First Look: X-Vision Thermal Monocular TM1
X-Vision Optics’ Thermal Monocular (TM1) has a 400×300 thermal detector, and a 1.7x-6.8x digital magnification which can detect big game up to 1900 yards away. Weighing in at just a single pound, with an overall length of 7.5 inches, the TM1 is compact and lightweight. The TM1 also has Wi-Fi capabilities, picture and record function, internal-memory storage, hot-spot tracking, and free phone app compatibility. The device is dust and water-resistant to an international protection rating of IP66.
Further features include smooth zoom, built-in stadia-metric rangefinding, image quality adjustment, and picture-in-picture functions. With a frame rate of 50 Hz, the device captures sharp thermal images and smoothly tracks distant motion, with a 1900-yard detection range and a 750-yard recognition range. The objective lens is 25mm in diameter and has a field of view of 15.4°x11.6.°.
The unit has optional hotspot tracking which uses a small crosshair to pinpoint and follow the hottest object in its field of view, making it easy to detect game at long ranges and in dense terrains, day or night
With a 1280×960 HD display, this device provides five different color palettes: White Hot, Black Hot, Red Hot, Iron Hot, and Blue Hot, with 10 different contrast settings. Each palette option will detect heat and display in the selected color option.
Finally, the TM1 has remote viewing capabilities via the free phone app. Using this feature, users can access real-time footage from separate locations. Users can also take photos and videos, and access and change settings from their mobile device through the free app. The device has an internal memory storage of 16 GB.
Article by AMERICAN HUNTER STAFF