Fluke TIX520 60HZ

Thermal Imager,320x240,60Hz

Order #: TIX520 60HZ

Mfg #: 4596717

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Fluke TIX520 60HZ

Thermal Imager,320x240,60Hz

Order #: TIX520 60HZ

Mfg #: 4596717

For even more features and an expanded temperature range, be sure to check out the Fluke TIX520 (up to 850 degrees C) and the Fluke TIX560 (up to 1200 degrees C). Compare the Top 16 Fluke Infrared Cameras with Transcat's Fluke Thermal Imager Selection Guide! Questions? Contact our Certified Thermographer Ben at 800-854-4960.
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Your view of infrared technology is about to change 180°. The answer is right before your eyes, even when your target isn't.

Navigate, capture and process images faster

  • Easily navigate over, under and around objects with the 180° articulating lens and see the image before you capture it
  • Capture images with the only 5.7 inch responsive touchscreen LCD with on-camera analytics for in-field image analysis¹
  • Save time with post-capture image processing - edit emissivity, background temperature, transmissivity, palettes, color alarms, IR-Fusion and enable/disable markers all on cameras

In-Focus premium image quality with the touch of a button

  • Premium in-field viewing experience with the largest 5.7 inch responsive touchscreen LCD in its class¹ - 150% more viewing area (Compared to a standard 3.5 inch screen in this class)
  • Enhanced image quality and temperature measurement accuracy – turn your 320x240 images into 640x480 images, that's 4x's the resolution and pixels with SuperResolution (in software)
  • LaserSharp® Auto Focus, exclusive to Fluke, uses a built-in laser distance meter that calculates and displays the distance to your designated target² with pinpoint accuracy²
  • Find subtle temperature differences easier - instantly improve thermal sensitivity from 50mK to 40mK with Filter mode
  • Optional field installable wide angle and telephoto lenses

Save time and increase productivity with Fluke Connect™

  • See, save and share from the field and connect to the largest selection of wireless test and measurement tools with Fluke Connect™ (Within provider's wireless service area)
  • Combine measurements from multiple FC tools into one IS2 image
  • Share the exact same information simultaneously, only with ShareLive™ video call (Within provider's wireless service area)
  • Make better decisions faster than before. Organize your measurements by asset in one location with EquipmentLog™ history

¹Compared to industrial handheld infrared cameras with 320x240 detector resolution as of October 14, 2014
²Up to 30 meters (100 feet)

Product Highlights

  • Thermal imager with standard infrared lens
  • AC power supply and battery pack charger (including universal AC adapters)
  • Two, rugged lithium ion smart battery packs
  • USB cable
  • HDMI video cable
  • Rugged, hard carrying case
  • Adjustable neck and hand strap
  • Flash drive with SmartView® Software and user manual
  • Warranty registration card and calibration certificate

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Key Features
IFOV with standard lens (spatial resolution) 1.31 mRad
Detector resolution 320 x 240 (76,800 pixels)
Field of view 24 °H x 17 °V
Minimum focus distance 15 cm (approx. 6 in)
IFOV with optional telephoto lens 0.65 mRad
Field of view  12 °H x 9 °V
Minimum focus distance 45 cm (approx. 18 in)
IFOV with optional wide-angle lens 2.62 mRad
Field of view 46 °H x 34 °V
Minimum focus distance 15 cm (approx. 6 in)
SuperResolution* In software
Image sharpening -
LaserSharp® Auto Focus Yes, for consistently in-focus images. Every. Single. Time.
Laser distance meter Yes, calculates distance to the target for precisely focused images and displays distance on screen
Advanced manual focus Yes
Streaming video (remote display) Via USB or WiFi
Touchscreen display (capacitive) 14.4 cm (5.7 in) diagonal landscape color VGA (640 x 480) LCD with backlight
Wireless connectivity Yes, to PC, iPhone® and iPad® (iOS 4s and later), Android™ 4.3 and up, and WiFi to LAN (where available)
Fluke Connect™ app compatible Yes (where available)
Fluke Connect™ tool compatible Yes (where available). Connects wireless to select Fluke Connect™ enabled tools. Five simultaneous connections supported.
IR-Fusion® technology Yes
AutoBlend™ mode Yes
Picture-In-Picture (PIP) Yes
Continuous AutoBlend™ -
Rugged, ergonomic design for one-handed use Rotatable (articulating lens) >180 degrees
Thermal sensitivity (NETD) ≤ 0.05 °C at 30 °C target temp (50 mK)
Filter mode (NETD improvement) ≤ 0.04 °C at 30 °C target temp (40 mK)
Level and span Smooth auto and manual scaling
Touchscreen adjustable level / span Yes. Span and level can be easy and quickly set by simply touching the screen.
Fast auto toggle between manual and auto modes Yes
Fast auto-rescale in manual mode Yes
Minimum span (in manual mode) 2.0 °C (3.6 °F)
Minimum span (in auto mode) 3.0 °C (5.4 °F)
Built-in digital camera (visible light) 5 megapixel industrial performance 
Frame rate 60 Hz or 9 Hz versions
Laser pointer Yes
LED light (torch) Yes
Digital zoom 2x, 4x
Data Storage and Image Capture
Extensive memory options Removable micro SD memory card, on-board flash memory, save-to-USB capability, direct download via USB-to-PC connection
Image capture, review, save mechanism One-handed image capture, review, and save capability
Post-capture image editing (on camera) Yes. Conduct on camera analysis for in-field results.
Advanced text annotation Yes. Including standard shortcuts as well as user programmable options.
File formats Non-radiometric (.bmp) or (.jpeg) or fully radiometric (.is2); no analysis software required for non-radiometric (.bmp, .jpg and .avi) files
Memory review Thumbnail view navigation and review selection
Software SmartView® software, Fluke Connect™ (where available), and SmartView® Mobile App - full analysis and reporting software
Export file formats with SmartView® software BMP, DIB, GIF, JPE, JFIF, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, and TIFF
Voice annotation 60 seconds maximum recording time per image; reviewable playback on camera; Bluetooth headset provided
IR-PhotoNotes™ Yes
Text annotation Yes
Video recording Standard and radiometric
File formats video Non-radiometric (MPEG - encoded .AVI) and fully radiometric (.IS3)
Remote control and operation (for special and advanced applications) -
Auto capture (temperature and interval) Yes
Batteries (field-replaceable, rechargeable) Two lithium ion smart battery packs with five-segment LED display to show charge level
Battery life Three hours continuous use per battery pack 
Battery charge time 2.5 hours to full charge
Battery charging system Two-bay battery charger or in-imager charging. Optional 12 V automotive charging adapter
AC operation AC operation with included power supply (100 V AC to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
Power saving User selectable sleep and power off modes
Temperature Measurement
Temperature measurement range (not calibrated below -10 °C) -20 °C to +850 °C (-4 °F to +1562 °F)
Accuracy ± 2 °C or 2 % (at 25 °C nominal, whichever is greater)
On-screen emissivity correction Yes (both value and table)
On-screen reflected background temperature compensation Yes
On-screen transmission correction Yes
Color Palettes
Standard palettes 8: Ironbow, Blue-Red, High Contrast, Amber, Amber Inverted, Hot Metal, Grayscale, Grayscale Inverted
Ultra Contrast™ palettes 8: Ironbow Ultra, Blue-Red Ultra, High Contrast Ultra, Amber Ultra, Amber Inverted Ultra, Hot Metal Ultra, Grayscale Ultra, Grayscale Inverted Ultra
General Specifications
Color alarms (temperature alarms) High-temperature and low-temperature
Infrared spectral band 7.5 μm to 14 μm (long wave)
Operating temperature -10 °C to +50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F)
Storage temperature -20 °C to +50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F) without batteries
Relative humidity 10 % to 95 % non-condensing
Center-point temperature measurement Yes
Spot temperature Hot and cold spot markers
User-definable spot markers 3 user-definable spot markers
Center box Expandable-contractible measurement box with MIN-MAX-AVG temp
Safety  IEC 61010-1: Overvoltage Category II, Pollution degree 2
Electromagnetic compatibility IEC 61326-1: Basic EM Environment
CISPR11, Group 1, Class A
Australian RCM IEC/61326-1
US FCC CFR 47, Part 15 Subpart B 
Vibration 0.03 g2/Hz (3.8 grms), 2.5g IEC 68-2-6
Shock 25 g, IEC 68-2-29
Drop Engineered to withstand 1 meter (3.4 feet) drop with standard lens
Size (H x W x L) 27.3 cm x 15.9 cm x 9.7 cm (10.8 in x 6.3 in x 3.8 in)
Weight (battery included) 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)
Enclosure rating IP54 (protected against dust, limited ingress; protection against water spray from all directions)
Warranty Two-years (standard), extended warranties are available
Recommended calibration cycle Two-years (assumes normal operation and normal aging)
Supported languages Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, and Turkish
* Coming soon via firmware upgrade

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