FLIR Vue Pro R Radiometric Drone Thermal Camera

  • CALIBRATED RADIOMETRIC TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS

    The Vue Pro R is more than a thermal imager — it captures accurate, non-contact temperature measurements with calibrated temperature data embedded in every pixel.

  • MAVLINK INTEGRATION & PWM CONTROLS

    In addition to MAVLink compatibility for image geo-tagging, the Accessory Port lets you control camera functions in flight by integrating with your drone’s control system.

  • EASY TO CONFIGURE

    Easy configuration with the FLIR UAS app lets pilots set color palettes, image optimization features, configure PWM inputs without lugging a computer to the field.

Description

 

FLIR Vue Pro R Drone IR Camera

The FLIR Vue Pro R gives drone operators and certified thermographers the power to gather accurate, non-contact temperature measurements and thermal images from drones.

Every still image the Vue Pro R saves contains accurate, calibrated temperature data embedded in every pixel, adding even more value to your Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) operations. Vue Pro R adds fully radiometric data-gathering to sUAS applications including building and roof inspections, electrical and power grid inspections, infrastructure analysis, precision agriculture, and public safety.

Delivering industry-leading thermal imaging quality and affordability, the Vue Pro R adds full data recording of thermal video and 14-bit still imagery.

This IR camera is perfect for:

  • Airborne solar panel inspections
  • Building inspections
  • Livestock management
  • Natural resource management and protection
  • Public safety
  • Search and rescue

 

Affordable Thermal Imaging and On-Board Data Recording

  • Record digital video and still imagery to a removable micro-SD card, eliminating data transmission loss
  • Simple power-in/video-out interface over a 10-pin mini-USB connector
  • Image settings optimized for airborne operations
  • Record real-time thermal videos in MOV format
  • Aircraft ¬flight information is saved in each still image

 

MAVLink Integration and PWM Controls

  • MAVLink compatibility for image geotagging and an accessory port for remote in-¬flight camera function control
  • Multiple recording options including ¬flight data in each image
  • Mobile app allows for Pulse-width modulation (PWM) configurations in the field
  • MAVLink integration with convenient RS-232 connection

 

Flexible, Powerful Camera Control and Configuration Options

  • Easy configuration with the FLIR UAS app lets pilots set colour palettes and image optimization features
  • Control selectable camera functions with PWM inputs – imagery controls, recording start/stop, and still image capture
  • Vue Pro R saves Radiometric JPEGs with temperature data embedded in every pixel
  • Vue Pro R saves still images as Radiometric JPEGs or 14-bit TIFF formats

 

Radiometric Temperature Measurements

A radiometric thermal camera measures the temperature of a surface by interpreting the intensity of an infrared signal reaching the camera. This non-contact and non-destructive technique (NDT) gives users enormous advantages for many of their surface temperature measurement applications because it can be integrated into a FLIR drone package.

An unmanned aerial system (UAS) allows a drone operator to move and position the thermal camera to quickly make temperature measurements over large areas and in difficult or dangerous environments.

Drones fitted with an IR camera can measure:

  • the surface temperature of a heat exchanger on a roof
  • a faulty connection on a high voltage transmission line
  • solar cells in a solar panel
  • moisture content in large agricultural fields

 

Measuring Optically Opaque Materials

The ability to remotely sense temperature, as opposed to direct surface contact needs to factor in the surface and environmental conditions.

Radiometric measurements are best used on optically opaque materials such as metals and organic materials. Zirconia oxides, zinc sulfide glass, and sapphire glass are semi-translucent to infrared heat so radiometric measurements must account for the total volumetric and through-plane temperature of these materials. This significantly increases the complexity of the analysis.

 

FLIR Vue Pro R Product Variations

Part NumberMaterial DescriptionFOVEAN/UPCECCNHTS Code
436-0019-00FLIR VUE PRO R, 336, 6.8mm, 30Hz45 x 348124620214446A003.b.4.b9013809100
436-0019-00SFLIR VUE PRO R, 336, 6.8mm, 9Hz45 x 348124620214516A993.a9013809100
436-0021-00FLIR VUE PRO R, 336, 13mm, 30Hz25 x 198124620214826A003.b.4.b9013809100
436-0022-00FLIR VUE PRO R, 640 13mm, 30Hz69 x 568124620215126A003.b.4.b9013809100
436-0022-00SFLIR VUE PRO R, 640 13mm, 9Hz69 x 568124620215056A993.a9013809100
436-0023-00FLIR VUE PRO R, 640, 13mm, 30Hz45 x 378124620215366A003.b.4.b9013809100
436-0023-00SFLIR VUE PRO R, 640, 13mm, 9Hz45 x 378124620215296A993.a9013809100
436-0024-00FLIR VUE PRO R, 640, 19mm, 30Hz32 x 268124620215506A003.b.4.b9013809100
436-0024-00SFLIR VUE PRO R, 640, 19mm, 9Hz32 x 268124620215436A993.a9013809100
4206334Vue Pro HDMI ConverterNAEAR998504409580

 

FLIR Vue Pro R Technical Specifications

CONNECTIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
Analog Video OutputYes
ELECTRICAL
Input Voltage4.8-6.0 VDC
Power Dissipation [peak]2.1 W (3.9 W)
ENVIRONMENTAL & APPROVALS
Non-Operating Temperature Range-55°C to +95°C
Operating Temperature Range-20°C to +50°C
Operational Altitude+40,000 feet
IMAGING & OPTICAL
Color PalettesYes – Adjustable in App and via PWM
Frame Rate7.5 Hz (NTSC); 8.3 Hz (PAL)
HDMI Output1280x720 @ 50hz, 60hz
Image OptimizationYes
Invertable ImageYes - Adjustable in App
IR Camera Resolution336 × 256
Lens13 mm; 25° × 19°
Lens Options [FOV for NTSC Analog Output]13 mm; 24° × 18°
Scene Presets & Image ProcessingYes - Adjustable in App
Spectral Band7.5 - 13.5 µm
Thermal ImagerUncooled VOx Microbolometer
MECHANICAL
Precision Mounting HolesTwo M2x0.4 on each of two sides & bottom One 1/4-20 threaded hole on top
Size2.26" x 1.75" (including lens)
Weight3.25 - 4 oz (Configuration Dependant)
ZoomYes – Adjustable in App and via PWM
OPTIONAL POWER & HDMI VIDEO MODULE
Input Power Range5 VDC – 28 VDC
Reverse Polarity ProtectionYes
RADIOMETRY
Radiometric Accuracy+/-5°C or 5% of reading

 

US Export Compliance for Thermal Imagers

As a global trade compliant product, there is paperwork to complete and submit prior to the purchase of a FLIR Vue Pro R Radiometric Drone IR Camera.

If you are interested, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our friendly staff who can answer any questions you have, and step you through the process.

 

FLIR Vue Pro R Product Datasheet

FLIR Vue Pro Thermal Camera for Drones Datasheet

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