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Bering Optics HOGSTER-C

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


The HOGSTER-C comes with a quality 42mm f/1.1 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal clip-on reads 9 x 6.7 degrees.

Inside the housing of the HOGSTER-C you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 384 by 288px thermal imaging sensor with a refresh rate of 50Hz. The NETD (Noise Equivalent Temperature Difference) of this thermal clip-on is <50mK.

The dimensions of this thermal clip-on are 115 x 60 x 57mm (length/width/height) and weighs 315g. This device is rated IPX67. It can withstand dust, shocks and water (splashes). Operating temperatures range between -20°C and 50°C.

The HOGSTER-C is suitable for surveillance missions, hunting and law enforcement.



  • Acts both as a monocular and clip-on
  • E-compass and accelerometer
  • High resolution display
  • Bluetooth remote control
  • Video-out


Lens42 mm
Optical zoom1 x
FOV (h/v)9 ° / 6.7 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Display resolution (h/v)1280 pixels / 960 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityWhite hot, black hot, red hot, colored hot
Output screen colorFull color
Startup time5 seconds
Package contentsLens cap, rubber eye guard, clip-on eye piece, soft caryying case, 2xCR123 batteries, lens cleaning cloth, instruction manual, video-out cable
Dimensions (l/w/h)115 mm / 60 mm / 57 mm
Weight315 g
Number of batteries2
Battery life4 hours
Operating temperature-20 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIPX67
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting

DRI Ranges

DRI stands for Detection, Recognition and Identification and is based on the widely used Johnson's criteria.

  • Detection Detect if an object is present
  • Recognition See what type of object it is (i.e. person, vehicle, airplane)
  • Identification For example see if someone is a friend or foe
Detection Recognition Identification
Rabbit 444 meters 111 meters 55 meters
Person 1564 meters 391 meters 195 meters
Vehicle 3788 meters 947 meters 473 meters

Please note that these values are calculated, always consult the manufacturer for official range numbers.