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Biomedical Microscopy

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Biomedical Microscopy

Nowadays, digital image processing is found in a wide range of optical microscopy application fields such as medical and biological research, diagnostics, pharmaceutical testing, or material sciences. Microscopy enables visualization of fine details and provides insight in structure and function of the most diverse and smallest objects.

Digital cameras in biomedical microscopy applications are required to provide highest image quality in real-time, outstanding color reproduction and fidelity and a high dynamic range. These are prerequisites which enable reproducible, detailed observation, differentiation and analysis of the most delicate structures in materials or biological samples, for example in histopathological diagnosis of illnesses and monitoring the course of illnesses.

Are you looking for easy to use and affordable microscopy cameras which provide outstanding images and high performance? Basler cameras provide best images for various biomedical applications. Trust a camera expert who has been working in the image processing market since 1988.

Typical areas of use and suitable cameras

  • Conventional Light Microscopy

    Outstanding contrast and color fidelity in realtime
    Conventional Light Microscopy

    Many routine microscopic applications in biomedical and clinical laboratory settings, for example in histology, cell biology, hematology or medical microbiology, are based on light microscopy using various illumination and contrast methods. Today cameras are a central part of these applications and are used wherever it is important to monitor images live and discuss, capture, analyze and archive them. Cameras in conventional light microscopy must reliably deliver high-resolution, pin sharp images with appealing color fidelity.

    Camera series suitable for conventional light microscopy are:

    Basler PowerPack for Microscopy

    Basler PowerPack for Microscopy: complete plug-and-play microscopy package

    • State-of-the-art CMOS sensor technology
    • Resolutions from 1.2MP to 12.2MP with up to 200 frames per second
    • Basler Microscopy pulse for best cost efficiency
    • Basler Microscopy ace for highest performance requirements
    • Complete package consists of: camera, USB 3.0 cable, Quick Install Guide and Basler microscopy software

    Learn more about the Basler PowerPack for Microscopy

    Basler MED ace: designed specifically for Medical & Life Sciences

    Basler MED ace: designed specifically for Medical & Life Sciences

    • Latest CMOS sensors in the Sony Pregius and ON Semiconductor PYTHON series
    • Including our high-performance Basler MED Feature Sets
    • Up to 164 frames per second and 20 megapixels
    • Pixel sizes of up to 5.86 µm
    • Low temporal dark noise up to 2e-
    • Sensor sizes up to 1.1 inch
    • GigE and USB3.0 interface

    Learn more about the Basler MED ace series

    Basler dart

    Basler dart: Small board-level camera for digital microscopes

    • Bare board: Only 27 x 27 mm and a mere 5 g
    • S- and CS-Mount: only 29 x 29 mm and 15 g
    • Popular ON Semiconductor CMOS sensors with resolutions up to 5 MP and 60 fps
    • Outstanding value, with entry level prices starting at €99
    • Basler’s BCON interface for embedded solutions and USB 3.0 for plug and play functionality

    Get to know the Basler dart camera series!

    More information on conventional light microscopy
  • Fluorescence Microscopy

    High dynamic range and excellent light sensitivity
    Fluorescence Microscopy

    Fluorescence microscopy is a special type of light microscopy. The light emission of special fluorescent dyes (fluorochromes) is detected, which are excited to fluoresce by light of a particular wavelength. Today there are a great number of fluorochromes with fluorescent colors in the range from blue/violet to longwave red. This offers many possibilities for use of this microscopic method in routine laboratory work and diagnostics as well as biomedical and clinical research. The tiniest structures themselves and even molecules can be differentiated, for example using immunofluorescence or fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH).

    Camera series suitable for fluorescence microscopy are:

    Basler MED ace: designed specifically for Medical & Life Sciences

    Basler MED ace: designed specifically for Medical & Life Sciences

    • Latest CMOS sensors in the Sony Pregius and ON Semiconductor PYTHON series
    • Including our high-performance Basler MED Feature Sets
    • Up to 164 frames per second and 20 megapixels
    • Pixel sizes of up to 5.86 µm
    • Low temporal dark noise up to 2e-
    • Sensor sizes up to 1.1 inch
    • GigE and USB3.0 interface

    Learn more about the Basler MED ace series

    More on fluorescence microscopy

We'll work with you to find a suitable Basler camera for your biomedical microscopy application. Do you have questions? We would be pleased to assist you.