Enhance Your Embedded Vision System

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Get Started With Our Free Camera Calculators 

Design Your Camera with Online Calculators

Wondering how to calculate the field of view or depth of field? Our calculators help you determine which lens and image sensor combination is optimal. 

Lens Focal Length Calculator. EFL Calculator.
Camera Angle of View Calculator. Camera AoV Calculator.
Camera Depth of Field Calculator. DoF Calculator.
An FoV Calculator for Vision System Cameras
Lens Focal Length Calculator. EFL Calculator.
Camera Angle of View Calculator. Camera AoV Calculator.
Camera Depth of Field Calculator. DoF Calculator.
An FoV Calculator for Vision System Cameras

Find A Lens For Your Project Using our Advanced M12 Lens Calculator

Start with Off-the-Shelf Lenses for Your Prototype

We provide cost-effective M12 lenses and CS mount lenses to help you get started quickly. Our M12 lens calculator provides the Field of View of our lenses on any sensor.

An M12 lens is a small lens for 12mm diameter threaded mounts. Our lenses range from 1mm to 25mm EFL and include fisheye, wide-angle, and no-distortion lenses.

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CS Mount LensesCS Mount Lenses

CS mount lenses are common in surveillance and machine vision systems. Our lenses range from 2.5mm to 16mm and span fisheye, wide-angle, and zoom options.

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Robotics

Computer Vision Camera Lenses

Find a lens suitable for your custom robotics project. Example use-cases include warehouse automation robotics, and agricultural drones.

Video Conferencing

Teleconferencing Camera Lenses

Enhance your video-conferencing camera with high resolution low distortion lenses. Examples include medical telepresence and huddle room cameras.

Surveillance

Wide-Angle Cameras

Customize your OEM Camera. Examples include retail traffic measurement cameras and building occupancy counters.

Identify a Solution Using Our M12 Lens Finder and Field of view Calculator

Input: Select your sensor, sensor format type, or enter your sensor's output pixel information.
Output: The field of view of each lens is calculated. Image circle coverage (%) is calculated for fisheyes.
Usability: Filter, sort, then open individual product pages for detailed specs and samples.

Our calculator includes advanced distortion models: the web's most accurate wide-angle and fisheye FoV values.

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What's Your Application?

Low Distortion 2.2mm M12 Lens

CIL023-F1.8-M12IR

Low Distortion Wide Angle M12 Lens 2mm
Low Distortion Wide Angle M12 Lens 2mm
Wide Angle Low Distortion 2mm S-Mount Lens CIL023
2mm M12 Lens Low Distortion
2mm M12 Lens Wide Angle No Distortion
$39.00

Telephoto 26mm M12 Lens

CIL260-F2.0-M12IR

25mm M12 Lens
25mm M12 Lens
25mm S Mount Lens
25mm lens for FLIR Cameras
$79.00

Large Format 5.1mm M12 Lens

CIL050-F2.0-M12A650

Large Format 5.1mm M12 Lens
Large Format 5.1mm M12 Lens
5mm M12 Lens Allied Vision
5mm S Mount Lens for Computer Vision
$59.00

Surveillance?

Our low F#, high resolution lenses are suitable for 180° dome cameras, low light, and active IR illuminated scenes.

Aerial Robotics?

Our light-weight, miniature lenses are ideal for collision avoidance, long-distance viewing, and end-customer viewing.

Small 3.6mm M12 Lens

CIL036-F2.0-M12IR

Short Compact 3.6mm M12 Lens CIL036
Short Compact 3.6mm M12 Lens CIL036
Compact 3.6mm M12 Lens CIL036
Compact 3.6mm S Mount Lens CIL036
$29.00

Low Distortion 2.7mm M12 Lens

CIL027-F2.8-M12IR

2.7mm M12 Lens for IMX226
2.7mm M12 Lens for IMX226
A 2.7mm M12 Lens for S-Mount FLIR
Arducam IMX477 2.7mm M12 Lens
$39.00

200°@6.3mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL219-F2.5-M12IR

200° M12 Fisheye Lens
200° M12 Fisheye Lens
200° Mini Fisheye Lens
Mini M12 Fisheye Lens
$79.00

Does it Require an IP65+ Lens?

We offer IP65+ variants of many lenses. These are suitable for applications  exposed to the environment, without a window.

Surveillance?

Our low F#, high resolution lenses are suitable for 180° dome cameras, low light, and active IR illuminated scenes.

Consumer / AR+VR?

Our high resolution fisheye lenses will let you design 360° cameras and and stereographic lenses are equivalent to "GoPro" lenses.

Video Conferencing?

Our wide-angle, low distortion, high resolution M12 lenses result in optimal object deformation without post-processing.

Video Conferencing?

Our wide-angle, low distortion, high resolution M12 lenses result in optimal object deformation without post-processing.

Mobile Robotics?

Find a low F# or low distortion lens to optimize your computer vision framerate.

Wide-Angle 2.7mm M12 Lens

CIL327-F1.8-M12A650

3mm Wide Angle M12 Lens IMX415
3mm Wide Angle M12 Lens IMX415
Sony IMX415 Lens
M12 S Mount Lens for IMX415
$39.00

190°@9.1mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL231-F1.8-M12IR

3mm Mini Fisheye M12 Lens
3mm Mini Fisheye M12 Lens
3mm S Mount Fisheye Lens Raspberry Pi
Miniature Fisheye Lens
$99.00

205°@7.3mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL324-F1.9-M12A650

2mm M12 Fisheye Lens for IMX390
2mm M12 Fisheye Lens for IMX390
2mm S Mount Fisheye Lens IMX322
S Mount Fisheye Lens for IMX390
$39.00

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