AGM Thermal Imaging Monocular User Manual

AGM Thermal Imaging Monocular

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  • Read and follow all instructions
  • Read all warnings
  • Only use the attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer
  • All service must be provided by the manufacturer


  • This product contains natural rubber latex, which may cause potentially fatal allergic reactions! If you are allergic to latex, it is important that you strictly avoid exposure to products that contain it.
  • In addition, an external power supply (5 V) provides an increase in operating time.



The Asp-Micro handheld observational thermal monocular is equipped with a 160×120 or 384×288 infrared detector and a 720×540 LCOS display. It supports functions of observation, highest temperature target tracking, distance measurement, Wi-Fi hotspot, and so on. The high-sensitivity built-in thermal detector provides you with clear view even in total darkness. The monocular is mainly applied to scenarios such as patrolling, law enforcement, searching and rescuing, drug enforcement, anti-smuggling, criminal seizing, hiking, travel, and hunting, etc.

1 Body
2 Lens Cap
3 POWER Button
4 CAPTURE Button
5 MODE Button
6 ZOOM Button
7 Diopter Adjustment Knob
8 Eyepiece
9 USB Interface Cover
10 Tripod Screw
11 Battery Status Indicator
12 USB type C Interface
  • 160×120 or 384×288 resolution, high sensitivity detector
  • Adaptive AGC, DDE, 3D DNR
  • 720×540 resolution LCOS display
  • Distance measurement
  • Highest temperature tracking
  • Built-in memory module supports video recording and snapshot capturing
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Built-in rechargeable Lithium battery
  • More than 7 hours continuous running (with Wi-Fi off)
  • Type-C interface
  • Limited 3-year warranty

The standard components are shown in Figure 1-2 and listed in Table 1-2. The ITEM NO. column indicates the number used to identify items in Figure 1-2.

1 Monocular 1
2 USB Cable 1
3 Neck Belt 1
4 Lens Cloth 1
5 Operation Manual 1



UNPACKINGThe following steps must be completed prior to each mission.

  1. Open the carrying case, remove the monocular, and verify that all components are included.
  2. Inspect the monocular for any obvious evidence of damage to the optical surfaces, body, eyecup, operation buttons, etc. Ensure that all optical surfaces are clean and ready for use. Clean all optical surfaces with a lens tissue.

CHARGING THE MONOCULARNOTE: Please charge the monocular with the delivered USB cable and power adapter. The charging temperature should be 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F).

  1. Lift the USB cover.
  2. Plug in the USB cable and charge the device.
  3. Plug the power adapter to the power source.

When the monocular is turned on, the OSD (on-screen display) shows the battery status. When you see the Low Battery status, charge the monocular and ensure it’s working properly.

Flashing Red & Green Error occurred.
Solid Red Battery is properly charged.
Solid Green Battery is fully charged.
Off Battery is not charged.

CONTROL BUTTONSThe Asp-Micro controls are shown in Figures 2-2 and are defined in Tables 2-2. Each button is responsible for some functions selected by short press or long press the button. Pushing a button for 2+ second is considered “long press/hold.”

POWER Press: Standby Mode Hold: Power On/Off
CAPTURE Press: Capture Snapshot Hold: Start/Stop Record Video Menu Navigation: Cursor Up
MODE Press: Switch Pallet Hold: Menu Operation

Menu Navigation: Confirm

ZOOM ± Press: Digital Zoom Hold: FFC

Menu Navigation: Cursor Down


Power On: When the device is connected to USB cable or the battery is enough, press button to power on the device.

Power Off: When the device is turned on, hold button for 2 seconds to power off the device.


  1. Power on the monocular.
  2. Hold the monocular and make sure the eyepiece covers your eye.
  3. Adjust the diopter adjustment knob until the OSD text or image is clear
  4. Point the monocular towards the target of the view.
  5. Set palettes, brightness, scenes, FFC (Flat Field Correction), and DPC(Defective Pixel Correction) to display the best image effect.


Video Recording:  In the main live view, hold button and start recording. In the upper left corner, the recording time displays. Hold button again to stop recording.

Snapshot Capturing: On the main live view page, press to capture picture.


  • When capturing succeeds, the image freezes for 1 second and a prompt shows on the display.
  • For exporting captured pictures, refer to Export Files.


  1. Before connecting the thermal monocular to a computer, please make sure that the Wi-Fi function of the monocular is disabled.
  2. Connect the thermal monocular to your PC with USB cable and open the detected disk.
  3. Enter DCIM>100EZVIZ to view the videos and snapshots.– Select and copy the videos to PC and play the file with the player.– Select and copy the snapshots to PC and view the files.
  4. Disconnect the device from your PC.

MENU OPERATIONWhen the device powers on, hold button to display the menu. Press button to move the cursor up, and press button to move the cursor down. Press button to confirm.


Select and press button to adjust the brightness. In white hot mode, you can adjust the brightness as > > to adjust the image darker and darker. In black hot mode, the brightness of the image turns in the opposite way.


We recommend using T-Vision (V5.4.12 and below) software. Install the client software on your mobile phone first, and then connect your phone to the hotspot of the monocular. Refer to chapter 2.2.11 for details of hotspot connection.

NOTE: The device password is set by user at first activation. If the password was lost or forgotten, it can be reset. To make a reset, provide the following action:

  1. When the monocular is turned on, hold the button for three seconds to activate the OSD menu.
  2. Move the cursor to menu item and press the button to restore all parameters to default settings.

Open the APP and connect the phone or pad with the device.

If the device is inactivated, set the password and activate it. If the device is activated, enter the password to add it to app.

When the device is added, the live view can be seen. You can view the interface of the monocular on the software. User can change such image parameters as brightness, contrast, zoom, palettes directly via phone or pad as well as record video on phone/pad memory.



  1. Gently brush off any dirt from the body of the device using a clean, soft cloth.
  2. Moisten the cloth with fresh water and gently wipe down the external surfaces (except lenses).
  3. Dry any wet surfaces (except lenses) using another dry, clean, soft cloth.
  4. Using a lens brush, carefully remove all loose dirt from the lenses.
  5. Dampen a cotton swab with ethanol and slowly, gently wipe down the lenses. Clean the glass surfaces using circular movements, starting from the center of the lens and moving out towards the edge, without touching the lens holder. Change the cotton swab after each circular stroke. Repeat this step until the glass surfaces are clean.
  6. Clean the accessories with a soft brush (or cloth) dampened with soap and water.

Thoroughly dry each item before placing them into the storage case.To prepare the monocular for extended storage:

  1. Clean the monocular and accessories.
  2. Place all items into the storage case.

Please get the upgrade package first.

  1. Connect the device to your PC with USB cable.
  2. Open the detected disk, copy the upgrade file and paste it to the root directory of the device.
  3. Disconnect the device from your PC.
  4. Reboot the device.

The device upgrades automatically. The upgrading process will be displayed in the main interface.


Table 3-1 lists the most common malfunctions that may occur with your equipment. Perform the tests, inspections, and corrective actions in the order they appear in the table.This table does not list all the malfunctions that may occur with your device, or all of the tests, inspections, and corrective actions that may be necessary to fix them. If the equipment malfunction is not corrected by the suggested actions, or a problem occurs that is not listed in this table, please contact AGM Global Vision’s Customer Support center or your retailer.

The charge indicator flashes improperly. Examine whether the device is charged with standard power adapter and the charging temperature is 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F).
Device power indicator is off. Examine whether the device is off-battery.
The image of the monocular is not clear. Perform the sight adjustment referring to section 2.1.5.
Wi-Fi is not found. Examine whether the Wi-Fi function is turned on. If not, go to OSD menu and turn on Wi-Fi.


Capturing or recording fails.

Examine the items below:

1.  Whether the device is connected to your PC and disabled the capturing and recording.

2.  Whether the storage space is full.

3.  Whether the device is low-battery.



The PC cannot identify the monocular.

Examine the items below:

1.  Whether the device is connected to your PC with standard USB cable.

2.  If you use other USB cables, make sure the cable length is no longer than 1 m.

3.  Whether the Wi-Fi function is turned on. If so, go to OSD menu and turn off Wi-Fi.


This product is guaranteed to be free from manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under normal use for a period of three (3) years from the date of purchase. In the event that a defect covered by the warranty below occurs during the applicable period stated above, AGM Global Vision, at its discretion, will either repair or replace the product; such action on the part of AGM Global Vision shall be the full extent of AGM Global Vision’s liability, and the Customer’s sole and exclusive reparation.

This warranty does not cover a product if it has been(a) used in ways other than its normal and customary manner;(b) subjected to misuse;(c) subjected to alterations, modifications or repairs by the Customer or by any party other than AGM Global Vision without prior written consent of AGM Global Vision;(d) is the result of a special order or categorized as “close-out” merchandise or merchandise sold “as-is” by either AGM Global Vision or the AGM Global Vision dealer; or(e) merchandise that has been discontinued by the manufacturer and either parts or replacement units are not available due to reasons beyond the control of AGM Global Vision.

AGM Global Vision shall not be responsible for any defects or damage that in AGM Global Vision’s view are a result from the mishandling, abuse, misuse, improper storage or improper operation of the device, including use in conjunction with equipment that is electrically or mechanically incompatible with, or of inferior quality to, the product, as well as failure to maintain the environmental conditions specified by the manufacturer. This warranty is extended only to the original purchaser. Any breach of this warranty shall be enforced unless the customer notifies AGM Global Vision at the address noted below within the applicable warranty period.

The customer understands and agrees that except for the foregoing warranty, no other warranties written or oral, statutory, expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, shall apply to the product. All such implied warranties are hereby and expressly disclaimed.


AGM Global Vision will not be liable for any claims, actions, suits, proceedings, costs, expenses, damages, or liabilities arising out of the use of this product. Operation and use of the product are the sole responsibility of the Customer. AGM Global Vision’s sole undertaking is limited to providing the products and services outlined herein in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The provision of products sold and services performed by AGM Global Vision to the Customer shall not be interpreted, construed, or regarded, either expressly or implied, as being for the benefit of or creating any obligation toward any third party of legal entity outside AGM Global Vision and the Customer; AGM Global Vision’s obligations under this Agreement extend solely to the Customer. AGM Global Vision’s liability hereunder for damages, regardless of the form or action, shall not exceed the fees or other charges paid to AGM Global Vision by the customer or customer’s dealer. AGM Global Vision shall not, in any event, be liable for special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, lost income, lost revenue, or lost profit, whether such damages were foreseeable or not at the time of purchase, and whether or not such damages arise out of a breach of warranty, a breach of agreement, negligence, strict liability, or any other theory of liability.


In order to validate the warranty on your product, the customer must complete and submit AGM Global Vision PRODUCT REGISTRATION FORM on our website (


To obtain warranty service on your unit, the End-user (Customer) must notify the AGM Global Vision service department via e-mail. Send any requests to to receive a Return Merchandise Authorization number (RMA). When returning any device, please take the product to your retailer, or send the product, postage paid and with a copy of your sales receipt, to AGM Global Vision’s service center at the address listed above. All merchandise must be fully insured with the correct postage; AGM Global Vision will not be responsible for improper postage or merchandise that becomes lost or damaged during shipment. When sending product back, please clearly write the RMA# on the outside of the shipping box.

Please include a letter that indicates your RMA#, the Customer’s Name, a Return Address, reason for the return, contact information (valid telephone numbers and/or an e-mail address), and proof of purchase that will help us to establish the valid start date of the warranty. Product merchandise returns that do not have an RMA# listed may be refused, or a significant delay in processing may occur. Estimated Warranty service time is 10-20 business days. The End-user/Customer is responsible for postage to AGM Global Vision for warranty service. AGM Global Vision will cover return postage/shipping after warranty repair to the End-user/Customer only if the product is covered by the aforementioned warranty. AGM Global Vision will return the product after warranty service by domestic UPS Ground service and/or domestic mail. Should any other requested, required, or international shipping methods be necessary, the postage/shipping fee will be the responsibility of the End user/Customer.

For service, repair or replacement, please contact:

AGM Global Vision173 West Main StreetPO Box 962Springerville, AZ 85938Tel. 928.333.4300Fax 480.393.4882[email protected]


Detector Type Vanadium Oxide Uncooled Focal Plane Arrays
Resolution 160×120 384×288
Refresh Rate 50 Hz
Response Waveband 8 μm to 14 μm
Lens (Focal Length) 6.2 mm 15 mm
Aperture F1.1 F1.0
Field of View (H×V) 15.61° × 11.74° 16.51° × 12.42°
Digital Zoom 1×, 2×, 4×
Monitor 720×540, 0.2 inch, LCOS
FFC (Flat Field Correction) Auto, Manual, External Correction
Palettes Black Hot, White Hot, Red Hot, Fusion
Highest Temperature Spot Tracking Yes
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Standby Mode Yes
Storage Built-in memory module (8 GB)
Record Video On-board video recording
Capture Snapshot Yes
Battery Type Built-in rechargeable Lithium battery
Battery Operating Time More than 7 hours continuous running (with Wi-Fi hotspot function off)
Battery Capacity Display Yes
Power 5 VDC/2 A, 1.5 W, USB Type-C Interface
Working Temperature -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)
Protection Level IP67
Drop Test Height 1.5 m (4.9 feet)
Dimension 161 × 61 × 57 mm (6.3 × 2.4 × 2.2 in)
Weight 270 g (0.6 lb) 270 g (0.6 lb)


Please take attention that changes or modification not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.FCC compliance: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.FCC ConditionsThis device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference.
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.


This product and – if applicable – the supplied accessories too are marked with “CE” and comply therefore with the applicable harmonized European standards listed under the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU, the RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU2012/19/EU (WEEE directive): Products marked with this symbol cannot be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste in the European Union. For proper recycling, return this product to your local supplier upon the purchase of equivalent new equipment, or dispose of it at designated collection points. For more information see: www.recyclethis.info2006/66/EC (battery directive): This product contains a battery that cannot be disposed of as unsorted municipal waste in the European Union. See the product documentation for specific battery information. The battery is marked with this symbol, which may include lettering to indicate cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), or mercury (Hg). For proper recycling, return the battery to your supplier or to a designated collection point. For more information see:

AGM Global VisionMAIN OFFICE 173 West Main Street PO Box 962 Springerville, AZ 85938 USATel. +1.928.333.4300Fax +1.480.393.4882[email protected]www.agmglobalvision.comEUROPEAN OFFICE Andrey Lyapchev #7 Sofia, P.C. 1756 BulgariaTel. +[email protected]


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