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Microscope Camera for Color Imaging

Applications

  • Histology / Pathology

  • Slide Scanning

  • Color fluorescence

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Making the right choice

When trying to capture high quality color images customers should be asking themselves the following questions:

 

Do I get the resolution needed to capture all the detail?

 

Is the field of view big enough to image my sample?

 

Can the camera also be used to capture fluorescence images?

 

Is it easy to capture and manipulate my data?

Resolution is how much detail can be seen and this is driven by the pixel size of the camera and the microscope lens system. If the microscope is capable of resolving high detail, it’s important that the camera pixel size can match it.

Fluorescence capability is typically a hard task for a color camera because color camera sensors are less sensitive than monochrome sensors and can’t easily merge separate colors such as DAPI, FITC and Texas Red. However, for many color camera users the compromise is needed as both color and fluorescence imaging is required. This means the color camera needs to be able to capture color data but also have the high QE and low noise needed to operate in monochrome for fluorescence imaging.

Digital image capture is the suitability of the imaging software to the needs of your application. Do you need the software to make it easy to save as common image formats such as jpeg or avi? Do you want to tint images live or merge images post capture? Do you use line profiles and make line measurements? Would you like to automatically put marker bars on the image?

Field of view is normally defined as a diagonal measurement of the camera sensor. If you have a large sample or want to increase throughput by imaging multiple cells at once, a larger field of view will let you see more of the sample area.

Top specifications

Specifications

Resolution

Field of View

Sensitivity

Software included

Interface

Features​

6 million pixels, 4.54µm x 4.54µm

16.7 mm diameter

Engineered for low noise and high quantum efficiency, enabling the camera to acquire single or multichannel fluorescence images​​

Ocular software included

​USB 3.0 and Windows 10

Benefits

Maximizes resolving power, matching the microscopes resolving power even at low magnifications.

Get the most data per image by getting the most from the microscope field of view. Fit the biggest square to the microscope circular output.

Acquire higher quality images, use shorter exposure times, preserve sample viability and collect movies at faster rates

Simple to use acquisition software allowing easy camera control. Capture stills or movies, fluorescence tinting, basic measurements, easy saving and much more. No skill required.

Market accepted interface with support for the latest operating systems ensuring compatibility with the latest PC specifications required by the IT team.

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Software options

Our user friendly Scientific Image Acquisition Software:

Our selected third-party software recommendations for you:

  • Micro-Manager

  • LabVIEW

  • MATLAB

  • Python

 
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