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Figure 22 - A steel clamp holds the c-mount camera lens directly to the gun sight
Figure 22 - A steel clamp holds the c-mount camera lens directly to the gun sight

Figure 22 shows how easy it was to set up the c-mount lens so that an image would be projected from the gun sight viewing lens right onto the camera lens. A single steel clamp was placed between the lens and the sight, which were the same diameter, making a perfect union. Normally, I use micro spy cameras for my night vision illuminators, and having extremely small lenses means that they need some type of adapter tube in order to place them in the correct position to see through an output lens like the one on the gun sight. Binoculars and small telescopes also work well with security cameras once you find the optimal placement of the camera in relation to the viewing end of the magnifier.



Figure 23 - Making a camera tripod compatible mounting system
Figure 23 - Making a camera tripod compatible mounting system

Since the camera was now fastened to the end of the gun sight, it would be impossible to support the entire unit from the camera end alone, so a small metal bar was drilled out to mount to the camera tripod and hold both the video camera and gun sight in a balanced position. Having the weight balanced in the center would keep any stress away from the camera and gun sight, allowing the tripod to be adjusted without any risk of damage to the optical components.

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