Fluorescence Microscopy Cameras

Mightex C-series CCD USB 2.0 area cameras provide higher-sensitivity than CMOS cameras. They are optimized for fluorescence imaging, and they can also be used for a wide-variety of other microscopy applications where quality, ease of use, and cost-effectiveness are crucial. These cameras have external trigger-in and strobe-out. A USB command set protocol is provided for non-Windows based applications. A Linux drive is also available upon request.

Applications:

  • Live-cell fluorescence imaging
  • Fluorescent protein imaging
  • Ratiometric imaging
  • Immunofluorescence imaging
  • Phase contrast, DIC, & bright-field
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Performance Specifications

ModelsCXE-B013-UCXE-C013-UCCE-B013-UCCE-C013-UCGE-B013-UCGE-C013-U
Number of GPIOs4
Resolution1,392 x 1,0401,280 x 960
CCD Chip2/3" Sony ICX285AL, Global Shutter2/3" Sony ICX285AQ, Global Shutter1/2" Sony ICX205AL, Global Shutter1/2" Sony ICX205AK, Global Shutter1/3" Sony ICX445AL, Global Shutter1/3" Sony ICX445AK, Global Shutter
Bit (bit)8/12
Pixel Size (μm)6.45 x 6.454.65 x 4.653.75 x 3.75
Active Imager Size (mm)(Diagonal) 11.07.60 x 6.206.26 x 5.01
Scanning SystemProgressive
Frame Rates* (@28MHz Clock) (fps)15 @1392 x 1040
29 @696 x 520 (2x2 Bin)
37 @464 x 344 (3x3 Bin)
49 @348 x 256 (4x4 Bin)
49 @348 x 256 (1:4 Skip)
20 @1280 x 960
38 @640 x 480 (2x2 Bin)
53 @424 x 320 (3x3 Bin)
66 @320 x 240 (4x4 Bin)
66 @320 x 240 (4x4 Bin2)
Sub Resolutions696 x 520 (2x2 Bin)
464 x 344 (3x3 Bin)
348 x 256 (4x4 Bin)
348 x 256 (1:4 Skip)
640 x 480 (2x2 Bin)
424 x 320 (3x3 Bin)
320 x 240 (4x4 Bin)
320 x 240 (1:4 Bin2)
Shutter Speed (Exposure time) (ms)0.05 ~ 200,000
Hardware Gains (dB)6 ~ 436 ~ 41
Trigger ModeWith external trigger
Trigger CableACC-CAM-DIN8ACC-CAM-CON8
Trigger Delay (μs)< 25
Strobe OutYes
Lens MountCS– mount or C-mount
Built-in FiltersIR-cut (factory standard), or IR-pass, or no filter
Power Consumption (W)< 1.8
Dimension (mm)95 x 70 x 38.5 (CS-mount)
95 x 70 x 43.5 (C-mount)
45 x 45 x 30.5 (CS-mount)
45 x 45 x 35.5 (C-mount)
Weight (excluding lens) (g)150115

Recommended Configurations

ProcessorPentium III 900 MHz or better, or a compatible processor
Operating SystemWindows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10
RAM256MB or greater
Hard Disk Space30MB for software installation, plus additional space for storing capture images
Display24 bit True Colour
USB2.0 Host ControllerIntel Integrated USB2.0 Host Controller is recommended

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