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Bering Optics BEAST-C

The BEAST-C is a thermal clip-on made by Bering Optics.

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The BEAST-C contains a crisp 50mm f/1.2 objective lens focusing the available thermal radiation. The field of view on this thermal clip-on is 6.5 by 5 degrees.

Behind the lens of the BEAST-C you can find the (uncooled, 17 micrometer) 336 x 256 pixels core refreshing the image at 30Hz. The thermal contrast (NETD) of this thermal clip-on is <50mK.

The physical dimensions of this thermal clip-on read 208 x 75 x 75mm (lwh) weighing in at 565 grams. This device is rated IPX67. It handles dust, shocks and water (splashes). It's rated for operating in temperatures between -40°C and 50°C.

The BEAST-C can be used in hunting adventures and police operations.


  • High resolution AMOLED Display
  • Precise internal lens focusing mechanism
  • Manual brightness adjustment
  • Video-out connection
  • Automatic or manual Shutter Calibration
  • Nitrogen purged
Lens50 mm
Optical zoom1 x
FOV (h/v)6.5 ° / 5.0 °
Focus range5m to infinity
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)336 pixels / 256 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Display resolution (h/v)800 pixels / 600 pixels
Refresh rate30 Hz
Image polarityWhite hot, black hot, red hot, colored hot
Output screen colorFull color
Startup time5 seconds
Package contentsFront lens protective cap, soft carrying case, 2xCR123 batteries, lens cleaning cloth, manual, video cable
Dimensions (l/w/h)208 mm / 75 mm / 75 mm
Weight565 g
Number of batteries2
Battery life4 hours
Operating temperature-40 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIPX67
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting