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Fortuna General Clip-On 50A3

The GENERAL CLIP-ON 50A3 is a thermal clip-on made by Fortuna and is part of the General Clip-On series.


The General Clip-On 50A3 comes with a quality 50mm f/1.2 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal clip-on reads 6.3 x 5 degrees.

Inside the housing of the General Clip-On 50A3 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 and it's operating between the 7.5µm and 14µm wavelengths.

The dimensions of this thermal clip-on are 60 x 70 x 205mm (length/width/height) and weighs 595g. This device is rated IP67. It can withstand dust, shocks, water (splashes) and submersion under water. Operating temperatures range between -30°C and 50°C.

The General Clip-On 50A3 is suitable for hunting, law enforcement and the military.



  • Durable aluminum rubberized body
  • Compact and light-weight
  • User-friendly digital menu
  • Suitable for 3-15x daylight scopes
  • Quick release mount


Lens50 mm
Optical zoom1 x
FOV (h/v)6.3 ° / 5.0 °
Focus range5m to infinity
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Spectral range7.5 µm / 14 µm
Display resolution (h/v)800 pixels / 600 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Output screen colorFull color
Dimensions (l/w/h)60 mm / 70 mm / 205 mm
Weight595 g
Number of batteries2
Battery life5 hours
Operating temperature-30 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIP67
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 529 meters 132 meters 66 meters
Person 1862 meters 465 meters 232 meters
Vehicle 4509 meters 1127 meters 563 meters

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


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