National Optical Model DC-128 Compound Digital Camera Microscope, Cordless LED
This compound microscope and digital camera combination includes a 100x oil immersion lens, 1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser, and a rechargeable LED illumination system. The quality digital camera and included Motic Software can be used on both PC and Mac computers.
Widefield 10x eyepiece with pointer.
45° inclined monocular viewing head.
DIN standard 4x (0.10 N.A.), 10x (0.25 N.A.) and 40xR (0.65 N.A.) objectives are supplied for 40x, 100x and 400x magnification. Also included is a 100xR (1.25 N.A.) oil immersion lens for 1000x magnification. All lenses are achromatic, parfocalled, parcentered and color-coded.
4-hole objective turret with click-stops, ball-bearing mounted for smooth, precise changes in magnification.
LED illumination rated up to 100,000 hours life, with light output equal to a 20 watt tungsten bulb, totally heat free.
Rechargeable AA nickel metal hydride batteries can be recharged up to 1000 times, with each 8 hour charge providing up to 50 hours of operation, totaling 40-50,000 hours use from each set of 3 batteries.
Included recharger shuts off when batteries are fully charged, eliminating the danger of overcharging and shortening battery life. Microscope can be used during recharging, or recharger can remain plugged-in for conventional use.
Rheostat light intensity control with separate on/off switch.
Separate low position coarse and fine focusing controls.
Stage moves up or down, eyepiece and body remain fixed.
Slip clutch prevents damage to focusing system.
Tension adjustment eliminates stage drift.
Safety rack stop prevents damage to slides and objective lenses.
Large 120mm x 120mm (4-3/4 in. x 4-3/4 in.) graduated mechanical stage, with a professional quality low profile specimen holder and low-position coaxial x-y controls.
1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser with spiral focusing mount, iris diaphragm, built-in swing-out frosted glass filter.
Rugged cast metal, gray enamel finish.
Height 340mm (13-3/8 in.). Net wt. 3.8 kgs (8.4 lbs).
Molded styrofoam container with instruction brochure and vinyl dustcover.
Individual: Ship wt. 5.14 kgs (11.3 lbs), Dimensions 457x381x254mm (18x15x10 in.)
Lifetime limited warranty on microscope portion, excluding LED, batteries and recharger.
THE CAMERA -Built-in
This model permits hook-up to computer with supplied USB cable. Easy-to-use software for capturing microscope images, labeling, measuring, storing, and e-mailing. Requires a PC with Windows 98 or above.
SPECIFICATIONS – NATIONAL DIGITAL MICROSCOPE #DC-128
USB Port (digital signal for use with computer only)
Image device 1/4 in. interline CMOS
Effective pixels 659 x 494
Framed resolution 640 x 480 pixels
Electronic shutter 8-15 frames/sec
Sync System N/A
Audio output Transmission across Image 2000 direct into memory of PC
White balance Auto white balance
B.L.C. Back light compensation (auto)
Minimum illumination 5 Lux (F:1.4)
Data transfer 7.5 MB/second
Color Image Take-up time below one second
Color depth 24 bit (16.7 million colors)
Electronic shutter --
Power supply 5v self powered from computer USB
Data format BMP, JPG, MIG (for recording)
Operating System Windows 98 or above: Mac 9.x, OSX.
Intel Pentium, CPU 200 Mhz or above, 128 MB RAM or above, 200 MB Hard Disk or above, CD-ROM drive, USB plug, sound card, speaker and microphone for video and audio recording, a modem or network card for e-mail, video conference and video mail.
Immediate Printout On printer
Position and size of image on monitor Freely definable
Menu on monitor Pull-down menus for opening, storing, printing, print preview, regulator for brightness, color, gamma correction. Icons for recording, image interpolation, switching between large and small image, image quality, automatic and manual white balance.
Image data Automatic reference number, date, time
Interactive adjustment Color, brightness, contrast
Import of stored data Possible
Operating temperature -50°F to +150°F
Storage temperature -50°F to +175°F
Relative humidity 40% to 95%
1-Year Limited Warranty
90-day limited warranty