Serval-640-GigE Thermography

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Serval-640-GigE Thermography

High resolution IP67 thermography camera

For temperature measurements in the toughest conditions

The Serval-640-GigE Thermography is a LWIR camera in an IP67-rated enclosure. The camera is developed for demanding indoor applications in harsh, hot and dusty environments. The goal was to design a thermal camera able to measure temperatures that can be used, with a minimum of maintenance, in extreme environments. 

The Serval-640-GigE Thermography has 4 standard on-board calibration ranges. Xenics offers calibrations (only with selected lenses) from:

  • -20°C to 120°C
  • 50°C to 400°C
  • 300°C to 1200°C*
  • 1000°C to 2000°C*

*Using ND filter. A calibration with ND filter cannot be combined with another calibration without ND filter

This allows you to measure temperatures from -20°C to 2000°C. 

Due to its compact IP67 housing, the Serval-640-GigE Thermography does not need a third party enclosure, keeping the costs for system integrators down. The camera is also equipped with a lens cap with front window that protects the lens and avoids costly repairs or replacements of it. This lens cap is equipped with an air purge that keeps the lens clean in dusty environments.

As its name suggests, the Serval-640-GigE Thermography has a GigE Vision interface. The camera is easy to integrate in third party software by C related programming languages and the optionally available LabVIEW SDK. 

The Serval-640-GigE Thermography simply offers the best price-performance ratio on the market as a truly complete IP67 industrial thermography camera.

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Benefits & features

  • Broad range of accessories
    IP67 cabling, air purge, sun shroud and I/O board are optionally available
  • Easy to integrate
    Due to its GigE Vision interface, small form factor and ruggedized construction
  • IP67 protection rating
    Due to its IP67 rating the camera can be used in harsh industrial environments without the need for third party enclosures
  • Maintenance free operation
    Due to its front window protection with (optionally) integrated air purge, the lens is protected 24/7. This prevents costly repairs or replacements of the lens.
  • Thermography camera
    The Serval-640-GigE Thermography is a ruggedized LWIR camera for measuring temperatures. It can be calibrated for use in 4 different temperature ranges.

Designed for use in

  • Non-contact thermal imaging of (hot) objects
    Objects are detected based on their thermal radiation. No contact needed
  • Quality control and quality assurance
    Able to display real time thermal images for quality control
  • Temperature measurement (thermography) for industrial processes
    Able to display real time temperature measurements


GigE Vision standard compatibility

The Gigabit Ethernet interface is compatible to the GigE Vision standard

IP67 protection rating

Due to its IP67 rating the camera can be used in harsh industrial environments

SWaP (Small size, weight and power)

Small volume, low weight and low power consumption for demanding applications

16 bit image

Digitization: The camera uses a 16 bit ADC

High resolution

640 x 480 pixel resolution

IR camera software included

Xeneth camera control and imaging software is included

Camera specifications

Array Specifications

Array Specifications Serval-640-GigE Thermography
Array type Uncooled microbolometer (a-Si)
Spectral band 8 μm to 14 μm
Resolution 640 x 480
Pixel pitch 17 μm
Thermal sensitivity (NETD) 55 mK @ 30°C with f/1 lens
Array cooling Uncooled
Pixel operability > 99.5 %

Camera Specifications

Camera Specifications Serval-640-GigE Thermography
Focal length One fixed lens configuration per camera part number. A broad range of lens configurations can be found in the lens selector guide
Imaging performance
Maximum frame rate (full frame) 50 Hz
Window of interest Minimum size 160 x 120
Integration time range 1 μs - 80 μs
Integration type Rolling shutter
ADC 16 bit
On-board image processing NUC (non-uniformity correction)
Camera control GigE Vision
Image acquisition GigE Vision
Trigger Trigger in or out (configurable)
Power requirements
Power consumption ≤ 5 W
Power supply 12 V
Physical characteristics
Shock 40 G, 11 ms according to MIL-STD810G
Vibration 5 G (20 Hz to 2000 Hz) according to MIL-STD883J
Protection rating IP67
Operating case temperature -40ºC to 70ºC (industrial components)
Storage temperature range -40ºC to 85ºC (industrial components)
Dimensions (W x H x L mmᵌ) 55 x 55 x 122 (10, 18 & 25 mm lens) or 55 x 55 x 134 (40 mm lens)
Weight camera head < 550 g

Thermography calibrations

Thermography calibrations Serval-640-GigE Thermography
Option 1 -20 °C to 120 °C
Option 2 50 °C to 400 °C
Option 3 300 °C to 1200 °C
Option 4 1000 °C to 2000 °C

Broad range of accessories available

Lens & filter options


  • Xeneth LabVIEW SDK
  • Xeneth SDK (optional)
  • Xeneth Labview SDK (optional)


Press Releases
Xenics introduces new Serval-640-GigE thermography camera Xenics introduces new Serval-640-GigE, a ruggedized IP67 thermography camera designed for industrial and machine vision applications.
Ruggedized thermography camera and SWIR camera for volume applications At SPIE Optics + Photonics 2016 Xenics launches its new Serval-640-thermography. This ruggedized thermal (LWIR) camera is designed for industrial thermal imaging, thermography and process automation in harsh environments. In addition to the Serval-640-Thermography, the Bobcat-320 series of SWIR cameras will be demonstrated at the exhibition.
New ruggedized thermography camera and cooled MWIR camera At Vision 2016 Xenics presents its new Serval-640-GigE Thermography camera and Tigris-640 MWIR camera.
Serval and SWIR cameras for industrial applications Xenics returns to Automate this year with its line up of cameras suited for industrial applications.
Technical documents
ASY-001042D Module T3 Serval This file contains all the technical documents for the Serval camera.


Industrial brochure Serval-640-GigE Thermography

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