Time Lapse Imaging System

BioStation IM-Q

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  CELL-S2 (for glass bottom dish) CELL-S2-P (for plastic bottom dish)
Temperature control 37 ℃ ± 0.1 ℃
Humidity control 95 % or higher
Water supply for humidification Built-in bottle (270 ml)
CO2 supply Concentration and flow volume set by external mixer
Observation vessel φ35 mm glass bottom dish, Hi-Q4 φ35 mm culture dish, Nunc™ Lab-Tek™ chambered coverglass (Cat. No. 155383, for the motorized chamber), Glass slide φ35 mm plastic bottom dish, Glass slide
Diascopic phase contrast observation Phase ring DL
Illumination: red LED
Epi-fluorescence observation Illumination: external mercury illuminator Intensilight via fiber cable, Filter cube: up to two can be mounted, Field diaphragm: rectangular diaphragm switch interacting with the objective changeover, Built-in noise terminator
Objective lens magnification 40x (20x, 40x, 80x by switching tube lens), NA 0.8 20x (10x, 20x, 40x by switching tube lens), NA 0.5, with correction ring
Camera High-sensitivity 1.3-megapixel cooled monochrome camera
Recording pixels: 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 (binning)
Data format ICS-IDS, JPEG, BMP, Tiff, PNG (still), AVI (movie)
Imaging area XY: 6 x 6 mm (by objective lens movement), Z: 1.25 mm
Time-lapse Up to 99 XYZ-positions can be set. AVI image file output at desired Z-axis and 10-fps imaging at time intervals are possible.
Image stitching Allows composition of large-area images of 6 mm x 6 mm
Analysis functions Tone curve adjustment, saturation indicator, light intensity screening, light intensity record display, ratio display, image blur adjustment, etc.
Temperature record Graph display
Power consumption 1160 VA (IM-Q: 300 VA, illuminator Intensilight: 130 VA, PC: 475 VA, display: 55 VA, gas mixer: 200 VA)
Dimensions 220 (W) x 620 (D) x 400 (H) mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 30 kg (main body only)