CCTV Lens Finder App Tested

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 11, 2012

Figuring out the right lens needed for a specific camera location can be difficult, especially if you want to monitor something that is not close to the camera. Do you need a 10mm lens, a 30mm lens or perhaps even a longer one? In this note, we review a 99 cent CCTV Lens Finder iOS application that lets you find the exact lens length with your iPhone or iPad's built in camera. We conclude with a test video examining the entire workflow.

[UPDATE: This app is no longer available and we cannot find any replacements or alternatives.]

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