Lucid C-Mount 5MP 2/3″ 12mm f/2.0


The LUCID C-mount lens series features micro compact sizes with precise focal adjustments. Apply accurate imaging with reduced sizing by up to 33% compared to C-mount lenses. Compatible with all Phoenix and Triton models. Pair with 40mm IP67 Lens Tube for an ultra compact Triton IP67 camera.



Model #Lucid NF120-5M-C
Focal Length12mm
Iris Range (f no.)f2.0 – f16
Angle of View (H x V) *
* Mounted to 2/3” sensor cameras
41.2° x 31.02°
Focus Range (from front of the lens)∞ – 100mm
Operation of FocusManual
Operation of IrisManual
Filter ThreadM22.5 x 0.5mm
Sensor Size (max.)2/3”
TV Distortion-1.20%
Diameterφ24 x 48.05mm
Locking MechanismLock ring

USD $260.00

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Performance Info

The LUCID NF120-5M 2/3” 5 megapixel rated NF-mount lens provides a smaller footprint without sacrificing on performance or price. The lens provides a 40% space reduction and up to 50% weight reduction while maintaining the same imaging performance as a standard C-mount lens. When paired with the Phoenix camera, the overall cross section is within 24 x 24 mm and maintains its compactness.
nf-mount lens smaller and lighter than c-mount

Slide NF-Mount Lens Vs C-Mount size NF-Mount 12mm
~41.56mm (H)
~40 g
C-Mount 12mm
~56.7mm (H)
~79 g
NF-Mount 12mm
φ 24 mm Diameter
C-Mount 12mm
φ 29.5 mm Diameter
50% Lighter 40% Smaller

A 12mm NF-mount lens offers a 40% smaller footprint and is almost 50% lighter than a 12mm C-mount lens.

LUCID’s internal testing has shown that compared to equivalent C-mount products on the market, LUCID’s NF-mount lens has equal or better performance from the center to the edge of the lens. The following test was performed on a 5-megapixel Phoenix camera at a distance of 30cm from the test target.

LUCID Vision NF-Mount
5MP, 12mm @ F/2
Equivalent C-Mount
5MP, 12mm @ F/2
Tangential (cy/mm)
Radial (cy/mm)
Tangential (cy/mm)
Radial (cy/mm)
20% from center
40% from center
80% from center
LUCID nf-mount lens NF120-5M test

NF-Mount LUCID NF120-5M, 12mm Lens Test (2 MB PNG)

LUCID C-mount lens test

C-Mount Equivalent Lens Test (2 MB PNG)

The following IP67 lens tube has been tested to show no clipping or vignetting with this lens.