Thermal Imaging Camera For Continuous Condition and Safety Monitoring


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FLIR AX8 combines thermal imaging with a visual cameras in one small, affordable package for continuous temperature monitoring and alarming. The AX8 helps you guard against unplanned outages, service interruptions, and failure of electrical or mechanical equipment. Compact and easy to install, the AX8 provides continuous monitoring of electrical cabinets, process and manufacturing areas, data centers, energy generation and distribution, transportation and mass transit, storage facilities and refrigeration warehouses.

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  • Automatic Analysis And Alarms

    Streaming video output means the AX8 can provide live video of every installation plus automated alarming.

  • Industrial Protocols

    Ethernet/IP and Modbus TCP compliant so analysis and alarm results can be easily shared to a PLC.

  • Compact and Easy to Install

    The AX8 measures only 54 x 25 x 95 mm, making it easy to install in space constrained areas for uninterrupted condition monitoring.

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Alarm Functions
Automatic alarms on any selected measurement function. A maximum of 5 alarms can be set
Alarm Output
Digital Out, store image, file sending (ftp), email (SMTP), notification
Camera size (L x W x H)
54 × 25 × 79 mm (2.1 × 1 × 3.1 in.) w/o connectors 54 × 25 × 95 mm (2.1 × 1 × 3.7 in.) w/ connectors
Detector Type
Focal Plane Array (FPA), uncooled microbolometer
FLIR Screen-EST Mode
Packaging Size
210 x 142 x 70 mm (8.27 x 5.59 x 2.76 in.)
Web interface
Connections & Communications
Control, result and image
Ethernet Connector Type
M12 8-pin X-coded
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, sftp, SMTP, SMB (CIFS), DHCP, MDNS (Bonjour)
Ethernet Standard
IEEE 802.3
Ethernet Type
100 Mbps
Ethernet Video Streaming
Storage Media
Built-in memory for image storage
Atmospheric transmission correction
Automatic, based on inputs for distance, atmospheric temperature and relative humidity
25 g (IEC 60068-2-29)
EN 61000-6-2:2001 (Immunity) EN 61000-6-3:2001 (Emission) FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class B (Emission)
Emissivity Correction
Variable from 0.01 to 1.0
IP67 (IEC 60529)
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
Operating Temperature Range
0°C to +50°C (32°F to +122°F)
Storage Temperature Range
–40°C to +70°C (–40°F to +158°F) IEC 68-2-1 and IEC 68-2-2
2 g (IEC 60068-2-6)
Imaging & Optical
Automatic Image Adjustment
Built-in Digital Camera
640 × 480
Color Palettes
Color palettes (BW, BW inv, Iron, Rain)
Digital Camera FOV
Adapts to the IR lens
Field of view (FOV)
48° × 37°
Image Modes
Thermal, Visual, MSX (IR-image with enhanced detail presentation)
Image Streaming Formats
Motion JPEG, MPEG, H.264
Image Streaming Resolution
640 × 480
IR Resolution
80 × 60 pixels
Spectral Range
7.5–13 µm
Thermal Sensitivity/NETD
< 0.10°C @ +30°C (+86°F) / 100 mK
Measurement & Analysis
±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading (+10 to +100°C at +10 to +35°C ambient)
6 boxes with max./min./average
External Optics & Windows Correction
Automatic, based on input of optics/window transmission and temperature
Measurement Corrections
Global object parameters
Measurement Presets
Object Temperature Range
–10°C to +150°C (14°F to 302°F)
Optics Transmission Correction
Automatic, based on signals from internal sensors
Reflected apparent temperature correction
Automatic, based on input of reflected temperature
Set-up Commands
Date/time, Temperature °C/°F
Spot Meter
External Power Connector Type
M12 8-pin A-coded (Shared with digital I/O)
External Power Operation
12/24VDC, 2 W continuously/ 3.1 W absolute max
Voltage Allowed Range
Shipping Information
Infrared camera with lens, printed documentation, user documentation CD-ROM
Storage Media
File Formats
Image Storage Mode
IR, visual, MSX
Visible Camera
Minimum 10 Lux without illuminator
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