TASE™ 400 HD

Daylight HD with Night Imaging

Compact in size, light weight and full featured, the TASE400™ HD features a mid-wave infrared camera with continuous optical zoom down to 2.2° FOV. The 1280 x 720 HD daylight camera provides high definition imagery in a wide range of daylight conditions. The TASE400HD has superior stability performance and is designed to maximize day and night surveillance imaging for fixed wing, helicopter, manned and unmanned applications.

7" diameter, 2 axis stabilized, High Definition EO and SD MWIR with continuous zoom integrated GPS/INS and onboard video processing.


  • High performance and low  SWaP at 8.0 lbs
  • Full motion HD daylight imager and continuous zoom MWIR thermal camera
  • Onboard GPS/INS - no external IMU needed for geo-pointing
  • Fiber Optic Gyro (FOG) stabilization
  • Common control and operator interface across TASE family
  • Environmentally sealed
  • Onboard image processing capable of target tracking, scene steering and electronic image stabilization
  • ViewPoint payload software features complete control of TASE payloads - integrated moving map, real-time mosaicing, Path-Track, and video recording


  • Civil: Law Enforcement, Search & Rescue, Disaster Damage Assessment, Port / Harbor Security
  • Commercial:  Infrastructure Inspection, Wildlife Study, Anti-Poaching, Anti-Piracy
  • Military: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR)


Platforms:  Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing, Unmanned Aircraft, Aerostat

Support Documents

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  • Gimbal Integration Guide
  • TASE System Software Update Guide
  • Gimbal Operations Quick Start Guide
  • TASE400 HD Programming Cable
  • TASE400 HD Gimbal Interface Cable
  • TASE400 HD Mechanical Drawing
  • TASE400 HD Soft Mounting Drawing
  • Viewpoint Users Guide
  • The antenna Plugin User Guide
  • The Tracker Plugin Users Guide
  • Creating Custom Map Overlays
  • Current WMS Imagery URLs
  • TASE System Software


  • Diameter

    7 inches (177.8 mm)

  • Height

    10.5 inches (266.7 mm)

  • Weight

    8.0 lbs (3.62 kg)

  • Operating Case Temperature

    -20°C to +60°C

  • Power Requirements

    Vin: 10 - 30 Volts

    Power: 35W (average) 100W (max)

    Control Interface: RS-232, CAN, Ethernet (with adapter)

  • Application Use

    Daylight HD with Night Imaging

  • Payload Performance

    Rotation Limits: 360° continuous pan, + 45° / -85° tilt
    Slew Rate: 150°/sec         
    Payload Stabilization: 2-Axis active stabilization

  • IR Camera

    Mid Wave IR Camera    
      Continuous Optical Zoom: 10x
      Continuous Digital Zoom: 4x
      MWIR: 3 to 5 μm          
      Resolution: 640 x 512  
      HFOV: 22° - 2.2 ° continuous

  • Daylight Camera 1

    HD Daylight Camera
      Continuous Optical Zoom: 30x
      Resolution: 1280 x 720
      HFOV: 39.7°- 1.4°

    Video Out:
      SD: NTSC or PAL
      HD-SDI: 720P 30Hz

  • Daylight Camera 2


  • Laser Options

    Laser Illuminator (optional)
      (Narrow Beam)
      Class IIIb laser ¹
      830 nm (NVG band)
      150 mW max


Important Export Information

The TASE™ Imaging Systems are controlled for export and re-export by The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), CFR Title 22, Code of Federal Regulation, Parts 120-130.The ITAR governs the export and re-export of defense articles and services.

The TASE Imaging Systems are available for sale outside the United States subject to an approved export authorization. ITAR violations can result in fines, penalties, debarment, and criminal sanctions. Please refer to the following websites for more information U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security Export Administration Regulations.

For the export control status of your TASE Imaging System please contact your sales representative, or 541-387-2120.

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