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PixeLINK® Basic Microscopy Cameras


  • Perfect for Microscopy Applications
  • Features Include Image Measurement and Overlay Ability
  • High Resolution Sensors
  • USB 2.0 Microscopy Cameras with Full Software Package Available

The PixeLINK® line of cameras for microscopy, essentials edition, is ideal for your imaging needs. Designed to fit atop a microscope, these cameras are an excellent choice for many microscopy applications. Featuring a more limited software feature set than our PixeLINK® USB 2.0 Cameras for Microscopy, functionality includes image measurement and the ability to overlay an image such as a crosshair for ease of alignment. Also allowing for time lapse capture and a variety of video outputs (AVI, MPG, MPEG, and MOV), camera/software package is perfect for a variety of lab uses.

Each camera ships with a USB 2.0 dongle that allows the included μScope microscopy software to be used on any computer once connected. Simply install the software, plug in the activation dongle and you are ready to go.

Technical Information

Software Specifications μScope Essentials μScope
PixeLINK® API Control
Line Profiling: Single, Multiple, Parallel and Polyline Commands Provide Gray/Red/Green/Blue Intensity Values for Specific Lines within an Image. The Profile Data of Each Pixel on the Line Can Be Exported to Microsoft® Excel®.
Multiple Image File Formats: jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff, bmp, gif, pcx, tga, mpg, mpeg, avi, mov, img, rpt, txt
Overlay: Crosshair, Grid Mask, Image, Marker
Image: Mode Change, Clone, Crop, ROI, Resize, Rotate
Zoom Control: 100 - 1600% and Fit to Window Options
Annotation: Line, Arrow, Polyline, Spline, Rectangle, Ellipse, Text
Image Sequence Control
Image Editing: Undo, Redo, Copy, Paste, Paste New, Delete, Delete All, Annotate, Image Information
Multiple Window Configurations
Export to Excel®: Images with Measurement, Calibration, Annotations, Measurement Data, Statistics, and Chart
Measurement Parameters: Area, Max Length, Line Length, Center x and y, Angle
Live Measurement and Overlay: Perform Measurements on the Live Preview Image, Using the Crosshair or Grid Masks to Center and Count. The Grid Masks include Calibration Data.
Dynamic User Interface
Manual Calibration
Report Generator: Create, Insert Images and OLE Objects
Manual Measurement Tools: 3-Point Circle Functionality, npoint Circle Measurement Functionality, Parallel Line Distance Measurement, Perpendicular Distance Measurement and Object Distance Measurement, Zoom-In Window
Time Lapse Capture and Movie File Production with Crosshair on Live Preview
Calibration Marker (Scale Bar) Can Be Placed on the Live Preview Image and Burned in Automatically
Multiple ROI: Shapes and Copy, Paste, Crop ROI
Image Processing: manual brightness, contrast, gamma, background subtraction, histogram, clone, crop, ROI, resize, rotate, split, image mode change, grayscale, RGB, HSB, YUV pseudo color view
Auto and Semi-Auto Calibration
Profile: Straight line, Polyline, Parallel Line, Select and Change

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