Compact TIC with MSX®


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FLIR is on a mission to make high quality thermal imaging cameras standard issue equipment for every member of a fire crew. The FLIR K2 makes that possible by providing capability, ruggedness, and reliability at an affordable price. With features such as Multi-Spectral Dynamic Imaging (MSX®), easy-to-use buttons, and operability in temperatures up to 500°C, the K2 is a small investment that pays big dividends–saving lives, protecting property, and ensuring firefighter safety.

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Rugged. Reliable. Life-saving.

  • Powerful Yet Affordable

    The K2 makes high-quality thermal imaging more accessible so more first responders can help save lives and protect property.

  • Compact and Easy to Use

    This lightweight camera attaches easily to turnouts, and offers simplified, single-button controls that can be used with heavy gloves.

  • Rugged and Reliable

    The K2 withstands a 2-meter drop onto concrete, is water resistant (IP67) and is fully operational up to 500°F (3 minutes).

Built-in Digital Camera
640 × 480 pixels
Detector Type
Focal plane array, uncooled microbolometer
Focal Length
1.9 mm (0.075 in.)
IR Resolution
160 × 120 pixels
PPSU Silicon rubber Aluminium, cast Flame-resistant magnesium alloy
Packaging Size
323 x 325 x 110 mm (12.7 x 12.8 x 4.3 in.)
12 µm
Minimum 10 lux
Spectral Range
7.5–13 µm
Tripod Mounting
UNC 1/4"-20
Compatible with FLIR software
FLIR Tools
Connections & Communications
Update from PC devices
USB Micro-B
2 m (6.6 ft.)
EN 61000-6-2:2005 (immunity) EN 61000-6-3:2011 (emission) FCC 47 CFR Part 15 B (emission)
IP 67 (IEC 60529)
Humidity (Operating and Storage)
IEC 60068-2-30, 24 hours, 95% relative humidity, 25–40°C (77–104°F), 2 cycles
Magnetic fields
EN 61 000-4-8, test level 5 for continuous field (severe industrial environment)
Operating Temperature Range
–10°C to +55°C (+14°F to +131°F): infinity +85°C (+185°F): 15 minutes +150°C (+302°F): 10 minutes +260°C (+500°F): 3 minutes
Relative Humidity
95% relative humidity, 25–40°C (77–104°F), non-condensing
25 g (IEC 60068-2-27)
Storage Temperature Range
–40°C to +70°C (–40°F to +158°F)
2 g (IEC 60068-2-6)
ASTM B117, salt spray, 5% saline solution in 48 hours and +35°C
Imaging & Optical
Auto Range
Auto, non-selectable
Camera size (L x W x H)
250 mm x 105 mm x 90 mm (9.8 in. x 4.1 in. x 3.5 in.)
Camera weight incl battery
0.7 kg (1.54 lb.)
Depth of Field
0.1 m (0.33 ft.), infinity
Digital Camera FOV
73° × 61°, adapts to the IR lens
3 in. LCD, 320 × 240 pixels, backlit
Field of view (FOV)
47° × 35°
Image Frequency
9 Hz
Image Modes
Basic fire-fighting mode (default) Black-and-white fire-fighting mode Fire mode Search-and-rescue mode Heat detection mode Cold detection mode Building analysis mode
Multi Spectral Dynamic Imaging (MSX)
Spatial resolution (IFOV)
6.22 mrad
Measurement & Analysis
±4°C (±7.2°F) or ±4% for ambient temperatures of 10–35°C (50–95°F)
Automatic Hot Detection
Heat detection mode (the hottest 20% of the of scene is colorized)
Object Temperature Range
–20°C to +150°C (–4°F to +302°F) 0°C to +500°C (+32°F to +932°F)
Spot Meter
Thermal Sensitivity/NETD
< 100 mK @ +30°C (+86°F)
Battery capacity
2.6 Ah at 20–25°C (68–77°F)
Battery operating time
Approximately 4 hours at +25°C (+77°F) ambient temperature and typical use
Battery type
Li ion
Battery voltage
3.6 V
Battery weight
0.119 kg (0.26 lb.)
Charging system
Battery is charged inside the camera or in a dedicated charger
Charging Temperature
0–45°C (32–113°F)
Charging Time
2.5 h to 90% capacity, charging status indicated by LEDs
Power Management
Automatic shutdown and sleep mode
Safety [power supply]
CE/EN/UL/CSA/PSE 60950-1
Start Up Time
30 seconds
Start-up time from sleep mode
10 seconds
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A TIC For Every Firefighter
How FLIR is Bringing More Affordable Thermal Cameras (TIC) to Firefighting

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