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Fusion Thermal Recon 55XR

The RECON 55XR is a thermal clip-on made by Fusion Thermal and is part of the Recon series.


The Recon 55XR spots a crisp 55mm objective lens collecting thermal radiation. It has a 4 times digital zoom to enlarge (parts of) the image.

Behind the lens of the Recon 55XR you can find the (uncooled, 12 micrometer) 640 x 512 pixels core refreshing the image at 50Hz.

The physical dimensions of this thermal clip-on read 30 x 30 x 30mm (lwh) and the scale reads 558 grams. It handles dust, shocks and water (splashes).

The Recon 55XR can be used in scanning and surveillance, hunting adventures, police operations and search and rescue.



  • MORE – Magnification Optimizing Range Enhancement Optical System
  • T3 – Three Button Control System w/Center Tower
  • KISS – Keep It Simple Stupid Simplified Operating Menu
  • WAVE12 – 640×512 12 Micron Premium Thermal Sensor
  • Arclight – 55mm Ultra HD Objective Lens
  • XGEN – Next Generation Armor Housing
  • Micro Click Focus – Fast Click-by-Click Precision Focus
  • Exceptionally Long 2600 Yard Detection Range
  • Blazing Fast 6 Second Start-Up Time
  • Monocular Mode for Handheld Viewing Applications
  • 5 Year Transferable Warranty
  • Made in the European Union


Lens55 mm
Optical zoom2 x
Digital zoom4 x
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 512 pixels
Pixel pitch12 µm
Display resolution (h/v)1080 pixels / 960 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityWhite hot, black hot, red hot, rainbow
Output screen colorFull color
Video formatsVideo via USB-C port
Startup time6 seconds
Dimensions (l/w/h)30 mm / 30 mm / 30 mm
Weight558 g
TypeCR123A 3V
Number of batteries2
Battery life3.5 hours
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 825 meters 206 meters 103 meters
Person 2902 meters 725 meters 362 meters
Vehicle 7027 meters 1756 meters 878 meters

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


Fusion Thermal Recon 55XR
Fusion Thermal Recon 55XR
Fusion Thermal Recon 55XR
Fusion Thermal Recon 55XR

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