Schneider Optics designs, develops, and manufactures high performance lenses for machine vision, robotics, document scanning, industrial inspection and metrology, gauging, military, surveillance, & other image processing applications. Standard products include Compact C-Mount lenses, F-Mount lenses, Bilateral and Object Sided Telecentric lenses, a modular Macro system, large format lenses (area & line scan), 3-CCD lenses and industrial filters. Custom lens solutions are also available. Key markets include Machine Vision, Robotics, Document Scanning, Industrial Inspection, 2D/3D Metrology, Surveillance, & SWIR/Hyperspectral Imaging.





High-Resolution Xenon-Topaz Lenses For 1.1” Sensors High-Resolution Xenon-Topaz Lenses For 1.1” Sensors

Schneider Optics presents the new Xenon-Topaz lenses that are suitable for modern 1.1” CCD and CMOS sensors with 12 megapixels and a pixel size up to 3.0 μm. These low-weight compact lenses are fitted with a C-mount, and have a 17.6 mm diameter image circle.

Motorized C-Mount Compact Lenses Motorized C-Mount Compact Lenses

Cinegon, Xenoplan, and Tele-Xenar C-mount industrial compact lenses by Schneider Optics are now available with an integrated motorized iris. This is especially useful in applications that are subjected to variable light conditions when an object’s brightness changes over time.

Bandpass, Shortpass, and Longpass Filters Bandpass, Shortpass, and Longpass Filters

This page is a summary of Schneider Optics offerings regarding bandpass, shortpass, and longpass filters. These components fall into their line of industrial filters and are ideal for a wide variety of applications.

Xenon Ruby Lenses Xenon Ruby Lenses

These xenon-ruby C-mount lenses are available in 2.2/10mm, 2.3/16mm, 2.2/25mm and 2.3/35mm focal lengths. They’re ideal for applications involving machine vision, 2D/3D measurement, traffic control, and surveillance and security systems. These lenses have specifically been designed for 1/1.8” sensors.

C-Mount Lenses C-Mount Lenses

Schneider Optics designs and manufactures C-Mount lenses for integration into megapixel cameras that are used in industrial inspection, robotics, machine vision, postal sorting, document scanning, and medical applications. These high resolution megapixel lenses are designed for 400-700nm operation and feature robust mechanical construction. Some lenses in the C-Mount line are available with fixed or variable focal lengths ranging from 4.8mm to 100mm for megapixel cameras with 1/2”, 2/3”, and 1” integrated image sensors. These same lenses can be controlled manually or through motorized control, and also feature an extended iris adjustment range for use in extreme illumination conditions.

Compact C-Mount Lenses Compact C-Mount Lenses

In addition to the visible/near IR 2/3” compact C-mount lens family from Schneider Optics, there are two 5-megapixel lenses for 3.45-micron pixel sizes. There are two 1” format lenses that cover an image circle of 16 mm. And there are a number of 1.3” format lenses that cover an image circle of 22 mm.

Industrial Filters Industrial Filters

Schneider Optics’ line of UV-Cut, IR-Cut, and color filters are designed for use in industrial applications involving research, engineering, and production. These filters feature improved optical quality, are provided with detailed technical parameters, and have passed a strict quality assurance process.

Xenon-Sapphire 16K Line Scan Lenses Xenon-Sapphire 16K Line Scan Lenses

Web and surface inspection applications require high resolution line scan lenses to guarantee error detection in manufacturing and in the quality insurance process. Xenon-Sapphire lenses are the first choice for FPD and PCB inspection systems for this very reason. A high resolution camera’s performance abilities can be very limited if a high quality lens isn’t used. These particular lenses were specifically designed for use in conjunction with new 16K line scan sensors. Each lens has been designed for a specific magnification range to maximize optical performance.

Ruggedized Compact C-Mount Lenses Ruggedized Compact C-Mount Lenses

Ruggedized lenses start as standard lenses. They are then completely disassembled, get a thread-locking compound placed on its internal threads and retaining rings, receive an application specific fixed iris (optional), and finally reassembled, tested, and shipped. Schneider Optics’ standard megapixel lenses can withstand common vibrations encountered in industrial environments. In some instances though, lenses are exposed to high vibration or high-G shocks. For those circumstances, or for mission ciritical applications when lenses must not fail, rugged and compact C-mount lenses are available.

Machine Vision Lenses – Lenses for Large Format Sensors Machine Vision Lenses – Lenses for Large Format Sensors

Schneider Optics offers lenses designed to be used in combination with large format linear and megapixel area scan CCD and CMOS Cameras, and high resolution lenses ideal for linescan applications. These machine vision lenses break into three separate product groups:

12K High Resolution Lenses 12K High Resolution Lenses

Schneider Optics offers 12K high resolution lenses ideal for line scan applications, and other web and surface inspection applications. These lenses feature high optical resolution for small pixel sizes down to 5 µm, low distortion for excellent imaging accuracy, and more.

Xenon-Emerald High-Quality Lenses for Industrial Applications Xenon-Emerald High-Quality Lenses for Industrial Applications

These Xenon-Emerald Lenses are ideal for industrial applications like machine vision, quality control, web & surface inspection and line scanning. These compact and robust optics offer low distortion, uniform performance across the focal plane and an image circle of 43.2mm. Offered in several optimized model variants for short working distances and Infinity. These lockable optics feature a wide range coating of 400 to 1000nm for use in the visible and infrared spectrums. These lenses are available in F, M42, or Canon camera mounts.

2/3” format (11mm Image Circle) Lenses 2/3” format (11mm Image Circle) Lenses

Schneider Optics’ 2/3" compact C-Mount lenses are optically corrected and broadband coated for the spectral range of 400-1000nm(VIS+NIR) on megapixel cameras. They are ideal for applications involving security, machine vision, 2D/3D measurements, traffic control and surveillance, food processing, biometrics, automotive crash testing, and defect detection classification. These compact, C-Mount lenses are also ideal for medical, robot vision, packaging, web inspection, and aerospace applications.


Schneider Optics

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Van Nuys, CA 91406


Phone: (800) 228-1254

Fax: (818) 505-9865

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