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Bering Optics Border Patrol

The BORDER PATROL is a thermal bi-ocular made by Bering Optics.


The Border Patrol comes equipped with a clear 50mm f/1.2 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal bi-ocular measures 7.4 x 5.6 degrees. It comes with a 4x digital zoom to get additional details. It has an eye relief distance of 15mm.

Inside the housing of the Border Patrol you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 336 by 256 pixel thermal sensor with a refresh rate of 30Hz. The NETD of this thermal bi-ocular is <50mK and it's operating between the 7.5µm - 13.5µm infrared wavelengths.

The measurements of this thermal bi-ocular are 350 x 125 x 75mm (l/w/h) and weighs 950g. This device is rated IPX67. It's protected against dust, shocks and water (splashes). It handles temperatures between -40°C and 50°C.

The Border Patrol is built for surveillance, hunting trips, law enforcement (police, border patrol etc.) and SAR (Search and Rescue) operations.


  • Suited for medium to long range observation
  • Designed for day- and nighttime missions
  • Selectable field of view (FOV)
  • Realtime Image Refresh
  • Tripod Mountable
  • User Friendly Menu System
  • Video output
  • Tactile button design for blind-fold operation
Lens50 mm
Diopter adjustment-5 +5
Eye relief distance15 mm
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)7.4 ° / 5.6 °
Focus range20m to infinity
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)336 pixels / 256 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Spectral range7.5 µm / 13.5 µm
Display resolution (h/v)800 pixels / 600 pixels
Refresh rate30 Hz
Image polarity7 color palette options
Output screen colorFull color
Startup time5 seconds
Package contentsFront lens protective cap, soft carrying case, 2 CR123 batteries, Lens cleaning cloth, neck cord, instruction manual
Dimensions (l/w/h)350 mm / 125 mm / 75 mm
Weight950 g
Number of batteries2
Battery life4 hours
Operating temperature-40 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIPX67
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting