First Look: New Thermal Monoculars From ATN

Now it's even easier to get into the world of thermal optics.

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posted on June 18, 2024
ATN Thermal Monoculars

ATN Corp is launching of the Blaze Series of thermal monoculars, which features the new BlazeSeeker and the BlazeTrek models. The BlazeSeeker is designed for entry-level thermal imaging. Its workhorse 256x192 sensor boasts a NETD rating of <35mK, ensuring sensitivity to temperature variations and delivering high levels of image quality. The BlazeSeeker is designed with practicality in mind and has a built-in rechargeable battery for up to 9 hours of operation time, along with an external power-supply option for extended use in the field. Users can capture every moment with its built-in still image and video recording capabilities, while wireless connectivity allows seamless interaction with smartphones via a dedicated app for adjustments and media capture.

“The BlazeSeeker represents a significant advancement in the affordability of thermal imaging technology. Our goal with this product was to make thermal imaging accessible for everyone, whether for a hunt or a camping trip with the family,” said James Munn, CEO of ATN Corp. “Offering consumers a 256x192 sensor at sub $500 is truly remarkable.”

The BlazeSeeker also includes built-in Wi-Fi, five dynamic color palettes (White Hot, Black Hot, Rainbow, Iron Red, and Alarm), low power consumption, a 256x192 resolution with a 50 Hz refresh rate, and a 12 μm pixel size. Coupled with a 7/10mm lens, it achieves a detection range of up to 625 meters. Compact and lightweight, the BlazeSeeker conveniently fits into a pocket, making it the perfect accessory for a variety of outdoor activities.

BlazeTrek monocular line features an NETD rating of <25mK for superior image quality in any environment. There are four distinct models, the BlazeTrek-319, BlazeTrek-325, BlazeTrek-619 and BlazeTrek-625, so users can choose a configuration based on their needs, whether it's magnification, field of view or resolution.

“The Blaze Trek stands out as a game changing thermal monocular, compact yet packed with advanced features you wouldn’t expect from a thermal its size and price point. It's a must have for hunters and camping enthusiasts, delivering unmatched clarity and performance in any environment. But its utility doesn't end there; Blaze Trek's surveillance capabilities make it indispensable for those who seek an extra level of home and property security. At under $2,000 for a 640x512 monocular, is a testament to ATN’s commitment to innovation and accessibility in thermal technology.” said Schuyler Pedroza, Strategic Marketing Director of ATN Corp.

Equipped with a built-in rechargeable battery, BlazeTrek offers up to 9 hours of continuous operation, with USB Type-C charging and external power supply options. Its rugged design, IP67 rating for dust and water resistance, and compact size (6.2 inches x 2 inches x 2.2 inches and 0.7 pound weight) make it an ideal companion for any excursion. Enhanced connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi and app compatibility allows for real-time streaming and gallery access. The intuitive controls, letting users capture photos and record thermal videos directly from their smartphone.

BlazeTrek also provides a customizable viewing experience with five color palettes – White Hot, Black Hot, Rainbow, Iron Red, and Alarm. Visit atncorp.com for more information on this new lineup thermal monoculars as well as other products from ATN.

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