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FLIR E53 Thermal Imaging Camera

Advanced Thermal Imaging Camera

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The FLIR E53 thermal camera is your entry into the Exx-Series, with the resolution and sensitivity you need at the right price. The 240 × 180 true native resolution offers more than 43,200 points of temperature measurement and produces crisp, vibrant imagery, which can be enhanced with FLIR’s patented MSX® for added perspective.


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±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading, for ambient temperature 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F) and object temperature above 0°C (32°F)


Moisture, insulation, and measurement

Color alarm (isotherm)

Above, below, interval, condensation, insulation

Detector Type

Uncooled microbolometer, 17µm

Field of view (FOV)

24° × 18°

Laser Pointer

Yes; dedicated button

Object Temperature Range

-20°C to 120°C (-4°F to 248°F) 0°C to 650°C (32°F to 1200°F)

Compass GPS

Yes; automatic GPS image tagging

Area Box

1 in live mode

Communication Interfaces

USB 2.0, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, DisplayPort

Storage Media

Removable SD card

Video Out

DisplayPort over USB Type-C

Operating Temperature Range

-15°C to 50°C (5°F to 122°F)

Storage Temperature Range

-40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Color palettes

Iron, Gray, Rainbow, Arctic, Lava, Rainbow HC

Digital Camera

5 MP, 53° × 41° FOV

Digital Zoom

1-4x continuous





Image Fequency

30 Hz

Image Modes

Infrared, visual, MSX®, Picture-in-Picture

Non-radiometric IR video streaming

H.264 or MPEG-4 over Wi-Fi; MJPEG over UVC or Wi-Fi


Centered infrared area on the visual image

Radiometric IR video recording

Real-time radiometric recording (.csq)

Radiometric IR video streaming

Over UVC

Spectral Range

7.5 – 14.0 µm

Weight [incl lens]

1 kg (2.2 lbs)


Embosses visual details on full resolution thermal image

Non-Radiometric IR & Visual Video Recording

H.264 to memory card

Measurement Presets

No measurement, center spot, hot spot, cold spot, 3 spots, hot spot-spot

Spot Meter

3 in live mode

Thermal Sensitivity

<0.04°C at 30°C (86°F), 24° lens


4°, 640 × 480 pixel touch screen LCD with auto-rotation

Shock and Vibration and Drop and Encapsulation

25 g / IEC 60068-2-27, 2 g / IEC 60068-2-6, IP 54 /IEC 60529; EN/UL/CSA/PSE 60950-1

Dimensions (L x W x H)

278.4 × 116.1 × 113.1 mm (11.0 × 4.6 × 4.4 in)

Battery operating time

Approx. 2.5 hours at 25°C (77°F) ambient temperature and typical use

Battery Type

Li-ion battery, charged in camera or on separate charger


Infrared camera with lens, battery (2 ea), battery charger, front protection, straps (hand, wrist), hard transport case, lanyards, lens caps, lens cleaning cloth, power supplies, 8 GB SD card, Torx wrench, cables (USB 2.0 A to USB Type-C, USB Type-C to USB Type-C, USB Type-C to HDMI)

Image File Format

Standard JPEG with measurement data included

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