The Taipan TM15-256 handheld observational thermal monocular is equipped with a 256×192 infrared detector and a 720×540 LCOS display. It supports functions of observation, highest temperature target tracking, distance measurement, Wi-Fi hotspot, and so on. The high-sensitivity built-in thermal detector provides you with clear view even in total darkness. The monocular is mainly applied to scenarios such as patrolling, law enforcement, searching and rescuing, drug enforcement, anti-smuggling, criminal seizing, hiking, travel, and hunting, etc.
Detector type: Vanadium Oxide Uncooled Focal Plane Arrays
Refresh rate: Sensor 25 Hz / OLED 50 Hz
FOV: 11.69° × 8.78°
1.42x base mag
The device realizes distance measurement function after marking the top and bottom of target, and input the target height.
Hot Spot Mark:
The device detects and marks the hot spot of highest temperature.
Device supports pallet switch and distance measurement.
Built-in memory module supports video recording/snapshot capturing.
Device supports 1×, 2×, 4×, and 8× digital zoom.
Device can capture snapshots, record videos, and set parameters via APP after being connected to your phone.
Black Hot, White Hot, Red Hot, Fusion
-20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)
Multi Language menu
Drop Test Height
1.5 m (4.9 feet)
Vanadium Oxide Uncooled Focal Plane Arrays
8μm to 14μm
FFC (Flat Field Correction)
Auto, Manual, External Correction
Highest Temperature Spot Tracking
Sensor 25 Hz / OLED 50 Hz
Less than 35 mk (@25°C), F#=1.0
Lens (focal length)
5 VDC/2 A, 1.5 W
Field of view (H × X)
11.69° × 8.78° (H × V)
1×, 2×, 4×, 8×
720×540, 0.2 inch, LCOS
Built-in memory module (8 GB)
On-board video recording
Built-in rechargeable Lithium battery
Yes (via USB)
Battery Operating Time
Up to 8 hours continuous running (with Wi-Fi hotspot function off)
Battery Capacity Display
280 g (0.62 lb)
158 × 61 × 57 mm (6.23 × 2.4 × 2.2 in)
AC Power Adapter/Charger
Export of night vision/thermal equipment and optical sighting equipment is controlled by the U.S. Department of State Office of Defense Trade Controls, in accordance with International Traffic in Arms (ITAR), Title 22, Code of Federal Regulations Part 120-130 and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) U.S. Department of Commerce.
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The U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control administer export control regulations that affect some aspects of our business. We request that you (the “Customer”) read and familiarize yourself with the following regarding certain applicable export regulations.
The sale, transfer, transportation, or shipment outside of the U.S. of any product prohibited or restricted for export without complying with U.S. export control laws and regulations, including proper export licensing, documentation or authorization, is strictly prohibited and may result in civil penalties and/or constitute a federal crime. Night Vision Universe LLC will not engage in any transaction that requires the illegal export of any products and will not assist directly or indirectly with the illegal export or re-export of any products.
Export of night vision equipment and optical sighting equipment is controlled by the U.S. Department of State Office of Defense Trade Controls, in accordance with International Traffic in Arms (ITAR), Title 22, Code of Federal Regulations Part 120-130 and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) U.S. Department of Commerce.
It is unlawful to export, or attempt to export or otherwise transfer or sell any hardware or technical data or furnish any service to any foreign person, whether abroad or in the United States, for which a license or written approval of the U.S. Government is required, without first obtaining the required license or written approval from the Department of the U.S. Government having jurisdiction. It is the Resellers/End Users responsibility to request and obtain export licenses for the export of the subject items, and to ensure that the requirements of all applicable laws, regulations and administrative policies are met. Sales or transfers to entities on the List of Debarred Parties, Denied Persons list and Embargoed Countries are strictly prohibited.
ITAR items and items marked for domestic sale only should only be used by party identified on the Night Vision Universe LLC Sales Order/Invoice for use or resale in the U.S. only. Such items should not be exported, provided to foreign persons in the U.S. (including Foreign Embassies in the U.S.A.), or sold domestically for export by a third party (including U.S. Government agencies). If/when such items are resold, the original purchasing party must advise customers/end users of their duty to comply with U.S. export control regulations or face the possibility of severe criminal and civil fines including imprisonment if convicted. Furthermore if above mentioned items are resold or transferred in any way, the original purchaser must inform customers/end user(s) that if these items are lost, stolen or destroyed, they must report this fact to Night Vision Universe LLC and provide the date of the incident as well as the associated serial number of the item.
“U.S. Person” for this purposes is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C.1101 (a) (20), protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) and “US Company” as the company entity organized under the laws of the United States.
• Export of GEN-3 night vision equipment from the United States without a valid export permit issued by the U.S. Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Controls is strictly prohibited.
• Generation 4, autogated/filmless technology is not available for export. Diversion contrary to U.S. law is prohibited.
Other Restrictions: Restrictions on the use of night vision with a weapon vary from state to state. You are strongly advised to learn these laws and adhere to them. Night Vision Universe LLC will not be held responsible for unlawful usage.
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