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Dipol TFA1200

The TFA1200 is a thermal monocular made by Dipol.

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The TFA1200 comes equipped with a clear 50mm f/1 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal monocular measures 7.5 x 5.6 degrees. It comes with a 4x digital zoom to get additional details.

Inside the housing of the TFA1200 you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 384 by 288 pixel thermal sensor with a refresh rate of 50Hz. It's operating between the 8µm - 12µm infrared wavelengths.

The measurements of this thermal monocular are 209 x 81 x 81mm (l/w/h) and weighs 780g. This device is rated IPX5. It's protected against dust and shocks. It handles temperatures between -20°C and 50°C.

The TFA1200 is built for surveillance, hunting trips and law enforcement (police, border patrol etc.).


  • 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.
Lens50 mm
Optical zoom1.15 x
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)7.5 ° / 5.6 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Spectral range8 µm / 12 µm
Display resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 480 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityBlack hot/white hot
Output screen colorFull color
Dimensions (l/w/h)209 mm / 81 mm / 81 mm
Weight780 g
Number of batteries2
Battery life3.5 hours
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting
Operating temperature-20 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIPX5