TiX1000, TiX660 and TiX640 Infrared Cameras: The

TiX560, TiX520 and TiX500
Infrared Cameras
The Fluke Expert Series
Your view of infrared technology is about to
change 180°
TiX560, TiX520 and TiX500
1.31 mRad
• Easily navigate over, under and around objects with the
180° articulating lens and see the image before you
capture it
• Premium in-field viewing experience with the only
5.7 inch responsive touchscreen LCD in its class¹—150 %
more viewing area3
• Enhanced image quality and temperature measurement
accuracy—turn your 320 x 240 images into 640 x
480 images, that’s 4x’s the resolution and pixels with
• Get an in-focus image with the touch of a button.
LaserSharp® Auto Focus, exclusive to Fluke, uses a built-in
laser distance meter that calculates and displays the
distance to your designated target with pinpoint accuracy²
• See the details you need with smart lenses—2x and 4x
telephoto, wide angle, and 25 micron macro—no calibration
required, interchangeable between compatible cameras
• See, save and share from the field and connect to the
largest selection of wireless test and measurement tools
with Fluke Connect®
to industrial handheld infrared cameras with 320x240 detector
resolution as of September 1, 2015.
to 30 meters (100 feet).
3 Compared to a 3.5 inch screen.
TiX560, TiX520 and TiX500
320 x 240 (76,800 pixels) and 640x480
(307,200 pixels) with SuperResolution Mode
≤ 0.03 °C at 30 °C target temp (30 mK)
≤ 0.04 °C at 30 °C target temp (40 mK)
-20 °C to +1200 °C (-4 °F to +2192 °F)
-20 °C to +850 °C (-4 °F to +1562 °F)
-20 °C to +650 °C (-4 °F to +1202 °F)
Get tough shots from any angle with a
180° degree rotating lens and the only
5.7 inch LCD.
LaserSharp® Auto Focus uses a built in
laser distance meter that calculates and
displays the distance to your designated
target with pinpoint accuracy.
Detailed specifications
Key Features
IFOV with standard lens (spatial resolution)
1.31 mRad, D:S 764:1
Detector resolution
320 x 240 (76,800 pixels)
Field of view
24 °H x 17 °V
Minimum focus distance
15 cm (approx. 6 in)
IFOV with optional 2x telephoto smart lens
0.65 mRad, D:S 1528:1
Field of view
12 °H x 9 °V
Minimum focus distance
45 cm (approx. 18 in)
IFOV with optional 4x telephoto smart lens
0.33 mRad, D:S 3056:1
Field of view
6.0 °H x 4.5 °V
Minimum focus distance
1.5 m (approx. 5 ft)
IFOV with optional wide-angle smart lens
2.62 mRad, D:S 399:1
Field of view
46 °H x 34 °V
Minimum focus distance
15 cm (approx. 6 in)
Minimum micron spot size with optional
macro smart lens
25 microns
Field of view
36.1° X 27.1°
Working distance
~8 mm (0.3 in) to ~14 mm (0.6 in) with optimal at 10 mm (0.4 in)
On camera and in software
Image sharpening
In software
LaserSharp® Auto Focus
Yes, for consistently in-focus images. Every. Single. Time.
Laser distance meter
Yes, calculates distance to the target for precisely focused images and displays distance on screen
Advanced manual focus
Streaming video (remote display)
Via HDMI or WiFi hot spot in remote control
Touchscreen display (capacitive)
Via HDMI or WiFi to SmartView
14.4 cm (5.7 in) diagonal landscape color VGA (640 x 480) LCD with backlight
Wireless connectivity
Wireless compatibility
Yes, to PC, iPhone® and
(iOS 4s and later), Android™ 4.3 and up, and WiFi to LAN (where available)
Fluke Connect® app compatible
Yes (where available)
Fluke Connect® tool compatible
Yes (where available). Connects wirelessly to select Fluke Connect® enabled tools. Five simultaneous connections supported
IR-Fusion® technology
AutoBlend™ mode
Picture-In-Picture (PIP)
Continuous AutoBlend™
Set AutoBlend™ level across continuum
Rugged, ergonomic design
Thermal sensitivity (NETD)
Filter Mode (NETD improvement)
Rotatable (articulating lens) >180 degrees
≤ 0.045 °C at 30 °C target temp (45 mK)
≤ 0.03 °C at 30 °C target temp (30 mK)
Level and span
≤ 0.05 °C at 30 °C target temp (50 mK)
≤ 0.04 °C at 30 °C target temp (40 mK)
Smooth auto and manual scaling
Touchscreen adjustable level/span
Yes. Span and level can be easily and quickly set by simply touching the screen
Fast auto toggle between manual and auto modes
Fast auto-rescale in manual mode
Minimum span (in manual mode)
2.0 °C (3.6 °F)
Minimum span (in auto mode)
3.0 °C (5.4 °F)
Built-in digital camera (visible light)
5 megapixel industrial performance
Frame rate
60 Hz or 9 Hz versions
Laser pointer
LED light (torch)
Digital Zoom
2x, 4x, 8x
2x, 4x
Data storage and image capture
Extensive memory options
Removable micro SD memory card, on-board flash memory, save-to-USB flash drive capability, direct download via USB-to-PC connection
Image capture, review, save mechanism
One-handed image capture, review, and save capability
Post-capture image editing (on camera)
Yes. Conduct on camera analysis for in-field results
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Data storage and image capture (continued)
Advanced text Annotation
File formats
Yes. Including standard shortcuts as well as user programmable options
Non-radiometric (.bmp) or (.jpeg) or fully radiometric (.is2); no analysis software required for non-radiometric (.bmp, .jpg and .avi) files
Memory review
Thumbnail view navigation and review selection
SmartView® software, Fluke Connect™ (where available), and SmartView® Mobile App—full analysis and reporting software
Export file formats with SmartView®
Voice annotation
60 seconds maximum recording time per image; reviewable playback on camera; Bluetooth headset provided*
Text annotation
Video recording
Standard and radiometric
File formats video
Non-radiometric (MPEG - encoded .AVI) and fully radiometric (.IS3)
Remote control operation
Auto capture (temperature and interval)
Batteries (field-replaceable, rechargeable)
Two lithium ion smart battery packs with five-segment LED display to show charge level
Battery life
Three hours continuous use per battery pack
Battery charge time
2.5 hours to full charge
Battery charging system
Two-bay battery charger or in-imager charging. Optional 12 V automotive charging adapter
AC operation
AC operation with included power supply (100 V AC to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
Power saving
User selectable sleep and power off modes
Temperature measurement
Temperature measurement range
(not calibrated below -10 °C)
-20 °C to +1200 °C (-4 °F to +2192 °F)
-20 °C to +850 °C (-4 °F to +1562 °F)
-20 °C to +650 °C (-4 °F to +1202 °F)
± 2 °C or 2 % (at 25 °C nominal, whichever is greater)
On-screen emissivity correction
Yes (both value and table)
On-screen reflected background temperature compensation
On-screen transmission correction
Color palettes
Standard palettes (8)
Ironbow, Blue-Red, High Contrast, Amber, Amber Inverted, Hot Metal, Grayscale, Grayscale Inverted
Ultra Contrast™ palettes (8)
Ironbow Ultra, Blue-Red Ultra, High Contrast Ultra, Amber Ultra, Amber Inverted Ultra, Hot Metal Ultra, Grayscale Ultra, Grayscale Inverted Ultra
General specifications
Color alarms (temperature alarms)
Infrared spectral band
High-temperature and low-temperature
7.5 μm to 14 μm (long wave)
Operating: -10 °C to +50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F); Storage: -20 °C to +50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F) without batteries
Relative humidity
10 % to 95 % non-condensing
Center-point temperature measurement
Spot temperature
Hot and cold spot markers
User-definable spot markers
Center box
3 user-definable spot markers
Expandable-contractible measurement box with MIN-MAX-AVG temp
IEC 61010-1: Overvoltage Category II, Pollution degree 2
Electromagnetic compatibility
IEC 61326-1: Basic EM Environment; CISPR11, Group 1, Class A
Australian RCM
IE 61326-1
CFR 47, Part 15 Subpart B
0.03 g2/Hz (3.8 grms), 2.5g IEC 68-2-6
25 g, IEC 68-2-29/Engineered to withstand 1 meter (3.3 feet) drop with standard lens
Size (H x W x L)/Weight (battery included)
Enclosure rating
27.3 cm x 15.9 cm x 9.7 cm (10.8 in x 6.3 in x 3.8 in)/1.54 kg (3.4 lb)
IEC 60529: IP54 (protected against dust, limited ingress; protection against water spray from all directions)
Warranty/Calibration cycle
Two-years (standard), extended warranties are available/Two-years (assumes normal operation and normal aging)
Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese,
Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, and Turkish
Supported languages
*Bluetooth not available in all countries.
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Ordering information
FLK-TiX560 60Hz Thermal Imager; 320x240; 60 Hz
FLK-TiX560 9Hz Thermal Imager; 320x240; 9 Hz
FLK-TiX520 60Hz Thermal Imager; 320x240; 60 Hz
FLK-TiX520 9Hz Thermal Imager; 320x240; 9 Hz
FLK-TiX500 60Hz Thermal Imager; 320x240; 60 Hz
FLK-TiX500 9Hz Thermal Imager; 320x240; 9 Hz
Included with product
Thermal imager with standard infrared lens; ac power
supply and battery pack charger (including universal
ac adapters); two rugged lithium ion smart battery
packs; USB cable; HDMI video cable; rugged, hard
carrying case, adjustable neck and hand strap, bluetooth
headset (where available), warranty registration card
and calibration certificate. Flash drive includes product
manuals in English, Chinese, German, Portuguese,
Spanish, French, Italian, Korean, and Japanese, Russian
and Turkish and SmartView® software. (Software
is also available via download at www.fluke.com/
Optional accessories
FLK-LENS/TELE2 Infrared Telephoto Lens
(2X magnification)
FLK-LENS/4XTELE2 Infrared Telephoto Lens
(4X magnification)
FLK-LENS/WIDE2 Infrared Wide Angle Lens
FLK-LENS/25MAC2 25 Micron Macro Infrared Lens
BOOK-ITP Introduction to Thermography Principles Book
FLK-TI-SBP4 Additional Smart Battery
FLK-TI-SBC3 Additional Smart Battery Charger
FLK-TIX5X-LENS CAP Infrared Lens Cover
FLK-TIX5XX-NECK Neck strap
FLK-TI-BLUETOOTH Bluetooth Headset
Set up and sustain preventive maintenance practices
with ease to help you oversee your complex world
with the Fluke Connect system of software and
wireless test tools.
• Maximize uptime and make confident maintenance decisions with
data you can trust and trace.
• Save measurements to the Fluke Cloud™ and associate with an asset
so your team can consult both historical and current measurements from
one location.
• Collaborate with ease by sharing your data with others with
ShareLive™ video calls and emails.
• Wireless one-step measurement transfer with AutoRecord™
measurements removes the need for clipboards and paperwork.
• Consult summary views of all assets over time for easy identification
of correlated or periodic failures for easier prioritization of
maintenance work.
• Generate reports with multiple measurement types to provide status
or work recommendations.
Find out more at flukeconnect.com
Download the app at:
Smartphone is not included with purchase.
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up and running.®
Fluke Europe B.V.
PO Box 1186, 5602 BD
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
For more information call:
In the U.S.A. (800) 443-5853 or
Fax (425) 446-5116
In Europe/M-East/Africa +31 (0)40 267 5100 or
Fax +31 (0)40 267 5222
In Canada (800)-36-FLUKE or
Fax (905) 890-6866
From other countries +1 (425) 446-5500 or
Fax +1 (425) 446-5116
Web access: http://www.fluke.com
Modification of this document is not
permitted without written permission
from Fluke Corporation.
©2015 Fluke Corporation.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Fluke Corporation
PO Box 9090, Everett, WA 98206 U.S.A.
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