Special Lenses

Kowa JCM-V Series

If you’re looking for a lens that will be used in high vibration and high shock environments, then Kowa´s JCM-V series is the one for you.

With a design based on Kowa´s standard 2/3 inch JC1MS lenses this robust megapixel lens series is ideal for applications that require increased durability and high optical performance.


  • For megapixel applications requiring a sensor size of 2/3” or smaller.
  • Unique mechanical design to guard against strong vibration and shock.
  • Two way reversible nut is utilised to tightly lock the focus adjustment ring in place.
  • All internal glass elements are glued to the inside housing to improve stability.
  • Interchangeable iris plates are used to select the F-stop.


  1. The conventional locking screw system for fixing adjustable iris blades has been replaced with a system that utilises robust interchangeable iris plates to set the F-Stop.
  2. The conventional locking screw system for fixing the focus ring position has been replaced with a system that utilises a two way reversible nut to lock in the focus positionDiagram3Diagram2Diagram1
  3. All internal lens elements are glued together for maximum stability.


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Models Available

  • LM8JCM-V, 8mm, f1.4
  • LM12JCM-V, 12mm, f1.4
  • LM16JCM-V, 16mm, f1.4
  • LM25JCM-V, 25mm, f1.4
  • LM35JCM-V, 35mm, f2.0
  • LM50JCM-V, 50mm, f2.8
  • JCM-V Series Data Sheet
  • Moritex
  • FingerLake Instruments
  • Imperx
  • IO Industries
  • Euresys
  • Basler