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Krypton 2 XQ/XG
Manual
Krypton 2 XQ/XG

Table of contents
General Settings

General Settings

This menu section allows you to change the interface language, set the date, time, return the device to factory default settings and perform memory card formatting.

  1. Press and hold the МENU (6) button to enter the main menu.
  2. Select the submenu General Settings with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. A short press of the МENU (6) button opens the submenu.
  4. Select the desired menu item with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.

Language

  1. A short press of the MENU (6) button opens the Language submenu.
  2. Select one of the available interface languages (English, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian) with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. Confirm your selection with a short press of the MENU (6) button.

Date

  1. A short press of the MENU (6) button opens the submenu Date .
  2. The date appears in dd/mm/yyyy format (01/01/2023).
  3. Set the required year, month and day with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons (the UP (5) button increases the value and the DOWN (7) button reduces it). Press the MENU (6) button to toggle the digits.
  4. To save your chosen date and exit the submenu, press and hold the MENU (6) button.

Time

  1. A short press of the MENU (6) ​button opens the submenu Time .
  2. Select the time format (24-hour clock or AM/PM) by pressing the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. Press the MENU (6) ​button to move to the hour setting.
  4. Set the hour with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons. The UP (5) button increases the value and the DOWN (7) button reduces it.
  5. Press the MENU (6) ​button to move to the minute setting.
  6. Set the minute by pressing the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  7. To save your chosen time and exit the submenu, press and hold the MENU (6) ​button.

Auto Shutdown

This item allows you to activate the auto shutdown function for when the device is in a non-operating position (tilted up or down at an angle of more than 70°, right or left at an angle of more than 30°).

  1. A short press of the MENU (6) button opens the Auto Shutdown  submenu.
  2. Use the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons to select the time period (1 min, 3 min, 5 min) upon expiry of which the device will automatically shut down, or select Off if you wish to deactivate Auto Shutdown.
  3. Press the MENU (6) button briefly to confirm the selection.

Note: If the Auto shutdown function is activated, the status bar shows an icon and shutdown time period as 1 min.


Video Compression

When set to ON, standard video compression is applied so the video file size is reduced.

When set to OFF, minimal video compression is applied. In this case, the quality of the recorded video is better, but its size is significantly increased.

Warning! Larger video file sizes result in shorter recording times. This may lead to longer download times for video files through the Stream Vision 2 app.

Enable/disable video compression:

  1. Select the Video Compression  menu item with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  2. To turn on video compression, briefly press the МENU (6) button. 
  3. To turn off video compression, briefly press the МENU (6) button. 

Display Position Calibration

The thermal imaging module is configured in such a way that once it is installed on a daylight optic that has been properly adjusted to the distance, image position adjustment is not required. If after installing the thermal imaging module on the optics there is a shift in the image, correct it by calibrating the display position.

Calibration Profile
  1. Press and hold the MENU (6) button to enter the main menu.
  2. Select the submenu General Settings with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. A short press of the MENU (6) button opens the submenu.
  4. Press UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons to select Display Position Calibration  menu item.
  5. A short press of the MENU (6) button opens the submenu.
  6. Press briefly the MENU (6) button to open the submenu Calibration Profile .
  7. Select one of the calibration profiles (shown with letters A; B; C) with UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons. 
  8. Confirm your selection with a short press of MENU (6) button.
  9. The name of the selected profile appears in the status bar.
Position Calibration

  1. To freeze the image, select Freeze  and briefly press the MENU (6) button.
  2. Press UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons to select Position Calibration  menu item.
  3. Confirm your selection with a short press of MENU (6) button. Display coordinates X=0; Y=0 and click value will appear.
  4. Use the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons to move the image horizontally (X-axis) and vertically (Y-axis) to the desired position for the corresponding distance.
  5. Press the MENU (6) button to toggle between the X and Y coordinates.
  6. The image offset range is +/- 20 pixels horizontally (X axis), +/- 20 pixels vertically (Y axis).
  7. To exit the menu and save the settings, press and hold the MENU (6) button for two seconds

Defective Pixel Repair

When using the device, defective (dead) pixels may appear on the microbolometer. These are bright or dark points of a constant brightness that are visible on the image.

Krypton 2 thermal imagers allow the user to remove any defective pixels on the sensor using firmware as well as to cancel removing.

Step 1. Enter the menu to fix the defective pixels

  1. Press and hold the MENU (6) button to enter the main menu.
  2. Select the submenu General Settings with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. A short press of the МENU (6) button opens the submenu.
  4. Use the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons to select the Defective Pixel Repair  menu item.
  5. Press briefly the MENU (6) to open the submenu.
  6. Select the Defective Pixel Repair  option by briefly pressing the MENU (6) button.

Step 2. Select the defective pixel

  1. A marker (H)  appears on the centre of the display..
  2. On the top side of the display appears a "magnifying glass" (G) - a magnified image in the frame with a fixed cross , designed for easier detection of a defective pixel and to match the pixel with the marker, and horizontal and vertical arrows for X and Y axes (I) showing the marker's movement.
  3. With a short press of the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons move the marker to align it with a defective pixel.
  4. Switch the direction of the marker from horizontal to vertical and vice versa with a short press of the MENU (6) button.
  5. Align the defective pixel with the fixed cross in the frame - the pixel should disappear.

Step 3. Remove the defective pixel

  1. Delete the defective pixel with a short press of the ON/OFF (8).
  2. Once the pixel has been successfully deleted an "OK" message will briefly appear on the screen.
  3. You can then delete another defective pixel by moving the marker across the display.
  4. Exit the Defective Pixel Repair submenu with a long press of the MENU (6).

Warning! The display of a thermal imager may have 1- 2 pixels represented as bright white or coloured (blue, red) dots which cannot be deleted and are not a defect.

 
Restore Default Pixel Map

This option allows the user to return all previously disabled defective pixels to their original state.

  1. Press and hold the MENU (6) button to enter the main menu.
  2. Select the submenu General Settings with the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. A short press of the МENU (6) button opens the submenu.
  4. Use the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons to select the Defective Pixel Repair  icon.
  5. Press the MENU (6) button to enter the submenu.
  6. Use the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons to select the Restore Default Pixel Map  icon.
  7. Activate the function by briefly pressing the MENU (6) button.
  8. Using the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons, select Yes if you want to return to the factory pixel map and select No if you do not.
  9. Confirm your selection with a short press of the MENU (6) button.

Default Settings

  1. A short press of the MENU (6) button opens the submenu Default Settings .
  2. Select the Yes option to reset to factory settings or No to cancel using the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. Confirm your selection with a short press of the MENU (6) button.
  • If Yes is selected, display will show "Do you want to restore default settings?" and Yes and No options. Select Yes to restore the default settings.
  • Selecting the No option will cancel the reset and exit the submenu.

The following settings will be restored to their factory state before being set by the user:

  • Amplification Level – Normal
  • Smoothing Filter – Off
  • User Mode – Off
  • Brightness level – 10
  • Contrast level – 8
  • Interface Size – maximum
  • Video recorder mode – video

  • Calibration mode – automatic
  • Language – English

  • Wi-Fi – off (default password)

  • Auto shutdown – Off
  • Color palette – White Hot
  • Video Compression – Off
  • Wi-Fi Band – 2.4 GHz

Attention! After restoring default settings, the date, time and user pixel map as well as the calibration profiles data entered by the user are saved.


Format

Formatting the built-in memory card permanently deletes all of the recorded files.

Formatting should be carried out in case of a memory card error.

Attention! Make sure that you no longer need the files to be deleted or create a backup on other media.

  1. A short press of the MENU (6) button opens the submenu Format .
  2. Select the Yes option to format or No to cancel using the UP (5)/DOWN (7) buttons.
  3. Confirm your selection with a short press of the MENU (6) button.
  • If Yes is selected, the message "Do you want to format the memory card?" appears on the display as well as Yes and No Select Yes to format the memory card.
  • Selecting the No option will cancel the formatting and exit the submenu.