ZEISS - AxioCam ERc 5s

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The AxioCam ERc 5s microscope camera can be operated via AxioVision in the conventional way, but it also works as a stand-alone imaging station.

This ZEISS camera acquires color images with 5 megapixels and stores them on memory cards in the economical and widely used SD format.

The AxioCam ERc 5s is operated simply via two easily accessible buttons: one triggers the acquisition of the image, while the other performs the automatic white balance. If you subsequently wish to transfer your images to a PC, all you need to do is insert the SD card into the memory card slot on your PC.

The AxioCam ERc 5s is compatible with all Carl Zeiss microscopes, making it possible for every microscope to be transformed, cost-effectively, into a full-fledged, mobile imaging station. This means that you can organize your laboratory processes much more flexibly than before, as you can decide which instrument you want to use to acquire images of your samples and where you do so. With our camera, troublesome tangled cables are a thing of the past.

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Features of AxioCam ERc 5s
  • Documentation, observation, discussion: the choice is yours
  • Performance and high resolution for greater certainty
  • Impressively versatile
  • Stand-alone documentation that can be used anywhere
  • White balance can be carried out on the camera itself at the push of a button.
  • The camera can be connected directly to a PC, a monitor or a projector for joint observation, even during stand-alone operation.
  • An optional stand-alone package with all the components necessary for independent operation is available, including a power supply for worldwide use, a remote control, an HDMI-DVI adapter, and a SD card.
  • With the software configuration tool, the user can change individual settings for stand-alone use such as labeling, color, brightness, and contrast
General Specifications
Depth 65 mm
Height63 mm
Width 65 mm
Power Requirements Via USB 2.0
Part Number426540-0001-000
Additional Specifications

Micron MT9P031, 5 megapixels, CMOS     
CCD basic resolution      
2560 x 1920 5.0 megapixels     
Power supply     
Via mini USB 2.0     
Output: 5 V / 1 A     
Input: 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz with country-specific adapters     
Pixel size     
2.2 Μm x 2.2 Μm     
Remote control     
IR remote control     
Sensor size     
5.7 mm x 4.28 mm equivalent 1/2.5 (diagonal 7.1 mm)     
Memory card     
4 GB SDHC card with case     
Spectral sensitivity      
Approx. 400 nm-700 nm, IR filter     
Card reader     
SD, MMC     
Range of integration time      
10 Μs up to 2 s     
HDMI to DVI     
Live image     
Max. 13 fps at 800 x 600 pixels, subframe     
Read-out mode     
3 x 8 bits/pixel     
1x SD card slot; 1x mini USB 2.0, 1x AV (S-Video);     
1x DVI (HDMI)     
Optical interface     
Housing (WxDxH)     
65 mm x 65 mm x 63 mm     
Dual Color LED     
Power on and ready for capture (green);     
Recording (blinking green);     
Not ready (red); Error (blinking red)     
Integrated slot     
SD card slot for SD and SDHC cards     
Button for image capture     
Set new white balance      
Button for new setup

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