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FLIR AX8: New 24/7 thermal condition monitoring

November 212014
FLIR AX8: New 24/7 thermal condition monitoring

Continuous condition monitoring – 24/7

Combining thermal and visual cameras in a small, affordable package, the AX8 provides continuous temperature monitoring and alarming for uninterrupted condition monitoring of critical electrical and mechanical equipment. The AX8 provides early detection of temperature-related issues in electrical and mechanical equipment, making it the ideal temperature sensor for continuous condition monitoring and hot spot detection for:

  • Process and manufacturing industries
  • Data centers
  • Energy generation and distribution
  • Transportation and mass transit
  • Storage facilities
  • Refrigeration warehouses
  • Condition monitoring

FLIR AX8™ Key Benefits

  • Early detection of temperature-related problems
  • Avoid unplanned outages, service interruptions, and equipment failures
  • Get vital information without IR windows or manual scans
  • Streaming thermal, visible, or MSX video in MPEG, MJPEG, and H.264 formats
  • Automatic alarms sent when temperature thresholds are exceeded
  • Only 54 x 25 x 95 mm in size, it fits easily into space-constrained cabinets and locations –
  • Full suite of analysis functions
  • Two cable connections
  • Industry standard EthernetIP, Modbus TCP, and a built-in web interface for easy set-up


Compact format
The AX8 is easy to install in space-constrained areas for automated and uninterrupted condition monitoring of critical electrical and mechanical equipment. Measuring only 54 x 25 x 95 mm, the AX8 integrates easily into electrical installations or any manufacturing environment.
 

Replaces manual scans
The AX8 is enabled by FLIR’s ground-breaking Lepton® thermal imaging core and provides early detection of temperature-related issues in electrical and mechanical equipment, guarding against unplanned outages, service interruptions, and equipment failure, The AX8 is the ideal temperature sensor for continuous condition monitoring and fire prevention without the need for periodic manual scans. 


More than a sensor
The AX8 does more than just monitor temperatures.  While displaying over 4,800 active temperature points per image, it also provides streaming temperature data over industry-standard interfaces (Ethernet/IP and Modbus TCP) for easy analysis, has a built-in web interface, and includes a full suite of Analysis and Alarm functions that automatically send alerts when the AX8 detects elevated temperatures. The AX8’s streaming thermal, visual, and MSX video is output in standard MJPEG, MPEG, H.264 formats, adding multipurpose image capabilities.  


Order your FLIR AX8 now
The AX8 is now available at a groundbreaking price of $995 US (€765). To learn more, please visit www.flir.com/ax8.  

 

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