The Armasight Sidekick 320 Handheld Thermal Imager

Luke C.
by Luke C.

Armasight has just announced the launch of their new Sidekick 320 handheld thermal optic. The Sidekick is a lightweight thermal imaging entry that features a great amount of adaptability in that it can be mounted to a headset for hands-free operation, as well as still image, and video capture functions.

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The Armasight Sidekick 320 Handheld Thermal Imager


  • Multiple color palettes
  • Intuitive 3-button control
  • Dovetail Mini-Rail included for Helmet Mounting
  • Works with Ravyn Rail Bridge Mount for helmet mounting with PVS-14, MNVD, or second Sidekick (sold separately)
  • Video Recording & Image Capture
  • USB-C Interface for External Devices
  • Works with External Power Banks via USB-C
  • Compass
  • ULTEM Composite Body and Ergonomic Design

The Armasight Sidekick 320 is available for purchase at as well as through select dealers now for a price of $2,299. If you’d like to see a video demonstration of the new Sidekick 320, Armasight has provided a video below. The unit is packed with features that would be pretty useful for observation including a compass, and the ability to be paired with an external display so that the unit can be mounted elsewhere and have its signal transmitted to a secondary screen.

The Sidekick 320 is the smallest fully multi-functional 12-micron 320 thermal imaging monocular on the market. This unit boasts a fast 60Hz frame rate for smooth operation and industry-best, outstanding visual acuity, based on Armasight’s Iron Wolf thermal technology platform. Weighing under 210 grams, the Sidekick can be used as a handheld mini-monocular or can be headset/helmet mounted utilizing the built-in mini-rail for hands- free operation. The high definition 1024 × 768 OLED display provides a crisp image, with iconography providing key information. The Sidekick utilizes simplified 3 button controls that allow for easy manipulation in the field and offers one-touch in-unit video recording.

The Sidekick 320 offers an extensive suite of features including video and image capture, USB video stream, USB-C interface for viewing your recordings and photos on external devices such as computers or televisions. Users will enjoy the functionality of multiple color palettes, intuitive simple 3 button controls, and compatibility with the Ravyn Rail Bridge Mount for helmet mounting with PVS-14, MNVD, or second Sidekick (sold separately).

Package Includes: Thermal Monocular, 2 × CR123A Battery, USB-C Cable, Battery Extender, Product Manual, Lens Cloth, Soft Case Designed and Assembled in the USA.

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Luke C.
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