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by mtnbowhunter
19 Jun 2016, 21:21
Forum: General Nightvision
Topic: XT + Canon lens
Replies: 30
Views: 2978

Re: XT + Canon lens

any more info / results on how the Samyang 85/1.4 lens is working on the photons please!!!!
also, should this adapter/lens combo work on the 4.5 photn,last yrs model???



I already have a m42 adapter for the 4.5 so would it be possible just to adapt the Samyang to the m42 adapter??/
by mtnbowhunter
06 Sep 2015, 22:28
Forum: General Nightvision
Topic: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter
Replies: 50
Views: 9648

Re: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter

got the adapter on the XT and tried 2 lenses - the Zenit 1.5/85 IR off a night vision scope was extremely disappointing, it is way worse at night with the stock XT IR than the stock lens, I had been expecting good things from this lens - the Cyclops lens off a Russian night vision scope was tried in...
by mtnbowhunter
28 Aug 2015, 23:20
Forum: DIY Nightvision
Topic: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera
Replies: 97
Views: 10254

Re: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera

Thanks Jirka
next time I use it I will power it with 2 lion cells and see what happens
by mtnbowhunter
27 Aug 2015, 00:58
Forum: General Nightvision
Topic: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter
Replies: 50
Views: 9648

Re: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter

I finally got my lens/camera jig working and all 3 lenses I tested had virtually the same focal length at infinity.
so the 29mm long aDAPTER WILL work okay with all 3 lenses, so the drawings are off to my machinist friend.
by mtnbowhunter
27 Aug 2015, 00:54
Forum: DIY Nightvision
Topic: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera
Replies: 97
Views: 10254

Re: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera

so I finally got the 1/2 cmos camera hooked up to my led tv and a verified 12v power source in my jig to test the focal length of lenses the camera works but after a few minutes it gets so hot you can not hang onto the sensor/board and it shuts off, after cooling down it will run again for awhile an...
by mtnbowhunter
21 Aug 2015, 19:38
Forum: General Nightvision
Topic: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter
Replies: 50
Views: 9648

Re: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter

Paul
Thanks so much for taking the time and effort to get that measurement tp me!!!
by mtnbowhunter
19 Aug 2015, 23:54
Forum: General Nightvision
Topic: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter
Replies: 50
Views: 9648

Re: Photon XT extreme Lens Adapter

I have made a jig to test the focal length of 2 Russian nv lenses I have, I have a similar camera/sensor to the one in the 4.6 xt mounted on the jig. I hope this will work for me as I want to know the focal length FOR SURE before I go to the time/expense of having an adapter made. since this jig wil...
by mtnbowhunter
29 Jul 2015, 04:20
Forum: Illumination
Topic: new oson SFH 4715AS in reflector torches/lights???
Replies: 3
Views: 498

Re: new oson SFH 4715AS in reflector torches/lights???

JINKS
look forward to your tests!!
by mtnbowhunter
29 Jul 2015, 04:13
Forum: DIY Nightvision
Topic: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera
Replies: 97
Views: 10254

Re: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera

AS ALWAYS! - Thanks gang for all the help and information!!!!
by mtnbowhunter
26 Jul 2015, 15:46
Forum: DIY Nightvision
Topic: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera
Replies: 97
Views: 10254

Re: E700 vs 1/2" CMOS camera

so the video input on my tv has 3 plugs, yellow red and white, will the camera not work on it then??