Integrated system of microscope stage and camera

Pinpoint-cam USB
product#: PSC-USB-M** (monochrome), -C**(color)


Single GUI control system of XY stage and USB camera removes lost of positions during observation Informative image file name with wel position number and sample ID helps image data management.

Product items

Feature 1: convenient functions by integration of XY stage and camera
Wel number is indicated on screen.
Automatically, information of wel number and positions are added into file name of captured image.
XY stage destination can be made by wel number input.

Feature 2: novel image processing functions are included
Defect removal and median filter (3x3, 5x5, and 7x7) are included
The following 5 color mapping are included for easy image recognition and image enhancing

Feature 3: external trigger control function is equipped
2 TTL level signal output ports are equipped for external device control such as special illumination

Position settlement resolution: 0.8um
Max stage moving speed: 5mm/sec
Wel number function is available for 96 and 384 wel plates
Adaptable microscope: Olympus CKX53, IX-73, Novel NIB-100 (as of Feb. 2021)
Sensor type: 1/2”~1.0” CMOS image sensor (monochrome or color), pixel size: 4.8um x 4.8um

Sterilization process acceptable USB3 camera

Product name: Sterile-cam USB (STC-USB-M01, -C01)

We provide availability of USB3 camera to your experiments in a sterile environment.


Feature 1: versatility of camera function

Direct control by PC with USB3 cable
Mechanical connection of C mount and camera screw
Time lapse image capture by attaching software

Feature 2: accept sterilization process

Can be applied to H2O2 sterilization process without cover

Comparison of Decontamination and Sterilization

Some virus and bacteria can remain after Decontamination process

No virus, bacteria and cells remain after Sterilization process

Picture of Sterile-cam USB


Mechanical data

  Size: 56mm x 56mm x 135mm (excluding protrusions and cables)

  Weight: 800g

Camera function

  Sensor type: 1/2” CMOS (monochrome or color)

  Number of pixels: 1.3Mpixels ( 1280 x 1024 )

  Data interface: USB3( cable length: 2m)

  Lens mount format: C

 Attaching Software

  Camera Explorer (Baumer): capture still images and movies

  Time lapse image capture (Pinpoint Photonics): continuous image with fixed time intervals


          Captured image files can directly opened and converted to movie file by ImageJ.

          Movie examples captured by attaching time lapse software and converted by ImageJ.


Sterile-cam USB accepts only H2O2 Sterilization, it does not accept other sterilization process such as EOG and autoclave.



In case C mount lens cannot accept sterilization process, we can supply lens cover for H2O2 Sterilization process as an optional tool (maximum lens size: 35mm in length, 30mm in diameter)