Filters, Mounts, and Accessories News

Monitoring Air Quality
Air quality is an increasing concern in the industrialized world.  According to the World Health Organization, (WHO), air pollution causes two million death annually in China, India and Pakistan. Moreover, ‘premature death’ of seven million people worldwide each year is due to the health hazards of air pollution. Several severe incidents of pollution haze afflicted […]
What's New: Prototyping Mounts for Omnivision
Prototyping Mounts for Omnivision Universe Kogaku America has introduced a new line of prototyping mounts, compatible with the popular OMNIVISION line of CMOS detectors. Mounts are available for the 11.43mm X 11.43mm, 14.2mm X 14.2mm and the new 4.93mm X 4.76mm packages. With M9, M10, M12, M13 and M8 thread options in stock, these mounts […]
What's New: C-Mount for 19mm Lenses
C-Mount for 19mm Lenses Now, a convenient way to mount our Hi-RES lenses on your C-mount camera. The new SC-CM19 holder will clamp snugly on the 19mm straight barrel and allow secure mounting with easy focus adjustment. With over fourteen individual focal lengths and assorted F/numbers in the Hi-RES lens family you are sure to […]
What's New: Plastic Lens Mounts
Plastic Lens Mounts Universe has added a new family of plastic lens mounts in M9, M12, M13, C and CS styles. Please contact us for full drawings and specs.
What's New: T-Mount Adapters
T-Mount Adapters Universe now stocks T mount adapters for Sony Alpha, Pentax K and Olympus cameras. These will allow the use of our popular DSLR quartz lenses on these cameras.
Lens Filters and Accessories
Lens Filters and Accessories:  Universe now stocks Ultra-violet and Infra-red band pass filters for use with our UV Quartz lenses. We have 25, 49, and 55mm filter thread mounts to fit our entire UV lens family. They are available from stock in I-330, IR083 and IR-76 styles. Click here to view the Ultra-Violet and Infra-Red […]
What's New: Ultra-Violet and Infra-Red Pass Filters Transmission Charts
Universe stocks a full range of neutral density skylights and closeup filters. When combined with these step rings, our filters will fit most common lenses.    
What's New: Step Rings
Universe stocks a full range of neutral density skylight and closeup filters. When combined with these step rings, the filters will fit most common lenses. The first 3 digits of the part number indicate the lens end filter thread size that the step ring will mate with. The final two numbers are the mounted filter […]
What's New: T mount to Nikon F adapter
Universe now offers a T-mount to Nikon F adapter and a Nikon F type camera side (female) bayonet mount.The T adapter will fit all Universe T-mount quartz lenses allowing use on popular DSLR cameras with the Nikon F type lens mount.  The camera side bayonet mount will be of interest to developers and producers of specialty […]
What's New: UV Filters
New line of Ultra Violet Quartz Lenses for imaging in the deep UV spectrum Available from stock in 25, 50, 78, and 105mm focal lengths, these lenses are well suited to forensic investigation and other UV and Infra-red imaging applications. We have designed and manufactured these lenses as a reasonably priced solution to the growing […]