LWIR Micro Thermal Camera Module

Lepton®

Model: Lepton 3, 160x120, 56° with shutter
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The FLIR Lepton® is a radiometric-capable LWIR OEM camera solution that is smaller than a dime, fits inside a smartphone, and is one tenth the cost of traditional IR cameras. Using focal plane arrays of either 160x120 or 80x60 active pixels, Lepton easily integrates into native mobile-devices and other electronics as an IR sensor or thermal imager. The radiometric Lepton captures accurate, calibrated, and noncontact temperature data in every pixel of each image.

Change the Way You See the World!

  • Enhanced IR Sensor

    Radiometry, unbeatable SWaP for mobile devices, and greater sensitivity than common thermopile arrays

  • Micro Thermal Imager

    Uncooled thermal imaging for mobile devices, unattended sensors, and small electronics designs.

  • Easy Integration

    Simplifies development and manufacturing of thermal-enabled devices

Integration Made Easy

Integration Made Easy

Our comprehensive online support tools cover everything you need to start integrating the Lepton into handheld mobile, IoT, unmanned, or other imagined devices using Windows, Linux, Raspberry Pi, and Beaglebone platforms.

Specifications
Thermal Imaging Detector
Uncooled VOx microbolometer
Pixel Size
12 µm
Frame Rate Options
8.8 Hz (commercial application exportable)
Thermal Spectral Range
Longwave infrared, 8 µm to 14 µm
Scene Temperature Range
0°C to 120°C
Performance
Scene Temperature Range
0°C to 120°C
Thermal Spectral Range
Longwave infrared, 8 µm to 14 µm
Imaging & Optical
Array format
160 x 120, progressive scan
FOV - Diagonal
71°
FOV - Horizontal
56° (nominal)
Frame Rate Options
8.8 Hz (commercial application exportable)
Image Optimization
Factory configured and fully automated
Non-Uniformity Correction (NUC)
Automatic with shutter
Pixel Size
12 µm
Thermal Imaging Detector
Uncooled VOx microbolometer
Thermal Sensitivity
<50 mK (0.050° C)
Video Data Interface
Video over SPI
Connections & Communications
Output Format
User-selectable 14-bit, 8-bit (AGC applied), or 24-bit RGB (AGC and colorization applied)
Electrical
Control Port
CCI (I2C-like), CMOS IO Voltage levels
Input Clock
25-MHz nominal, CMOS IO Voltage Levels
Input Voltage
2.8 V, 1.2 V, 2.8 V to 3.1 V IO
Power Dissipation
140 mW(operating), 650 mW (during shutter event), 4 mW (standby)
Mechanical
Mechanical Interface
32–pin socket interface to standard Molex® socket
Package Dimensions - Socket Version (w x l x h)
10.50 × 12.701 × 7.14 mm
Weight
0.9 grams
Environmental & Approvals
Non-Operating Temperature Range
-40 °C to +80 °C
Optimum Temperature Range
-10 °C to +65 °C
Shock
1500 G @ 0.4 ms
Solar protection
Integral
Temperature Compensation
Automatic. Output image independent of camera temperature.
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The information contained in this page pertains to products that may be subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 C.F.R. Sections 120-130) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 C.F.R. Sections 730-774) depending upon specifications for the final product; jurisdiction and classification will be provided upon request.

Lepton® - Model: Lepton 3, 160x120, 56° with shutter

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