Microscope Cameras

The most flexible way to create a digital microscope is to add a digital microscope camera to a standard microscope. You can then use the camera on different microscopes and different cameras on any given microscope. Moreover, since microscope camera technology is improving so rapidly, it is easy to replace a camera as new ones arrive on the market.

We offer five brands of microscope camera, all of which have included software, are easy-to-use, affordable and professionally selected for excellent color resolution. They include: our house brand OptixCam,which we recommend for general use in schools and home, industrial inspection and other general use applications in healthcare and research, Dino-Eye (Dino-Lite cameras), which are designed for industrial inspection,Motic for more advanced applications,  and two the research grade brands, Lumenera and Jenoptik ProgRes.

These camera brands are designed for use across our customer base including Entry Level and General Purpose users (with CMOS sensors) through more Advanced Professionals (with either CMOS or CCD sensors). Applications include standard image capture and documentation for school, home and industrial inspection to more advanced low light fluorescence imaging and material science applications.

They include USB digital microscope cameras as well as for TV/AVI output for direct output to TV or monitor. Robust Image capture, documentation and measuring software is typically included as standard as is live imaging video capability.

USB 3.0 is now standard on most new laptops and computers for faster output speeds and improved resolution. Check out our new USB 3.0 microscope cameras here.

  1. OptixCam

    Summit SK2-1.3X 1.3MP PC/MAC Digital Microscope Camera

    • 1.3 MP with excellent color resolution
    • Stills & Live Image video
    • PC/MAC Compatible
    • 0.37X reducing lens for improved field of view
    • Integrated C-mount to fit most microscopes

    You pay: $88.00

    Regular Price: $175.00

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  2. OptixCam

    Summit SK2-3.1X 3.1MP PC/MAC Digital Microscope Camera

    • 3.1 MP with excellent color resolution
    • Large 1/2" sensor for higher quality
    • Stills & Live Image video
    • PC/MAC Compatible
    • 0.5x reducing lens for 23mm optical port

    You pay: $139.00

    Regular Price: $275.00

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  3. OptixCam

    Summit SK2-5.2X 5.0MP PC/MAC Digital Microscope Camera

    • 5.0 MP output with excellent color resolution
    • Large 1/2.5 sensor for higher sensitivity
    • Stills & Live Image video
    • PC/MAC Compatible
    • 0.5x reducing lens for 23mm smooth port

    You pay: $209.00

    Regular Price: $299.00

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  4. OptixCam

    Summit SK2-10X 10.0MP PC/MAC Digital Microscope Camera

    • 10.0 MP output with excellent color resolution
    • Large 1/2.5 sensor for higher quality
    • Stills & Live Image video
    • PC/MAC Compatible
    • 0.5x reducing lens for 23mm smooth port

    You pay: $239.00

    Regular Price: $499.00

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  5. Omano

    TMS-HDMI-1 1080P 3.0 MP PC-Only 30 FPS Digital Microscope Camera

    • High definition 1080P HDMI or 3.0 MP USB output (Windows only)
    • Streaming 1080P HDMI output direct to monitor or TV
    • USB Image capture resolution of 3.0 MP
    • HDMI video capture resolution of 1280 x 720P @ 30 fps
    • Auto white balance for color accuracy

    You pay: $299.00

    Regular Price: $399.00

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  6. OptixCam

    Summit SK2-14X 14.0MP PC/MAC Digital Microscope Camera

    • 14.0 MP output with excellent color resolution
    • Large 1/2.5 sensor for higher quality
    • Stills & Live Image video
    • PC/MAC Compatible
    • Integrated C-mount to fit most microscopes

    You pay: $499.00

    Regular Price: $679.00

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  7. OptixCam

    OCS-HDMI-1080PU 2.0MP PC / MAC 60 FPS Digital Microscope Camera

    • High definition 1080P HDMI or USB2.0 output (PC or MAC)
    • Streaming HDMI output direct to monitor or TV at 60 fps
    • HDMI capture resolution of 2.0MP
    • Auto white balance for color accuracy
    • Included memory card slot

    You pay: $659.00

    Regular Price: $799.00

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  8. OptixCam

    Summit D3K2-14 14MP USB 3.0 High Speed Digital Microscope Camera

    • 14 MP with excellent color resolution
    • Up to 10X faster data transfer than USB2.0
    • Large 1/2.3" sensor for greater fidelity
    • Fast refresh rate for stills & Live Image video
    • Low power consumption for longer peripheral battery life

    You pay: $799.00

    Regular Price: $1,079.00

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  9. Motic

    Moticam 5+ CMOS 5.0MP USB 3.0 Color Digital Microscope Camera

    • Crisp 5.0 MP color images
    • Up to 10X faster data transfer than USB2.0
    • Fast refresh rate for stills & live image video
    • Included Calibration Slide
    • PC/MAC compatible

    You pay: $809.00

    Regular Price: $899.00

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  10. Motic

    Moticam 10+ CMOS 10.0MP USB 3.0 Color Digital Microscope Camera

    • Crisp 10.0 MP color images
    • Up to 10X faster data transfer than USB2.0
    • Fast refresh rate for stills & live image video
    • Included Calibration Slide
    • PC/MAC compatible

    You pay: $1,050.00

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  11. Jenoptik ProgRes

    Gryphax Subra 2.0 MP HD CMOS Color Digital Microscope Camera

    • 2.0 MP color CMOS camera with 2/3" sensor
    • Win, Mac & Linux compatible
    • Near perfect color reproduction
    • Fast (30 FPS) refresh rates, live imaging
    • High speed USB 3.0 Output
    You pay: $3,175.00
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  12. Jenoptik ProgRes

    Gryphax Arktur 8.0MP CMOS Color Digital Microscope Camera

    • 8.0 MP color CMOS camera with 2/3" sensor
    • Win, Mac & Linux compatible
    • Near perfect color reproduction
    • Fast (50 FPS) refresh rates, live imaging
    • High speed USB 3.0 Output
    You pay: $4,125.00
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  13. Jenoptik ProgRes

    Gryphax NAOS 20.0MP CMOS Color Digital Microscope Camera

    • 20.0 MP color CMOS camera with 1.0" sensor
    • Win, Mac & Linux compatible
    • Near perfect color reproduction
    • Fast (50 FPS) refresh rates, live imaging
    • High speed USB 3.0 Output
    You pay: $5,450.00
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  14. Jenoptik ProgRes

    Gryphax Rigel 2.3 MP Low Light CMOS Monochrome Digital Microscope Camera

    • 2.3 MP monochrome Sony CMOS 1/1.2 back-lit sensor
    • Win, Mac & Linux compatible
    • Near perfect color reproduction
    • Fast (60 FPS) low-light refresh rates
    • High speed USB 3.0 Output
    You pay: $6,250.00
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  15. Jenoptik ProgRes

    Gryphax Kapella 2.3 MP Low-Light CMOS Color Digital Microscope Camera

    • 2.3 MP color Sony CMOS 1/1.2 back-lit sensor
    • Win, Mac & Linux compatible
    • Near perfect color reproduction
    • Fast (60 FPS) low-light refresh rates
    • High speed USB 3.0 Output
    You pay: $6,250.00
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  16. Jenoptik ProgRes

    Gryphax Prokyon 20.7 MP Flagship CMOS Color Digital Microscope Camera

    • 20.7 MP color Sony CMOS 1/1.2 back-lit sensor
    • Win, Mac & Linux compatible
    • Near perfect color reproduction
    • Fast (60 FPS) refresh rates at 2.3MP
    • High speed USB 3.0 Output
    You pay: $9,950.00
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