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nikon metrology industrial microscopes cameras DS Qi2DS-Qi2 camera - Digital Sight microscopy camera

DS-Qi2 microscopy digital camera equipped with a Nikon digital SLR camera FX-format CMOS sensor optimized for microscopy.

 
Benefits & features
 

High sensitivity and low noise

The newly developed 16.25-megapixel monochrome CMOS sensor for the monochrome digital camera for microscopes offers 36.0 x 23.9 mm image size. The S/N ratio is five times better than that of conventional models, with quantum efficiency*1 up to 77% and 2.2-electron readout noise. In addition, Peltier cooling (electronic cooling) reduces dark-current noise*2 and produces clear images with reduced noise even with dark fluorescent specimens.

*1Conversion efficiency from light to electrical signals.
*2Noise caused by heat from the sensor during lengthy exposures.


Superior quantitative performance

Low ± 1% linearity error of output power to input light intensity enables correct measurement of changes in brightness of specimens.


High-speed live-image display

Thanks to the USB3.0 computer connection and CMOS sensor, which provides high-speed data readout, the frame rate has been significantly improved to 45 fps (1636 x 1088 pixels), from 19 fps (1280 x 1024 pixels) with conventional models. This enables fast live-image display and easy observation point selection and focusing.

 
Specifications

Image sensor

Nikon FX-format, Monochrome CMOS senser / Size: 36.0×23.9mm

 Effective 16.25 megapixels

Recordable pixels

4908×3264 pixel (full-pixel), 1636×1088 pixel (3×3 pixel averaging)

Cooling method

Electronic cooling

ISO sensitivity

 (recommended exposure index)

Standard: equivalent to ISO 800 (Selectable from ISO800 to 51200 equivalent

Live display mode

Full-pixel 4908×3264 pixel (max 6fps) / 3×3 pixel averaging 1636×1088 (max 45fps)

Lens mount

F mount

Exposure time

100 μsec to 60 sec

Image format

BMP, TIFF, JPEG, etc., selectable in NIS-Elements

Interface

USB3.0 (computer control connection) ×1, External sync input/output ×1

Power supply

AC100-240V 50/60Hz

Power consumption

24W

Dimensions

105 (W) × 134 (D) × 153 (H) mm

Weight

1200g

Operating environment

0-30°C, 80% RH max, 30-40°C, 60% RH max. (without condensation) 

 
Brochures
Industrial Instruments General Catalogue
Industrial Instruments General Catalogue

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Overview brochure
Overview brochure
Digital Sight Series
Digital Sight Series

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Brochures

Industrial Instruments General Catalogue
Industrial Instruments General Catalogue

en de

Overview brochure
Overview brochure
Digital Sight Series
Digital Sight Series

en

Case studies

Open University establishes world lead in weld testing for safety-critical applications
Open University establishes world lead in weld testing for safety-critical applications

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