Flir C5 Compact Thermal Camera



  • True thermal 160 x 120 imager (19,200 pixels)
  • MSX technology embosses visual detail on thermal image
  • Flir cloud connectivity with automatic transfer
  • Designed for professional use
  • Detects objects -20 to 400°C
More Information
Warranty 2 years
Price Match No

Flir C5 Compact Thermal Camera

With the FLIR C5 in your pocket you’ll be ready anytime to find hot fuses, air leaks, plumbing issues, and more. Identifying hidden problems is easy with the 160 x 120 (19,200 pixels) true thermal imager, MSX® (Multi-Spectral Dynamic Imaging), 5-megapixel visual camera, and LED flashlight. The C5 directly uploads and stores your images to the FLIR Ignite™ cloud, where you can organise and back up files. Then instantly share images with customers or create professional reports that document the problem and required repairs.

Find and troubleshoot
Quickly find hidden faults and reduce diagnostic time thanks to MSX, 160 x 120 true thermal imaging, and 1-Touch Level Span

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

Rugged, reliable and compact
Take the pocket-portable C5 with you to every job - it's IP54 rated for protection against water and dust and designed to withstand a 2 m drop

Accuracy At ambient temp. 15 to 35°C (59 to 95°F) and object temp. above 0°C (32°F),
0 to 100°C (32 to 212°F): ±3°C (±5.5°F), 100 to 400°C (212 to 752°F): ±3%
Object Temperature Range -20 to 400°C (-4 to 752°F)
IR Sensor 160 x 120 (19,200 pixels)
Touchscreen Capacitive touch
Screen Rotation Yes
Flir Screen EST Mode No
Connections and Communication
Bluetooth PAN
Storage Media Internal memory and onboard Flir Ignite cloud connectivity (with WiFi)
USB USB 2.0, Type-C connector
802.11 a/ac/b/g/n (2.4 and 5GHz)
Image Upload Directly upload images to Flir Ignite cloud library and services
Drop Test 2m (6.6 ft)
Encapsulation Camera housing and lens: IP54 (IEC 60529
Operating Temperature Range -10 to 50°C (14 to 122°F)
Storage Temperature Range -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
Tripod Mounting UNC ¼"-20 (built-in)
Imaging and Optical
Colour Palettes Iron, Gray, Rainbow, Arctic, Lava, Rainbow HC
Digital Camera 5 MP
Digital Camera Focus Fixed
Focus Focus free
Gallery Thumbnails and custom folder structure
Image Adjustment Automatic level and span, Manual level and span, 1-Touch Level/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)
Minimum Focus Distance Thermal: 0.1 m (3.94 in), MSX: 0.3 m (11.8 in)
Spectral Range 8 to 14 µm
Measurement and Analysis
Measurements Correction Emissivity; matt/semi-matt/semi-gloss + custom value, Reflected apparent temperature,
Atmospheric compensation
Thermal Sensitivity <70 mK
Measurement Functions Spot, Box with max./min.
Meter Data
Camera size (L x W x H) 138 x 84 x 24 mm (5.4 x 3.3 x 0.94 in)
Physical Features
Screen Size 3.5 in
Weight (including battery) 0.19 kg (0.42 lb)
Battery Operating Time 4 hours
Battery Type Rechargeable built-in Lithium ion battery
Charging System USB-C (1 A)
Charging Time 2 hours
External Power Operation 5 V, USB-C
Storage Media
File Formats Standard JPEG, 14-bit measurement data included
Image Storage >5000 images

What's included

  • Flir C5 Compact Thermal Camera
  • Wrist strap lanyard
  • USB cable
  • Pouch
  • Printed documentation
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