Advanced Day / Night Imaging

The TASE400™ BLK II is our latest generation imaging system. It features a mid-wave infrared camera with continuous optical zoom down to 1.9° FOV, a continuous zoom HD daylight camera, industry-leading stability and advanced processing. This payload is designed to provide superior day and night surveillance imaging for manned and unmanned airborne applications.

Non-ITAR, 7" diameter, 2 axis stabilized, High Definition EO and Standard Definition MWIR with continuous zoom, integrated GPS/INS and onboard video processing with H.265 compression.



  • High performance and low SWaP at 8 lbs./3.62 kg
  • Continuous zoom HD EO and SD MWIR cameras
  • Onboard GPS/INS – no external IMU needed for geo-pointing
  • Common control and operator interface across TASE family of systems
  • Environmentally sealed
  • Onboard image processing capable of target tracking, scene steering and electronic image stabilization
  • ViewPoint payload software controlsTASE payloads – integrated moving map, real-time mosaicing, PathTrack and video recording
  • Non-ITAR


  • 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

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  • Diameter

    7 inches (177.8 mm)

  • Height

    10.5 inches (266.7 mm)

  • Weight

    8 lbs (3.62 kg)

  • Operating Case Temperature

    -35°C to +60°C

  • Power Requirements

    Vin: 10 - 30 Volts

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

    Control Interface: RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, CAN, Ethernet

  • Application Use

    Advanced Day / 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: 15x
      Digital Zoom: 2x, 4x
      Wavelength: 3 to 5 μm          
      Resolution: 640 x 512  
      HFOV: 29° - 1.9 ° continuous (SD) 

  • Daylight Camera 1

    HD Daylight Camera
      Continuous Optical Zoom: 29x
      Resolution: 1280 x 720
      HFOV: 45°- 1.9°

    Video Out:
      NTSC, HD-SDI,
      H.264 / H.265 with embedded KLV metadata
      Adjustable bitrate

  • Daylight Camera 2


  • Laser Options

    Laser Illuminator 
      (Narrow Beam)
      Class IIIb laser ¹
      830 nm (NVG band)
      150 mW max
      Continuous or flashing (1-4 Hz)


Important Export Information

The TASE400™BLK II is controlled for Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) 6A003.b.4.a. The EAR regulates the export and re-export of dual-use items.

The TASE400™BLK II is available for sale outside the United States subject to an approved export authorization. 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.

Resources and References

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