Lucid NF-Mount 5MP 2/3″ 12mm f/2.0


The LUCID NF-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 NF-Mount models.



Model # Lucid NF120-5M
Focal Length 12mm
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 Focus Manual
Operation of Iris Manual
Filter Thread M22.5 x 0.5mm
Mount NF-J Mount
Sensor Size (max.) 2/3”
TV Distortion -1.20%
Diameter φ24 x 48.05mm
Weight 40g
Locking Mechanism Lock ring
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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

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)

Technical Drawings

NF120-5m Lens drawings