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Fusion Thermal Recon 3

The RECON 3 is a thermal clip-on made by Fusion Thermal and is part of the Recon series.


The Recon 3 uses a quality 42mm lens to capture thermal radiation. The field of view (FOV) on this thermal clip-on reads 8.9 x 6.7 degrees. It's equipped with a 4x digital zoom to capture additional details.

Inside the housing of the Recon 3 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 152 x 61 x 58mm (length/width/height) and weighs in at 420g. This device is rated IP67. It can withstand dust, shocks and water (splashes).

The Recon 3 is suitable for surveillance missions, hunting, law enforcement and search and rescue operations.



  • Super Friendly User Menu
  • WAVE17 Thermal Sensor – 384×288
  • Arclight Ultra HD Germanium Lens – 42mm
  • MPTO – Multi Purpose Thermal Optic Functionality
  • Brilliant High-End Video Screen
  • Ultraclear Mode – Rain & Fog Performance Boost
  • Ultra Easy POI (Point-of-Impact) Correction
  • Battery Saving Standby Mode
  • Secure & Safe Attachment System


Lens42 mm
Diopter adjustment-5 +5
Optical zoom3 x
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)8.9 ° / 6.7 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Display resolution (h/v)1080 pixels / 960 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityWhite Hot, Black Hot, Red Hot, Pseudo Color
Output screen colorFull color
Video formatsPAL
Startup time6 seconds
Dimensions (l/w/h)152 mm / 61 mm / 58 mm
Weight420 g
Number of batteries2
Battery life4 hours
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 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.


Fusion Thermal Recon 3
Fusion Thermal Recon 3
Fusion Thermal Recon 3
Fusion Thermal Recon 3
Fusion Thermal Recon 3


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