Temperature Measurement

Mikron MC320 Process Camera Series

High Performance Infrared Camera for Demanding Real-Time Imaging Applications

Advanced Energy's Mikron MC320 series is a cost-effective, high performance non-contact infrared imager that serves a broad range of process monitoring applications.
  • Temperature measurement accuracy: ±2°C or 2% of reading
  • Focus range: 30 cm to infinity
  • Several configuration options, including over network or mobile setup
  • Overview
  • Technical Specs
  • Documents
  • Service & Support


The Mikron MC320 series represents another milestone in innovative infrared thermometry. Designed with advanced maintenance-free electronics and industrial protective packaging, the MC320 series offers unparalleled accuracy for demanding industrial and manufacturing applications, including vessels and furnaces, rolling processes, rotary kilns, quality monitoring in glass production, through-flame imaging in furnances and boilers, and measurement of targets or objects with low emissivity.

The MC320 series can be configured with flame-filtering capability for furnace/
kiln monitoring. With an unmatched array of protective accessories, the MC320 series demonstrates Advanced Energy’s commitment to long-term troublefree process monitoring.

Advanced Energy has been an innovative leader in the field of infrared non-contact temperature measurement instruments. Advanced Energy specializes in turnkey solutions consisting of complete engineering, design, and installation services to meet the most severe and challenging thermal imaging system requirements.


  • Utilize turn key solutions to meet the most severe and challenging thermal imaging system requirements
  • Produce superior images and temperature measurement accuracy for mid-wave applications
  • Take advantage of advanced maintenance-free electronics and industrial protective packaging
  • Operate in harsh environments
  • Better monitor a unique range of process monitoring applications using mid-wave infrared (MWIR)


  • High performance, cost-effective complete monitoring solution
  • Supports low and high temperature applications
  • Optional industrial grade rugged enclosure
  • Gigabit Ethernet communication
  • Support for IO module, OPC, and Modbus through LumaSpec RT Control software
  • Performance

    Temperature Range:


    Range 1:
    150°C to 500°C (302°F to 932°F)

    Range 2:
    200°C to 800°C (392°F to 1472°F)


    400°C to 1600°C (752°F to 2912°F)


    200°C to 800°C (392°F to 1472°F)


    400°C to 1600°C (752°F to 2912°F)


    200°C to 800°C (392°F to 1472°F)


    400°C to 1600°C (752°F to 2912°F)


    MC320M / MC320MHT:

    3 to 5 μm

    MC320F / MC320FHT:

    3.9 μm

    MC320G / MC320GHT:

    4.8 to 5.2 μm

    Measurement Accuracy:

    ±2°C or 2% of reading

    Image Update Rate:

    60 Hz (Standard)
    9 Hz (E-Series)

    A/D Resolution:

    16 bit


    320 x 240 Uncooled Focal Plane Array

    Emissivity Correction:

    0.1 to 1.0


    0.1 to 1.0


    0.108°F at 86°F (0.06°C at 30°C)

  • Optical Specifications

    Focus Range:

    30 cm to infinity



    21° (H) x 16° (V)


    53° (H) x 40° (V)

    Digital Zoom:

    1... 8x using LumaSpec RT software

  • Interface


    TV Output (NTSC or PAL)


    Gigabit Ethernet


    4-Pin Power (LEMO-0K),
    RJ45 Ethernet,
    3-pin Trigger (M8),
    Coaxial (BNC)

  • Environmental Specifications

    Operating Temperature:

    0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F) at housing

    Storage Temperature:

    -20 to 70°C (-4 to 158°F)

    Relative Humidity:

    Non condensating conditions


    2.55 lbs. (1 kg)
    excludes any protective housing or optional lenses

    Operating Position:

    Any operating position


    83 mm x 81.49 mm x 178.28 mm
    (3.26 in x 3.20 in x 7.01 in)

    Protection Class:

    IP54 / NEMA 4

  • Electrical

    Power Supply:

    12 to 30 V or Power over Ethernet standards

    Power Consumption:

    7 W Typical, 13 W Max

    Load (analog output):

    75 Ω


    Power supply, communication, and IOs are isolated from each other

  • Typical Applications

    Vessels and furnaces

    Metals process control

    Hot Rolling / Rolling Mills
    Burr Detection on Steel slabs

    Temperature Measurement in Induction Hardening Processes

    Predictive maintenance:

    Rolling processes
    Rotary kilns
    Torpedo Ladle Monitoring

    Quality monitoring in glass production

    Through-flame imaging in furnaces and boilers

    Measurement of targets or objects with low emissivity

Global Support & Services

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Applications Support & Consulting

Accelerate tool installations and process development programs, or address specific applications concerns with Advanced Energy's dedicated applications consultants and engineering staff. Benefit from on-site reviews, analyses, and consultations.

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Decrease variability in maintenance costs and provide additional cost protection. Advanced Energy offers whole-box extended warranties.

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Product Support

Inside the U.S.: 1.800.446.9167 (option 2)
Outside the U.S.

Thin Film Support
Thermal Product Support
Other Technical Support

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