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Providing digital solutions to educational/clinical fields. Announcing the release of the Digital Sight 1000 microscope camera.

Sep 1, 2020

Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce the release of the Digital Sight 1000 microscope camera, providing digital solutions to educational/clinical fields.

Product Information

The microscope camera can obtain images during observation on the display in combination with a microscope. Digital solutions are currently in demand in many fields, with digital images being used for teaching and presentations in medical and biological education fields, as well as being shared to facilitate communication in the field of clinical medicine.

The Digital Sight 1000 microscope camera has now been released to meet these needs. By combining this product with an educational microscope or an inspection microscope, Nikon can provide comprehensive support, from digital solutions to follow-up services such as repair and maintenance.

Main features

1. Providing digital solutions in optimum combination with a microscope

The Digital Sight 1000 is designed to be used with Nikon’s Eclipse series of teaching microscopes, which are widely used in the educational and clinical fields. This enables Nikon to comprehensively provide support, from digital solutions to follow-up services such as repair and maintenance.

2. Effective in communication in educational/clinical fields

This product enables acquisition of 2-megapixel Full HD images and live display at 30 frames per second. You can quickly follow changes during observation of the target when aligning or focusing a sample. It produces a positive effect on teaching and discussion at educational institutions, and communication between doctor and patient at clinical facilities.

3. Simple setup and operation contribute to efficiency in educational fields

It is possible to connect a display and a mouse to Digital Sight 1000. A camera can be controlled without a PC, and a process from setup to display and acquisition can be implemented in an easy-to-follow way. This product contributes to efficient operation at educational fields.

An example of a combination of the ECLIPSE E100 educational microscope and the Digital Sight 1000

Specifications

Digital Sight 1000
Image sensor1/2.8 inch Color CMOS image sensor
Size:5.57 x 3.13 mm
Recordable pixels1920 x 1080 Pixels
Lens mountC-mount
ISO sensitivityStandard: equivalent to ISO 150
Live display1920 x 1080 Pixels: 30fps
Exposure time1m sec~10 sec
Photometry modeAverage photometry:1920 × 1080 pixels (all area)
Exposure controlAutomatic exposure, Manual exposure
Exposure correctionAvailable
InterfaceUSB2.0 (connect with PC or USB mouse) × 1, HDMI × 1, SD card slot x1 (SD/SDHC cards are available)
Power supplyAC100~240V 50Hz/60Hz
Power consumption3W
Dimensions76(W) x 69(D) x 91(H) mm
Weight450g (approx.)
Operating environment0-40°C, 60% RH max. (without condensation)
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