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Flexible Format Radiation Resistant Lens

Resolve Optics has introduced new mechanical options for its popular Model 290 Motorised Non-Browning 6x Zoom Lens to optimally suit different applications that may be subject to radiation.

The standard Model 290 is a radiation resistant lens that is widely used in nuclear fuel handling operation, reactor active zones and radioactive waste storage plants. New mechanical options introduced for the Model 290 include a concentric motor housing (where space is limited), a potentiometer (where feedback on movement is desirable) and noise suppression (where electronic interference can degrade performance). The Model 290 is designed for use with single chip 1/2" and 2/3" CCTV cameras as well as Newvicon and Chalnicon tubes.

The Model 290 uses special glass that can withstand long term exposure to high levels of radiation (up to a total dose of 100,000,000 rads) and temperature (55 °C) without discoloration. Zoom, focus and iris movements on the Model 290 are motorised using radiation-tolerant DC-motors to facilitate remote operation in hazardous environments. Operating at f/1.8 the Model 290 provides high image resolution and minimum geometric distortion throughout the spectral region 400-750nm.

To learn more about the Model 290 Motorised Non-Browning 6x Zoom Lens please visit www.resolveoptics.com/non-browning-lenses/ or contact Resolve Optics on +44-1494-777100 / [email protected].

Resolve Optics Ltd. (www.resolveoptics.com) has developed the rare capability to produce small production quantities of high performance, mounted lenses with the professional look, feel and quality equivalent to the best professional photographic and broadcast TV lenses. Over the last 25 years, Resolve Optics have developed market leading applications expertise in a range of areas - most notably industrial machine vision, aerospace, broadcast TV, instrumentation, security and the nuclear industry.

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