SEEING FURTHER WITH LEDiL’S IR OPTICS
BENEFITS OF INFRARED LIGHT
- Invisible to human eye
- Discreet and convert illumination
- Minimized light pollution
- Suitable for very long distance illumination
DISADVANTAGES OF IR-LIGHT
- Invisible to human eye
- Possible risk of eye injury at high illumination levels
- correct colour rendering is not possible
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IR emitters have many advantages over other IR illumination sources. They are smaller in size, have lower electric consumption, are durable and insensitive to moderate vibration. Most of LEDiL’s standard secondary optics are optically compatible with IR emitters. However, LEDiL also has developed lenses specifically for Osram IR emitters. The light distribution of these lenses is optimized for use with the specific IR emitters.
EXAMPLES OF LEDiL’s IR-OPTIMIZED SECONDARY OPTICS
IRENE IR-OPTIC FAMILY
- Specifically designed for CCTV surveillance
- Rectangular beam designed to match the rectangular field of view of camera sensor
- Beam widths are optimized for different focal length camera optics
- IRENE has same footprint as 21.6 mm diameter LEILA family of optics
LISA2 OPTIC FAMILY
- Small footprint suitable for tight PCB layout
- Diverse selection of beam angles ranging from real spot to wide including oval pattern
IRIS SPOT OPTIC
- Tight real spot lens for longer range
- FHWM 11° with Ostar IR emitter
- High intensity peak
- Surveillance of large areas and spaces
- Military applications
- Night vision systems
DEMONSTRATION OF HOW DIFFERENT BEAM ANGLES INFLUENCE IMAGE IN CCTV SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS
- The illumination level is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the light source – Light focusing optics provide more reach with less power used
- To be most effective, light distribution should be adjusted to fit the camera’s field of view
- LED in use: OSRAM SFH 4715S IR
LED Only – Visibility approx. 2.8 m With wide beam optics (EVA-W) – Visibility approx. 7 m With medium beam optics (LXP-M) – Visibility approx. 14 m With spot beam optics (IRIS-IR) – Back wall of the corridor is still brightly illuminated as well as the subject. Secondary spot optics are best suited for outdoor areas where long distance illumination is mandatory.
- Light that is too wide for camera’s field of view means wasted light and reduced illumination range.
- Light that is too narrow produces glare and white-out in the center of the area, with corners not correctly illuminated.
CHOOSING RIGHT OPTICS FOR RIGHT APPLICATION MEANS BETTER QUALITY AND BEST POSSIBLE EFFICACY
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