| Cameras | Idea 5.0 Color CMOS

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Product Summary

The SPOT Idea 5.0 megapixel color digital microscope cameras are the next wave of high performance digital imaging systems for researchers, pathologists, scientists, and engineers. They produce high quality images with low noise for publication and documentation, and come with an attractive price. These easy-to-use color cameras are an excellent choice for pathology, as well as clinical, life and material science, educational and industrial applications.



  • Vivid colors enhanced by Correct Color Technology
  • 12-bit image capture
  • High-speed readout
  • External trigger output
  • 2-year warranty
  • USB 2.0 interface for universal connection to laptop and desktop computers
  • Included SPOT imaging software for Mac or PC platforms
  • Installation, training and technical support available
Product Information The SPOT Idea cameras connect easily to any computer with a USB port. They provide a full screen live image window on the monitor to make panning through slides, focusing and setting exposure a snap. Publication-quality images are easily captured with the click of a button. The images are immediately available for printing, emailing, or adding annotations, measurements or scale bars within the included SPOT software - no media cards or downloading is required, saving you time and aggravation.

Idea cameras can be attached to any brand microscope, or they can be fitted with a macro lens for imaging on a tripod.

The SPOT Idea camera delivers 12-bit high quality images for the serious microscopist at a low price. The SPOT Idea produces 5.0 megapixel resolution in vivid colors, enhancing publications, documentation and archiving. The SPOT Idea includes SPOT Basic software (Windows® and Mac® OS) which features real time image previewing, scale bar addition, report generation, time lapse, and measuring capabilities. Its USB 2.0 interface enables "plug-and-play" installation, and trigger options provide precise synchronization with peripherals. SPOT Idea cameras come with a 2-year warranty and are supported by an experienced team of imaging specialists.

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