pinhole camera

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pinhole camera

n
(Photography) a camera with a pinhole as an aperture instead of a lens
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7mm pinhole lens, the camera's wide field-of-view records ATM users from the waist up rather than just capturing faces to provide more comprehensive video evidence.
The machine is linked to a hi-tech pinhole lens hidden in the lining of his lapel.
For more information on the Ultra Zoom Pinhole Lens, call 800/800-6608.
720p Pinhole Lens Covert Camera (DCS-1201): Providing a perfect solution for ATMs, prisons, elevators, police stations, mass transit or other applications where either a hidden or small camera is required, it separates the sensor and lens from the rest of the camera to dramatically reduce the size of the imaging portion of the system.
The system includes a high-quality leather attache case with a black-and-white CCD camera, a 4 mm to 20 mm zoom pinhole lens, an 8 mm recorder with a time and date generator, a video motion detector, a flat four-inch monitor, and a battery pack and charging system.
7mm pinhole lens, 380 TV lines of horizontal resolution with a light sensitivity of 0.
The hole in the barrier is usually chosen to have the same or smaller diameter (d) than the pinhole lens front lens element.
When the pinhole lens front element is set back from the barrier surface, the lens is, in effect, viewing through a tunnel, and the image has a narrower FOV than the lens can produce.
A pinhole lens having a small front diameter is simple to install.