Cage Slot in Fixed Optic Mount (Standard)


It is a holder for incorporating optical elements such as lenses and filters into the cage system.
◦ Four dedicated rods are used in the cage system to attach various kinds of components along the optical axis.
There are three types of cage system available. Two types uses dedicated rod of dia. 6mm. One of them is P30 mm corner arrangement (C30 series) and another one is P60 mm corner arrangement (C60 series).
In addition, the one uses a dedicated rod of dia. 4mm is available for P16 mm corner arrangement to miniaturize.
◦ The holder plate of cage system has two types of addon methods which are side-in type and slide-in type. The side-in type can attach and detach the holder plate while the cage system are built. The slide-in type must be built in the cage system beforehand, but it is possible to firmly fix the holder plate to the cage (rod).
◦ The holder plate can slide through the rod (cage) in the direction of the optical axis. Even without using the stage, it can easily adjust focus on the lens and camera.
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Name Cage Slot in Fixed Optic Mount (Standard)
Weight 0.0100kgs
  • Please contact our Sales for methods to fix the cage system to other equipment and parts not included in the WEB catalog.
  • For consultation of optical system using cage system please contact Sales.
  • If the rod is tightened too tightly or if the tightening force is greatly different depending on the location, the rod may not fit in other holders.
  • Initially fix the rod lightly, after building the optical system, please tighten so that the force that fixes the rod is even in each holder.
  • When configuring a large optical system or a long optical system, it may become distorted or become unstable due to vibration.
Image Label Cage Slot in Fixed Optic Mount (Standard)
Primary material Aluminum
Guide Rod Diameter (Spaceing between rod) φ4mm (16x16mm)
Compatible Optics Diameter φ12.7mm
Compatible Optics Thickness 3 - 6mm
Clear Aperture φ10mm
Optics fixing method Clamp the optics in between the retaining ring and the inner rim located at 1mm from end.
Installation Slots fit from the side of rods
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It is a holder for incorporating optical elements such as lenses and filters into the cage system.