To which microscopes can I attach the DMC5400 camera?
You can attach the DMC5400 camera to most compound or stereo microscope with a documentation tube or documentation port from Leica Microsystems. If you are unsure, your local Leica representative will be happy to help. For microscopes other than Leica please contact your local Leica representative.
What type of sensor is used in the DMC5400 camera?
It is a 20 Megapixel CMOS sensor with latest Sony ExmorR sensor technology.
What type of C-mount do you recommend?
We recommend to use a 1.0x C-mount adapter, for stereo microscopes (article no. 10 450 829) as well as for compound microscopes (11 541 510).
What type of digital interface does the DMC5400 camera feature?
The DMC5400 camera has a USB 3.0 digital interface. The connector is according to industry standard a USB 3 micro-B socket with screw locks.
Can I use my onboard USB 3.0 socket of the PC?
Yes, this can be done. USB Hubs are not recommended, as they sometimes do not deliver enough power for proper operation of the camera.
Can I use my camera with a USB 2.0 socket?
The DMC5400 will not work when operated through a USB 2.0 interface.
What Leica software currently supports the DMC5400 camera?
The camera is fully supported in LAS X 3.4 or higher. Limited support in LAS 4.13 or higher.
What computer operating system is supported by the DMC5400 camera?
The camera is compatible with Win7, Win8 and Win10 software.
Can I create a monochrome image from the DMC5400 camera?
The camera can be switched to monochrome mode using Leica software.
What comes in the box?
The box includes the DMC5400 camera head, DVD with Leica Application Suite (LAS) and Leica Application Suite (LAS X) software, USB cable 2.5 m with screw-lock connectors.