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Projection Lenses: Unique Projects for the Entertainment Industry

Jenoptik designs and produces customized 2D and 3D projection objective lenses for attractions in the biggest theme parks in the world.

Projection lens for entertainment industry

From digital customer desktops to the largest stage and movie theater projectors in the world, Jenoptik develops 2D and 3D projection objective lenses for a wide range of systems. They can be used for innovative wide-angle and high-aperture objective lenses for soaring rides, 3D movie theaters, dark rides and simulators.

Jenoptik has proven track record of collaborative projects for a variety of large venue interactions. We have manufacturing facilities in Alabama and Florida, and a project portfolio that has taken us across the globe. Among other applications, Jenoptik products are used in well-known attractions in the United States, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Singapore, Japan and China. This experience has provided our team with a wide range of expertise in designing high-power laser projection optics for giant screen cinema, planetarium, themed entertainment, simulation and training market.

With our unique breadth of experience, we help our clients solve a number of common industry challenges:

  • We decrease the number of channels used to cover a dome or simulator surface, which in turn also drives down costs and improves return on investment.
  • We help provide more light to the screen with high lumens throughput required by the laser projection.
  • We are able to use all the pixels of 4K projectors by using high contrast levels that nearly diffraction limited and uniform relative illumination.

Jenoptik offers an extensive scope of design and manufacturing capabilities, and operates in an agile environment, combining iterative project management with crucial flexibility. We provide the dependable expertise you need for a custom, reliable and on-time build.

Benefits Projection Lens

  • Works with many projectors
  • All pixels of 4K projectors can be used due to very high contrast levels
  • Decreased number of channels used to cover a dome or simulator surface
  • Reduces costs and improves return on investment
  • Folded design possible
  • In-house testing with Jenoptik Dome Theater

Fields of Application

  • Entertainment industry: soaring and dark rides
  • Simulation and training
  • Giant screen cinema
  • 3D movie theaters
  • Planetarium

JENOPTIK - World Class Entertainment - projection lens systems

Jenoptik Dome Theater

Dome theater for laser projector lens testing

In-house testing and demonstration of Jenoptik projection lenses

The Jenoptik Dome Theater enables testing and demonstrating new laser projection lenses for digital cinemas, planetariums and theme park attractions in-house at Jenoptik site.

The screen is 24 feet in diameter with 12 feet dome radius. The hemispherical screen is elevated five feet abovethe audience which is perfect for testing digital planetarium lenses. The screen is coated with a proprietary high performance surface treatment to match our customer’s preferred 3D projection screens.

The Jenoptik Theater also has a 30 x 16 feet flat sceen for testing digital cinema lenses especially produced for flat sceens.

Projection Lenses - Suitable for following projectors

Suitable for following projectors:

  • Christie D4KLH60
  • Christie D4K3560
  • Christie Roadie HD+35K
  • Christie Boxer 4K30
  • Christie Mirage 304K
  • Barco DP4K-32B
  • Barco HDQ-4K35
  • DP INSIGHT 4K Quad
  • DP Insight Laser 4K
  • DP Insight Dual Laser 4K

JOS4K-1 - Technical Data

F-Theta High Power Projection Lenses

Planetarium and Giant Screen Solutions | JOS4K-1

Parameters
Horizontal field of view:180°
Vertical field of view:125°
Diagonal field of view:-
Effective focal length:7.5 mm
f#:2.85
MTF @ 66 lp/mm:0.68
Lateral color B-R:< 3.5 µm
F-Theta distortion:< 0.2 %
Transmission:> 77 %
Digital light procession (DLP):1.38“ 3 Chip
Resolution:4096 x 2160 pixel
DLP dimension:30.96 mm x 16.33 mm
Pixel pitch:7.56 µm
Max lumens:45 k
Order Number:JOS4K-1
Technical drawing of JL4K-1 projection lens for entertainment

JOS4K-2 - Technical Data

F-Theta High Power Projection Lenses

Planetarium and Giant Screen Solutions | JOS4K-2

Parameters
Horizontal field of view:101°
Vertical field of view:53°
Diagonal field of view:114°
Effective focal length:17.5 mm
f#:2.85
MTF @ 66 lp/mm:0.78
Lateral color B-R:< 1 µm
F-Theta distortion:< 0.8 %
Transmission:> 77 %
Digital light procession (DLP):1.38“ 3 Chip
Resolution:4096 x 2160 pixel
DLP dimension:30.96 mm x 16.33 mm
Pixel pitch:7.56 µm
Max lumens:45 k
Order Number:JOS4K-2
Technical drawing of projection lens JL4K-2 comparison

JOS4K-4 - Technical Data

F-Theta High Power Projection Lenses

Planetarium and Giant Screen Solutions | JOS4K-4

Parameters
Horizontal field of view:170°
Vertical field of view:90°
Diagonal field of view:192°
Effective focal length:10.35 mm
f#:2.85
MTF @ 66 lp/mm:0.55
Lateral color B-R:< 3.5 µm
F-Theta distortion:< 1 %
Transmission:> 85 %
Digital light procession (DLP):1.38“ 3 Chip
Resolution:4096 x 2160 pixel
DLP dimension:30.96 mm x 16.33 mm
Pixel pitch:7.56 µm
Max lumens:60k
Order Number:JOS4K-4
JL4K-4: Technical drawing of projection lens for giant screen solutions

0.6x Lens Attachment - Technical Datas

0.6x Lens Attachment

Wide Angle Conversion Lens

Jenoptik’s portfolio of projection lenses is complemented by the 0.6x lens attachment. The wide angle conversion lens which is optionally offered works in conjunction with the projector prime lens.

It allows to increase the image size while maintaining a static projection distance. Reverse, it also facilitates to decrease projection throw distance while maintaining the image size.

Suitable for following projector: SONY VPL-GTZ 270/280 w/Lens VPLL-Z7008 (EFL 13.46 mm - 18 mm)

Parameters
Effective focal length:- 2201 mm
MTF @ 66 lp/mm:Depends on zoom postion of prime lens
Transmission:> 92 %
Magnification0.6x
Order Number:JOSI4K-5CL
Projection lens adapter: technical drawing

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