Thermal FAQs (5)
Thermal night vision frequently asked questions.
Night Vision Generation 1 Typically uses an S-20 photocathode and electron acceleration to achieve gain. Night vision generation 1 devices perform best when ambient light (moonlight or starlight) or sufficient IR illumination is available. Geometric distortion (fish-eye effect) is inherent in all Gen 1 devices. Life span of a Gen 1 tube (image intensifier) is […]
Trapping Troubleshooting (4)
Hog trapping equipment troubleshooting guide.
Check the battery strength inside the control box using a multi-meter. Make sure it is 11.50 volts or higher, if it is lower, recharge the battery. Recheck the connections inside the control box and that none of the connection have loosened or corroded. Check the batteries inside the onsite remote, press and hold the button […]
Camera FAQs (6)
M.I.N.E.™ Camera frequently asked questions.
In the world of Wireless trail cameras megapixels and trigger times always seem to get top billing. No one stops to think about the lowly antenna, which is until the camera gets deployed in the field and the signal strength leaves something to be desired. At that moment all eyes turn to that little rubber […]
Thermal Terminology (A-E) (20)
Thermal night vision terminology (A-E).
These are common blemishes in the image intensifier of the NVD or can be dirt or debris between the lenses of the NVG. Black spots that are in the image intensifier do not affect the performance or reliability of a night vision device and are inherent in the manufacturing processes. Every night vision image intensifier […]
Thermal Terminology (F-G) (7)
Thermal night vision terminology (F-G).
A faint hexagonal (honeycomb) pattern throughout the image area that most often occurs under high-light conditions. This pattern is inherent in the structure of the micro-channel plate and can be seen in virtually all Gen 2 and Gen 3 systems if the light level is high enough.
Thermal Terminology (H-R) (17)
Thermal night vision terminology (H-R).
The distance between the user’s pupils (eyeball centres). The 95th percentile of US military personnel falls within the 55 to 72mm range of IPD.
Thermal Terminology (S-Z) (8)
Thermal night vision terminology (S-Z).
The image tube output that produces the viewable image. Phosphor (P) is used on the inside surface of the screen to produce the glow, thus producing the picture. Different phosphors are used in image intensifier tubes, depending on manufacturer and tube generation. P-20 phosphor is used in the systems offered in this catalogue.
Camera Troubleshooting (20)
M.I.N.E.™ Camera troubleshooting guide.
Ensure the SIM card is fully inserted. Remove and re-insert your SIM card. Turn camera off then back on again. Once you get a signal, click on “MENU”, right arrow twice to “System”, scroll down 7 times to the second page, highlight and click on “Information”, the IMEI number is located at the bottom.