Lenses Selection and Setup - Part 1

Published on June 14, 2008 by TIS Marketing.

Please Note: This blog post is part of a series of five posts altogether. The posts include: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5.

In this series of posts, we would like to provide you with some general information on how to select and set up C/CS lenses.

Step 1: Calculate the Focal Length

The focal length is a lens' pivotal parameter. To represent an object completely on the CCD chip, we calculate the focal length for the object height and width. The smaller value is chosen as the focal length.

Examples from various application areas

To be continued...