By: Kowa
Security and Factory Automation Lenses
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16mm, F1.4/F2.8/F4/F8, C-Mount, MP, Anti-vibration

Kowa’s new HC-V series is made for use in high vibration and high shock environments. With a design based on Kowa’s standard 1” HC lenses, this new ruggedized megapixel lens series is ideal for applications that require increased durability and high optical performance.


The Kowa LM16HC-V is megapixel lens with interchangeable iris plates and two way reversible nut for focus adjustment.
All internal lens elements are glued and encased in a metal mount and metal housing.

Focal Length

Focal Length Sort Order 016
Lens Type Fixed Focal Length
Image Size 1" (12.8 x 9.6 x 16mm)
Iris Range (F-Stop) F1.4/F4/F8/F16
Angle of View 1/1.8" (Hor. x Ver. x Dia.) 25.3 x 19.0 x 31.5°
Angle of View 2/3" (Hor. x Ver. x Dia.) 30.8 x 23.2 x 38.3°
Angle of View 1" (Hor. x Ver. x Dia.) 44.3 x 33.6 x 54.3°
TV Distortion -1.0%
Minimum Object Focus Distance (1/1.8") (Hor. x Ver. x Dia.) 138.6 x 103.4 x 174.3mm
Minimum Object Focus Distance (2/3") (Hor. x Ver. x Dia.) 170.3 x 126.8 x 214.6mm
Minimum Object Focus Distance (1") (Hor. x Ver. x Dia.) 251.5 x 186.2 x 318.3mm
Focusing Range 0.3m
Flange Back 17.526mm in air
Back Focus 12.6mm in air
Filter Thread Size M35.5x0.5
Front/Rear Effective Diameter Front Φ21.5mm / Rear Φ18.8mm
Mount C-mount
Exit Pupil Location -128.5mm
Temperature Range -10°C ~ +50°C
Storage Temperature Range -20°C ~ +60°C
Resolution: Center/Corner Center 120lp/mm / Corner 100lp/mm
Weight 120g
Iris Control Manual-Iris

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