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


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

Model # 14497390Mfg # 432-0003-31-00


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Product Description

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 up to 640x480 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
  • FOV: 18º x 14º (NTSC)
  • Focal Length: 35 mm
  • E-Zoom: 2x & 4x
  • Image Processing: FLIR DDE

Daylight Imaging Specs:

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

System Specs:

  • Size: 7" dia. x 11.4" ht.
  • 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: 12 VDC to 24 VDC (-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
  • Water Ingress: IPx6
  • Shock: 15 g vertical, 9 g horizontal
  • Vibration: IEC 60945; MIL-STD-810E
  • Lightening Protection: Standard
  • Salt Mist: IEC60945
  • Wind: 100 knot (115.2 mph)
  • EMI: IEC 60945


  • Standard Package: Camera Head with 18-inch Pigtails for Power, Analog Video, and Ethernet;
    Joystick Control Unit; Operator Manual
  • Warranty: 3 Year (With product registration)

Range Performance:

  • Detect Man (1.8m x 0.5m): ~4,000 ft (1.2 km)
  • Detect 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

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

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Lowered Night Time Blood Pressure Levels

By IFR Cruiser

from Alameda, CA


  • Reliable Performance


    Best Uses

    • Expeditions
    • Navigation

    Comments about 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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