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Pulsar Thermion XP38

The THERMION XP38 is a thermal weapon sight made by Pulsar and is part of the Thermion series.


The Thermion XP38 comes with a clear 38mm f/1.2 lens to capture thermal signatures. The FOV on this thermal scope measures 28.6 x 21.5 degrees. It comes with a 4x digital zoom to get additional details. It has an eye relief distance of 50mm.

Inside the housing of the Thermion XP38 you'll find the (uncooled, 17µm) 640 by 480 pixel thermal sensor with a refresh rate of 50Hz.

The measurements of this thermal scope are 394 x 78 x 64mm (l/w/h) and weighs 750g. 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 Thermion XP38 is built for hunting trips and law enforcement (police, border patrol etc.).



  • Variable digital zoom
  • IPX7 Waterproof Rated
  • Customizable Reticle Options
  • Zeroing Profiles Management
  • Full-Color, AMOLED Display
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP)
  • Video and photo Recording
  • Stream via Wi-Fi


Lens38 mm
Eye relief distance50 mm
Optical zoom1.5 x
Digital zoom4 x
FOV (h/v)28.6 ° / 21.5 °
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)640 pixels / 480 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Display resolution (h/v)1024 pixels / 768 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityBlack hot, white hot, Red hot, Ultramarine, Sepia, Red monochrome, Rainbow
Output screen colorFull color
Startup time3 seconds
Reticle details10+ reticles preloaded
Rail detailsStandard 30 mm rings
Dimensions (l/w/h)394 mm / 78 mm / 64 mm
Weight750 g
TypeLi-Ion Battery Pack APS2
Number of batteries1
Battery life5 hours
Operating temperature-25 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIPX7
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting

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 402 meters 100 meters 50 meters
Person 1415 meters 353 meters 176 meters
Vehicle 3427 meters 856 meters 428 meters

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


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