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Zeiss Ventum 2.8/21

1.7" 21 mm E-Mount Lens

Price: $1,875.00 each

Not available for purchase outside of United States.

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Exceptional image quality
Fixed infinity focus setting
Small, lightweight design
Splashing water and dust resistant lens housing
Covers line scan sensors up to 43 mm or area scan up to 24 x 36 mm
Great for drones

The Zeiss Ventum 2.8/21 is a compact, light-weight lens with a robust full-metal alloy housing.

The Ventum is equipped with the E-Mount and is compatible with large area-scan and line-scan sensors with an image circle of up to 43 mm and a pixel size starting at 2.8 µm. The aperture can be adjusted on the lens by 1/3 f-stops from F2.8 to F22. The locking and torque of the aperture ring are designed to prevent accidental adjustment due to vibration.

The Ventum has already proven popular for use in drones.


Weight: 227 g
Lens Mount: E-mount
Length: 67.8 mm
Filter Thread: M52 x .75


Lens Type: General
Focal Length: 21 mm
Center Resolving Power: 3.00 µm, 165 lp/mm
Minimum Object Distance: 160 mm
F#: 2.8 - 22.0
Image Circle: 43.30 mm

Fixed focus at infinity.

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The manufacturer's limited warranty covers lenses against defects for two (2) years from the date of factory order. Warranty will not apply if repair or replacement is required because of accident, neglect, misuse, or damage during shipment. See manufacturer's warranty for complete information. For further information, please refer to the manufacturer's website.

Lenses in new condition, in unmodified original packaging, may be returned within 30 days of purchase. A 20% restocking charge will apply, except in cases of defective products and/or shipping errors.

All returns must be pre-authorized by Machine Vision Store and shipped with freight pre-paid. Please contact us to request authorization and instructions. The item's serial number and associated sales order number will be needed.