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Leica MC190 HD Life Science

Microscope Camera for Analysis Leica MC190 HD


To which microscopes can I attach the Leica MC190 HD?

You can attach the MC190 HD camera to any Leica compound or stereo microscope with a documentation tube or documentation port. It is ideal for brightfield, non-fluorescent applications where there is abundant illumination. If you are unsure, your local Leica representative will be happy to help.

What type of C-mount do you recommend?

The camera features a 1/2 inch sensor, so we recommend using the 0.5x C-mount adapter for stereo microscopes or the 0.55x C-mount adapter for compound microscopes.

What type and size SD card can I use in the Leica MC190 HD camera?

You can use SD HC compatible card, 128 MB to 32 GB.

Which standalone movie format that I can record to the SD card?

The Leica MC190 HD records Full HD movies in MP4 format.

What type of monitor should I use in standalone mode?

We recommend only using HDMI monitors with the Leica MC190 HD camera. Use of a HDMI-DVI adapter will not guarantee that the unit will function in standalone mode.

Which Leica software currently supports the Leica MC190 HD?

The camera is supported in LAS 4.8 or higher and in Leica Acquire 3.2.

What computer operating system is supported by the Leica MC190 HD?

The camera is compatible with Win7 and Win8 software and is designed to simplify the imaging process from capture through to processing.

What comes in the Leica MC190 HD box?

The box includes the Leica MC190 HD camera head, USB 2.0 cable (2.5m), Quick Start guide, and Leica software.

Can I create a monochrome image from the Leica MC190 HD?

Yes you can, while in PC mode, the camera can be switched to monochrome using Leica software.

What type of sensor is used in the Leica MC190 HD?

The MC190 HD camera utilizes the Aptina 1/2.3" CMOS senor to deliver, fast, crisp color images.

What type of digital interface does the Leica MC190 HD feature?

The MC190 HD has a USB 2.0 interface.