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Digital Imaging Microscope

A Real Solution for Digital Pathology

Nikon’s new ECLIPSE Ui Digital Upright Microscope provides accurate microscopy-based imaging. View and share high quality images in real time with easy-to-use software for a more streamlined workflow.

This product is currently available in Australia only. Please contact your local dealer for more information on this product in your country.

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Key Features

VIEW – Display high quality images in real time

The ECLIPSE Ui’s image quality is backed by Nikon's renowned imaging technology, providing clear color reproducibility without negative influence from ambient light. Furthermore, the elimination of conventional eyepieces greatly reduces operator eye fatigue allowing the user to work effortlessly for longer periods of time.

New-category medical equipment for turning pathological samples digital.

The internal PC provides all the necessary functions and applications.

Images on the monitor screen for easy observation.

It is no longer necessary to sit for hours looking through microscope eyepieces. The images are shared onscreen, suitable for two or more people to discuss the samples.

Nikon CFI Plan Fluor Series Objective Lenses

Time-proven optical-mechanical performance of Nikon microscopes.

The ECLIPSE Ui uses Nikon’s unparalleled optics to yield well-resolved, high quality images.

The Ui inherits the traditional optical technology of Nikon microscopes and is equipped with CFI Plan Fluor Series objectives, resulting in bright and sharp images.

PAM staining of membranous nephropathy (40X)

Nikon’s renowned imaging expertise.

The Nikon ECLIPSE Ui’s unique design produces high-quality images that are easy to observe, while minimizing afterimages. The Ui yields enhanced color reproducibility and allows smooth and fast scrolling with adjustable brightness and color tone.

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FAST – Fast imaging for quicker workflow

The ECLIPSE Ui is operational in 2.5 seconds after loading a sample providing the user an immediate viewable image. Digital sample images can be observed live. Furthermore, magnification changes and X-Y movements can be quickly adjusted. It is also equipped with a macro-imaging function and other sample-oriented applications.


A prepared slide can be placed on the unit with only one hand for quick and efficient slide exchange.

A sample can be observed in 2.5 seconds after being loaded.

Samples are loaded at the touch of a button and appear on the display monitor in 2.5 seconds.

The macro-imaging function allows for overviewing samples and quick target location.

A sample is captured as a macro-image, thereby allowing the user to quickly identify the region of interest to be observed. That site can also be selected and preset so that it can be recalled with just one click. The macro-image displayed may also be saved as required.

Thick samples can be easily observed using the scroll wheel or focus button

Equipped for multiple applications

The system is designed to meet various use cases, such as thick sample observation and imaging.

Z-focus adjustment

The Z-focus can be quickly repositioned for thick or undulating samples by using the mouse scroll wheel or onscreen focus button.

Stepwise transfer

The stage can be successively shifted at a constant rate to enable convenient, multi-field observation. There are six speed settings for a wide range of scrolling applications.

USABILITY – User-friendly and simple for operational efficiency

The ECLIPSE Ui system is equipped with an intuitive, easy to use GUI that makes it simple to operate – even for novice users.

The functions needed to observe sample images are arranged in a user-friendly way to allow one to simultaneously view micro- and macro-images in real time.

Magnifications are changeable with the touch of a button

Digital zoom-in/out available.

Easy Focus function

Equipped with the auto-focus function or focus adjustment is possible with the onscreen buttons or the mouse wheel.

Slide bar brightness adjustment

Exposure and aperture control are easily adjusted by dragging the slide bars onscreen.

Color adjustment

Shades and contrasts can be quickly and easily adjusted and saved to the user’s preferences.


Areas of interest can be annotated and point-to-point measurements can be made within the displayed image.

Digital technology for better objectivity and consistency

The functions unique to the ECLIPSE Ui, such as tracing of already observed field of views and automatic alignment serve to observe samples more objectively and consistently.

Alignment Mode

Serial sections of differently stained tissues can be automatically aligned using this feature. The same user-defined target areas can be visualized side by side on two samples at a time - eliminating the need to remember and manually find critical observation points. You can easily navigate between the various target points with a single click.

Trace Display

Trace Display shows which areas in the sample were previously viewed – indicated by a slight shading in the macro image. This helps more efficient observation and contributes to preventing oversight of critical areas.

EASY TO USE ON A DAILY BASIS – Functions to support multiple use cases and applications

The ECLIPSE Ui system is equipped with three modes: routine specimen observation, research*/education*, and data sharing. Users can easily select their preferred imaging quality and speed.

* Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


In this mode, cytoscreening is supported. Sample images displayed live on the monitor screen can be used for routine pathological image observation and successive observation. Captured images can be transferred to other pathological systems for later viewing.


Data (sample images, observation spots, etc.) to share or discuss are saved in an external storage*2. This data can be utilized for relevant studies and education.


The system can be used for easy remote consultations.

Sharing live images via the Ui can be instantaneous, making it readily accessible to get a second (or third) opinion of a sample.

The Ui can be fully remote controlled for 1-1 consulting sessions. This is done through a secure, dedicated cloud service with no third-party interface required*3.

*1: Not for use in diagnostic procedures.
*2: Separately sold.
*3: Separate contract must be concluded for using the Remote mode. For communication environment, contact us.

All-in-one compact and well thought-out design

The small footprint of the body measures 422 mm in height, 233 mm in width and 427 mm in depth. The microscope can be readily and easily set up and does not require a dark room as ambient light does not affect the image.

Bar code reading for efficient sample control.

Bar code and 2D code (QR code) are easily read, displayed and saved, reducing the chance of samples becoming mixed-up.

3712 x 3712, above 1 fps

Different resolutions and frame rates to meet applications.

There are two types of image output: LIVE mode for immediate observation, and High-Quality mode for recording and archiving.

LIVE (Observation mode)
1080 x 1080, above 30 fps

High-Quality (Capture mode)
3712 x 3712, above 1 fps

NETWORK ACCESS – Digital medical system compatible with network for remote viewing and data sharing

Data sharing through remote access.

Users (on contract) in remote locations may access and operate the system to allow for shared medical treatment discussion, collaboration and immediate and accurate observation.

* For this Remote mode functionality, a separate contract must be used. Contact Nikon for communication environment information.


Sample is loaded by the Remote user.


The same image is reviewed both by the user on contract and Remote user.


The system is operated both by the user on contract and Remote user (for focusing, positioning, magnification adjustment, etc.).


Sample is removed by the Remote user.

Example for rapid intraoperative diagnosis application.

Frozen sections can be quickly observed from any remote location with the ECLIPSE Ui.