Combining thermal and visual cameras in a small, affordable package, the AX8 provides continuous temperature monitoring and alarming for uninterrupted condition monitoring of critical electrical and mechanical equipment. The AX8 provides early detection of temperature-related issues in electrical and mechanical equipment, making it the ideal temperature sensor for continuous condition monitoring and hot spot detection for electrical cabinets, process and manufacturing settings, data centers, mass transit facilities, energy generation plants, and storage facilities.

  • Early detection of temperature-related problems
  • Avoid unplanned outages, service interruptions, and equipment failures
  • Get vital information without IR windows or manual scans
  • Streaming thermal, visible, or MSX video in MPEG, MJPEG, and H.264 formats
  • Automatic alarms sent when temperature thresholds are exceeded
  • Full suite of analysis functions
  • Only 54 x 25 x 95 mm in size
  • Two cable connections
  • Industry standard EthernetIP, Modbus TCP, and a built-in web interface for easy set-up


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Imaging & Optical Data
IR resolution 80 × 60 pixels
Thermal   sensitivity/NETD < 0.10°C @ +30°C   (+86°F) / 100 Mk
Field of view   (FOV) 48° × 37°
Focus Fixed
Detector Data
Detector type Focal Plane Array (FPA), uncooled microbolometer
Spectral range 7.5–13 μm
Visual camera
Built-in digital camera 640 × 480
Digital camera, FOV Max 66°, Adapts to the IR lens
Sensitivity Minimum 10 Lux without illuminator
Object temperature range –10°C to +150°C (14°F   to 302°F)
Accuracy ±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading; (+10 to +100C@+10 to +35 amb)
Measurement analysis
Spotmeter 6
Area 6 boxes with max./min./average/position
Automatic hot/cold detection Max/Min temp. value and position shown within box
Isotherm 1 with above/below/interval
Measurement presets Yes
Measurement option Schedule response: File sending (ftp), email (SMTP)
Difference temperature Delta temperature between measurement functions or reference temperature
Reference temperature Manually set or captured from any measurement function
Atmospheric transmission correction Automatic, based on inputs for distance, atmospheric temperature and relative humidity
Optics transmission correction Automatic, based on signals from internal sensors
Emissivity correction Variable from 0.01 to 1.0
Reflected apparent temperature correction Automatic, based on input of reflected temperature
External optics/windows correction Automatic, based on input of optics/window transmission and temperature
Measurement corrections Global and individual object parameters
Color palettes Color palettes (BW, BW inv, Iron, Rain)
Set-up commands Date/time, Temperature °C/°F
Web interface Yes
Storage of images
Storage media Built-in memory for image storage
Image storage mode IR/visual images, simultaneous storage of IR and visual images. Visual and IR image automatically grouped together.
Periodic image storage Yes
Image streaming
Image streaming formats Motion JPEG, MPEG stream, H.264, Stream format MPEG-4 ISO/IEC 14496-2
Image streaming resolution 640 × 480
Image modes Thermal, Visual, MSX (IR-image with enhanced detail presentation)
Automatic image adjustment Continuous/manual; linear or histogram based; possible to lock max, min or span temperature
Manual image adjustment Level/span/max/min
Power system
External power operation 12/24VDC, 2 W continuously/ 3.1 W absolute max
External power, connector M12 8-pin A-coded (Shared with digital I/O)
Voltage   Allowed range 10–30VDC
Environmental data
Operating temp. range 0°C to +50°C (32°F to +122°F)
Storage temp. range 40°C to +70°C (–40°F to +158°F); IAW IEC 68-2-1 and IEC 68-2-2
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
EMC EN 61000-6-2:2001 (Immunity) EN 61000-6-3:2001 (Emission) FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class B (Emission)
Encapsulation IP-67 (IEC 60529)
Bump 25 g (IEC 60068-2-29)
Vibration 2 g (IEC 60068-2-6)
Physical data
Camera size (L × W × H) 54 × 25 × 79 mm w/o connectors 54 × 25 × 95 mm w/ connectors
Shipping information
Packaging Infrared camera with lens, Cardboard box, Ethernet cable, FLIR Tools download card, Mains cable, Power cable, pig-tailed, Power supply, Printed documentation, User documentation