The M-618CS combines long-range thermal night vision with a color zoom camera and gyro-stabilization, making it the most capable system in its class. Choose to mount the camera flat or hanging upside-down.

The FLIR M-618CS 35mm dual sensor thermal maritime camera with a 640 x 480 resolution and 18ºx14º field of view comes complete with a 2x & 4x e-zoom on a sturdy gimble mount. These features provide clear images from further away, even in total darkness. Ther M-618CS can detect small vessels from over two miles away!

The M-Series also comes equipped with an easy to use controller which is simple to use, provides precise system control, and lets users access all of the important camera functions with push-button controls. The Controller allows the user to select various settings and options, there are also features to control color balance and select specific color pallets for specific scenarios.

Model NumberM-618CS
Thermal Imaging Specifications
Sensor Type 640 x 480 VOx Microbolometer
FOV 18º x 14º (NTSC)
Focal Length 35 mm
E-Zoom 2x & 4x
Image Processing FLIR DDE
Daylight Imaging Specifications
Detector Type Color CCD
Lines of Resolution 530
Minimum Illumination 1.4 lux
FOV ~58° (h) × 43° (v) w/ 10× optical zoom matched to IR
System Specifications
Size 7" dia. x 11.4" ht.
Weight ~11.5 lbs
Pan/Tilt Coverage 360º Continuous Pan, +/-90º Tilt
Video Output NTSC or PAL
Connector Types BNC with BNC-to-RCA adapter included for video out
Power Requirements 12 VDC to 24 VDC (-10%/+30%)
Power Consumption 25 W nominal; 50 W max
Operating Temperature Range -25°C to +55°C
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to +85°C
Automatic Window Defrost Standard
Sand/Dust Mil-Std-810E
Water Ingress IPx6
Shock 15 g vertical, 9 g horizontal
Vibration IEC 60945; MIL-STD-810E
Lightening Protection Standard
Salt Mist IEC60945
Wind 100 knot (115.2 mph)
EMI IEC 60945
Standard Package Camera Head with 18-inch Pigtails for Power, Analog Video, and Ethernet;
Joystick Control Unit; Operator Manual
Warranty 3 Year (With product registration)
Optional Accessories Dual Station JCU; Low Smoke, Zero Halogen Ethernet Cables; Top-Down Mounting Riser
Range Performance
Detect Man (1.8m x 0.5m) ~4,000 ft (1.2 km)
Detect Small Vessel (4.0m x 1.5m) ~2.4 mi (3.9 km)

Every M-Series and M-Series Next Generation thermal camera system includes:

  • Camera unit with 18-inch (45 cm) pigtails for power, analog video and Ethernet
  • FLIR Joystick Control Unit (JCU1) kit
  • Camera base O-ring
  • RJ45 weatherproof coupler
  • Female-to-female F-type video connectors
  • Stainless steel mounting hardware kit
  • Notes: 18 AWG power cable and RG59 video cable(s) not included.