Fluke TiX500 Infrared Camera

Easy navigation around hard to reach objects with the industry's only 320×240 IR camera with a 5.7in touchscreen LCD and a full 240° rotating lens






Your view of infrared technology is about to change 240°. The answer is right before your eyes, even when your target isn’t.

Fluke TiX500 Infrared CameraNavigate, capture and process images faster

  • Easily navigate over, under and around hard to reach targets with the full 240° articulating lens
  • Capture images with the only 5.7 inch responsive touchscreen LCD with on-camera analytics for in-field image analysis¹
  • Save time with post capture image processing – edit emissivity, background temp, transmissivity, palettes, color alarms, IR-Fusion and enable/disable markers all on camera
6006314a-en-TiX5xx-lasersharp-image-250In-Focus premium image quality with the touch of a button

  • Instantly get an in-focus image with pinpoint accuracy of your target with Fluke’s exclusive LaserSharp® Auto Focus technology
  • Quickly and accurately determine the distance to your target with a built-in professional grade laser distance meter²
  • Enhanced image quality and temperature measurement accuracy – turn your 320×240 images into 640×480 images, that’s 4x’s the resolution and pixels with SuperResolution (in software)
  • Optional field installable smart lenses – 2x, 4x telephoto, wide angle and 25 Micron macro
6006313a-FC-Ti-250Save time and increase productivity with the Fluke Connect® App³

  • Work safer: View and capture images on your smartphone away from arc blast zones and moving machinery
  • Make decisions faster than before: Securely connect and collaborate with other team members so they can see what you see
  • Identify issues quicker than before: Compare current image with baseline image in the field on your smartphone
  • File reports directly from the field: Communicate equipment status and next steps immediately

¹Compared to industrial handheld infrared cameras with 320×240 detector resolution as of September 1, 2015
²Up to 30 meters (100 feet)
³Within provider’s wireless service area


  • Temperature measurements up to 650 °C, for higher requirements see the TiX560
  • 240° articulating lens for those tough shots
  • The largest 5.7 inch responsive LCD touchscreen for a 320×240 infrared camera
  • LaserSharp® Auto Focus – utilizing precision laser technology, focus on your target with pinpoint accuracy and get the correct image and temperature measurements you need
  • Built-in laser distance meter – calculates the distance to your designated target up to 30 meters (100 feet) and displays the distance on the image
  • Quick and easy in-field analysis with IR-Fusion® blending technology
  • Connect to the largest network of wireless test and measurement tools with Fluke Connect® (not available in all countries)


Key Features
IFOV with standard lens (spatial resolution)1.31 mRad
Detector resolution320 x 240 (76,800 pixels)
Field of view24 °H x 17 °V
Minimum focus distance15 cm (approx. 6 in)
IFOV with optional telephoto lens0.65 mRad
Field of view12 °H x 9 °V
Minimum focus distance45 cm (approx. 18 in)
IFOV with optional wide-angle lens2.62 mRad
Field of view46 °H x 34 °V
Minimum focus distance15 cm (approx. 6 in)
SuperResolutionIn software
Image sharpening
LaserSharp® Auto FocusYes, for consistently in-focus images. Every. Single. Time.
Laser distance meterYes, calculates distance to the target for precisely focused images and displays distance on screen
Advanced manual focusYes
Streaming video (remote display)Via USB or WiFi
Touchscreen display (capacitive)14.4 cm (5.7 in) diagonal landscape color VGA (640 x 480) LCD with backlight
Wireless connectivityYes, to PC, iPhone® and iPad® (iOS 4s and later), Android™ 4.3 and up, and WiFi to LAN (where available)
Fluke Connect® app compatibleYes (where available)
Fluke Connect® tool compatibleYes (where available). Connects wirelessly to select Fluke Connect™ enabled tools. Five simultaneous connections supported.
IR-Fusion® technologyYes
AutoBlend™ modeYes
Picture-In-Picture (PIP)Yes
Continuous AutoBlend™
Rugged, ergonomic design for one-handed useRotatable (articulating lens) 240 degrees
Thermal sensitivity (NETD)≤ 0.05 °C at 30 °C target temp (50 mK)
Filter mode (NETD improvement)
Level and spanSmooth auto and manual scaling
Touchscreen adjustable level / spanYes. Span and level can be easy and quickly set by simply touching the screen.
Fast auto toggle between manual and auto modesYes
Fast auto-rescale in manual modeYes
Minimum span (in manual mode)2.0 °C (3.6 °F)
Minimum span (in auto mode)3.0 °C (5.4 °F)
Built-in digital camera (visible light)5 megapixel industrial performance
Frame rate60 Hz or 9 Hz versions
Laser pointerYes
LED light (torch)Yes
Digital zoom4x
Data Storage and Image Capture
Extensive memory optionsRemovable micro SD memory card, on-board flash memory, save-to-USB capability, direct download via USB-to-PC connection
Post-capture image editing (on camera)Yes. Conduct on camera analysis for in-field results.
Advanced text annotationYes. Including standard shortcuts as well as user programmable options.
File formatsNon-radiometric (.bmp) or (.jpeg) or fully radiometric (.is2); no analysis software required for non-radiometric (.bmp, .jpg and .avi) files
Memory reviewThumbnail view navigation and review selection
SoftwareSmartView® full analysis and reporting desktop software. In the field use the Fluke Connect® app on your smartphone.
Export file formats with SmartView® softwareBMP, DIB, GIF, JPE, JFIF, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, and TIFF
Voice annotation60 seconds maximum recording time per image; reviewable playback on camera; Bluetooth headset provided
Text annotationYes
Video recordingStandard and radiometric
File formats videoNon-radiometric (MPEG – encoded .AVI) and fully radiometric (.IS3)
Remote control and operation (for special and advanced applications)
Auto capture (temperature and interval)Yes
Batteries (field-replaceable, rechargeable)Two lithium ion smart battery packs with five-segment LED display to show charge level
Battery lifeThree hours continuous use per battery pack
Battery charge time2.5 hours to full charge
Battery charging systemTwo-bay battery charger or in-imager charging. Optional 12 V automotive charging adapter
AC operationAC operation with included power supply (100 V AC to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
Power savingUser selectable sleep and power off modes
Temperature Measurement
Temperature measurement range (not calibrated below -10 °C)-20 °C to +650 °C (-4 °F to +1202 °F)
Accuracy± 2 °C or 2 % (at 25 °C nominal, whichever is greater)
On-screen emissivity correctionYes (both value and table)
On-screen reflected background temperature compensationYes
On-screen transmission correctionYes
Color Palettes
Standard palettes8: Ironbow, Blue-Red, High Contrast, Amber, Amber Inverted, Hot Metal, Grayscale, Grayscale Inverted
Ultra Contrast™ palettes8: Ironbow Ultra, Blue-Red Ultra, High Contrast Ultra, Amber Ultra, Amber Inverted Ultra, Hot Metal Ultra, Grayscale Ultra, Grayscale Inverted Ultra
General Specifications
Color alarms (temperature alarms)High-temperature and low-temperature
Infrared spectral band7.5 μm to 14 μm (long wave)
Operating temperature-10 °C to +50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F)
Storage temperature-20 °C to +50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F) without batteries
Relative humidity10 % to 95 % non-condensing
Center-point temperature measurementYes
Spot temperatureHot and cold spot markers
User-definable spot markers3 user-definable spot markers
Center boxExpandable-contractible measurement box with MIN-MAX-AVG temp
SafetyIEC 61010-1: Overvoltage Category II, Pollution degree 2
Electromagnetic compatibilityIEC 61326-1: Basic EM Environment
CISPR11, Group 1, Class A
Australian RCMIEC/61326-1
US FCCCFR 47, Part 15 Subpart B
Vibration0.03 g2/Hz (3.8 grms), 2.5g IEC 68-2-6
Shock25 g, IEC 68-2-29
DropEngineered to withstand 1 meter (3.4 feet) drop with standard lens
Size (H x W x L)27.3 cm x 15.9 cm x 9.7 cm (10.8 in x 6.3 in x 3.8 in)
Weight (battery included)1.5 kg (3.3 lb)
Enclosure ratingIP54 (protected against dust, limited ingress; protection against water spray from all directions)
WarrantyTwo-years (standard), extended warranties are available
Recommended calibration cycleTwo-years (assumes normal operation and normal aging)
Supported languagesEnglish, French, German, Italian, Spanish


Model NameDescription
Fluke TiX500 60 HzFluke TiX500 60 Hz Infrared Camera
Fluke TiX500 9 HzFluke TiX500 9 Hz Infrared Camera


Batteries, Chargers & Adapters (4)
Model NameDescription
FLK-TI-BLUETOOTHFluke Bluetooth Headset
Fluke TI CarFluke Infrared Camera Car Charger
FLK-TI-SBC3BFluke SBC3B Charging Base
FLUKE-TIX5XX-SBP4Fluke SBP4 Extra Battery Pack
Thermal Imaging Lenses (4)
Model NameDescription
FLK-LENS/25MAC225 Micron Macro Infrared Smart Lens
FLK-LENS/TELE22x Telephoto Infrared Smart Lens
FLK-LENS/4XTELE24x Telephoto Infrared Smart Lens
FLK-LENS/WIDE2Wide Angle Infrared Smart Lens


TiX500, TiX520, TiX560, TiX580 Users ManualDownload
TiX500, TiX520, TiX560, TiX580 Users Manual SupplementDownload
TELE2, WIDE2, 4xTELE2, 25MAC2 CE Declaration of ConformityDownload
TiX500, TiX520, TiX560, TiX580 Safety SheetDownload
TiX500, TiX520, TiX560, TiX580 Safety Sheet SupplementDownload
Application Notes (2)
Get a far-sighted infrared view with a 4x or 2x telephoto lens from FlukeDownload
Take infrared diagnostics to a near microscopic level with Fluke macro thermographyDownload
Brochures (2)
Fluke Infrared Tools BrochureDownload
TiX Expert Series BrochureDownload
Data Sheets (1)
TiX580, TiX560, TiX520 and TiX500 Data SheetDownload