FLIR TAU 2 Series

RHP International will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday Monday May 25th, 2020 and will be open Tuesday May 26th, 2020.
Purchases made during this time, will be processed when we return Tuesday May 26th, 2020.

Thermal Core:

TAU 2 336

TAU 2 640

FPA / Digital Video Display Formats 336 x 256 640 x 512
Lens Options 7.5Hz 30Hz 7.5Hz 30Hz
7.5 mm - f/1.4 45°(H)x35°(V) FoV*
45°(H)x35°(V) FoV*
90°(H)x69°(V) FoV*
90°(H)x69°(V) FoV*
9 mm - f/1.25 35°(H)x27°(V) FoV*
35°(H)x27°(V) FoV*
69°(H)x56°(V) FoV*
69°(H)x56°(V) FoV*
13 mm - f/1.25 25°(H)x19°(V) FoV*
25°(H)x19°(V) FoV*
45°(H)x37°(V) FoV*
45°(H)x37°(V) FoV*
19 mm - f/1.25 17°(H)x13°(V) FoV*
17°(H)x13°(V) FoV*
32°(H)x26°(V) FoV*
32°(H)x26°(V) FoV*
25 mm - f/1.1 13°(H)x10°(V) FoV*
13°(H)x10°(V) FoV*
25°(H)x20°(V) FoV*
25°(H)x20°(V) FoV*
35 mm - f/1.2 9.3°(H)x7.1°(V) FoV*
9.3°(H)x7.1°(V) FoV*
18°(H)x14°(V) FoV*
18°(H)x14°(V) FoV*
50 mm - f/1.2 6.5°(H)x5°(V) FoV*
6.5°(H)x5°(V) FoV*
12.4°(H)x9.9°(V) FoV*
12.4°(H)x9.9°(V) FoV*
60 mm - f/1.25 5.5°(H)x4.2°(V) FoV*
5.5°(H)x4.2°(V) FoV*
10.4°(H)x8.3°(V) FoV*
10.4°(H)x8.3°(V) FoV*
100 mm - f/1.6 3.3°(H)x2.5°(V) FoV*
3.3°(H)x2.5°(V) FoV*
6.2°(H)x5°(V) FoV*
6.2°(H)x5°(V) FoV*
  *Denotes Horizontal x Vertical Field of View
Analog Video Display Formats NTSC / PAL

Pixel Pitch

17 μm
Spectral Band 7.5 - 13.5 μm
Full Frame Rates 30/60 Hz (NTSC)
25/50 Hz (PAL)
30 Hz (NTSC)
25 Hz (PAL)
  These cameras can now be exported to Strategic Trade Authorized (STA) countries with
No License Required (NLR) and only a Consignee Statement filled out. 
For a list of STA countries and other Export information visit our Export Conditions page.
Exportable Frame Rates 7.5 Hz NTSC; 8.3 Hz PAL
Sensitivity (NEdT) <50 mK at f/1.0
Scene Range (High Gain) -25°C to +100°C -25°C to +135°C
Scene Range (Low Gain) -40°C to +550°C
Time to Image <4.0 sec <5.0 sec
Factory Optimized Video Yes

Physical Attributes

Size (w/o lens) 1.75" x 1.75" x 1.18"
Lensed & Lensless Configurations Available Yes
Precision Mounting Holes (M2x0.4) on 3 sides (2 per side) Yes
Sealable Bulkhead Mounting Feature on Lens Barrel (M29×1.0), WFOV Only Yes

Radiometric Features

Spot Meter Temperatures measured in central 4×4
Advanced Radiometry Improved accuracy, moveable spot meter, image metric data, T-Linear (digital output) AR requires a separate calibration that must be performed during camera manufacture. The AR capability is captured in the camera part number.
An additional fee is charged for this feature.

Image Processing & Display Controls

NTSC/PAL (field switchable) Yes
Image Optimization Yes
Digital Detail Enhancement Yes
Invert/Revert (analog and 8-bit digital) Yes
Polarity Control (black hot/white hot) Yes
Color & Monochrome Palettes (LUTs) Yes
Digital Zoom 2x, 4x 2x, 4x, 8x
Continuous Zoom Yes
Symbology (256 gray & 256 color) Yes, single-pixel resolution for all models

Digital Video

LVDS (14-bit or 8-bit) Yes
CMOS (14-bit or 8-bit) Yes
BT.656 (8-bit) Yes
Camera Link (Expansion Bus Accessory Module) Yes
Slow Video Option (factory configured) Yes


Primary Electrical Connector 50-pin Hirose
Input Supply Voltage 4.0 - 6.0 VDC
Power Dissipation, steady state (max 2.5W during shutter event of approximately 0.5 seconds) <1.0 W <1.2 W
Flat-Field Correction (FFC) Duration <0.5 sec
Power Reduction Switch (disables analog video) Yes
RS-232 Compatible Communication 57,600 & 921,600 baud
External Sync Input/Output Yes
Discrete I/O Controls Available Yes (10-camera minimum)
Settable Splash Screens Yes (10-camera minimum)
User Configurability via SDK & GUI Yes
Dynamic Range Switching Yes No


Operating Temperature Range -40°C to +80°C
Non-Operating Temperature Range -55°C to +95°C
Temperature Shock 5°/min
Operational Altitude +40,000 feet
Humidity 5% - 95% non-condensing
Vibration 4.3g three axis, 8 hr each
Shock 200g shock pulse w/ 11 msec sawtooth
ROHS Compliant