Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

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SPECIFICATIONS

MODEL MERLIN–13
Microbolometer
Resolution (pixels) 256×192
Pixel size (μm) 12
NEDT (mk) ≤ 50
Frame refresh rate (Hz) 50
Optical Specifications
Objective Lens (mm) 13
Field of view (degree) 13.5×10.1
Magnification (x)
Detection range (m) | (Target
size: 1.7mx0.5m, P(n)=99%)
675
Display
Type 0.39“ OLED
Resolution (pixels) 1,024×768
Operational Specifications
Battery type CR123 (3.7V) ×1
Power consumption (mW) About 800
Max. battery life (t=25°C)/(h) ≤3.5
Operation temperature (°C) -20 ~ +50
IP Rating IP67
Dimension (mm) 79×52×46
Weight (without battery) | (g) ≤140
USB Type Type-C
Eyepiece Interface M30×1.0

COMPONENTS

  1. Objective Lens
  2. Power (P) Button
  3. USB-C Interface
  4. Menu (M) Button
  5. Battery Compartment
  6. Eyepiece Locking Ring
  7. Eyepiece Interface
Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

BATTERY INSTALLATION

  • Remove the battery cap by unscrewing it counter clockwise
  • Insert a CR123 with positive pole inwards
  • Place battery cap onto the battery compartment and screw clockwise until tight

 

MOUNTING THE MERLIN-13 ON A RIFLESCOPE

Before installing the MERLIN-13 onto your Riflescope, the following preparations should be made:

  • Select a clip-on adapter matching the outside diameter of the objective tube of your riflescope.
  • If necessary, use a thread adapter that matches the thread interface on the MERLIN-13 and that of the clip-on adapter.
Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

Installation

  • Install the threaded adapter insert (8) to the MERLIN-13 by rotating clockwise along the thread.
  • Rotate the eyepiece locking ring (6) counterclockwise to lock the adapter insert (8).
  • Install the threaded insert (8) fully into the clip-on adapter (9).
  • For mounting the clip-on adapter (9) on the riflescope, please observe the instructions for use of the manufacturer of the clip-on adapter.

MENU / STATUS BAR ICONS

Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

OPERATIONS

Switch On / Off

  • Press and hold the P button (2) to turn on the device. Waiting for 3 seconds to enter the home interface.
  • Press and hold the P button (2) until the shutdown countdown is 0, release the button to turn off the device.
Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

Standby Mode

  • Press and hold P button (2) until the countdown appears, release the button within 3s countdown to active the standby mode.
  • Short press P button (2) again to exit standby mode.

Status Bar

In the home interface, there are system information hints at the bottom of the screen including: Palette, Screen Brightness, Calibration mode, Battery status etc.

6.4 Calibration

  • In the home interface, short press the P button (2) for shutter calibration.

6.5 Image Movement

  • In home interface, press and hold the P button (2) and M button (4) to enter into the image movement interface.
  • The movement distance and direction on X & Y axis appear on the interface.
    • Short press P button (2) to move upward one pixel.
    • Long press P button (2) to move upward ten pixels.
    • Press and hold P button (2) constantly to move upward continuously.
    • Press the M button (4) to move downward, and the adjustment
Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

Liemke Merlin-13 Thermal Imaging Clip-On Instruction Manual

  • Press P button (2) and M button (4) simultaneously to switch the movement directions.
  • While switched to horizontal movement, press P button (2) to move towards left and M button (4) to move towards right. Movement method is same as vertical on Y-axis.
  • Long press the P button 2) and M button (4) simultaneously to save calibration data. Once saved, the device will exit this interface after 2s.

Shortcut Menu

In the home interface, short press the M button (4) to enter shortcut menu. Options in Shortcut menu are as follows: Palette – Screen Brightness – Calibration – Exit.

  • Palette: press P button (2) briefly to switch between White Hot – Black Hot – Red Hot – Pseudo Colour.
  • Screen Brightness: Press P button (2) briefly to adjust the screen brightness among four levels.
  • Calibration: short press P button (2) to switch between Automatic (A) mode and Manual (M) mode.

6.7 USB-C-Mode

  • In the home interface, while connected with a USB-C cable, press and hold the M button (4) and meanwhile quickly press P button (2) five times to activate USB-C mode for updating firmware.
  • Repeat previous steps or plug out USB cable to exit USB-C mode.

MAINTENANCE

Maintenance should be carried out at least twice a year and consist of the following actions.

  • Wipe the external surfaces of metal and plastic parts free of dust and dirt with a cotton cloth. Silicone grease may be used for this.
  • Clean the electrical contacts of the unit using a non-greasy organic solvent.
  • Check the glass surfaces of the eyepiece and the lens. If necessary, remove dust and sand from the lenses (preferably using a non-contact method). Cleaning of the external surfaces of the optics should be done with substances designed specially for this purpose.

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