Zafiro® HD

The Zafiro® HD sensor module is DRS Infrared’s latest entry into the cooled MWIR camera market providing High-Definition (720p HD) infrared imaging capability in a low size, weight, and power camera package without compromising imaging performance. The Integrated Dewar Cooler Assembly (IDCA) utilizes DRS’ HDVIP™ (High Density Vertically Integrated Photodiode) HgCdTe detector technology to deliver high sensitivity and superior performance to address the most demanding applications.

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Zafiro® HD Cooled Camera Module



  • Low power 1280x720, 12 µm pitch-cooled MWIR focal plan array
  • Tactical Dewar with integrated cooler and interface electronics weighing less than 1.4 pounds and measuring approximately 2x4x4 inches
  • Integrates advanced Mercury Cadmium Telluride technology with patented cryogenic cooler design
  • Patented linear Stirling cooler, which is exceptionally quiet with nearly imperceptible vibration.
  • More than 20,000 hours Mean Time To Failure
  • The industry’s lowest power consumption using 12 watts of power at room temperature
  • Proprietary Local Area Processing
  • 14-bit corrected digital video

Popular Applications

  • Longer-range surveillance
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Demanding situational-awareness applications
  • Use day or night, in any conditions

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