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Pulsar Helion 2 XP50 Pro

The HELION 2 XP50 PRO is a thermal monocular made by Pulsar and is part of the Helion 2 XP series.


The Helion 2 XP50 Pro comes equipped with a clear 50mm f/1 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal monocular measures 12.4 x 9.3 degrees. It comes with a 8x digital zoom to get additional details. It has an eye relief distance of 15mm.

Inside the housing of the Helion 2 XP50 Pro you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 640 by 480 pixel thermal sensor with a refresh rate of 50Hz. The NETD of this thermal monocular is <25mK.

The measurements of this thermal monocular are 242 x 75 x 60mm (l/w/h) and weighs 500g. This device is rated IPX7. It's protected against dust, shocks, water (splashes) and submersion under water. It handles temperatures between -25°C and 50°C.

The Helion 2 XP50 Pro is built for surveillance, hunting trips, law enforcement (police, border patrol etc.) and SAR (Search and Rescue) operations.



  • NETD <25mK
  • Stadiametric rangefinder
  • 50 Hz Image
  • Variable Digital Zoom
  • 8 Color palettes
  • Picture-in-Picture (PiP)
  • IPX7 Waterproof
  • External Power Supply
  • Wi-Fi Streaming to tablet or phone
  • User-friendly interface


Lens50 mm
Eye relief distance15 mm
Optical zoom2.5 x
Digital zoom8 x
FOV (h/v)12.4 ° / 9.3 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 480 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity25 mK
Display resolution (h/v)1024 pixels / 768 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Output screen colorFull color
Dimensions (l/w/h)242 mm / 75 mm / 60 mm
Weight500 g
TypeLi-Ion Battery Pack IPS7
Number of batteries1
Battery life8 hours
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting
Operating temperature-25 °C / 50 °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 529 meters 132 meters 66 meters
Person 1862 meters 465 meters 232 meters
Vehicle 4509 meters 1127 meters 563 meters

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


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