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Very Low Light CCD Camera for Fluorescence Microscopy

User note for fluorescence highest sensitivity 1.4mp monochrome CCD camera for microscope, OCCD01400KPA-C.

Key Features:

  • Super quantum efficiency up to 65%
  • Extremely low noise, down to 4e -rms
  • 12bit dynamic range at the hardware level and 8 bit to the PC
  • High resolution ( 1376 x 1040pixel)
  • Shutter / exposure times from 500ns -1000s
  • Shutter / exposure times from 500ns -1000s
  • Binning ( H & V)
  • Region of interest ( ROI)
  • 10 frames per second at full CCD resolution
  • Free software included

Areas of Application:

  • Laser induced fluorescence
  • Luorescence microscopy
  • Electron microscopy
  • Red and NIR fluorescence applications
  • Bioluminescence / chemo luminescence
  • Spectroscopy
  • Gel imaging
  • Ion imaging
  • Low light level imaging
  • Semiconductor quality control
  • Imaging of bio markers (e.g. green fluorescent protein, GFP)

Technical Specifications:

Sensor Format2/3" SONY CCD 1.4M hardware pixels
Pixel Size6.45µm *6.45µm
Resolution1376 *1024
Binning2*2 , 4*4
Peak Quantum Efficiency62%
Dynamic Range70.1dB
A/D12 bit
Readout Noise4..5 e-rms @ gain high /5..6 e-rms @ gain low
Pixel Scan Rate16MHz
Spectral Range350-1000(w/o IR cut) , 350-780 (with IR cut)
Exposure Time133ns-582s
Smear< 0.002%
Region of Interestdown to 32 *32pixels
Power SupplyUSB port
Operating Temperature-20°C ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity10%~90%
Optical Input Windowfused silica
Data InterfaceUSB2.0
Data transferDirect show and Twain interface
OSWindows 2000 (Professional-SP4)-Windows XP (Professional-SP2)-Windows VISTA-Windows 2008
PC requirementCPU: Inter Pentium4 2.8GHz or higher
1GB RAM or more
1 Hi-speed USB 2.0Port
17" or 19" Monitor

Special Function:

  • Live capture quick measure
  • Video scale (e.g.100 x 20µm)
  • Video Marker (e.g. low light CCD camera size, colour, position can be changed)
  • Video Date Marker
  • Video Clarity Factor
  • Manual Fusion (make image large depth of field)
  • Auto Fusion (Need DAF Z-axis controller)
  • Auto Focus (Need DAF Z-axis controller)

Dimensions and Weight:

  • Body length: 60 mm (H)
  • Body Diameter: 50 mm (D)
  • Cable length: 1.5 m
  • Body with USB cable: 350 g
  • Total unit with cable weight: 600 g
  • Package Size: 16.5 mm (L) * 14.5 mm (W) * 8.5 mm (H)

Package Includes:

  • Digital Microscope C-mount Camera
  • CD: Driver and Software (ScopePhoto, MiniSee)
  • High-Speed USB2.0 cable (1.5m)
  • User manual
  • Optional Accessories:TS-M1 or TS-M2 Calibration Slide(Stage Micrometer)

System Requirements:

  • Intel Pentium 2.0GHz processor minimum (Recommend Dual core 2.8GHz or faster)
  • Windows 2000/XP(SP2-SP3)/ Vista
  • DirectX 9.0 or later
  • 1GB RAM or more
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 32-bit colour graphics card
  • 21" display monitor or larger
  • Hi-speed USB 2.0 Port

Basic manual (PDF format 660KB)

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