This beautifully made high-end industrial lens was designed by Optikos for Teradyne corp. for semiconductor inspection. Optikos is a metrology equipment and software company based in Wakefield, MA, USA, and have been around for 35 + years. They a huge list of clients, LensRentals.com optical testing company, OLAF, uses some Optikos equipment on their lens test bench for example. Teradyne, an Optikos customer, designs semiconductor test systems for firms like Samsung, Qualcomm, Intel, etc.
Name: Optikos Teradyne 106mm f/2 inspection lens
Type: Inspection lens Focal length: 106mm Aperture: 13 blades!
Magnification range: 2.82x
Coverage: Full frame Working distance: Good.
Optical Coating: Multicoated
Chromatic Aberration (CAs): Very well controlled, no issues
Lens mount: Custom. Threads are proprietary, 52.5mm x 0.80
Optical design: Unknown
Filter threads: none.
What I like about the lens
13 blade round iris
Things I can live with
Lack of a tripod collar
Things that I dislike about the lens
Lack of a mount or standard mounting threads
Where can I buy a lens like this?
By pure luck I just happened to spot this lens, sold as new old-stock on Ebay. I have not seen another like it for sale anywhere.
Lensrentals/OLAF test bench using Optikos equipment: