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M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized Premium Multi-Sensor Maritime Thermal Night Vision System Rebate Available

M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized Premium Multi-Sensor Maritime Thermal Night Vision System


Model # 14497390 | Mfg # 432-0003-31-00
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The M-Series pan/tilt re-defines maritime multi-sensor system design, drawing on FLIR's 25 years of experience in building combat-proven airborne and maritime thermal imagers for militaries, Coast Guards, and governmental agencies around the world. If you want to use a tougher, better-performing FLIR, you'll have to join the Special Forces.

With 640 x 480 thermal imaging, M-Series can cameras provide four-times the thermal resolution and more than twice the range performance compared to other systems. M-Series cameras let you see more – and see farther – than ever before. Even in the dead of night.

Thermal Imaging Specs:

  • Sensor Type: 640 x 480 VOx Microbolometer
  • Field of View: 18º x 14º (NTSC)
  • Focal Length: 35 mm
  • E-Zoom: 2X and 4X
  • Image Processing: FLIR DDE

Daylight Imaging Specs:

  • Detector Type: Color CCD
  • Lines of Resolution: 530
  • Minimum Illumination: 1.4 lux
  • Field of View: ~58° (h) × 43° (v) w/ 10× optical zoom matched to IR

System Specs:

  • Dimensions: 7" dia. x 113/8"H
  • Weight: ~11.5 lbs
  • Pan/Tilt Coverage: 360º Continuous Pan, +/-90º Tilt 
  • Video Output: NTSC or PAL
  • Connector Types: BNC with BNC-to-RCA adapter included for video out
  • Power Requirements: 12V DC to 24V DC (-10%/+30%)
  • Power Consumption: 25 W nominal; 50 W max


  • Operating Temperature Range: -25°C to +55°C
  • Storage Temperature Range: -40°C to +85°C
  • Automatic Window Defrost: Standard
  • Sand/Dust: Mil-Std-810E
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX6
  • Shock: 15 g vertical, 9 g horizontal
  • Vibration: IEC 60945; MIL-STD-810E
  • Lightning Protection: Standard
  • Salt Mist: IEC60945
  • Wind: 100 knot (115.2 mph)
  • EMI: IEC 60945


  • Included Equipment: Camera Head with 18-inch Pigtails for Power, Analog Video, and Ethernet;
    Joystick Control Unit; Operator Manual
  • Warranty: Three years (with product registration)

Range Performance:

  • Detects Person in Water: (1.8m x 0.5m): ~4,000' (1.2 km)
  • Detects Small Vessel: (4.0m x 1.5m): ~2.4 mi (3.9 km)

M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized Premium Multi-Sensor Maritime Thermal Night Vision System

Dimensions 7" Diameter x 11 3/8" Height
Features Waterproof IPX6
Focus Type 35 Millimeters
Input Power 12 Volts/24 Volts DC
Person In Water Range 4000 Feet
Resolution 640 x 480
Small Vessel Range 2.4 Nautical Miles
Type Fixed Mount
Warranty Details Three Years (with product registration)

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Lowered Night Time Blood Pressure Levels

By IFR Cruiser

from Alameda, CA


  • Reliable Performance


    Best Uses

    • Expeditions
    • Navigation

    Comments about FLIR M-618CS Gyro-Stabilized Premium Multi-Sensor Maritime Thermal Night Vision System:

    We added the stabilized Raymarine 618CS FLIR a few months ago prior to a west coast trip, a fantastic addition. It lowered the night time blood pressure on the bridge significantly. Even at 20kts at night you can see birds and buoys on the water far enough out that you can avoid them. We used radar/AIS to spot boats at 6-12 miles and start to make them out with the FLIR at 2+ miles. Great combination.

    Would recommend a three display setup as we wanted to keep the FLIR, Chart Plotter and Radar/AIS on separate monitors. New crew caught on very fast. Even allowed us to feel more comfortable judging the sea state at night as we could anticipate larger swells/waves as they approached.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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