August 6, 2009, Commack, NY – Computar ® launches a new series of 1/3” 3-8mm F1.2 HD Megapixel Lenses with a unique optical design assuring optimal performance with HD megapixel camera applications.
These lenses were designed from ground up to capture precise detail in critical security applications. High quality optics maximize performance with 3 megapixel camera sensors, providing a sharp image in both center and corners of the image plane.
Standard megapixel lenses often display soft or distorted images on the edges of an HD sensor. By enlarging the image circle design, this series is fully compatible with 720p and 1080p 16:9 format image sensors as well as the standard format 4:3 sensors.
Setting the focus on megapixel IP cameras has been a challenge, especially when working with a limited adjustment range and transmission delays through a network. The focus mechanism on this series has been redesigned to allow more precise focus control. The focus ring rotates a full 180 degrees for better fine-tuning.
Megapixel cameras utilizing a retractable IR cut filter must use IR corrected lenses to avoid focus shift. Our lenses are designed to work with these true day/night cameras, maintaining sharp focus in both day and night mode even when IR illumination up to 950 nm is deployed.
Advanced optical design provides for exceptional brightness in the corners of the image, enhancing overall picture quality and sharpness throughout the image plane.
Both a 3-8mm manual iris (model # T3Z0312CS-MPIR) and 3-8mm DC auto iris model (model # TG3Z0312FCS-MPIR) are available depending on your application. The iris aperture on the manual iris ranges from F1.2 – F16C and the auto iris model ranges from F1.2 – F360C.
Computar lenses have set the world standard through pioneering design, manufacture and global sales. Computar lenses were introduced in the USA during the mid-1970s and have continued to meet security challenges globally for more than 30 years. Today, we lead the industry in Japan, Europe, Asia and markets all over the world. Security professionals with high-security applications such as airports, banks, government buildings and commercial industries choose Computar for state of the art technology, quality and reliability. With millions of installations worldwide, there is a Computar lens for virtually every application.