Lightweight Zoom Lenses

SWaP optimized MWIR & LWIR Solutions

Where minimal is critical
The LightIR thermal imaging zoom lenses are industry’s first  lightweight and high-performance continuous zoom lens, designed for use in a wide range of reduced SWaP applications, including unmanned aerial systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), aircraft vision systems, drones, and handheld applications such as thermal imagers (HHTI).

The outstanding optomechanical design of the MWIR and LWIR LightIR product family ensures that these lenses are the lightest and most compact on the market today, while still achieving the highest levels of imaging performance.
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LightIR 20-275mm f/5.5 MWIR
At only 264g, this is the smallest, most lightweight continuous zoom lens on the market, with long-range capabilities of up to 14.9km detection range. Featuring an innovative and unique optomechanical design and focus movement. The end result is the highest thermal imaging performance on the market, ideal for stabilized payloads in a variety of drones, UAVs, and handheld devices for SWaP applications.
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LightIR 15-75mm f/1.2 LWIR
Optimized for 10-12micron pixel size uncooled LWIR cameras, this lens weighs only 320g, making it the most lightweight continuous zoom lenses on the market, with up to 7.1km detection range.

It maintains sharp focus over the entire zoom range, with a mechanical and electrical interface, ensuring easy integration into camera systems.
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Products Characteristics

  • High MTF performance
  • Extremely compact configuration
  • Optimized for stabilized payloads
  • Suitable for a wide range of reduced SWaP applications
  • Maintain focus through the entire zoom range
  • Cost-effective design and structure

DRI performance
(Detection, Recognition & Identification)

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