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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?

Fisheye 2.5mm CS Mount Lens

CIL725-F1.6-CSNIR

2.5mm Fisheye CS Mount Lens
2.5mm Fisheye CS Mount Lens
CS Mount Fisheye Lens FLIR
CS Mount Fisheye Lens Raspberry Pi High Quality
CCTV Fisheye Lens
$89.00

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

Large Format 3.5mm M12 Lens

CIL334-F2.2-M12A660

3.5mm M12 Lens for IMX226 AR0821 IMX537
3.5mm M12 Lens for IMX226 AR0821 IMX537
S-Mount Drone Lens for Wide Angle IMX226
Wide Angle Drone Lens for IMX226
$39.00

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.

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.

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