Lens Calculator

This machine vision lens calculator will help you find the lens you need. Contact us with any questions.

Your Image

Choose your preferred dimensional unit.
Width of area to be imaged, at specified working distance, in inches.
Height of area to be imaged, at specified working distance, in inches.
Distance between lens and object, in inches.

Your Camera

Calculations work for any area scan or line scan, monochrome or color camera.
The horizontal size of each pixel, in µm.
Camera's horizontal resolution, in pixels.
Camera's vertical resolution, in pixels. Enter 1 for line scan.
Select the camera's lens mount.
Check if camera has Bayer filter.
Set if different than horizontal pixel size, in µm.
Check to suggest lenses based on image sensor's active area, instead of full image sensor.
Relative speed between camera and object, in inches per minute.
Acceptable blur depends on software, but 1.0 pixels is typical.