IR&D SHADOW 3D product image


The SHADOW 3D is a thermal binocular made by IR&D.


The SHADOW 3D comes equipped with a clear 19mm f/1.25 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal binocular measures 32 x 26 degrees. It comes with a 8x digital zoom to get additional details.

Inside the housing of the SHADOW 3D you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 640 by 480 pixel thermal sensor with a refresh rate of 30Hz. The NETD of this thermal binocular is <50mK and it's operating between the 7.5µm - 13.5µm infrared wavelengths.

The measurements of this thermal binocular are 180 x 100 x 80mm (l/w/h) and weighs 330g. This device is rated IP66. It's protected against dust, shocks and water (splashes). It handles temperatures between -40°C and 65°C.

The SHADOW 3D is built for surveillance, law enforcement (police, border patrol etc.), SAR (Search and Rescue) operations and the military.


  • GPS module and electronic compass
  • WiFi, Bluetooth and 2,4Ghz connectivity
  • Record photo and videos (including audio)
  • Automatic live target detection mode allowing transmission to a remote control device
  • 3D thermal image using dual 640*480 thermal sensors
  • 2x/4x/8x zoom with image stabilization
  • Location sharing via connected devices (iOS, Android, laptop)
  • Ventilation of the eyepiece against fogging
  • Rated IP66
Lens19 mm
Optical zoom1 x
Digital zoom8 x
FOV (h/v)32 ° / 26 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 480 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Spectral range7.5 µm / 13.5 µm
Display resolution (h/v)800 pixels / 600 pixels
Refresh rate30 Hz
Image polarity12 color modes
Output screen colorFull color
Startup time5 seconds
Dimensions (l/w/h)180 mm / 100 mm / 80 mm
Weight330 g
Type18650 or CR123A
Number of batteries8
Battery life18 hours
Operating temperature-40 °C / 65 °C
Environmental ratingIP66
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting