Breaking: FLIR Discontinues All Civilian Sales

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Depends on size dont you think?

We're talking about a sizeable mass in some cases that is not vascular
Not going to see the difference on a microbolometer based FPA - skin temp would vary but only a few tens of millidegrees.
A cryocooled MWIR - a good one is amazing 😁
Another fun thing is that most commercial textile dies are completely transparent in SWIR
 

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Not going to see the difference on a microbolometer based FPA - skin temp would vary but only a few tens of millidegrees.
A cryocooled MWIR - a good one is amazing 😁
Another fun thing is that most commercial textile dies are completely transparent in SWIR
Don't remember the model number, however it was a fixed mount device interfaced to a GPS chart plotter. It was not a hand held unit.
 

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FLIR Scion OTM Handheld Thermal Camera


Cooled
 
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I am pretty sure you can not use an IR scope hunting in MA anyway
"Artificial light" is prohibited for night time hunting, with the exception of raccoon and opossum.*

*ETA: in MA
 
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"Artificial light" is prohibited for night time hunting, with the exception of raccoon and opossum.*

*ETA: in MA
I recall something about “battery operated” scopes. I will have to research it
 

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FLIR Scion OTM Handheld Thermal Camera






Cooled
From my cheapy FLIR camera
 

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I recall something about “battery operated” scopes. I will have to research it
I dont think so... but our laws could be interpreted to mean anything ..
My take is all visible light and IR flashlight and illuminators are banned...

If you have gen 3+ WP youd have to be inside a completely sealed room to need an IR illuminator anyway.

Thermals dont use artifical light they use heat...

But ya, everything is illegal in MA

i would have thought body armour would be banned first... I have no desire to own any but guess if you want it or may want it you should buy it now.

while i think end of civilian sales of anything is lame. This is america... if you want it you can buy it and its not illegal...its an issue for the distributor.


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these are hunting regulations anyway...so a property owner can use any means necessary on nuisance animals... just should treas lightly during the seaon of whatever pest your killing.
 
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So how's the FLIR embargo going? Anyone notice a stoppage of sales to civvies...?
 
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