FLIR C3-X IR Camera


The FLIR IR C3-X camera fits easily in your pocket so you can take it anywhere. Its integrated touch-screen is easy to learn.

The FLIR C3-X IR camera makes it easier than ever to inspect for hidden problems, document repairs, and share evidence with customers. Featuring a 128 × 96 pixel thermal sensor, MSX® (Multi-Spectral Dynamic Imaging), a 5-megapixel visual camera, and LED flashlight, the C3-X is an affordable inspection tool for electrical/mechanical, building, and maintenance applications. Directly upload and store images to the FLIR Ignite™ cloud, where you can organize and back up files. Instantly share images with customers or create professional reports from a mobile device or computer.

  • Identify and troubleshoot

    Quickly find hidden faults and reduce diagnostic time with MSX and 128 × 96 true thermal imaging

  • Document and share

    Directly upload images using FLIR Ignite cloud connectivity, then create professional reports and email them to customers

  • Rugged, reliable, compact

    Take the pocket-portable FLIR C3-X IR camera with you to every job – it’s IP54 rated for protection against water and dust and designed to withstand a 2 m drop


The FLIR Cx Series camera connects automatically to the FLIR Ignite Library, offering cloud storage for thermal images. Upload, organize and share files with customers or colleagues.


Images from the new FLIR Cx Series can be directly uploaded to the FLIR Ignite cloud


Quickly find images by searching on name, comment, or text annotation


Share results with colleagues and clients securely with a password protected link.


Camera size (L x W x H)
138 × 84 × 24 mm (5.4 × 3.3 × 0.94 in)
Detector Type
Focal plane array, uncooled microbolometer
Display Technology
Housing material
PC and ABS, partially covered with TPE; aluminum
Packaging Size
160 × 118 × 93 mm (6.3 × 4.6 × 3.7 in)
Screen Rotation
Size (L x W x H)
138 × 84 × 24 mm (5.4 × 3.3 × 0.94 in)
Soft keyboard on touchscreen
Capacitive touch
Connections & Communications
Image Upload
Directly upload images to FLIR Ignite cloud library and services
Storage Media
Internal memory and onboard FLIR Ignite cloud connectivity (with Wi-Fi)
USB 2.0, Type-C connector
802.11 a/ac/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz)
Drop test
2 m (6.56 ft)
EN 301 487-1; EN 301 489-17; FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class B
Camera housing and lens: IP54 rated (IEC 60529)
Environmental Safety
REACH Regulation EC 1907/2006; RoHS2 Directive 2011/65/EC; WEEE Directive 2012/19/EC; Proposition 65
Humidity (Operating and Storage)
IEC 60068-2-30/24 h 95% relative humidity 25 to 40°C (77 to 104°F) / 2 cycles
Magnetic fields
EN 61000-4-8 level 5
Operating Temperature Range
-10 to 50°C (14 to 122°F)
Radio Spectrum
ETSI EN 300 328; EN 301 489; FCC Title 47 CFR Part 15; RSS-247 Issue 2
Relative Humidity
95% relative humidity 25 to 40°C (77 to 104°F) non-condensing
EN 62368-1
25 g (IEC 60068-2-27)
Storage Temperature Range
-40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
Tripod Mounting
UNC ¼”-20 (built-in)
2 g (IEC 60068-2-6)
Imaging & Optical
Aspect ratio
Auto orientation
Camera software update
Automatic over Wi-Fi, USB via computer
Color Palettes
Iron, Gray, Rainbow, Rainbow HC
Detector Pitch
12 µm
Digital Camera
5 MP resolution
Digital Camera Focus
Digital Camera FOV
71.5° × 56° (84° diagonal)
Digital Zoom
Display resolution
640 × 480 pixels
Field of view (FOV)
Focus free
Thumbnails and custom folder structure
Image Adjustment
Automatic level and span, Manual level and span
Image Frequency
8.7 Hz
Image Modes
Infrared image, Visual image, MSX (Embossed visual details on thermal image), Picture-in-picture (IR area on visual image)
IR Resolution
128 × 96 pixels
Minimum Focus Distance
Thermal: 0.1 m (0.32 ft), MSX: 0.3 m (0.98 ft)
Spatial resolution (IFOV)
7.9 mrad/pixel
Spectral Range
8 to 14 µm
Thermal Sensitivity/NETD
<70 mK
Video Lamp
Measurement & Analysis
0 to 100°C (32 to 212°F): ±3°C (±5.5°F); 100 to 300°C (212 to 572°F): ±3% [ambient temp. 15 to 35°C (59 to 95°F) and object temp. above 0°C (32°F)]
Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, traditional Chinese, Turkish
Measurement Functions
Spot, Box with max./min.
Measurements correction
Emissivity; matt/semi-matt/semi-gloss + custom value, Reflected apparent temperature, Atmospheric compensation
Object Temperature Range
-20 to 300°C (-4 to 572°F)
Set-up Commands
Local adaptation of units, language, date and time formats, Screen brightness (high, medium, low)
Battery regulations
UL 1642; EN 62133 ed 2
Physical Features
Screen Size
3.5 in
Weight [including battery]
0.19 kg (0.42 lb)
Battery capacity
1800 mAh
Battery charge life
>500 cycles
Battery Charging
BC Title 20; 10 CFR Section 430.23 (aa)
Battery operating time
4 hours
Battery Type
Rechargeable built-in Lithium ion battery
Battery voltage
3.7 V
Battery weight
40 g (1.4 oz)
Charging system
USB-C (1 A)
Charging Temperature
35°C (95°F)
Charging Time
2 hours
External Power Operation
5 V, USB-C
Power Management
Adjustable stand-by and automatic shut-down
Shipping Information
Packaging Weight
0.52 kg (1.14 lb)
Storage Media
Image File Format
Standard JPEG, 14-bit measurement data included
Image Storage
>5000 images


FLIR T198532 car charger
Car charger
FLIR T198533 USB cable
USB cable

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