Zafiro® HD Cooled Camera Module

One of the smallest, lowest-power mid-wave infrared (MWIR) camera modules on the market today.


Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems

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The Zafiro® HD Cooled Camera Module is DRS Infrared’s latest entry into the cooled MWIR camera market providing High-Definition (720p HD) infrared imaging capability in a low size, weight, and power camera package without compromising imaging performance. The Integrated Dewar Cooler Assembly (IDCA) utilizes Leonardo DRS’ HDVIP™ (High Density Vertically Integrated Photodiode) HgCdTe detector technology to deliver high sensitivity and superior performance to address the most demanding applications. The Zafiro® HD Cooled Camera Module is ideal for longer-range surveillance, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), demanding situational-awareness applications, and use in day or night conditions.


  • Low power 1280x720, 12 µm pitch-cooled mid-wave infrared (MWIR) focal plan array
  • Tactical Dewar with integrated cooler and interface electronics weighing less than 1.4 pounds and measuring approximately 2x4x4 inches
  • Integrates advanced Mercury Cadmium Telluride (MCT) technology with patented cryogenic cooler design
  • Patented linear Stirling cooler, which is exceptionally quiet with nearly imperceptible vibration
  • More than 20,000 hours Mean Time To Failure
  • The industry’s lowest power consumption using 12 watts of power at room temperature
  • Proprietary Local Area Processing and 14-bit corrected digital video

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