DIGITAL MICROSCOPE CAMERAS
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  • 2 Year warranty*
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A new generation of low cost digital microscope camera is now a reality!  These cameras are designed for ease of use and are full compatibility with most microscopes and personal computers running current operating systems.  Resolutions are available from 1.3 to 14 megapixels.  Installation is as easy as removing one of your eyepieces and replacing it with the camera, as the relay lens is built into the camera.  For trinocular C-mount microscopes a simple phototube adapter and relay lens may be required if your phototube is not a standard eyepiece size.  We can fabricate custom adaptors, at reasonable prices, in our fully equipped machine shop.  Please contact us for custom adaptors.  These cameras provide live video on your computer, or video projector, to facilitate focusing, positioning of specimen and live demonstrations as well as to capture still and video sequences.

 
NEW lower prices and 2 Year* warranty!  Company growth, improved manufacturing and higher volume assures you of the latest technology, performance and reliability at an advantageous price.

 

ToupView Software, an advanced photomicroscopy program, comes with every camera listed below. 

MiniToup Software, a scaled down and easy to use program is also
included.

 

CMOS vs. CCD Sensors
For all but low light applications,  ECMOS sensors are equivalent in performance to CCD sensors.  Almost all consumer and professional digital cameras now employ ECMOS sensors.  However, for low light applications, such as dark field or fluorescent studies, CCD sensors do provide greater sensitivity.  Sensitivity is also a function of pixel size.  For either CMOS or CCD sensors, lower resolution cameras will have greater sensitivity than higher resolution sensors, because of their larger pixel size.  If you are unsure as to which sensor best suits your needs, an applications engineer is available to assist you.  1-408-923-6800

 

EYEPIECE MOUNT DIGITAL CAMERAS (University Series w/ ECMOS sensors)


New!
Eyepiece cameras now have an adjustable relay lens built in that allows for independent focusing of the camera, making it parfocal with the eyepieces.

The relay lens may be unscrewed to expose standard C-Mount connection.


The all new design University Grade EM Series Cameras utilize an Aptina enhanced color CMOS sensor, which interfaces to your Windows PC via a high speed USB 2.0 connection.  The cameras are compatible with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems, 32 and 64 bit. 

These standalone cameras provide resolutions from 1.3MP to 14MP without using additional image capture cards.  Automatic control over exposure and color balance, as well as manual control of all camera parameters, is provided in the software.  The University Series provides full screen displays that are only limited by the best resolution that your monitor can provide. 

The sophisticated software allows you to preview live images, record videos, capture still images, edit images or save them in BMP, JPG, PICT, TFT and other formats very easily.  Other features allow for measurement of length, angle, area and more.  Upgrades are free!

The camera is extremely easy to use.  Once the software is loaded, connect the camera to the computer with the included USB cable.  Replace one of the eyepieces on your microscope with the camera and you are ready to image.  Adapters are provided to fit 23mm, 30mm and 30.5mm eyepiece tubes.  Without a doubt, the University Series represents an outstanding value and performance, when compared to cameras costing far more. 

The University Series Eyepiece Cameras meet the requirements for medical, educational and engineering applications.  The list of users of our imaging systems is impressive.

 
MODEL USB SENSOR PIXEL SIZE [1] SENSITIVITY [2] RESOLUTION [3] FRAME RATE [4] DYNAMIC RANGE [5] PRICE
EM-310M 2.0 1/2" 3.2 x 3.2 1.00 2048 x 1536 3.1MP 8.0 61.0 $199
EM-510M 2.0 1/2.5" 2.2 x 2.2 0.53 2592 x 1944 5.1MP 5.0 66.5 $329
EMU3-510CM 3.0 1/2.5" 2.2 x 2.2 0.53 2592 x 1944 5.1MP 14.5 67.7 $829
EM-1000M 2.0 1/2.3" 1.67 x 1.67 0.31 3664 x 2748 10MP 1.9 65.2 $429
EMU3-1000CM 3.0 1/2.3" 1.67 x 1.67 0.31 3664 x 2748 10MP 7.2 65.2 $999
EM-1400M 3.0 1/2.3" 1.4 x 1.4 0.24 4384 x 3288 14MP 1.80 65.3 $689


[1]  um
[2]  v/lux-sec @ 550nm
[3]  Max Resolution (pixels)
[4]  Max Resolution/(fps)
[5]  dB

User's Manual

Detailed Specs


Demo Photos

Video with high speed USB 3.0 canera

 


 

C-MOUNT DIGITAL CAMERAS (University Series w/ ECMOS sensors)



The all new design University Grade EM Series Cameras utilize an Aptina enhanced color CMOS sensor, which interfaces to your Windows PC via a high speed USB 2.0 connection.  The cameras are compatible with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems, 32 and 64 bit. 

These standalone cameras provide resolutions from 1.3MP to 14MP without using additional image capture cards.  Automatic control over exposure and color balance, as well as manual control of all camera parameters, is provided in the software.  The University Series provides full screen displays that are only limited by the best resolution that your monitor can provide.

The sophisticated software allows you to preview live images, record videos, capture still images, edit images or save them in BMP, JPG, PICT, TFT and other formats very easily.  Other features allow for measurement of length, angle, area and more.  Upgrades are free!

The camera is extremely easy to use.  Just load the software, connect the camera to the computer with the included USB cable and you are ready to image.  Without a doubt, the University Series represents an outstanding value and performance, when compared to cameras costing far more. 

The University Series C-Mount Cameras meet the requirements for medical, educational and engineering applications.  The list of users of our imaging systems is impressive.

 
MODEL USB SENSOR PIXEL SIZE [1] SENSITIVITY [2] RESOLUTION [3] FRAME RATE [4] DYNAMIC RANGE [5] PRICE
EM-310C 2.0 1/2" 3.2 x 3.2 1.00 2048 x 1536 3.1MP 8.0 61.0 $189
EM-510C 2.0 1/2.5" 2.2 x 2.2 0.53 2592 x 1944 5.1MP 5.0 66.5 $319
EMU3-510CM 3.0 1/2.5" 2.2 x 2.2 0.53 2592 x 1944 5.1MP 14.5-101 67.7 $829
EM-1000C 2.0 1/2.3" 1.67 x 1.67 0.31 3664 x 2748 10MP 1.9 65.2 $419
EMU3-1000CM 3.0 1/2.3" 1.67 x 1.67 0.31 3664 x 2748 10MP 7.2 65.2 $999
EM-1400C 3.0 1/2.3" 1.4 x 1.4 0.24 4384 x 3288 14MP 1.80 65.3 $669

1]  um
[2]  v/lux-sec @ 550nm
[3]  Max Resolution (pixels)
[4]  Max Resolution/(fps)
[5]  dB


REQUIREMENTS FOR C-MOUNT CAMERAS

To use a C-Mount camera on your microscope, your scope must have a trinocular, or photo port, with a male C-Mount thread adapter.  The male C-Mount standard is 1"OD X 32 TPI (threads per inch). 

Also, the microscope must have a relay lens, sometimes called a projection eyepiece, installed in the trinocular port.  The relay lens should be in the range of 0.4X to 0.6X for the camera field of view to be approximately the same as the field of view seen when looking through the microscope.  For most modern scopes, the C-Mount adapter and relay lens are integrated into one part.

Both the C-Mount adapter and the relay lens are proprietary and are usually only available from the microscope manufacturer.





User's Manual

Detailed Specs

Demo Photos

Video with high speed USB 3.0 canera
 


 

EYEPIECE MOUNT DIGITAL CAMERAS (Professional Series w/ CCD sensors)




New!
Eyepiece cameras now have an adjustable relay lens built in that allows for independent focusing of the camera, making it parfocal with the eyepieces.



The all new design Professional Grade EM Series Cameras utilize sensitive CCD sensors, which interfaces to your Windows PC via a high speed USB 2.0 connection.  The cameras are compatible with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems, 32 and 64 bit. 

These standalone cameras provide resolutions from 1.3MP to 14MP without using additional image capture cards.  Automatic control over exposure and color balance, as well as manual control of all camera parameters, is provided in the software.  The Professional Series provides full screen displays that are only limited by the best resolution that your monitor can provide.

The sophisticated software allows you to preview live images, record videos, capture still images, edit images or save them in BMP, JPG, PICT, TFT and other formats very easily.  Other features allow for measurement of length, angle, area and more.  Upgrades are free!

The camera is extremely easy to use.  Once the software is loaded, connect the camera to the computer with the included USB cable.  Replace one of the eyepieces on your microscope with the camera and you are ready to image.  Adapters are provided to fit 23mm, 30mm and 30.5mm eyepiece tubes.  Without a doubt, the Professional Series represents an outstanding value and performance, when compared to cameras costing far more. 

The Professional Series Eyepiece Cameras meet the low light requirements for medical, educational and engineering applications.  The list of users of our imaging systems is impressive.

 
MODEL SENSOR PIXEL SIZE [1] SENSITIVITY [2] RESOLUTION [3] FRAME RATE [4] DYNAMIC RANGE [5] PRICE
EM-C140M 1/2" 4.65 x 4.65 9.6 1360 x 1024 12.0 70 $669
EM-C310MP 1/1.8" 3.45 x 3.45 13.65 2048 x 1536 6.0 70 $699


1]  um
[2]  v/lux-sec @ 550nm
[3]  Max Resolution (pixels)
[4]  Max Resolution/(fps)
[5]  dB





User's Manual

Detailed Specs


Demo Photos
 


 

C-MOUNT DIGITAL CAMERAS (Professional Series w/ CCD sensors)





The all new design Professional Grade EM Series Cameras utilize sensitive CCD sensors, which interfaces to your Windows PC via a high speed USB 2.0 connection.  The cameras are compatible with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems, 32 and 64 bit. 

These standalone cameras provide resolutions from 1.3MP to 14MP without using additional image capture cards.  Automatic control over exposure and color balance, as well as manual control of all camera parameters, is provided in the software.  The Professional Series provides full screen displays that are only limited by the best resolution that your monitor can provide.

The sophisticated software allows you to preview live images, record videos, capture still images, edit images or save them in BMP, JPG, PICT, TFT and other formats very easily.  Other features allow for measurement of length, angle, area and more.  Upgrades are free!

The camera is extremely easy to use.  Once the software is loaded, connect the camera to the computer with the included USB cable.  Replace one of the eyepieces on your microscope with the camera and you are ready to image.  Without a doubt, the Professional Series represents an outstanding value and performance, when compared to cameras costing far more. 

The University Series are meet the low light requirements for medical, educational and engineering applications.  The list of users of our imaging systems is impressive.
 
MODEL SENSOR PIXEL SIZE [1] SENSITIVITY [32 RESOLUTION [3] FRAME RATE [4] DYNAMIC RANGE [5] PRICE
EM-C140C 1/2" 4.65 x 4.65 9.6 1360 x 1024 12.0 70 $649
EM-C310CP 1/1.8" 3.45 x 3.45 13.65 2048 x 1536 6.0 70 $669

1]  um
[2]  v/lux-sec @ 550nm
[3]  Max Resolution (pixels)
[4]  Max Resolution/(fps)
[5]  dB


REQUIREMENTS FOR C-MOUNT CAMERAS


To use a C-Mount camera on your microscope, your scope must have a trinocular, or photo port, with a male C-Mount thread adapter.  The male C-Mount standard is 1"OD X 32 TPI (threads per inch). 

Also, the microscope must have a relay lens, sometimes called a projection eyepiece, installed in the trinocular port.  The relay lens should be in the range of 0.4X to 0.6X for the camera field of view to be approximately the same as the field of view seen when looking through the microscope.  For most modern scopes, the C-Mount adapter and relay lens are integrated into one part.

Both the C-Mount adapter and the relay lens are proprietary and are usually only available from the microscope manufacturer.





User's Manual

Detailed Specs

Demo Photos
 

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* BigCatchUSA warranties cameras for 2 years against failure.  Mishandling or abuse are not covered by the warranty.  Software upgrades are free.  Technical support is available.

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