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Newcon Optik Sentinel (640 x 512)

The SENTINEL (640 X 512) is a thermal bi-ocular made by Newcon Optik and is part of the Sentinel series.


The Sentinel (640 x 512) uses a quality 60mm f/1.25 lens to capture thermal radiation. The field of view (FOV) on this thermal bi-ocular reads 10.4 x 8.3 degrees. It's equipped with a 4x digital zoom to capture additional details. The eye relief distance is 25mm.

Inside the housing of the Sentinel (640 x 512) you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 640 by 512px thermal imaging sensor with a refresh rate of 30Hz. The NETD (Noise Equivalent Temperature Difference) of this thermal bi-ocular is <50mK and it's operating between the 7µm and 14µm wavelengths.

The dimensions of this thermal bi-ocular are 148 x 145 x 80mm (length/width/height) and weighs in at 660g. It can withstand dust and shocks. Operating temperatures range between -40°C and 50°C.

The Sentinel (640 x 512) is suitable for surveillance missions, law enforcement and search and rescue operations.

Lens60 mm
Diopter adjustment-6 +2
Eye relief distance25 mm
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)10.4 ° / 8.3 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 512 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Spectral range7 µm / 14 µm
Display resolution (h/v)800 pixels / 600 pixels
Refresh rate30 Hz
Image polarityBlack-hot / White-hot / Sepia
Output screen colorFull color
Video formatsPAL or NTSC
Package contentsObjective Lens Cap, Operation Manual, Soft Case, AA Batteries, Car power adaptor, USB Cable, Video/Charge Cable, Shoulder Strap
Dimensions (l/w/h)148 mm / 145 mm / 80 mm
Weight660 g
Number of batteries4
Battery life8 hours
Operating temperature-40 °C / 50 °C
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting


Part of Sentinel series