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Hikvision DS-2TS16-50 (VI/W)

The DS-2TS16-50 (VI/W) is a thermal binocular made by Hikvision and is part of the DS-2TS16 (VI/W) series.


The DS-2TS16-50 (VI/W) comes equipped with a clear 50mm f/1 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal binocular measures 12.42 x 9.95 degrees. It comes with a 4x digital zoom to get additional details.

Inside the housing of the DS-2TS16-50 (VI/W) you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 640 by 512 pixel thermal sensor with a refresh rate of 25Hz. The NETD of this thermal binocular is <40mK and it's operating between the 8µm - 14µm infrared wavelengths.

The measurements of this thermal binocular are 164 x 182 x 73mm (l/w/h) and weighs 1000g. This device is rated IP67. It's protected against dust, shocks, water (splashes) and submersion under water. It handles temperatures between -30°C and 55°C.

The DS-2TS16-50 (VI/W) is built for surveillance, hunting trips, law enforcement (police, border patrol etc.), SAR (Search and Rescue) operations and the military.


  • 640 × 512 thermal sensor
  • 1280 × 960 optical sensor (0.001 lux)
  • Less than 40mk (@25 °C)
  • 0.39-inch OLED display
  • Video/picture recording
  • GPS
  • WiFi streaming
  • IP67 rating
Lens50 mm
Optical zoom1 x
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)12.42 ° / 9.95 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 512 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity40 mK
Spectral range8 µm / 14 µm
Display resolution (h/v)1024 pixels / 768 pixels
Refresh rate25 Hz
Output screen colorFull color
Video formatsBlack hot, white hot
Package contentsBattery charger, battery charger power cable, wiping cloth, two wrist straps, User manual, aviation plug cable, eight batteries
Dimensions (l/w/h)164 mm / 182 mm / 73 mm
Weight1000 g
Number of batteries4
Battery life7 hours
Operating temperature-30 °C / 55 °C
Environmental ratingIP67
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting


Part of DS-2TS16 (VI/W) series