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FLIR PTU-5
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FLIR PTU-5

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Overview:
Technical Guidance

What joystick options are available for FLIR's Pan Tilt Units?

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Technical Guidance

What is the relationship between input power and torque for pan tilt units?

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Technical Guidance

Can FLIR advise as to the optimum mounting for multiple payloads on its PTUs?

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Connectivity

Is connection to a Pan-Tilt Unit possible via USB, a Raspberry Pi, or arduino?

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Technical Guidance

Is the command set the same between pan tilt units?

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Export

Are FLIR's pan tilts subject to any ITAR or EAR restrictions?

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Technical Guidance

Can FLIR provide a mounting hole pattern for the E-Series pan tilts?

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Technical Guidance

If a top-mount pan tilt unit is ordered, can side brackets be ordered and installed later?

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Technical Guidance

Can 2-wire RS-485 be used instead of 4-wire for PTU operation?

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Technical Guidance

What power supply is needed to power FLIR's pan and tilt systems?

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Technical Guidance

Does FLIR offer a solution to automatically and dynamically update the pan-tilt unit position required for geo-pointing?

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Technical Guidance

When mounted on a vessel, can the ISM system cope with both pitch and roll simultaneously?

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Resources:
FLIR PTU-5 Datasheet
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E-Series-Command-Reference-Manual
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PTU-5-User-Manual
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Specifications
Overview
Max Pan Speed
120°/s
Max Payload Weight [nominal]
Side Mount: 6 lbs; Top Mount: 5 lbs
Max Tilt Speed
50°/s
Min Pan Speed
0.05°/s
Min Tilt Speed
0.05°/s
Pan Range
360° continuous pan
Position Resolution
0.05°
Tilt Range
+/- 90° (side mount only)
Electrical & Mechanical
Payload Mounting
Single top mount or dual side