Global Imaging Technologies
Clarity. Accuracy. Reliability.
Features • 5x Continuous Optical Zoom • Up to 10 User-Defined Zoom Presets • Cooled 3-5μm Infrared Sensor
Long-Range Thermal Imaging Camera
• High Sensitivity Mode • Dry Nitrogen Backfilled • Remote Control Capability • Auto and Manual Focus • Digital Video Output (Optional)
Z-500 With outstanding long-range target detection and recognition, the Z-500 continuous zoom thermal camera is the system of choice for force protection and surveillance. The Z-500 combines exceptional performance with unmatched reliability and ease-of-use.
User-defined preset field-of-view options offer the user unprecedented mission flexibility. The camera is easily integrated into any command and control system and provides easy-to-use push button interaction. With its ruggedized design and cooled infrared detector technology, this camera allows for maximum threat detection with lower total cost of ownership. General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies designs and manufactures a full portfolio of high-performance cameras and camera systems that provide our customers the clarity, accuracy and reliability to capture the shot that matters and successfully complete their mission.
NTSC, PAL, or optional digital output
Lens Type Continuous Zoom, 100-500mm, with up to 10 user-defined presets
Power Requirements Detector Option 1: 11–16 VDC, 18 Watts typical @ 25°C steady state Detector Option 2: 10.5–36 VDC, 30 Watts typical @ 25°C steady state Environmental Unit sealed and dry nitrogen backfilled Front Element Defroster Operating Temperature Range: -32°C to +60°C Non-Operating Temperature Range: -40°C to +70°C Controls Available on a hand held pendant, or through a PC via an RS-232/422 link Mounting ¼–20 Tripod Interface Weight
<20 lbs. (9.1kg)
Detector Option 1
320 x 256 InSb FPA
Detector Option 2
640 x 512 InSb FPA
Lens Features Motorized remote operation Auto and manual focus adjust Zoom Field of View Field of View 5.5° x 4.1° (Wide) to 1.1° x 0.8° (Narrow) Construction of General Dynamics Part Numbers
Feature Referenced & Available Options
Baud Rate (Default = 9600)
Digital Video Option
No BNC Video Output
PAL Video Format
640 X 480 Sensor Option
To construct Part Numbers, start with base code, add other desired options alphabetically (excepting that “P” must be last), and then add kit designator. Example: 23181F2H1ZP-600
Manufacturer reserves the right to change specifications to reflect latest changes in technology and improvements at any time without notice. Export is subject to U.S. Government regulations.
General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies 44 Simon Street, Nashua, NH 03060 USA +1 603.521.9300 www.gd-imaging.com