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The New FLIR Exx Series Infrared Cameras: Features, Availability and Pricing.

On the 16th February, FLIR announced a new line of Exx series thermal imaging cameras for building, mechanical and electrical inspections. Dubbed the FLIR E75, E85 and E95, they have a wide range of features and abilities including the new Linux-based operating system, increased resolution (on E75 & E95 models only) and on-screen analysis.

The new infrared cameras take on a slightly different form to the older series, mainly due to the 30% larger and brighter screen and new optics. Previously the older Exx series had a fixed 25° lens, where you would have to remove the surround to fix any additional lenses. You would also need to change the settings in the camera so that it selects the right calibration. The new Exx cameras now feature a removable lens, of which 14°, 24° and 42° lenses are available. Once installed, the cameras now automatically select the correct calibration.

A new feature, which hasn’t been seen on any commercial grade FLIR cameras before, is laser-assisted autofocus, which enables fast, automatic focus that subsequently allows distance and area measurements in the thermal images.

Interestingly, the detector size for the E95 is 464 x 348 (161,472 pixels), the E85 384 x 288 (110,592 pixels) and the E75 320 x 240 (76,800 pixels), which leads us to believe that the physical detector is actually 640 x 480, but is crippled in the firmware – a fairly standard practise for FLIR.

The new thermal imaging cameras now also support full radiometric video recording to SD cards at 30Hz and has an improved sensitivity (NETD) of 0.03°C compared to the 0.07°C to 0.045°C found in the older models.

Exx Series Pricing

We were expecting the new series to be pricy, however FLIR have been incredibly competitive with their pricing for both the camera and lenses.

E75 – £5600

E85 – £6800

E95 – £8000

Lenses (14°, 24° or 42°) – £1200.

Please note these are EX VAT and rounded prices.

Exx Series Availability

The new FLIR cameras will be available from 1st March 2017 and available with additional lenses from 1st April 2017. The cameras will be available to order from the iRed Shop shortly.


Features by Camera E75 E85 E95
IR Resolution 320 x 240 (76,800 pixels) 384 x 288 (110,592 pixels) 464 x 348 (161,472 pixels)
Object Temperature Range -20°C to 120°C (-4°F to 248°F)

0°C to 650°C (32°F to 1200°F)

300°C to 1000°C (572°F to 1830°F)

Optional calibration: 300°C to 1000°C (572°F to 1830°F)

-20°C to 120°C (-4°F to 248°F)

0°C to 650°C (32°F to 1200°F)

300°C to 1200°C (572°F to 2192°F)

-20°C to 120°C (-4°F to 248°F)

0°C to 650°C (32°F to 1200°F)

300°C to 1500°C (572°F to 2732°F)

Time-lapse (Infrared) No No 10 sec to 24 hours
Spotmeter 1 in live mode 3 in live mode 3 in live mode
Common Features Exx-Series
Detector Type and Pitch Uncooled microbolometer, 17 µm
Thermal Sensitivity/NETD < 0.03°C @ 30°C (86°F)
Spectral Range 7.5 – 14.0 µm
Image Frequency 30 Hz
Imaging and Optical Data
Field of View (FOV) 42° x 32° (10 mm lens), 24° x 18° (18 mm lens), 14° x 10° (29 mm lens)
Minimum Focus Distance 0.5 m (18 mm lens)
F-Number f/1.3
Lens Identification Automatic
Focus Continuous, one-shot laser distance meter (LDM), one-shot contrast, manual
Digital Zoom 1-4x continuous


Image Presentation and Modes
Display 4″, 640 x 480 pixel touch screen LCD with auto-rotation
Digital Camera 5 MP, 53° x 41° FOV
Color Palettes Iron, Gray, Rainbow, Arctic, Lava, Rainbow HC
Image Modes Infrared, visual, MSX®, Picture-in-Picture
Picture-in-Picture Resizable and movable
MSX® Embosses visual details on full resolution thermal image
UltraMax™ Iron, Gray, Rainbow, Arctic, Lava, Rainbow HC
Measurement and Analysis
Accuracy ±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading for ambient temperature 15°C to 35°C (59°F to 95°F) and object temperature above 0°C (32°F)
Alarms Moisture alarm, insulation alarm, measurement alarms
Color Alarm (Isotherm) Above/below/interval/condensation/insulation
Laser Distance Measurement Yes, on-screen
Measurement Presets No measurement, center spot, hot spot, cold spot, User Preset 1, User Preset 2
Compass, GPS Yes; automatic GPS image tagging
Image Storage
Storage Media Removable SD card (8 GB)
Image File Format Standard JPEG with measurement data included
Video Recording and Streaming
Radiometric IR Video Recording Real-time radiometric recording (.csq)
Non-Radiometric IR Video Recording / Visual Video Recording H.264 to memory card
Radiometric IR Video Streaming Yes, over UVC or WiFi
Non-Radiometric IR Video Streaming H.264 or MPEG-4 over WiFi

MJPEG over UVC or WiFi

Interfaces USB 2.0, Bluetooth, WiFi
Video Out DisplayPort over USB Type-C
Power System
Battery Type Li ion battery, charged in camera or on separate charger
Battery Operating Time Approx. 2.5 hours at 25°C (77°F) ambient temperature and typical use
Additional Data
Operating Temperature Range –15°C to 50°C (5°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature Range –40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Shock/Vibration/Encapsulation; Safety 25 g / IEC 60068-2-27, 2 g / IEC 60068-2-6, IP 54 /IEC 60529; EN/UL/CSA/PSE 60950-1
Weight/Dimensions w/o Lens 1 kg (2.2 lbs), 27.8 x 11.6 x 11.3 cm (11.0 x 4.6 x 4.4 in)

For more information visit: http://www.flir.com/instruments/e75-e85-e95/


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