HIKMICRO Lynx LC06 6mm Smart Thermal Monocular

HikmicroSKU: 6974004640088

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Product Description

HIKMICRO LC06 handheld thermal monocular camera is equipped with a 160 × 120 infrared detector and a 720 × 540 LCOS display. It supports functions of observation, distance measurement, Wi-Fi hot spot, and so on. The high-sensitivity built-in thermal detector provides you with clear view even in total darkness. The monocular is mainly applied to scenarios such as patrolling, searching and rescuing, hiking, travel, and hunting, etc.

Key Features

  • High sensitivity thermal module with 160 x 120 resolution NETD < 35 mK (@25 ° C F#=1.1)
  • Leading thermal image processing technology: Adaptive AGC, DDE, 3D DNR
  • 720 × 540 resolution 0.2-inch LCOS display
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium battery
  • Up to 10 hours continuous operation
  • Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Type-C Interface

    The HIK Micro 160x120px, 17µm thermal sensor with a NETD rating of 35mK produces a high-quality thermal image.

    35mK NETD Rating = One of the most sensitive sensors available on the market, detecting even the smallest temperature differences!

    Combine this with the HIK software that processes the image you see on screen and you have an unbeatable package that performs well above its price point.

    T-VISION APP: Connect – Control – Stream
    Connect your smartphone and take control of all features of the Lynx 6mm.

    The T-Vision app allows you to stream the output in real time allowing you to share your viewpoint with a friend.

    You can also record images and video, optimise the colour profile, display settings and magnification all from the easy to use app.


    Activate Hot Tracking and your Lynx 6mm will highlight the hottest spot detected in the current frame with a green crosshair. This is useful to highlight small heat sources as you scan around. This feature can also be deactivated in the menu or controlled in the App.

    HIK Micro Lynx 6mm 35mK 160x120 17um Smart Thermal Monocular - Technical Information

    • Sensor 160×120px @ 17µm
    • Objective Lens 6mm
    • Detection Range (Vehicle 1.4 x 4m) 559m
    • Detection Range (Human 1.8 x 0.5m) 182m


    • Type Vanadium Oxide Uncooled Focal Plane Arrays
    • Resolution, pixels 160×120 px
    • Pixel pitch, µm 17µm
    • Frame rate, Hz 50 Hz
    • NETD Rating 35mK


    • Objective lens F1.1
    • Magnification (Optical) 0.6x
    • Magnification (Digital) 1x, 2x, 4x,
    • Field of view 24.7° × 18.7° (H × V)


    • Type 5.08mm, LCOS
    • Resolution, Pixels 720 × 540
    • Colour Palettes Black Hot, White Hot, Red Hot, Fusion


    Video Recorder YES
    Sound Recorder NO
    Build in memory, Gb 8 Gb


    Hot Tracking YES
    WiFI hot spot YES
    T-Vision App support YES


    Degree of protection, IP code IP67
    Dust protection Protected against dust ingress
    Water protection Protected against temporary submersion in water
    Operating temperature range from -20 °C to 55 °C


    Dimensions, mm 158 mm × 61 mm × 57 mm
    Weight, kg 0.25 kg


    Operating time on battery
    (WiFi & Hot tracking disabled) 10 hours of continuous running
    Charging interface USB-C
    Battery capacity after 1000 cycles 80%

    • Unit Type Thermal
    • Colour Palettes Yes
    • Detection Range 550m
    • Display Resolution 720x540
    • Display Type LCOS
    • FOV @ 100 yards 24°
    • Magnification (Digital) 4x
    • Magnification (Optical) 0.6x
    • NETD <35mK
    • Objective Lens Diameter 6mm
    • Operating Temperature -20/+40°C
    • Pixel Pitch 17μm
    • Rangefinder Stadiametric
    • Refresh Rate 50HZ
    • Sensor Resolution 160x120
    • Video Recording Yes
    • WiFi Yes

    Download the HIK App here:

    Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/t-vision/id1478705944
    Android: https://www.app-st.net/ZdMM

    How thermal imaging cameras work

    Thermal imaging, also known as infrared thermography or thermographic imaging, is a technology that allows us to capture and visualize the infrared radiation emitted by objects and living beings. Every object with a temperature above absolute zero (-273.15 degrees Celsius or -459.67 degrees Fahrenheit) emits infrared radiation in the form of heat. Thermal imaging devices detect this radiation and create images or videos that represent the temperature variations across a scene.

    Here are some key points about thermal imaging:

    1. Principle of Operation: Thermal imaging works on the principle that different objects emit different levels of infrared radiation based on their temperature. Infrared cameras or thermal imagers use sensors that can detect and convert this radiation into a visible image.

    2. Applications: Thermal imaging has a wide range of applications, including:

      • Security and Surveillance: Thermal cameras can be used for surveillance and security to detect intruders in the dark or in low-visibility conditions.
      • Search and Rescue: In disaster situations, thermal imaging can help locate survivors by detecting their body heat.
      • Firefighting: Firefighters use thermal cameras to see through smoke and locate people or hotspots in burning buildings.
      • Medical Diagnosis: Infrared cameras are used for medical purposes, such as identifying areas of inflammation or elevated body temperature.
      • Building Inspections: In construction and maintenance, thermal imaging can identify heat leaks, moisture, and electrical problems in buildings.
      • Industrial Inspections: It's used to inspect machinery, electrical systems, and detect overheating components.
    3. Color Mapping: In thermal images, colors are often used to represent different temperatures. Typically, warm areas are displayed in warm colors (red, yellow, orange), while cooler areas are displayed in cool colors (blue, green, purple). This color mapping helps users quickly identify temperature differences in the scene.

    4. Resolution: Thermal imaging cameras come in various resolutions, with higher resolution cameras providing more detail and accuracy in temperature measurements.

    5. Limitations: Thermal imaging is limited by the fact that it can't see through opaque materials like walls or glass, and it may struggle to distinguish objects with very similar temperatures. Additionally, it's affected by factors like ambient temperature, humidity, and distance.

    6. Types of Cameras: There are different types of thermal imaging cameras, including handheld devices, fixed installations, and even smartphone attachments that use thermal imaging technology.

    7. Military and Defense: Thermal imaging has been widely used in military and defense applications for target detection, navigation, and surveillance.

    8. Consumer Applications: In recent years, thermal imaging has become more accessible to consumers through smartphone attachments and dedicated consumer devices. This has led to applications in areas like home improvement and outdoor activities, such as hunting and wildlife observation.

    In summary, thermal imaging is a technology that allows us to see and measure temperature differences in various applications, from industrial and medical uses to military and consumer applications. It has proven to be a valuable tool for detecting heat-related issues and providing enhanced vision in low-light or adverse conditions.

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