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camera lens?

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by SavTheSav, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. SavTheSav

    SavTheSav Active Member

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    hi,
    has anyone got any ideas what i would need to be able to push a board camera right up close to the back of the scope, so you don't need the 3ish inch spacing tube?

    there must be a way!
     
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    I found, with the watec, that if I used the 16mm lens as opposed to the 25mm and didnt use the cs mount spacer, i could have the camera lens about 10mm from the scope. Effectively, what i had done, unbeknown to me was, i had mover the smaller 16mm lens closer to the camera sensor / chip. Not sure if that makes any sense, but it is what happened to me. Although it worked quite well, i didnt like that set up as the image from the scope didnt fully fill the screen, which is why I went for the 25mm lens and the correct cs mount spacer. with the board cams, i am not sure it would be achievable as you would have to move the camera lens closer to the sensor.
     
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    i have used a 25mm lens and had it so close i moved it back a couple of MM so the lenses wouldn't scratch each other

    i was also using the watec with the 1/2" sensor and lens to match

    Flykilla is your watec a 1/2" or 1/3" sensor
     
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    It can probably be done but it will require a bit of fiddling about with the camer/lens to be able to get any focus of the reticle, normally it would be about 38/40mm behind the scope
     
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    Its the 1/2 watec 902h.
     
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