UTB®x Universal Thermal Binocular

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The Universal Thermal Binocular is a high-performance true 17mm (640×480) uncooled thermal binocular. The UTB®x system is part of the OASYS thermal imaging product family. With a choice of narrow, medium, or wide FOV lenses, and an operational run time of more than 5.5 hours using three CR123 batteries, the UTB®x sight offers operational awareness deep into the mission. It utilizes a simple menu function featuring a single button press allowing for essential operation, eliminating the need to remember locations on the device for different functions while operating the system in darkness.

Applications include:

  • Covert location of objects without visible light
  • Hot spot and disturbed surface detection
  • Provide a clear picture day or night
  • Monitor threats day or night
  • Easily spot suspects in foliage or under vehicles where night vision cannot
  • Increased detection range

Features & Benefits

  • Commercial power source flexibility
  • Multiple lens configurations allowing variability in FOV for specific mission
  • Optional visible and IR laser pointers
  • Capability to capture still photos and output digital video
  • Tripod mountable
  • Improved targeting capabilities with digital magnetic compass
  • Intuitive menu function for easy operation
  • Lightweight system

UTB®x Specifications

Weight and Dimensions
Color Black
Weight 37.5 oz (1.06 kg) without battery
Length 7.0 in (178 mm) w/o lens cover or eyecups
Width 5.5 in (140 mm)
Height 2.9 in (74 mm)
Power source (3) CR123 Lithium Batteries or
(2) L91 (FR6) Lithium Batteries
or USB outlet
Battery operating life @25°c 5.5 hours (CR123)
2.25 hours (L91)
2.25 hr (single CR123)
Operating temp -40°F (-40°C) to 140°F (60 °C)
Storage temp -40°F (-40°C) to 160°F (71 °C)
Climatic zones Hot, basic
Imaging Characteristics
Optical focus Manual
Diopter adjust Manual
Digital zoom 2X
Magnification standard 3.7X
Magnification long range 6.6X
Field of view
75 mm (standard) 10.5° diagonal (8.5° horizontal x 6° vertical)
120 mm (long range) 6.5° diagonal (5° horizontal x 3.5° vertical)
40 mm (short range) 19° diagonal (15° horizontal x 11.5° vertical)
Minimum focus distance 5 meters w/ 75mm and 120mm lens
Standard lens (75mm) 80% Positive (60Hz), 0.75m2 size target (NATO standard)
Detect Detect 2220 m
Long range lens (120mm) 80% Positive (60Hz), 0.75m2 size target (NATO standard)
Detect 2660 m
Short range lens (40mm) 80% Positive (60 Hz), 0.75m2 size target (NATO Standard)
Detect 1010 m
IR Camera
Sensor Un-cooled microbolometer
Wavelength 8-12 μm
Pixel pitch 17 μm
Pixel format 640 x 480 array
Refresh rate 30 / 60 Hz dual mode
NEdT < 50 mK @F/1
Color Monochrome
Size 640 x 480
Pixel pitch 15 μm
Exit pupil distance 20 mm
Diopter adjustment +/- 1.75 diopters
Digital magnetic compass Yes
Visible laser pointer Red
Class 3R
Power level 4.7 mW
Wavelength 625-645 nm
IR laser pointer
Class 1
Power level 0.7 mW
Wavelength 820-850 nm
Image Storage
Capability 100 snapshots
Image format 8-bit uncompressed bitmap
Laser safety MIL-STD-1425A
*Disclaimer: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

UTB®x Part Numbers

Part Number Description
19025-0000-01 UTB®x sight
8500879-1 Universal Thermal Binocular, UTB®x, 17 um detector, with standard accessory kit
19022-5000 PC software
BA80E BNC coupler
9102-4101 7 Pin Lemo to BNC cable
9102-4100 7 Pin Lemo to USB connector
9102-1101 Lens cleaning kit
BATT-123 CR123 Lithium batteries
9102-1098 Neck strap, Lowepro, 2" width, black
9102-1099 Hand strap, Mennon, black
A3256345 Eyecup, shuttered
19025-7003 QRG, UTB®x 17 micron sight
19025-7001 Manual, UTB®x 17 micron sight


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