Teledyne FLIR has doubled its standard warranty to two years for Neutrino SWaP and Neutrino IS series
designed for commercial, industrial, and defense original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and system integrators.
With a cryocooler mean time to failure (MTTF), Neutrino provides a cooled mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR)
solution for imaging systems with size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP+C) constraints.
Cooled MWIR camera modules must be designed, tested, and manufactured to meet rigorous environment
and reliability requirements. Recognizing that reliability and operational lifetime are predominantly
determined by the lifetime of the cryocooler, Teledyne FLIR developed, tested, and manufactures the
ruggedized, long-life, FL-100 linear cryocooler for its SWaP-optimized Neutrino MWIR camera modules.
Based on lifetime tests and Weibull analysis, the MTTF of the Teledyne FLIR FL-100 cryocooler has
increased to approximately 27,000 hours, significantly reducing the cost of ownership for systems using
“Teledyne FLIR understands the criticality of mission readiness and the importance of long, low-maintenance infrared system operation,” said Dan Walker, vice president, product management OEM, Teledyne FLIR. “A
MTTF of 27,000 hours and a two-year warranty on Neutrino offer a low risk and high-performance MWIR
imaging solution for integrators.”
The Neutrino MWIR camera portfolio continues to provide shortened time-to-market and reduced project risk with off-the-shelf design and delivery of high operating temperature (HOT) focal plane array (FPA)
technology in 640×512 or 1280×1024 resolution. Teledyne FLIR can deliver high volumes of Neutrino,
reducing supply chain risk of typically the most critical component in a high-level imaging system. The
purpose-designed, factory-integrated continuous zoom (CZ) lenses and MWIR camera modules provide
performance, cost, and schedule risk benefits unmatchable by other camera or lens suppliers.
Teledyne FLIR also provides highly-qualified technical services teams for integration support and expertise
throughout the development and design cycle. Neutrino series are classified under US Department of
Commerce jurisdiction as EAR 6A003.b.4.a and are not subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations