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Room 6.025d - Custom Microscope Stand with Photometrics Coolsnap HQ2 CCD camera

Custom widefield microscope with Whitelight Mercury lightsource and CCD camera. Suited for imaging large fixed samples in 3D.

Features Include:

  • Fully motorised X-Y-Z stage

Transmitted Light100W LED Lamp

Reflected Light:  Exfo Xacte 200W Mercury White Lightsource

Objectives:

Position Objective Magnification N.A. Immersion W.D. (mm) Type Type Thread
1 Plan Apochromat 0.18x 0.04 Dry 50      
2 Plan Apochromat 0.5x 0.1 Dry 45      
3 Plan Apochromat 1x 0.2 Dry 40      

Fluorescent Filter Sets:

Position Name Excitation Dichroic Emission Suitable Dyes
1 DAPI - 5060C 377/50 409LP 447/60 DAPI, Hoechst
2 CFP - 2432C 438/24 458LP 483/32 CFP, Cerulean
3 GFP-3000B 488/10 505LP 530/60 GFP, A488
4 mCherry LP 560/20 580LP 585LP mCherry, Cy3
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Computer:

Dell PC - 3GHz Xeon Processor - 8GB RAM - 256GB nVidia Quadro GPU

1TB Raid Array

30" LCD Monitor

Software: 

OPTiscan