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Pulsar Axion 2 XQ35

The AXION 2 XQ35 is a thermal monocular made by Pulsar and is part of the Axion 2 series.


The Axion 2 XQ35 contains a crisp 35mm f/1 objective lens focusing the available thermal radiation. The field of view on this thermal monocular is 10.7 by 8 degrees. It features a 4 times digital zoom to enlarge your subject. The eye relief distance is measured at 14mm.

Behind the lens of the Axion 2 XQ35 you can find the (uncooled, 17 micrometer) 384 x 288 pixels thermal core refreshing the image at 50Hz. The thermal contrast (NETD) of this thermal monocular is <40mK.

The physical dimensions of this thermal monocular read 152 x 50 x 74mm (lwh) weighing in at 300 grams. This device is rated IPX7. It handles dust, shocks, water (splashes) and submersion under water. It's rated for operating in temperatures between -25°C and 40°C.

The Axion 2 XQ35 is built to be used in scanning and surveillance and hunting adventures.



  • Small and lightweight
  • Up to 11 hours battery life
  • High-contrast AMOLED Display
  • 8 color palettes
  • Built-in photo and video recorder
  • WiFi Streaming
  • IPX7 Fully Waterproof


Lens35 mm
Eye relief distance14 mm
Optical zoom2 x
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)10.7 ° / 8 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity40 mK
Display resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 400 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityWhite Hot, Black Hot, Red Hot, Rainbow, Ultramarine, Red Monochrome, Sepia, Violet
Output screen colorFull color
Startup time5 seconds
Dimensions (l/w/h)152 mm / 50 mm / 74 mm
Weight300 g
TypeLi-ion Battery Pack
Number of batteries1
Battery life11 hours
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting
Operating temperature-25 °C / 40 °C
Environmental ratingIPX7

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 370 meters 92 meters 46 meters
Person 1303 meters 325 meters 162 meters
Vehicle 3156 meters 789 meters 394 meters

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


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