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Technical Guidance

How do I work with alarms on the FLIR AX8 using the digital output and input?

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VLC Media Player - Display and Record

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Technical Guidance

How can I stream video from my USB or Ethernet camera?

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AX8 integration with Allen-Bradley PLC. How to get started?

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Technical Guidance

How do I enable/disable pre-configured alarms on FLIR A310 and AX8 cameras using a PLC?

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Technical Guidance

How do I turn on and turn off the lamp of the FLIR AX8 using EtherNet/IP?

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Does FLIR offer an SDK to control and get video stream from the FLIR IR cameras?

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System Requirements

How many images/videos can the FLIR AX8 store in its internal memory?

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How do I configure my FLIR AX8 to send an e-mail every time an alarm goes off if I don't have access to a local E-mail server?

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How do I download and install the Add-On Profile for FLIR A310 and FLIR AX8 for Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Automation?

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How do I configure an FTP Server on my PC to work with the FLIR AX8 or A310?

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Technical Guidance

Can I view the video stream from the AX8 without the user interface and it is possible to view the stream in the browser without logging in?

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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
Built-in Digital Camera
640 × 480
Detector Type
Focal Plane Array (FPA), uncooled microbolometer
IR Resolution
80 × 60 pixels
Packaging Size
210 x 142 x 70 mm (8.27 x 5.59 x 2.76 in.)
Minimum 10 Lux without illuminator
Set-up Commands
Date/time, Temperature °C/°F
Spectral Range
7.5–13 µm
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
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
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
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
Spot Meter
Thermal Sensitivity/NETD
< 0.10°C @ +30°C (+86°F) / 100 mK
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