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Krypton 2 XQ/XG
Krypton 2 XQ/XG

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Video Recording and Photography

The Krypton 2 thermal imagers are equipped with the option to record video and still images (photography) of the observed image by saving them on the built-in memory card.

Before using this feature please set the date and time (see General Settings section).

For information on how to watch recorded photos and videos, see the Stream Vision 2 user manual: Android, iOS.

The built-in recorder operates in two modes:

Video Mode. Video Recording

1. Switch to Video mode by pressing and holding the UP/REC (5).

2. The icon  and the remaining recording time appear briefly on the screen in the format HH:MM (hours:minutes), for example, 5:12. In the status bar, the video recording status is displayed continuously.

3. Press the UP/REC (5) button briefly to start video recording.

4. When the video recording starts, the icon will disappear and the REC icon and timer in MM:SS (Minutes:Seconds) format will appear.

5. Press the UP/REC (5) button briefly to pause or resume video recording.

6. Press and hold the UP/REC (5) button to stop video recording.

7. Video files are saved to the built-in memory card after the video recording has been stopped.

8. Press and hold the UP/REC (5) button to switch between the video and photo modes.

Photo Mode. Capturing a photo

1. Switch to Photo mode by pressing and holding the UP/REC (5)

2. Press the UP/REC (5) button briefly to take a photo. The image freezes for 0.5 sec while the photo is saved to the internal memory.


  • You can enter and navigate the menu during video recording.
  • The recorded videos and photos are saved to the built-in memory card of the device in the formats img_xxx.jpg (photos) and video_xxx. mp4 (video) where xxx is a 3 digit counter.
  • The counter for multimedia files cannot be reset.


  • The maximum duration of a recorded video file is five minutes. After this time expires, the video is recorded to a new file.
  • The number of files is limited by the device's built-in memory and video compression ratio.
  • Regularly check the free capacity of the internal memory and move recorded footage to other storage media to free up space on the internal memory card.
  • In case of a memory card error, you can use the format function in the General Settings section of the main menu.

  • When the Display Off function is activated, video recording continues to run in the background.