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Telecentric Lenses work with up to 16 MP resolution sensors.

October 23, 2014

Designed for semiconductor and electronics inspection, measurement, and gauging applications, TECHSPEC® High Resolution Telecentric Lenses for 1 in. Sensors feature high-light throughput f/6 designs while exhibiting <0.1° telecentricity and <0.1% distortion. Double-sided telecentric design promotes sharp image while minimizing errors for optimal measurement accuracy. Lenses support up to 16 mm max diagonal sensors and accommodate up to 16 MP resolution sensors. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Acylinder Lenses focus light in one dimension.

August 27, 2014

Used for creating sharp, thin line profiles, TECHSPEC® Acylinder Lenses are designed to reduce spherical aberration along focusing axis and provide diffraction-limited focusing performance in one dimension. There are 8 models available, and all can be supplied uncoated or with MgF2 anti-reflection coating. Diameters include 12.5 and 25 mm, and focal lengths include 10, 12.5, 20, and 25 mm. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Germanium Meniscus Lenses offer spherical correction.

June 19, 2014

Intended for demanding IR applications, TECHSPEC® Lenses are manufactured from Germanium, which offers transmission range of 2–16 µm, density of 5.33 g/cm³, and Knoop Hardness of 780. Material is inert to air, water, alkalis, and all acids, with exception of nitric acid. Available uncoated or with anti-reflection coating, lenses comes in 25 or 50 mm diameters with focal lengths from 25–100 mm. Applications include IR imaging or surveillance, remote sensing, or IR spectroscopy. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Variable Magnification Lenses feature adjustable field of view.

April 16, 2014

TECHSPEC® Variable Magnification Lenses have adjustable iris for depth of field control. Units’ C-mount compatible design with 2/3 in. sensor coverage eases system integration. Providing low distortion images, lenses can be used in semiconductor or electronics inspection and factory automation. Products are available in .5-1.0x Variable Magnification version and 0.5x, 0.75x, and 1.0x Fixed Magnification versions. Read More

Vision Systems, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Services

Shoulder-Mount Camcorders offer HD streaming for live broadcast.

February 11, 2014

Along with interchangeable Fujinon 20x autofocus zoom lens, GY-HM890 and GY-HM850 ProHD shoulder-mount camcorders feature three 1/3 in., 2.07 effective megapixel CMOS sensors that capture full 1920x1080 images. Built-in streaming engine, as well as secure FTP and 4G LTE connectivity, allows real-time HD transmission directly from camera. Also included, Advanced Streaming Technology (AST) provides content-aware error correction, bandwidth shaping, and real-time feedback of streaming status. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Instrumentation Imaging Lenses offer f-numbers in wide range.

November 6, 2013

TECHSPEC® Compact Instrumentation Imaging Lenses include f11 and f16 lenses with 16, 25, and 35 mm focal lengths. While range of available f-numbers maximizes flexibility with which to choose depth of field and throughput to meet application requirements, broadband anti-reflection (AR) coating and degree of lens-to-lens variation optimizes light transmission. Lenses have adjustable, lockable focus that lets user set best position prior to integration into instrumentation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Bi-Telecentric Lenses serve precision inspection applications.

September 30, 2013

With built-in adjustable iris, MagniStar® C-mount bi-telecentric lenses are designed for precision measurement and inspection applications. Models cover 0.128X, 0.528X, 0.05X, 0.243X, 1X, and 2X magnifications and are designed to work with camera formats of 2/3 in. and smaller. Supporting megapixel cameras with 3.5 µm pixels, lenses do not have any parallax error and feature <0.1% image distortion. Areas of use include inspection of industrial and electronic parts. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Timers & Clocks, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Functional Modules integrate RTC and solid state battery.

September 30, 2013

Housed in 10 x 12 mm SMD package, Real Time Plus™ Modules integrate Real Time Clock with 2-wire I2C control, RoHS solid state battery, trickle charge-recharging circuit, power management circuit, and 32 kHz watch crystal. Devices also incorporate 8 Bytes of RAM and 2 Bytes of EEPROM. Providing 4-, 20-, and 90-day battery backup, respectively, Models CRTPN05, CRTPA12, and CRTPA5 are suited for consumer electronics, industrial, commercial, aerospace, agricultural, medical, and military markets. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Quartz Crystal features nominal frequency of 32.768 kHz.

July 23, 2013

Housed in 3.2 x 1.5 x 0.75 mm package, Model SC-32S is available with load capacitance of 7, 9, or 12.5 pF. Ceramic quartz crystal uses tuning-fork resonator processed in photolithography technology, which assures low aging of 3 ppm/year and optimized shock and heat resistance. Ion gun trimming method allows tight frequency tolerance over temperature range of -40 to +85°C. Device is 100% Pb-free and suitable for automatic and high density surface mounting. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Miniature IR-Corrected Lenses deliver 2 MP image quality.

June 19, 2013

Built with glass optics and anodized aluminum housings, 2.9 mm V-4702.9-2MP-VIS-IR and 4.0 mm V-4704.0-2MP-VIS-IR provide fixed focus position throughout Near UV (400 nm), Vis, and NIR (1,000 nm) ranges for day/night imaging applications as well as any application where several light sources are present. Both lenses feature M12 mount and offer 2 MP image quality, sharp focus, and low distortion at near zero light. IR correction lets lenses pick up detailed images in virtual darkness. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Aspheric Cylindrical Lenses suit laser diode collimation.

May 15, 2013

Designed for beam shaping applications, Fast Axis Collimators feature aspheric cylindrical lens designs and numerical apertures that deliver uniform collimation of entire laser diode output while maintaining beam quality. Products measure 12 mm long, are available with focal lengths from 0.29–1.49 mm, feature AR coating for 790–990 nm, and provide greater than 99% transmission across designated spectral range. Available focal lengths are 0.29, 0.365, 0.59, 0.91, and 1.49 mm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Non-Industrial Products

Clip-On LED Headlight includes waterproof loupe.

March 19, 2013

Delivering up to 50,000 Lux, Universal Mini Lana includes Sport Wrap Waterproof Loupe with 2.5x or 3.5x magnification. Polycarbonate lenses have anti-scratch coating, while loupes allow cleaning and disinfecting. Providing optical clarity, unit offers flip-up adjustable nose bridge and fully adjustable viewing angle that allows convergence and declination angles for optical alignment. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

High Resolution Lenses are available for 1 and 4/3 in. sensors.

January 22, 2013

Designed to withstand harsh demands of industrial inspection applications, TECHSPEC® High Resolution Lenses for 1 and 4/3 in. Sensors are optimized for 6 and 9 MP sensors. Each C-mount, fixed focal length lens has locking focus and iris rings to prevent unwanted adjustments as well as front filter thread for integrating standard optical filters. While 16, 25, and 35 mm focal length lenses are compatible with up to 1 in. sensor formats, 50 mm focal length works with up to 4/3 in. formats. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Fixed Focal Length Lenses suit machine vision applications.

November 16, 2012

Optimized for machine vision working distances, TECHSPEC® Large Format Fixed Focal Length Lenses are available 50 mm and 100 mm focal lengths and can detect small defects. F-Mount compatible products, suited for web inspection, sorting, and identification applications, cover up to 43.4 mm sensor diagonal, which corresponds to standard 35 mm format. Lenses can be used with line scan cameras with up to 6k sensors.
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Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Component Inspection Lenses produce converging view.

October 18, 2012

Eliminating multiple cameras and imaging lens setups, TECHSPEC® Hypercentric Lenses (pericentric lenses) provide converging view of object. Simultaneous focus on top and surrounding sides eliminates need for multiple camera and imaging lens setups in machine vision or identification applications. Optimized for use with monochromatic light, lenses provide conical shaped working area; are available for 1/3, ½, and 2/3 in. sensors; and can also serve as long working distance borocopes. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Sterilizable Lens targets MIGS and Goniotomy procedures.

October 3, 2012

Surgical Gonio Lens provides clear anterior chamber angle images for Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) and goniotomy procedures. With 1.2X image magnification, Volk optics lens delivers crisp, high-resolution views. Compatible with both steam and gas sterilization, lens is constructed to withstand repeated sterilization cycles without image degradation over time. Universal positioning handle moves to accommodate left- and right-handed or center positions. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Fixed Focal Length Imaging Lenses handle SWIR wavelengths.

April 20, 2012

Manufactured from optical elements designed, coated, and tested for SWIR wavelengths from 0.9-1.7 µm, TECHSPEC SWIR Fixed Focal Length Imaging Lenses come in 25 and 50 mm focal lengths. Latter is offered with C-Mount, F-Mount, and M42 x 1.0 mm options in order to work on various SWIR cameras. Broadband anti-reflection coating from 800 nm to 1.8 µm optimizes transmission, and lenses are designed to cover 25 mm sensors and offer f/#s values for optimal throughput and performance. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Magnifying Lenses allow study of bioprocesses in living animals.

March 15, 2012

Used for studying internal biology of living organisms, MicroProbe Objective (MPO) lenses IV-OB35F22W20 and IV-OB13F20W20 respectively offer 27x and 20x magnification and share same needle-like design with 3.5 and 1.3 mm dia tips. Both water-immersion lenses, designed to work best in conjunction with laser scanning microscopes or multiphoton systems, can also be used in combination with patch clamping and employed to produce multi-fluorescence images. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Plastic Lenses create line profiles with broadband sources.

November 30, 2011

TECHSPEC® Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses, which provide diffraction-limited focusing performance in one dimension, are designed at 587.6 nm and suited for visible wavelengths. Degree of spherical aberration along focusing axis is suitable for creating precise, thin line profiles with broadband sources, and hybrid design offers negative optical dispersion and optimized color correction. Focal lengths range from 20-50 mm, and numerical aperture allows use with divergent light sources. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Fisheye Projection Lenses suit dome- and spherical-shaped screens.

September 23, 2011

HemiStar® HS65 series 180°/360° fisheye projection lenses can project at field of view of 185° x 185° for dome type application as well as image approximately 360° in spherical display system from one projector. Products are designed for 0.65 in. format single chip digital light processing projectors (DLPs). Image quality exhibits 65% MTF at center and 30% MTF at edge at 46 lp/mm. Read More