Advanced Cooled MWIR Camera

Ventus 275 – a unique, cost-effective solution for security & more

Ventus 275 is an advanced cooled Midwave Infrared (MWIR) camera systemHOOD RIVER, OR, USA – Sierra-Olympic Systems Inc. in Hood River, Ore., is introducing the Ventus 275 medium-wave infrared (MWIR), 640-by-512-by-15-micron imaging engine for security, surveillance, fixed monitoring, military, and unmanned vehicle applications.

The compact Ventus 275 medium-wave infrared (MWIR) camera core weighs about 2.5 pounds, and is designed for OEM integrators of surveillance system enclosures and other imaging gimbals. It has an f/5.5, 19 – 275 millimeters continuous zoom (CZ) optic.

The Ventus 275 medium-wave infrared (MWIR) features include an indium antimonide focal plane array and a finely tuned athermalized and parfocal zoom lens with a 28.4 – 2-degree horizontal field of view (HFOV).

The image processing engine provides advanced image enhancements including electronic image stabilization, automatic-and-manual gain control, adaptive contrast control and optional target tracking and detection.

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The electro-optical imaging device also features a shutter-based non-uniformity correction (NUC) and an environmentally-sealed front lens element. Several output interfaces include analog NTSC/PAL video, H.264/MJPEG IP video, and 14-bit Camera Link digital video.

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Sierra-Olympic’s expert staff is readily available to support OEM integration and assist with easy exportation (EAR ECCN 6A003.b.4.a) and documentation tasks.

To learn more about the innovative Ventus 275 OEM camera core with continuous zoom lens and one-touch autofocus, please go to:

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Sierra-Olympic Technologies, Inc. offers advanced infrared imaging systems and components for commercial, military, government and OEM customers. We are both a manufacturer of infrared camera products, and a distributor of components in infrared technology. We craft specialized infrared imaging systems designed for commercial, military, government and OEM end-users.


3100 Cascade Avenue
Hood River, OR 97031

Phone: 855-222-1801
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San Diego, CA 92127

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Atlanta, GA 30324

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