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Aperture (electronic iris) manufacturer?

Discussion in 'Electronic Components' started by Pete Gray, Apr 10, 2005.

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  1. Pete Gray

    Pete Gray Guest

    Does anyone know where I could purchase a standalone aperture (electronic
    iris) mechanism ? - i.e. the type with a tiny servo attached.
    Thanks, -Pete.
  2. Dave

    Dave Guest

    I've not seen them with a variable iris, only an open/close shutter, but

    would be worth asking. Professional optics components tend to be expensive.

    You might find a cheap lens that has the right control for use on CCTV
    cameras, in which case I suspect taking the lens apart and removing the
    glass might be a cheap alternative.

    An ex-collegue of mine developed a variable shutter/iris as part of his
    PhD. For the application, there was no commerical alternative - money
    was no object, but he had some rather exacting requirements.

    His PhD thesis is online
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