DRS Tamarisk 640 High-Def Thermal Cores

Tamarisk®640 - With four times the resolution of the class-leading Tamarisk®320, the Tamarisk®640 provides superior performance while maintaining a small size, low weight, and minimal power consumption. The Tamarisk®640 uses DRS Infrared’s uncooled, highly sensitive Vanadium Oxide (VOx) detector, incorporating patented absorber technology to capture infrared energy in the 8 to 14 micrometer spectrum. This high-performance core is enhanced with dynamic range, pixel saturation logic, multi-mode Image Contrast Enhancement and 24-bit RGB color.

Tamarisk®640 Rotator

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  • 640 x 480 pixel resolution
  • 17 µm pixel pitch means excellent image quality with smaller size and weight
  • Weighs < 60 grams
  • Power consumption < 1.5W during steady state operation
  • Multiple athermalized lens options from a wide angled 90° HFOV to a narrow 9°
  • Integrated Shutter for improved image calibration
  • 24-bit RGB output via Camera Link®
  • Multi-mode Image Contrast Enhancement (ICE™)
  • Compatible with existing Tamarisk®320 Accessories
  • Industry leading 2-year warranty

Camera Link® is a registered trademark of the Automated Imaging Association.


  • Feature Board 1011339-001
  • Breakout Box 1003785-001
  • Unterminated Cable 1010590-001
  • Cable Assembly Terminated 1002775-001
  • Back Shell / OEM Housing 1014304-001
  • Tripod Mounting Bracket 1017276-SP
  • Custom Lens Calibration 1015896-100


  • Security and Surveillance
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Robotic Ground Vehicles
  • Medical Imaging
  • Analytics
  • Man-portable Imaging Devices
  • Unmanned Sensor Applications