Zistos Portable Video Systems

Thermal Tactical System


1TABLET-5AR-HDRugged 5” Tablet, 32GB uSD Card, Charger, ZistosHD App
2TABLET-5AR-SBSpare Battery for 5AR Tablet
3TABLET-5AR-BCDual Bay Battery Charger for 5AR Batteries
4TABLET-5A-PMPole Mount for the Tablet (not shown)
5TABLET-5A-WMTablet Wrist Mount
6WPH-HDWireless Pole Handle
7LBCBattery Charger
8BAT-15XLTwo Rechargeable Batteries, Extended Capacity
9HDP-MC1616ft (5m) Telescoping, Carbon Fiber Pole with Motorized Articulation
10THC-57D-HDDual Mode Thermal / B&W Camera with Infrared Illumination
11HDUS-CASEHard Carry Case with Custom Fit Foam Pockets


WPH-USB-CABLEUSB Adapter Cable for Wired Connection to Tablet
13THP-EBWired Earbuds (Not Shown)

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HDTS-5AR-MC16-2.0D | Thermal Tactical System

The Thermal Tactical System is a pole camera system with a dual mode thermal camera head. The camera head, (THC-57D-HD), can output both a thermal video image and a standard IR illuminated B/W video image. The video mode can be dynamically switched by the user using the pole camera controls.  The system is ideally suited for looking up into attics, down in basements, and in crawlspaces to provide visual intelligence on the location and status of a suspect or situation.

The Thermal Tactical System contains:

  • A 5” fully rugged tablet loaded with the ZistosHD imaging software application and configured to communicate with the pole camera.
  • Touch screen controls on the tablet allow for remote control of the system functions parallel with the handle controls.
  • A detachable telescoping pole with a remotely positionable motorized camera mount that attaches to the ZistosHD handle to create a system reach of 16’ (5m).
  • The ZistosHD Handle provides power and controls for any ZistosHD pole and camera.
  • The system includes two swappable system handle extended life batteries and charging station for continuous operation.
  • The THC-57D-HD dual mode thermal camera head that features excellent low-light video, with built in IR illuminators and a true 256 x 192 resolution thermal image sensor in the same housing along with an internal microphone.
  • Two removable and rechargeable batteries for the tablet & charging unit.
  • Up to 256GB uSD card (32GB provided in tablet, removable)


  • Hostage scenarios
  • Barricaded suspect
  • Active shooter
  • Any unknown and potentially hostile environment


  • Dual mode thermal imaging camera (thermal and IR illuminated video)
  • Fully rugged 5” wireless display with an extra swappable battery
  • Removable uSD card for images – archive images on original media without the need to copy from the tablet.
  • Remotely positionable camera head with motorized assembly on pole (+/- 120 Degrees)
  • Telescoping pole yields 16-foot total system length (including handle)
  • Fully compatible with other ZistosHD camera products
  • Battery runtime of 7+ hours with IR illuminators on (8 hours in thermal mode)
  • Transmits images in HD resolution using low latency, encrypted WiFi to multiple viewers
  • Internal camera microphone for audio surveillance, can be turned off via mic cap screw
  • Wireless or wired operation
  • All weather design


  • Improves safety of team members
  • Increases situational awareness
  • Allows dynamic adaptation to tactical strategy based on real time visual intelligence
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