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A-16F Variable Focus Lens

A-16F Variable Focus Lens

Product Details

Our A-16F Variable Focus Lens is the latest and smallest member of the A-Series family, and the smallest lens currently available. It is specifically designed for ultra-compact cameras, such as barcode engines, industrial, etc.

A-16F is based on our breakthrough lens technology, enabling variable focus with absolutely no moving parts.

A-16F comes with two different AR coating options, and also in a pre-packaged type with straight FPC connection.

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 Clear aperture  1.6 mm
 Low optical power  -5 diopters (m-1)
 High optical Power  +15 diopters (m-1)
 Optical quality (Wave Front Error)  20 nm (rms)
 Transmission @ 587nm (Arctic 16F0)  97%
 Transmission @ 850nm (Arctic 16F1)  97%
 Power consumption (actuator only)  1 mW


 Outer diameter  6.2 mm
 Thickness (rear window to front of lens)  1.7 mm
 Total thickness  1.8 mm


 Storage Temperature  from -40 to 85°C
 Operating Temperature  from -20 to 60°C

Key Features

  • Silent
  • Fast response time
  • Focus range supports 5 cm to infinity
  • Easy to integrate

Ordering Information

  • A-16F0: A-16F with an Anti-Reflective coating optimized in the visible range
  • A-16F1: A-16F with an Anti-Reflective coating optimized in the Near Infrared
  • A-16F9: A-16F with no Anti-Reflective coating
  • A-16FX-P31: A-16FX (X=0, 1, 9) with FPC-A-31 (straight flex)

Getting Started

For more detailed information on optical, mechanical, electrical performance and design, please contact us.