FLIR T1020 HD Thermal Camera with Viewfinder

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Get ready for outstanding thermal imaging performance, built on 50 years of experience. With its remarkable range, up to 3.1 M resolution (UltraMax®), and an agile, new user interface, FLIR’s flagship T1020 is designed to streamline your workday, and make you the hero. For the sharpest images, the truest temperatures, the most flexibility—the T1020 is the ultimate result of five decades of infrared expertise. The FLIR T1020 comes with on-board Inspection Route mode so you can download and run survey plans to your camera from FLIR Thermal Studio Pro with Route Creator plugin (3-month subscription included).



IR Resolution

1024 × 768; up to 3.1 MP with UltraMax

Thermal Sensitivity/NETD

<20 mK @ 30°C (86°F)

Field of view (FOV)

12° × 9°

Digital Camera

Field of view adapts to the infrared lens

Image Modes

Thermal, thermal MSX, picture in picture, digital camera


Built-in touchscreen, 4.3 in. wide screen LCD, 800 × 480 pixels

Storage Media

Removable media SD or SDHC card. Class 10 or better recommended


4.3” Display

800 × 480 pixels

Auto orientation

Automatic landscape or portrait

Automatic Image Adjustment

Standard or histogram based on the image content

Built-in Digital Camera

5 Mpixel with LED light

Camera size excl lens (L x W x H)

167.2 mm × 204.5 mm × 188.3 mm (6.6 in. × 8.0 in. × 7.4 in.)

Camera software update

Using USB cable or SD card

Color Palettes

Iron, Rainbow, Rainbow HC, White hot, Black hot, Arctic, Lava

Detector Pitch

17 µm

Detector Type

Focal plane array (FPA), uncooled microbolometer

Digital Camera

Field of view adapts to the infrared lens

Digital image enhancement

Adaptive digital noise reduction

Digital Zoom

1–8× continuous

Display Type

Capacitive touchscreen

Field of view (FOV)

12° × 9°



Focal Length

83.4 mm (3.28 in)


One shot or manual

Frame Rate [Full Window]

30 Hz


Review thumbnail/full image on the camera Edit measurements/palettes/image modes on the camera

Image Description

Add short note (stored in the JPEG exif tag)

Image Frequency

30 Hz

Image Modes

Thermal, thermal MSX, picture in picture, digital camera

Infrared Image

Full color infrared image

IR Resolution

1024 × 768; up to 3.1 MP with UltraMax


Activated by a dedicated button

Laser Alignment

Position is automatically displayed on the infrared image

Lens Identification


Manual Image Adjustment

Linear based, possible to adjust level/span/max./min.

Minimum IR focus distance

1.3 m (4.26 ft)

Minimum IR–visual alignment distance

1.3 m (4.26 ft)

MSX Resolution

1024 × 768 pixels

Multi Spectral Dynamic Imaging (MSX)

Thermal image with enhanced detail presentation

Non-radiometric IR video recording

H.264 to the memory card

Non-radiometric IR video streaming

H.264 video using Wi-Fi H.264 video using USB

Optional Lenses

7°, 28°, 45°, and 3x close-up lenses


Resizable and movable infrared area on the visual image

Radiometric IR video recording

Real-time radiometric recording (RTRR) to the memory card

Radiometric IR video streaming

Real-time radiometric streaming (RTRS) via USB


Draw on the thermal/digital image or add predefined stamps Separate PC software with extensive report generation

Spatial resolution (IFOV)

0.20 mrad

Spectral Range

7.5–14 µm

Thermal Sensitivity/NETD

<20 mK @ 30°C (86°F)



Video Lamp

Built-in LED light


Built-in 800 × 480 pixels

Visual Image

Full color visual image

Visual Video Recording

H.264 to the memory card

Visual Video Streaming

H.264 video using Wi-Fi H.264 video using USB



5 + 5 areas (boxes and circles) with max./min./average

Atmospheric transmission correction

Automatic, based on the inputs for distance, atmospheric temperature, and relative humidity

Color Alarm (Isotherm)


Difference Temperature

Delta temperature between the measurement functions and the reference temperature

Emissivity Correction

Variable from 0.01 to 1.0 or selected from the materials list

External Optics & Windows Correction

Automatic, based on the inputs of the window transmission and temperature


Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, simplified Chinese, Swedish, traditional Chinese, Turkish

Measurement Corrections

Emissivity, reflected temperature, relative humidity, atmospheric temperature, object distance, external infrared window compensation

Measurement Function Alarm

Audible/visual alarms (above/below) on any selected measurement function

Measurement Presets

No measurements, Center spot, Hot spot, Cold spot, User preset 1, User preset 2

Object Temperature Range

-40°C to 2000°C (-40°F to 3632°F)

Object temperature range Accuracy

±1°C (±1.8°F) or ±1% at 25°C for temperatures between 5°C to 150°C ±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading at 25°C for temperatures up to 1200°C

Optics Transmission Correction

Automatic, based on signals from internal sensors


1 line profile with max./min. temperature

Reference Temperature

Manually set using the difference temperature

Reflected apparent temperature correction

Automatic, based on the input of the reflected temperature

Set-up Commands

Define user presets, Save options, Programmable button, Reset options, Set up camera, Wi-Fi, GPS & compass, Bluetooth, Language, Time & units, Camera information

Spot Meter


User Presets

The user can select and combine measurements from any number of spots/boxes/circles/profiles/delta



Built-in touchscreen, 4.3 in. wide screen LCD, 800 × 480 pixels


Add table, select between predefined templates

Touch Screen



60 seconds (via Bluetooth) stored with the image


Battery operating time

>2.5 hours at 25°C (68°F) and typical use

Battery Type

Rechargeable Li ion battery

Charging system

In camera (AC adapter or 12 V from a vehicle) or two-bay charger

Charging Temperature

0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F), except for the Korean market: 10°C to 45°C (‎50°F to ‎113°F)‎

Charging Time

2.5 hours to 90% capacity, charging status indicated by LEDs

External Power Operation

AC adapter 90–260 V AC, 50/60 Hz or 12 V from a vehicle (cable with a standard plug, optional)

Power Management

Automatic power-off functionality, user configurable between 5 minutes, 20 minutes, and no automatic shutdown



ETSI EN 301 489-1 (radio) ETSI EN 301 489-17 EN 61000-6-2 (Immunity) EN 61000-6-3 (Emission) FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class B (Emission) ICES-003


IP 54 (IEC 60529)


The viewfinder plus the 120° rotating optical block allow you to point the camera in multiple directions while maintaining a comfortable position

Humidity (Operating and Storage)

IEC 60068-2-30 / 24 hours, 95% relative humidity, 25–40°C (77–104°F) / 2 cycles

Laser Classification

Class 2

Laser Type

Semiconductor AlGaInP diode laser, 1 mW, 635 nm (red)

Operating Temperature Range

-15°C to 50°C (5°F to 122°F)

Radio Spectrum

ETSI EN 300 328 FCC Part 15.247 RSS-247 Issue 2


EN/UL/CSA/PSE 60950-1


25 g (IEC 60068-2-29)

Storage Temperature Range

–40 to +70°C (–40 to 158°F)

Tripod Mounting

UNC ¼”-20


2 g (IEC 60068-2-6)


Box Contents

Infrared camera with lens Battery (2 each), Battery charger, HDMI-HDMI cable, Hard transport case Large eyecup, Lens cap, Neck strap, Power supply, including multi-plugs USB cable, Standard A to Micro-B Calibration certificate, FLIR Tools+ license card, User documentation on CD-ROM Printed documentation, Bluetooth headset, SD card


Camera direction automatically added to every image

Housing material



Infrared camera with lens, small viewfinder eyecup, 2 batteries, battery charger, hard transport case, lanyards, front lens cap, power supplies, printed documentation, SD card (8 GB), cables (USB 2.0 A to USB Type-C, USB Type-C to HDMI, USB Type-C to USB Type-C), License card: FLIR Thermal Studio Pro (3 month subscription) + FLIR Route Creator Plugin for Thermal Studio Pro (3 month subscription)


2.1 kg (4.6 lb)

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