To which microscopes can I attach the Leica DMC4500?
You can attach the DMC4500 camera to any Leica compound or stereo microscope with a documentation tube or documentation port. 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 Leica software currently supports the Leica DMC4500?
The camera is supported in LAS X 1.9 or higher and LAS 4.7 or higher.
What computer operating system is supported by the Leica DMC4500?
The camera is compatible with Win7 and Win8 software.
Can I create a monochrome image from the Leica DMC4500 camera?
The camera can be switched to monochrome mode using Leica software.
What type of sensor is used in the Leica DMC4500?
It is the 5 MP Sony sensor ICX282 with super HAD CCD technology.
What type of C-mount do you recommend?
What comes in the box?
The box includes the Leica DMC4500 camera head, a PCI Express USB 3.0 interface card with 2 ports, two mounting brackets (long and short), Molex power connector, SATA adapter cable (3x SATA, 1x Molex), USB 3.0 cable (2.5 m), quick start guide, and Leica Application Suite (LAS) and Leica Application Suite (LAS X) software.
Can I use my onboard USB 3.0 socket of the PC?
In many cases you can use it, but to benefit from the full performance of the camera we recommend using the PCI board, which is delivered with the camera.
Can I use my camera with a USB 2.0 socket?
You can, but the Leica DMC4500 will be limited to a live image of full frame of 25 MHz. No binning mode is possible when the camera is used with USB 2.0.
What type of digital interface does the Leica DMC4500 feature?
The Leica DMC4500 has a USB 3.0 digital interface and is delivered with an USB 3.0 PCI express board.