CE312 – High precision IR Radiometer

The CE312 IR radiometer is the benchmark precision instrument for measurements of spectral luminance in 4 to 6 thermal InfraRed bands.

Thanks to differential measurement principle, it performs highly accurate radiation measurements. It is insensitive to environmental variations (temperature, radiations). The radiometer provides real time spectral luminances and brightness temperatures.

The CE312 is a portable field instrument particularly suitable for thermal ground or atmosphere campaigns in the field measurements and for continuous operation with robotized pointing within an observation network.


Key Benefits

  • Autonomous (battery + charging unit)
  • Practical: Real time display of spectral luminances and brightness temperatures
  • Multi-tasks: long-term installation / measurement field campaign
  • Portable: components are compact, light, easy to move in a hard case
  • High precision: 0.1°C
  • Large temperature range: -80°C to +60°C

Package contents

  • 1 x Head
  • 1 x Electronic box
  • 1 x Head cable
  • 1 x Supply 100 ~240 V
  • 1 x PC transfer cable
  • Paper printed filter curves
  • 1 x USB stick with ASTPWIN software + filters digital files
  • 1 x User handbook
  • 1 x Black suit-case

Related solutions


Resolution 0.01°C
Accuracy 0.1°
Response time 1s
Repeatability > 99.65%
IFOV 10°
Calibration Provided with the instrument
Output signal USB


Type Silicon Thermopile
Size 0.6 mm x 0.6mm
Noise voltage 38nV Hz-1/2
Responsivity 120W m-2
Detectivity 1.6x 108 cm Hz-1/2/W-1
Time constant 12 ms


Steep pass band filter  
Out of band Optical density. OD 3


Batteries Recharged via electric power


External temperature range From -20° to +50°
Target body temperature From -80°C to +60°C
Humidity range 0-100% RH (in a non-containing environment)

IT system

Software RadioCLIMAT software
OS Windows 7 or newer

Mechanical specifications


Diameter = 80 mm x 250 mm

Weight = < 1kg

Measurement cable 3 m link between the head and the interface box
Interface box With power supply block
Link to PC See output options

Band options

Reference Spectral bands CWL FWHM
CE312-N1 8 to 14 µm (large band)
8.2 to 9.2 µm
10.3 to 11.3 µm
11.5 to 12.5 µm


CE312-N2 Adapted to ASTER
8 to 14 µm (large band)
8.1 to 8.5 µm
8.5 to 8.9 µm
8.9 to 9.3 µm
10.3 to 11 µm
11 to 11.7 µm


Other bands Consult us    

Output options

Sales reference Connection types Supply
CE312-MU Local connection via PC or USB PC Cable or USB
Extension For current loop only Extension cable custom-built


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