Custom Optics vs Off-the-Shelf Optics

Jan. 29, 2024

Embark on a journey with Adam and Morgan from Avantier as they dissect the difference between custom optics and off-the-shelf optics. Learn how off-the-shelf optics offer quick starts but may lack precision, while custom optics provide tailored solutions. Morgan dispels the misconception that custom optics are always more expensive, sharing stories of cost savings for larger quantities.

Explore the pros and cons of each option, from fixed specifications in off-the-shelf optics to the optimized performance of custom optics, with strategies to navigate challenges like lead times. Avantier's commitment to quality is highlighted through First Article Inspection (FAI) options and advanced metrology tools.

Avantier, with over 60 years of experience, stands as a leader in optical solutions. If you're on a quest for tailored precision in your project, reach out to Avantier through the link provided ( – we're here to guide you with expertise and excellence.

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