Princeton Instruments cameras are available with F- (Nikon) and C-mounts. First select the camera/CCD, the lens focal length, the aperture and the distance to the object. The calculator will display the size of the selected CCD chip in comparison to 35 mm film, the field of view at a given distance, the resolution of single and for a binned by 2 pixel plus the maximum focus range, or hyper focal, for any aperture and focal length combination.

Note: Hyperfocal Distance is the deepest possible depth of field for the selected focal length/aperture combination.


Select camera 

C Mount Vignetting

Select Lens 

Reset Vignetting

Focal length 


Image area 

Aperture F/Stop 

Image area 

Focus distance 


Total pixels 

Field of view 

Pixel resolution

Near focus limit 

Binned by 2 res.

Far limit 

Hyperfocal dist.


Subject Size 

Focal Length