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Dipol TFA1000

The TFA1000 is a thermal monocular made by Dipol and is part of the TFA1000 series.

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The TFA1000 comes equipped with a clear 40mm f/1 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal monocular measures 9.3 x 7 degrees. It comes with a 4x digital zoom to get additional details. The exit pupil diameter is 22mm.

Inside the housing of the TFA1000 you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 384 by 288 pixel thermal sensor with a refresh rate of 50Hz. It's operating between the 8µm - 14µm infrared wavelengths.

The measurements of this thermal monocular are 165 x 84 x 71mm (l/w/h) and weighs 580g. This device is rated IPX5. It's protected against dust and shocks. It handles temperatures between -20°C and 50°C.

The TFA1000 is built for surveillance, law enforcement (police, border patrol etc.), SAR (Search and Rescue) operations and the military.


  • binder set and set of rings for various diameter of objectives of day optical devices;
  • digital zoom 2x 4x;
  • simple and suitable control;
  • information about settings and device status is situated in the field of view;
  • inversion of image color is possible;
  • it is possible to use outer power source (12V);
  • manual adjustment of sensor amplification and micro display brightness.
Lens40 mm
Exit pupil diameter22 mm
Optical zoom1 x
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)9.3 ° / 7 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Spectral range8 µm / 14 µm
Display resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 480 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityWhite hot/black hot
Output screen colorFull color
Dimensions (l/w/h)165 mm / 84 mm / 71 mm
Weight580 g
Type6V/ CR123A
Number of batteries2
Battery life3.5 hours
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting
Operating temperature-20 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIPX5

Part of TFA1000 series