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Lenses for Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) Cameras for 8-14 µm

LWIR Zoom Lens Assemblies

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Teledyne FLIR custom and off-the-shelf long-wave infrared (LWIR) continuous zoom (CZ) optical assemblies and lenses are for integrators and operators who do not compromise on quality. All lens assemblies have near diffraction limited performance and include advanced features that ensure continuous focus through the zoom.

Formerly New England Optical Systems (NEOS) and now part of Teledyne FLIR, the world-class technical services team provides product support and can also develop new or customize existing lens assemblies for a camera, application, and mission. Designed to maximize infrared-camera performance, the LWIR CZ lens assemblies provide the competitive advantages required in the field and marketspace for a wide range of defense, security, and commercial applications.

  • Uncompromised Performance and Reliability

    Designs have near diffraction limited performance through zoom enabling users to Detect, Recognize, and Identify (DRI) threats in real time.

  • Smart Optics Ensure Continuous Focus

    Control electronics and additional features go beyond simple focus and zoom to provide focus when and where you need it.

  • Custom Designs and Support for the Mission

    Teledyne FLIR technical services team can develop new or customize existing zoom lens assemblies for a camera, application, and mission.

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Indoor Crowd (Ironbow Color Palette) - Boson+ CZ

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Thermal Spectral Range
7.5- 14.0 µm
Thermal Spectral Range
7.5- 14.0 µm
Imaging & Optical
Back Working Distance
1.98mm (camera seats in lens body)
WFOV < 5%; NFOV < 1%
Focal Length
14 - 75 mm
Focal Plane Dimension
7.68 x 6.14 mm (9.83 mm circular)
Through Zoom Boresight
≤ 0.10 mm
Zoom Time (End to End)
NFOV to WFOV ≤2.5 sec
Connections & Communications
Communication Protocol
RS422, 115200 baud (default), Option: RS232 and programmable baud rate
> 86% (8.0 - 12.0 µm with HEAR); spectrally weighted
Current Consumption
Standby < 0.2 A (20°C)
Power UP < 0.7 A (20°C)
Typical Move < 0.4 A (20°C)
Control Features
Thermal Gradient Compensation
Object Range Compensation
ID Module
Built-In Test (BIT)
Data Logging Module (optional)
High Speed Communication - SPI (optional)
User Defined Command Aliases
Easily Upgradable and Expandable
Drive Voltage
12 VDC
Focus Time
< 1 sec (infinity to close focus in NFOV)
Focus/Zoom Mechanism
Motorized adjustable
Size [H x W x L]
87.7 x 74.9 mm
< 326 grams
Environmental & Approvals
Front Optic Sealing
Operating Temperature
-32°C to +80°C
30 G
Random vibration, from 10 Hz to 500 Hz
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LWIR Zoom Lens Assemblies