Infrared (IR) Thermal Imaging Camera Modules for Drones, UAV & Robotics
Ventus HD6-Fixed Compact fixed focal length HD MWIR cameras - Unparalleled HD capabilities in low-SWaP packages
Ventus HD6-Fixed

Compact fixed focal length HD MWIR cameras - Unparalleled HD capabilities in low-SWaP packages

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Ventus HD6-Fixed

Introducing the Ventus HD6-Fixed product family, potent yet compact fixed focal length HD MWIR cameras meticulously crafted for seamless integration. Small form factor allows for effortless inclusion into a wide variety of applications delivering unparalleled capabilities built to convenient packages.

Sierra-Olympia has built proven 6-um technology from DRS Leonardo into a complete camera system to leverage their HD (1280×960) focal plane with a proprietary long-life cooler for higher acuity and FOV with lower total cost of ownership. On-board video encoding and advanced image processing makes this camera perfect for integration into high-performance surveillance systems. The standard configuration includes a video encoder/processor for centralized interfaces and advanced image processing. A core configuration provides a SWaP optimized option.


Detector TypeMercury Cadmium Telluride (MCT)
Array Format1280 x 960
Pixel Pitch6 micron
Spectral ResponseMWIR
Frame rate30 Hz default 60 Hz capable
Bit Depth14-bit
NETD30 mK Typical


Digital Video OutputHDMI, HDSDI (optional), CameraLink
IP Video OutputEthernet (H.264, H.265)
NUC2-point NUC, 1-point with shutter, Bad Pixel Replacement
Digital Zoom/Pan1X to 16X


Standard ConfigurationCore Configuration
Input Voltage12 VDC12 VDC
Power Dissipation11W typical, 14W Max During Cooldown< 5.6 W typical, 10.08W Max During Cooldown
Operating Temperature-20°C to +40°C-40°C to +71°C
Mounting1/4-20 Tripod Mount, and M3 tapped holes1/4-20 Tripod Mount, and M3 tapped holes

Lens Model

No LensNo Lens Core30 mm Lens30 mm Lens Core
EFLN/aN/a30 mm30 mm
FOVN/aN/a14.3º x 10.75º14.3º x 10.75º
FocusN/aN/aThreaded FocusThreaded Focus
Environmental CoatingN/aN/aAthermalized, high-performance AR coatingAthermalized, high-performance AR coating
Size (L x W x H)105 x 84 x 81 mm95 x 89 x 58 mm131 x 84 x 81 mm122 x 89 x 58 mm