Cameras


BioVision offers the finest scientific cameras from these manufacturers:

Cameras from Hamamatsu Photonics


Camera Readout Interface Resolution (Pixels) Cooling Chip Type Pixel Size Color/ B&W
 
Orca‐Flash4.0 V3 C13440‐20CU‡#§ PCIe: 400 MHz PCI Express, USB 3.0 2048 x 2048 -10C Air, -20C Water Hamamatsu FL‐400 scientific CMOS sensor 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
USB 3.0 (16-bit): 160 MHz
USB 3.0 (12-bit): 212 MHz
 
Orca‐Flash4.0 V2+ C11440‐22CU 400 MHz, 120 MHz PCI Express, USB 3.0 2048 x 2048 -10C Air, -20C Water Hamamatsu FL‐400 scientific CMOS sensor 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
Orca‐Flash4.0 LT C11440‐42U 120 MHz USB 3.0 2048 x 2048 -10C Air Hamamatsu FL‐400 scientific CMOS sensor 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
ORCA-Spark C11440‐36U 142 Mhz USB 3.0 1920 x 1200 Non-Cooled Scientific CMOS sensor 5.86 x 5.86 µM B&W
 
ImagEM X2-1K C9100-24B 22 MHz Firewire (800 Mbps) 1024 x 1024 -50C Air, -65C Water e2v CCD201 Back-Illuminated Frame Transfer CCD with EM gain 13 x 13 µM B&W
ImagEM X2 C9100-23B 22 MHz Firewire (800 Mbps) 512 x 512 -65C Air, -80C Water e2v CCD97 Back-Illuminated Frame Transfer with on-chip amplification 16 x 16 µM B&W
  Orca‐D2 C11254‐10B 20 MHz Firewire (800 Mbps) 1280 x 960 -10C Hamamatsu ER‐150 x 2 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
  Orca‐R2 C10600‐10B 14 MHz, 28 MHz Firewire (800 Mbps) 1344 x 1024 -35C Air, -40C Water Hamamatsu ER‐150 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
 
ORCA Ⅱ C11090-22B 312.5 kHz, 5 MHz Firewire (800 Mbps) 1024 x 1024 -65C Air, -75C Water e2v CCD47-20 Back-Illuminated Frame Transfer 13 x 13 µM B&W
  C8484‐05C 20 MHz PCI Express 1344 x 1024 Non-Cooled Progressive scan interline CCD with micro‐lens 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W

†Optional internal optical blocks provide simultaneous capture of images at two wavelengths or images in two focal planes.

‡USB control requires PCI Express Gen2 (5 GT/second) bus as host for USB 3.0 chipset controller.

#Supports independent exposures of two halves of sensor for use with W-VIEW GEMINI image splitting optics.

§Supports Dual Lightsheet Mode for simultaneous dual‐wavelength lightsheet microscopy.

Visit Hamamatsu's website: www.hamamatsu.com

Back to top

Cameras from JENOPTIK AG


Camera Readout Interface Resolution (Pixels) Cooling Chip Type Pixel Size Color/ B&W
 
ProgRes MFscan 12–24.5 MHz FireWire 4080 x 3072 2720 x 2048 1360 x 1024 Peltier Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
 
ProgRes CFscan 12–24.5 MHz FireWire 4080 x 3072 2720 x 2048 1360 x 1024 Peltier Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color
 
ProgRes MFcool 12–24.5 MHz FireWire 1360 x 1024 Peltier Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
 
ProgRes CFcool 12–24.5 MHz FireWire 1360 x 1024 Peltier Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color
 
Gryphax Prokyon 131 MHz USB 3.0 5760 x 3600 3840 x 2400 1920 x 1200 Non-Cooled Sony Pregius Back-illuminated Scientific CMOS 5.86 x 5.86 µM Color
 
Gryphax Rigel 131 MHz USB 3.0 1920 x 1200 Non-Cooled Sony Pregius Back-illuminated Scientific CMOS 5.86 x 5.86 µM B&W
 
Gryphax Kapella 131 MHz USB 3.0 1920 x 1200 Non-Cooled Sony Pregius Back-illuminated Scientific CMOS 5.86 x 5.86 µM Color
 
Gryphax Subra 63.5 MHz USB 3.0 2048 x 1084 Non-Cooled Scientific CMOS sensor 5.5 x 5.5 µM Color
 
ProgRes MF 12–24.5 MHz FireWire 1360 x 1024 Non-Cooled Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
 
ProgRes CF 12–24.5 MHz FireWire 1360 x 1024 Non-Cooled Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color

Visit Jenoptik's website: www.jenoptik.com

Back to top

Cameras from PCO AG


Camera Readout Interface Resolution (Pixels) Cooling Chip Type Pixel Size Color/ B&W
 
572 MHz‡×, 190.7 MHz† PCI Express 2560 x 2160 5C Air, 5C Water Fairchild CIS 2521 Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM Color or B&W
 
pco.edge 5.5 USB§ 172 MHz‡×, 320 MHz† USB 3.0 2560 x 2160 0C Air, 0C Water Fairchild CIS 2521 Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM Color or B&W
 
pco.edge 4.2 LT# 220 MHz‡× USB 3.0 2048 x 2048 10C Air Fairchild CIS 2020 Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
544.6 MHz‡, 190.7 MHz‡, PCI Express 2048 x 2048 5C Air, 5C Water Fairchild CIS 2020A Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
pco.edge 4.2q USB 220 MHz‡× USB 3.0 2048 x 2048 0C Air, 0C Water Fairchild CIS 2020A Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
544.6 MHz‡, 190.7 MHz‡, PCI Express 2048 x 2048 5C Air, 5C Water Fairchild CIS 2020 Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
pco.edge 4.2 USB 220 MHz‡× USB 3.0 2048 x 2048 0C Air, 0C Water Fairchild CIS 2020 Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
pco.edge 3.1 408 MHz†, 210 MHz‡ USB 3.0 2048 x 1536 5C Air Fairchild CIS 2521 Front-Illuminated scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W or Color
  Pixelfly USB 24 MHz USB 2.0 1392 x 1040 Ambient Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W or Color
  PCO 2000 10–40 MHz USB 3.0 / Firewire / Camera Link / GigE & USB 2.0 2048 x 2048 -50 Ambient Kodak KAI-4022 Interline 7.4 x 7.4 µM B&W
  PCO 1600 10–40 MHz USB 3.0 / Firewire / Camera Link / GigE & USB 2.0 1600 x 1200 -50 Ambient Kodak KAI-2001 Interline 7.4 x 7.4 µM B&W
  PCO 1200 HS 66–86 MHz Firewire / Camera Link 1280 x 1024 Non-Cooled MT9 M413 CMOS 12.0 x 12.0 µM Color / B&W

†Applies to use of Global Shutter.

‡Applies to use of Rolling Shutter.

×Applies to use of Global Reset.

#LightSheet option available.

§Available with support limited to Rolling Shutter.

Visit PCO's website: www.pco.de

Back to top

Cameras from Photometrics


  Camera Readout Interface Resolution (Pixels) Cooling Chip Type Pixel Size Color/ B&W
Prime 95B  56.3 MHz 16‐bit, 112.6 MHz 12‐bit PCI Express† 1200 x 1200 -10 Air, -25C Water GPixel GSense 144 Back-Illuminated scientific CMOS 11 x 11 µM B&W
Prime 400 MHz PCIe, 124 MHz USB 3.0 PCI Express, USB 3.0 2048 x 2048 -10 Air, -25C Water BAE CIS-2020F scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
Evolve-512 Delta 10–20 MHz Firewire 512 x 512 -80 Air, -85C Water e2v CCD97 Back-Illuminated Frame Transfer CCD with EM gain 16 x 16 µM B&W
  Evolve-512 10 MHz Firewire 512 x 512 -85C (Regulated)‡ e2v CCD97 Back-Illuminated Frame Transfer CCD with EM gain 16 x 16 µM B&W
Evolve-128 10 MHz Firewire 128 x 128 -85C (Regulated)‡ e2v CCD60 Back-Illuminated Frame Transfer CCD with EM gain 24 x 24 µM B&W
CoolSNAP DYNO 50 MHz USB 3.0 1940 x 1460 -12C Sony ICX674 Interline 4.54 x 4.54 µM B&W
 
CoolSNAP MYO 20 MHz USB 2.0 1940 x 1460 0C Sony ICX674 Interline 4.54 x 4.54 µM B&W

†Camera supports USB 3.0 interface with reduced readout rate.

‡Also available with Chilled Liquid cooling.

Visit Photometrics' website: www.photometrics.com

Back to top

Cameras from QImaging Corporation


Camera Readout Interface Resolution (Pixels) Cooling Chip Type Pixel Size Color/ B&W
 
Retiga R1†‡ 50 MHz USB 3.0 1360 x 1460 -20C (Regulated) SONY ICX825 Interline CCD 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color or B&W
 
Retiga R3†‡ 50 MHz USB 3.0 1920 x 1460 -20C (Regulated) SONY ICX674 Interline CCD 4.54 x 4.54 µM Color or B&W
 
Retiga R6†‡ 50 MHz USB 3.0 2688 x 2200 -20C (Regulated) SONY ICX695 Interline CCD 4.54 x 4.54 µM Color or B&W
 
Retiga ELECTRO†‡ 50 MHz USB 3.0 1360 x 1024 15C (Regulated) SONY ICX825 Interline CCD 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
 
Retiga LUMO†‡ 50 MHz USB 3.0 2688 x 2200 -20C (Regulated) SONY ICX695 Interline CCD 4.54 x 4.54 µM B&W
 
OptiMOS†‡ 283 MHz, 78 MHz PCI Express 1920 x 1080 0C (Regulated) BAE CIS1910F Scientific CMOS 6.5 x 6.5 µM B&W
 
Rolera Bolt 24 MHz USB 2.0 1280 x 1024 N/A Sony IMX035 Scientific CMOS 3.63 x 3.63 µM B&W
  QIClick 20 MHz Firewire 1392 x 1040 Uncooled Sony ICX285 Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color or B&W
  Retiga 6000†‡ 20 MHz USB 2.0 2750 x 2200 0C (Regulated) Sony ICX694 Interline CCD 4.54 x 4.54 µM Color or B&W
  Retiga 3000†‡ 20 MHz USB 2.0 1940 x 1460 0C (Regulated) Sony ICX674 Interline CCD 4.54 x 4.54 µM Color or B&W
  Retiga 4000R 20 MHz Firewire 2048 x 2048 25C < Ambient Kodak KAI-4021 Interline 7.4 x 7.4 µM Color or B&W
  Retiga 2000R 20 MHz Firewire 1600 x 1200 25C < Ambient Kodak KAI-2020 Interline 7.4 x 7.4 µM Color or B&W
  QICAM 20 MHz Firewire 1360 x 1024 25C < Ambient Sony ICX205AL Interline 4.65 x 4.65 µM Color or B&W
  MicroPublisher 5.0 MP 20 MHz Firewire 2580 x 1944 20C < Ambient or Uncooled Sony ICX282 Interline 3.4 x 3.4 µM Color
  Micropublisher 3.3 MP 20 MHz Firewire 2080 x 1542 20C < Ambient or Uncooled Sony ICX252 Interline 3.45 x 3.45 µM Color

†Camera uses the Photometrics PVCAM software interface.

‡Available for Windows only.

Visit QImaging's website: www.qimaging.com

Back to top

Cameras from SPOT Imaging Solutions


Camera Readout Interface Resolution (Pixels) Cooling Chip Type Pixel Size Color/ B&W
  Xplorer Monochrome XP2400 20MHz Firewire 1360 x 1024 -40C Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
  Xplorer Slider XP2440 20MHz Firewire 1360 x 1024 -40C Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color and B&W
  Pursuit USB Monochrome PR3400 20MHz USB 2.0 1360 x 1024 25C < Ambient Sony ICX285AK Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
  Pursuit USB Monochrome with IR Filter PR3410 20MHz USB 2.0 1360 x 1024 25C < Ambient Sony ICX285AK Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM B&W
  Pursuit USB Color Mosaic PR3420 20MHz USB 2.0 1360 x 1024 25C < Ambient Sony ICX285AK Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color
  Pursuit USB Color Slider PR3440 20MHz USB 2.0 1360 x 1024 25C < Ambient Sony ICX285AL Interline 6.45 x 6.45 µM Color and B&W
  RT3 Monochrome RT2500 20MHz Firewire 1600 x 1200 43.3C < Ambient Kodak KAI-2020-CM 7.4 x 7.4µM B&W
  RT3 Monochrome with IR Filter RT2510 20MHz Firewire 1600 x 1200 43.3C < Ambient Kodak KAI-2020-CM 7.4 x 7.4µM B&W
  RT3 Color RT2520 20MHz Firewire 1600 x 1200 43.3C < Ambient Kodak KAI-2020-CM 7.4 x 7.4µM Color
  RT3 Color Slider RT2540 20MHz Firewire 1600 x 1200 43.3C < Ambient Kodak KAI-2020-CM 7.4 x 7.4µM Color and B&W
  Insight CMOS IN41C5IR 40MHz USB 3.0 2456 x 2048 Non-Cooled Sony Pregius™ IMX250 CMOS 3.45 x 3.45µM Color
  Idea 1.3 Mp Color 2720 48 MHz USB 2.0 2048 x 1536 Non-Cooled CMOS 3.2 x 3.2µM Color
  Idea 3.0 Mp Color 2820 72 MHz USB 2.0 2592 x 1944 Non-Cooled CMOS 2.2 x 2.2µM Color
  Idea 5.0 Mp Color 2920 72 MHz USB 2.0 1296 x 972 Non-Cooled CMOS 4.4 x 4.4µM Color

†Black and White camera with IR filter.

‡Built‐in filter slider allows use for monochrome and color imaging.

Visit SPOT's website: www.spotimaging.com

Back to top

No single camera is perfect for everything. Let us help find the best for your experiments!