Computar® previewed the TEC-V7X, a 5 megapixel 7x macro zoom telecentric lens recently at the Vision Show in Boston. This high performance lens incorporates 2 design functions. It operates both as a 7X macro zoom lens with 0.07X to 0.5X magnification and as a telecentric lens within the 0.25X to 0.5X magnification range. It provides excellent brightness throughout the zoom range, maintaining 70% illumination at both center and corners. The TEC-V7X’s unique features provide the versatility to meet a wide range of industrial applications. The working distance is adjustable from 182-577mm and a F4.3-32C manual iris allows precise depth of field and contrast adjustments. This lens is suitable for cameras up to 5 megapixels with 1/1.1” sensors.