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Basler Lens C11-1620-12M-P#

Basler Premium C-mount lens with a fixed focal length of 16 mm, aperture range from F2.0–F16, and a resolution of 12 MP.

Basler Lens C11-1620-12M-P F2.0 f16.0 mm

Key Features#

  • Fits all Basler cameras with a sensor size of up to 1.1"
  • Metal housing
  • C-mount
  • Locking screws for iris and focus
  • Aperture indicators on iris ring and lens barrel
  • High contrast


The technical data shown in the following sections are nominal design values. The real values of the delivered products can deviate from the nominal design values.

General Specifications#

Order Number 2200000576
Focal Length f' 16.36 mm ± 5 %
Aperture Range F2.0–F16
Aperture with Highest Resolution F2.3
Image Circle 17.6 mm (1.1" format)
Focus Range 0.1 m to infinity
Optimum Working Distance 0.4 m
Relative Illumination at Full Aperture 59 %
Resolution Designed for 140 LP/mm (3.57 µm pixel size, see Resolution versus Image Height)
MTF Measured in the Center at 90 LP/mm / 140 LP/mm (conditions: F2.0, polychromatic, 0.45 m working distance) 0.64 / 0.44
MTF Measured in the Corner at 90 LP/mm / 140 LP/mm (conditions: F2.0, polychromatic, 0.45 m working distance) 0.52 / 0.33
Optical Distortion Typical -3.26 %
Angle of View, 1" Format Horizontal: 43.6°
Vertical: 33.4°
Angle of View, 1.1" Format Horizontal: 47.9°
Vertical: 36.0°
Wavelength Range Visible (400–700 nm)
Back Focal Length, s'F 11.22 mm

→ See Terminology (Basler Lenses).

Mechanical Specifications#

Flange Back 17.526 mm
Mount C-mount
Weight Approx. 200.4 g
Focus/Iris Operation Manual

Lens Dimensions#

Basler Lens C11-1620-12M-P

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Precautions, Mounting, and Cleaning (Basler Lenses)#

→ See Precautions, Mounting, and Cleaning (Basler Lenses).

Environmental Requirements#

Temperature During Operation -20–60 °C (-4–140 °F)
(For best results, adjust the focus when a steady operating temperature has been reached.)
Humidity During Operation 10–90 % relative humidity, non-condensing
Temperature During Storage -20–60 °C (-4–140 °F)

Performance Chart#

Resolution versus Image Height#

Conditions: f/2.0, polychromatic, 0.45 m working distance

Resolution versus Image Height