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  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 5
  • Ease Of Use: 4
  • Usefulness: 1
Little use without filter – 2.8mm~16mm Fixed IRIS Lens Set for Webcams and Security/CCTV Cameras (6-Lens Pack) Reviews

posted by marcoscu2 on 08/04/2010 Certified Owner

Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

Pros:
Good build quality Very well priced Image quality is good for the monet
Cons:
No Infra Red filter Minimal packaging Can be tricky to install correctly
Other:
I needed a longer lens for use with my Foscam network camera and at least one of these lenses might fit the bill. These lenses have no filter or coating to reduce infra red light with the result that the image seems to be in black and white with foliage and other features that reflect infra red spoectrum light looking odd. So for normal use these lenses are useless unless a filter is fitted. It is possible to obtain a gel i/r filter which can be cut down and fitted to the rear of the lens or secured in front of the lens. This would restore natural colour.
Bottomline:
Forget it or fit a filter...

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