For details that require close attention. Get up close and personal with Ricoh’s FL-BC1220-9M

Highly detailed jobs require highly skilled workers and highly skilled equipment, if you need to visually inspect something the size of a pinkie nail or smaller or better yet you need to see something as small as a pixel on screens. How about spotting small foreign objects in very expensive machines that require precise care to work at its peak performance? You need a high quality camera to accomplish these tasks but you also need an even higher quality lens…you know kind of like the amazing new 9 mega-pixel lens series from Ricoh, or more specifically the FL-BC1220-9M Manual Iris Lens. All of Ricoh’s 9MP lens Lenses are 1” format size but this one is the smallest of the family but definitely not the weakest.

With a light weight of 156g or the equivalent of around .34 pounds and state of the art technology that leverages a floating mechanism to enable low-distortion, high-resolution image capture at all ranges as well as boasting a point-blank range of 80mm (3.15 inches) that yields quality superior to close-up extension rings so users can capture close up high resolution viewing right up within millimeters of the lens. Listed below are the top 7 applications but the possibilities are endless for research, science and technology applications just to name a few.


  • Visual inspection of printed circuit boards and sheet materials (metal, paper, film)
  • Verifying type on printed matter
  • Inspecting the shape, color, and surface of food and pharmaceuticals for errors
  • Confirming hairline cracks and other surface defects on diameter sheet metals
  • Checking for missing pixels on LCD monitors
  • Visual and foreign substance inspections on everything from precision machined items to containers
  • In capturing precision machining products such as electronic substrates and wafers

If you have an application or hobby that requires a better focus on the finer details then this lens would be a great addition to your work or collection for more detailed specifications check out the product page here, or check out the whole line of Ricoh lenses we offer if you need something for a different application. Whatever it is you need we have got you covered, contact us today to find out even more in-depth info on this and other great camera and security related products at or give us a call at 888-875-6091.