20-275mm continuous zoom lens for cooled cameras.
Lightweight, compact, high-performance optics for
UAV payloads.


Where minimal weight is critical, the LightIR™
by Ophir® is all you need.
This lightweight, high-performance IR thermal
imaging zoom lens, is designed specifically
for use in unmanned aerial vehicles payloads,
drones and hand-held devices in a range of
defense, security and civilian applications.

The outstanding optomechanical design of the
Light IR ensures that it is the smallest,
lightest and most compact lens on the market today,
whilst still achieving the highest levels of IR
thermal imaging performance quality.

Key features

• High MTF performance
• Weighs less than 264 grams
• Extremely compact configuration
• Very high zoom ratio for F/5.5 cooled detectors
• Optimized for stabilized payloads
• Suitable for a range of applications
• Maintains focus through the entire zoom range
• Cost effective design and structure