New Models added to Computar 3 Megapixel "A Series" Lenses

Lenses Engineered for Superior Lighting Correction

October 22, 2014, Commack, NY – Computar announced new models have been added to the A Series, the 1/2.7", 3 Megapixel Varifocal lens series.  The new 3 megapixel 2.8-10mm IR and 8.5-50mm and 12-50mm IR DC Auto-Iris lenses were engineered for compatibility with the most common 1/2.7" and 1/3” megapixel camera sensors. Their unique design assures optimal performance with HD Megapixel camera applications.


  • Purple Fringe Correction – The precise engineering of lens elements and the unique optical design eliminates the chromatic aberration known as “Purple Fringe” - especially in strong backlight situations.
  • 3 Megapixel Varifocal - Designed to capture precise detail in critical security applications.  High quality optics maximizes performance with 3 megapixel camera sensors.
  • Full HD Format - By enlarging the image circle design, this series is fully compatible with 1080p and 720p,16:9 format image sensors as well as the standard format 4:3 sensors.
  • Precise Focus Adjustment - The focus mechanism has been redesigned to allow more precise focus control.  The focus ring rotates a full 180 degrees allowing enhanced fine-tuning.
  • IR Corrected Optics - Designed specifically for true day/night cameras to deliver HD Megapixel resolution in both day and night modes even with IR illumination of up to 950nm (2.8-10mm and 12-50mm models).  
  • Corner Brightness - Advanced optical design provides for exceptional brightness in the corners of the image, enhancing overall picture quality and sharpness throughout the image plane.  

“The A Series produces high-precision images from the image center to the margin areas allowing the full performance of megapixel cameras.  They are ideal for high-quality image surveillance with megapixel cameras,” stated Terry Sekiya, Marketing and Sales Manager, Computar Optics Group “ With the introduction of the new models, the 2.8-50mm range is fully covered with or without IR.”

About Computar
For more than 40 years, Computar has been the world leader in optics across industries including intelligent traffic systems, machine vision, life sciences, security, defense, and oem lenses. Beginning in the 1970s, Computar has set the pace, pioneering new and innovative lenses that out-class the competition at every turn. With a solid foundation based on Japanese engineering and agile production facilities spanning the globe, we operate under a dual mandate to create the highest-quality optics products, at an economical price point that works within your budget. With locations in New York, California and Mexico City, Computar is able to meet the optics needs of the Americas.

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