Hirox Digital Dissecting Microscope
This unique microscope bridges the gap between a dissecting microscope and a scanning electron microscope. The microscope has the capability of full color digital images with 30 Mega pixels (6400 x 4800) resolution; magnification of 1x to 7,000 with 4 microscope lens with continuous zoom between 1x-50x, 50x-400x and 350x-3,500x; 700-7,000x with a metal halide light source which is color balanced to natural light; 3D real time imaging and reconstructive 3D imaging from serial sections; live-real time 3D tiling (observing specimens at high magnification while moving from one frame to another stitched together into a single image); 30 frames per second live video; small moveable computer and microscope stand for easy portability, and a full 360o viewing of specimens without touching the specimen.
- Digitally document specimens in real color for scientific publication.
- Aid scientists in dissecting specimens for observation.
- Obtain color images of specimens prior to observation in the electron microscopes for true color rendering of black and white images following analysis in the microscope.
- Video capture the behavior of organisms.
- Digitally document in 3D rare specimens such as type specimens or rarely collected specimens without having to touch the specimens.
- Obtain accurate measurements of the specimens in 2D and 3D.
- Many, many other uses for obtaining microscopic images.
Contact: Gary.Bauchan@ars.usda.gov 301-504-6649