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Bering Optics PRODIGY PRO

The PRODIGY PRO is a thermal monocular made by Bering Optics and is part of the PRODIGY series.


The PRODIGY PRO comes with a clear 35mm f/1 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal monocular measures 10.7 x 8 degrees. It comes with a 4x digital zoom to get additional details. It has an eye relief distance of 15mm.

With a refresh rate of 50Hz. The NETD of this thermal monocular is <80mK.

The measurements of this thermal monocular are 193 x 70 x 70mm (l/w/h) and weighs 440g. This device is rated IP66. It's protected against dust, shocks and water (splashes). It handles temperatures between -20°C and 50°C.

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



  • Picture in Picture (PiP)
  • Tripod mountable
  • Crosshair option
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Quick battery recharge
  • Rugged, compact and lightweight
  • Wi-Fi streaming
  • Water resistant
  • Manual brightness adjustment
  • Auto turn off timer


Lens35 mm
Diopter adjustment-3 +4
Eye relief distance15 mm
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)10.7 ° / 8 °
Focus range3m to infinity
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity80 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 contentsFront lens protective cap, neck cord, soft carrying case, 2xCR123 batteries, lens cleaning cloth, manual, mini-USB charger cable
Dimensions (l/w/h)193 mm / 70 mm / 70 mm
Weight440 g
Number of batteries1
Battery life5 hours
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting
Operating temperature-20 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIP66

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 370 meters 92 meters 46 meters
Person 1303 meters 325 meters 162 meters
Vehicle 3156 meters 789 meters 394 meters

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

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