Tamron Releases Varifocal Lens Supporting 5-Megapixel Resolution

Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan specialized manufacturer of optics and one of the leading companies in the security/surveillance equipment industry announces the release of a new Vari-Focal lens supporting 5-mega-pixel resolution and NIR bandwidth with P-Iris: 1/1.8" 4-13mm F/1.5 Model M118VP413IR. The lens is expected to ship on June 17, 2015.

  • High-grade spec’d lens designed for high-pixel-count cameras
  • —    Compatible with 5MP, C-mount cameras currently in the main stream on the market

    —    Supports the large 1/1.8” image sensors

    —    Superb light transmission with a fast aperture of F/1.5

    • Optical design optimized for both day and night use

    —    Megapixel imaging available even in near-IR range

    —    Minimal degradation in image quality in night surveillance mode.

    • Super-wide-angle Vari-Focal lens

    —    Coverage from wide angle (115.8°) to medium telephoto (35.9°) (aspect ratio 16:9)

    • Compact, high-performance lens

    —    New iris control mechanism integrated to keep the compact form factor without sacrificing performance.

    Main Specifications



    Imager Size(s)




    Focal Length


    Aperture Range

    F/1.5 ~ Close

    Field of View Angle

    (Horizontal X Vertical)



    105.4°x 77.6°


    33.0°x 24.8°



    91.7°x 67.9°


    29.0°x 21.8°



    67.9°x 50.6°


    21.8°x 16.3°

    Focusing Range

    0.3m ~ ∞



    Manual w/Lock


    Manual w/Lock


    P-Iris (Stepping motor switching control)


    Visible Light ~ Near Infrared Light

    Data as of June 10, 2015

    Specifications and appearance subject to change without notice



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