FLIR Tau 2 324 7.5mm Thermal Imaging Camera Core

FLIR Tau 2 324 7.5mm Thermal Imaging Camera Core

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FLIR Tau 2 336 7.5mm Thermal Imaging Camera Core Angled View

FLIR Tau 2 336 7.5mm Thermal Imaging Camera Core

FLIR Tau 2 324 7.5mm Thermal Imaging Camera Core

TAU 2 324 Thermal Camera Series END OF LIFE: 
The Tau 2 324 7.5mm Thermal Camera Core has been discontinued. 

Please view the TAU 2 336 Matrix for comparable specifications. 

Product Highlights:

  • 324x246 Pixels
  • 63°H x 50°V FoV
  • 7.5mm Lens
  • 30Hz (7.5Hz Available)
  • 25μm Pixel Pitch
  • 72 Grams
  • LWIR
This Thermal Camera is export controlled. More Information

Discontinued Product

As of 6-AUG-2015 the FLIR TAU 2 640 30Hz (Fast Video) is now controlled for export under the
U.S. Department of Commerce Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) 6A003.b.4.b

These cameras can be exported to Strategic Trade Authorized (STA) countries with
No License Required (NLR) and only a Consignee Statement filled out.
For a STA list of countries and other Export information visit our Export Conditions page.


Color Palette Comparison (30Hz)

Color Palette Comparison (7.5Hz)


FLIR Tau 2 Features

FLIR Tau 2 324 (46324007H-FPNLX) LWIR Uncooled Thermal Imaging Cameras offer an unmatched set of features such as radiometry, increased sensitivity (<30mK), frame rates, and powerful image processing modes. Some key features include:

  • 640x512 Pixel Resolution
  • 30Hz Field-Switchable Frame Rates
  • 2x and 4x Continuous Digital Zoom
  • Multiple Color Palette Function
  • Remote Control via TTL
  • Improved Image Processing
  • Customizable Splash Screen
  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Exportable to Most Countries License Free

FLIR Tau 2 for OEM Applications

Since the electrical functions are common between the Tau 2 640, 336 and 324, integrators have direct compatibility between the different camera formats, and Tau 2 camera versions share many of the same lens options. Making them well-suited for demanding applications like:

  • UAV & UGV Systems
  • Component Analysis
  • OEM Handheld Imagers
  • Nighttime Navigation
  • Security Systems
  • Electrical Inspection 
  • Aerial Photography



FLIR Tau 2 Out of the Box Video (with VPC Module Kit)

FLIR Tau 2 Starter Kit Video

FLIR Tau Distance Chart  
OverviewTau 640Tau 336Tau 324
Thermal Imager Uncooled VOx Microbolometer
FPA / Digital Video Display Formats 640 × 512 336 × 256 324 × 256
Analog Video Display Formats 640 × 480 (NTSC); 640 × 512 (PAL)
Pixel Pitch 17 μm 25 μm
Spectral Band 7.5 - 13.5 μm
Full Frame Rates 30 Hz (NTSC)
25 Hz (PAL)
30/60 Hz (NTSC)
25/50 Hz (PAL)
Exportable Frame Rates 7.5 Hz NTSC; 8.3 Hz PAL
Sensitivity (NEdT) <50 mK at f/1.0
Scene Range (High Gain) -25°C to +135°C -25°C to +100°C -25°C to +135°C
Scene Range (Low Gain) -40°C to +550°C
Time to Image <5.0 sec <4.0 sec
Factory Optimized Video Yes
Physical AttributesTau 640Tau 336Tau 324
Size (w/o lens) 1.75" x 1.75" x 1.18"
Lensed & Lensless Configurations Available Yes
Precision Mounting Holes (M2x0.4) on
3 sides (2 per side)
Sealable Bulkhead Mounting Feature
on Lens Barrel (M29×1.0), WFOV Only
Image Processing & Display ControlsTau 640Tau 336Tau 324
NTSC/PAL (field switchable) Yes
Image Optimization Yes
Digital Detail Enhancement Yes
Invert/Revert (analog and 8-bit digital) Yes
Polarity Control (black hot/white hot) Yes
Color & Monochrome Palettes (LUTs) Yes
Digital Zoom 2x, 4x, 8x 2x, 4x
Continuous Zoom Yes
Symbology (256 gray & 256 color) Yes, single-pixel resolution for all models
Digital VideoTau 640Tau 336Tau 324
LVDS (14-bit or 8-bit) Yes
CMOS (14-bit or 8-bit) Yes
BT.656 (8-bit) Yes
Camera Link (Expansion Bus Accessory Module) Yes
Slow Video Option (factory configured) Yes
InterfacingTau 640Tau 336Tau 324
Primary Electrical Connector 50-pin Hirose
Input Supply Voltage 4.0 - 6.0 VDC
Power Dissipation, steady state (max 2.5W during shutter event of approximately 0.5 seconds) <1.2 W ~1.0 W
Flat-Field Correction (FFC) Duration <0.5 sec
Power Reduction Switch (disables analog video) Yes
RS-232 Compatible Communication 57,600 & 921,600 baud
External Sync Input/Output Yes
Discrete I/O Controls Available Yes (10-camera minimum)
Settable Splash Screens Yes (10-camera minimum)
User Configurability via SDK & GUI Yes
Dynamic Range Switching No Yes
EnvironmentalTau 640Tau 336Tau 324
Operating Temperature Range -40°C to +80°C
Non-Operating Temperature Range -55°C to +95°C
Temperature Shock 5°/min
Operational Altitude +40,000 feet
Humidity 5% - 95% non-condensing
Vibration 4.3g three axis, 8 hr each
Shock 200g shock pulse w/ 11 msec sawtooth
ROHS Compliant