Laser Diode & LED Drivers

Design Criteria, Inc. has developed a unique and robust high power infrared (IR) illuminators for military and law enforcement applications. Our ClearKnight is designed for small robotic umanned aerial systems or handheld equipment which provides high power IR illumination.

  • High Power Infrared (IR) or Visible Light Illuminators
  • Exclusive Laser Diode Drivers
  • Custom pulsing or CW
  • Digital input control
  • Dimming capability
  • Remote control
  • Health monitoring


With Health Monitoring

The ClearKnight is a high power Infrared (IR) illuminator for the following applications. DCI is the only manufacturer that offers long range remote LED control.

Customize for:

  • Distinguish potential threats
  • Battlefield illumination
  • Illuminate challenging environments (terrain, buildings, vegetation, alley ways, windows)
  • Surveillance
  • Nighttime search and rescue
  • Military infrared illumination
  • Replace M278 burning flare
  • Easy to use for dismounted soldier
  • Rugged, safe
  • Automotive applications
  • Remote control
  • Exclusive designs
  • Compact and lightweight


ClearKnight Heli

Unique Features:

  • Remotely increase or decrease illumination intensity
  • Aim in most any direction
  • Easily position illumination
  • High power illumination (2000 W/sr)
  • Very little visible light
  • Approximately 1 hr operation time
  • No pendulum effect
  • Constant illumination diameter
  • Multiple uses
  • Significant cost savings for military
  • Personnel safety