Temperature Measurement

Mikron MCL640 Thermal Imager

High Performance Infrared Camera for Temperature Measurement Between -40 and 1600°C

Advanced Energy's Mikron MCL640 offers unparalleled accuracy for demanding industrial and manufacturing applications. This product is designed with advanced, maintenance-free electronics and industrial protective packaging.

  • Designed to operate in harsh environments
  • High resolution 640 x 480 pixel thermal imager for process control and monitoring
  • Serves broad range of process control applications
  • Overview
  • Technical Specs
  • Documents
  • Service & Support


The Mikron MCL640 is a cost-effective, high performance non-contact infrared imager that can serve a broad range of process monitoring applications.

The unique design produces superior images and temperature measurement (±2°C). Also, it offers an unmatched array of protective accessories, which include: wide angle and telephoto lenses, industrial and hazardous area enclosures, pan-tilt positioner, I/O modules, and process control and automation software.


  • Operate in harsh environments
  • Obtain the best view thanks to five standard lens options
  • Enable superior image quality and temperature measurement for longwave applications


  • Maintenance free electronics
  • Industrial protective packaging
  • Measures temperature ranges -40 to 120°C, 0 to 500°C, and the HT version measures 200 to 1600°C
  • Numerous protective accessories available
  • Performance

    Temperature Range:


    Range 1:
    -40°C to 120°C (-40°F to 248°F)

    Range 2:
    0°C to 500°C (32°F to 932°F)


    200°C to 1600°C (392°F to 2912°F)


    8 to 14 μm

    Measurement Accuracy:

    ±2°C or 2% of reading

    Image Update Rate:

    9 Hz or 50 Hz

    A/D Resolution:

    16 bit

    Pixel Pitch:

    17 µm


    640 x 480 Uncooled Micro Bolometer Array

    Emissivity Correction:

    0.1 to 1.0


    0.1 to 1.0

  • Optical Specifications


    75 mm autofocus, others manual


    8° (75 mm) lens
    14° (50 mm) lens
    26° (25 mm) lens
    57° (11 mm) lens
    77° (8.2 mm) lens

    Focus Range:

    Lens dependent

    Digital Zoom:

    1 to 8x using LumaSpec RT software

  • Interface


    Gigabit Ethernet


    4-Pin Power (“pigtail” included), RJ45 Ethernet Communication

  • 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 condensing conditions


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

    Operating Position:

    Any operating position


    6063 T5 Aluminum Alloy. Finish is alodine, clear, MIL-DTL-5541F


    (without lens)

    127 mm x 101.6 mm x 101.6 mm (5 in x 4 in x 4 in)


    CE, RoHS

  • Electrical

    Power Input:

    12 VDC

    Power Consumption:

    10 W

  • Typical Applications

    High-voltage electrical equipment & substation fault detection

    Metals process control

    Stove Dome and Blast Furnace
    Hot Rolling / Rolling Mills
    Casting & Forging

    Safety monitoring


    Predictive maintenance

    Metal ladles
    Refractory lined furnaces and kilns

    Flare monitoring

    PET Bottle Production

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Applications Support & Consulting

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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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