FLIR Scout 640 Outdoor Thermal Imaging Camera Review

Aug 22
FLIR Scout 640 thermal imaging camera

The FLIR Scout II 640 thermal camera is FLIR’s top of the line thermal imager for the outdoors and hunting. This premium thermal imaging camera is perfect for the enthusiast or hunter that does not mind spending money to get the most features and highest quality. For those looking for something that is more entry level from FLIR you can read our review of the Scout II 240 here. The Scout 640 has the highest resolution and longest focal length of the Scout series. The Scout 640 also has the longest detection range - 1,246 yards. The 640 is also very durable being able to withstand shallow water submersion as well as being dropped and taken into hostile environments. Finally the 640 is backed by FLIR’s top of the line 2-5-10 warranty.


  • ​5 Stars on Amazon Currently
  • 640 × 512 VOx Microbolometer
  • Video Refresh Rate <9Hz NTSC
  • Field of View (H x V) 18° × 14° NTSC
  • 33mm Fixed Focus
  • 2×, 4× Zoom
  • Black Hot/White Hot BH/WH/InstAlert
  • Built-In Display 640 X 480 LCD Display
  • Battery Life (Operating) >5 Hours
  • Operating Temp. -4°F to 122°F (-20°C to 50°C)
  • Detect Man (1.8 m × 0.5 m) 1246 yard (140m)
  • ​Prime Eligible


  • Great for any outdoor or hunting situation
  • Comes from a trusted leader in the industry
  • Longest range of the Scout series
  • Compact and light weight with rugged construction


  • This top of the line model comes with a top of the line price