FoCal is usually purchased for calibrating personally owned camera and lens equipment and the normal FoCal single user license is the right option.
There are other 'use cases' and this page sets out 3 different types of FoCal license.
A Reikan FoCal personal or single user license allows up to 5 registered cameras at any one time (tied to the unique camera serial number). The license can be updated to cater for personal equipment changes, it is not designed or licensed for commercial use or providing FoCal calibration services to others.
The Reikan FoCal website and store is the way to purchase this type of license. Further details of what this license covers in the FAQ entry What does the license cover?
A Reikan FoCal commercial license is registered to a single computer and allows use with an unlimited number of supported cameras for the period of one year.
FoCal has commercial license holders around the world, some are listed on the page FoCal Calibration Services.
There are requirements commercial license holders of FoCal must meet, commercial users must agree to the following conditions:
Have in-depth experience using Reikan FoCal with Nikon and Canon camera systems and a variety of lens types (macro/wide/telephoto etc.) such they could be considered expert level users before offering a FoCal calibration service to clients.
We do not offer refunds on FoCal commercial licences. Users must ensure they are very familiar and competent with FoCal and are completely sure it meets their needs before committing to purchase.
If you're interested in finding out more please get in touch via our contact form (select "FoCal Test Centre" as the contact reason).
If you run or are involved in a camera or photography club a Club License is a great way to pool resources. This license is similar to a commercial license and tied to a single computer, allowing FoCal to be used with any number of supported cameras for the period of one year.
We strongly recommended users have in-depth experience using Reikan FoCal with Nikon and Canon camera systems and a variety of lens types (macro/wide/telephoto etc.) before considering the purchase of a club license.
If you're interested in finding out more please get in touch via our contact form.