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          Digital MicroscopeVHX-1000 series

          Digital Microscope


          [Discontinued model]

          This model has been discontinued.

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          Image capture device

          1/1.8-inch, 2.11 million-pixel CCD image sensor
          Total pixels : 1688 (H) x 1248 (V)
          Effective pixels : 1628 (H) x 1236 (V)
          Virtual pixels : 1600 (H) x 1200 (V)

          Scan method


          Frame rate

          15 F/s, 28 F/s switchable


          2 million pixels

          1600 (H) x 1200 (V) Approx 1000 TV lines

          6 million pixels

          1600 (H) x 1200 (V) Approx 1200 TV lines
          2 million pixels x 3 CCD mode (Excellent colour reproducibility)*1

          8 million pixels

          3200 (H) x 2400 (V) Approx 1600 TV lines*2

          18 million pixels

          4800 (H) x 3600 (V) Approx 2000 TV lines*2

          54 million pixels

          4800 (H) x 3600 (V) Approx 2000 TV lines
          18 million pixels x 3 CCD mode (Excellent colour reproducibility)*3

          High Dynamic Range

          16-bit resolution through RGB data from each pixel



          Electronic shutter

          AUTO, MANU, OFF, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/5000, 1/9000, 1/19000

          Supercharge shutter

          0.2 sec. to 17 sec. Can be set in increments of 0.1 sec.

          White balance

          Auto, Manual, One-push set, Preset (2700K, 3200K, 5600K, 9000K)

          Back-focus adjustment

          Not required

          LCD monitor


          Colour LCD (TFT) 17"*4

          Panel size

          365.76 (H) x 228.6 (V) mm*4

          Pixel pitch

          0.1905 (H) x 0.1905 (V) mm*4

          Number of pixels

          1920 (H) x 1200 (V) (WUXGA)*4

          Display Colour

          Approx 16,770,000 colours *5*4


          270 cd/m2 (typical)*4

          Contrast ratio

          450 : 1 (typ)*4

          Viewing angle

          ±80° (typical, horizontal), ±70° (typical, vertical)*4

          CD-R/CD-RW/DVD drive unit


          DVD-ROM drive unit

          CD-R/CD-RW/DVDdrive unit


          CD-R/CD-RW : 24x Write, 24x Re-write, 24x Read, DVD : 8x Read

          CD-R/CD-RW/DVD drive unit

          Used disk


          Storage capacity

          700 MB, Approx 3500 images (When a 2 million-pixel image is
          compressed) to Approx 117 images (When a 2 million-pixel image is
          not compressed)

          Hard disk drive unit

          160 GB (including 45 GB reservation area), Approx 575,000 images
          (When a 2 million-pixel image is compressed) to Approx 19,000
          images (When a 2 million-pixel image is not compressed)

          Image format

          JPEG/HD Photo (With compression), TIFF (No compression)

          Observable image size

          10000 (H) pixels x 10000 (V) pixels (when stitched)

          Light source


          12 V, 100 W, Halogen lamp

          Lamp life

          1000 hours (average)

          Colour temperature

          3100 K (at maximum light intensity)

          Video output

          DVI (1920 x 1200 pixels)

          Video output


          Special LCD monitor

          75 kHz (H), 60 Hz (V)

          External monitor


          Mouse input

          Supports USB mouse

          Keyboard input

          Supports USB keyboards

          External remote input

          Pause/ Recording, Non-voltage input



          RJ-45 (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T)

          USB 2.0 Series A

          8 types


          Moving image recording software

          Functions for recording/reproducing moving images

          High-quality depth composition software

          Functions for composing a single image from a plurality of images obtained by focusing on and
          capturing an image of each portion of the target that is of a different height

          Real-time depth composition software

          Displays full-focused images in real-time at the turn of the focus adjustment dial.

          Image improvement software

          Image processing functions for correcting images to make observation easier

          Comment input software

          Function for inputting and displaying comments such as letters, marks, or the like in an observation image

          Area measurement software

          Measures areas of 2D images.

          Screen splitting software

          Function for splitting an image vertically, horizontally, or into four parts, and displaying the image


          420 x 416 x 181 mm (when stored)


          Power voltage

          100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

          Power consumption


          Environmental resistance

          Ambient temperature

          +5 to +40 °C

          Relative humidity

          35 to 80 % RH (No condensation)



          Approx 11.6 kg

          Camera unit

          Approx 1.00 kg (VHX-1100), Approx 0.90 kg (VHX-1020)


          Approx 0.30 kg

          *1 2 million pixels x 3 CCD modeSupports only the multi-scan camera VHX-1100.
          *2 Supports only the multi-scan camera VHX-1100.
          *3 18 million pixels x 3 CCD modeSupports only the multi-scan camera VHX-1100.
          *4 The LCD monitor provided in the VHX Series is based on extremely advanced technology. Rarely, an unlit part (black spot) or lit part (bright spot) may exist on the monitor screen. However, this is not an indication of the LCD monitor being defective.
          *5 Approximately 16,770,000 pixels are realised with the dithering processing of the display controller.


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