Excelitas X-Cite 120LEDmini LED Fluorescence Illuminator

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The X-Cite 120LEDmini is a compact and simple to use white-light LED light source for fluorescence imaging applications. Through direct coupling, X-Cite 120LEDmini delivers superior LED illumination and exceptional field uniformity at the specimen level with the broadest spectrum of fluorescence excitation for routinely used fluorophores. Additionally, with manual, PC and TTL control, X-Cite 120LEDmini provides convenient control options for any instrument configuration, from basic to fully automated operation. With LEDs guaranteed for 20,000 hours, X-Cite 120LEDmini is virtually maintenance-free with no lamp or light guide components to replace, and requires minimum space attributed to its compact size.


  • LED Technology: Efficiency, stability, instant ON/OFF and long lifetime
  • White Light Excitation: Excitation of commonly used fluorophores such as DAPI, CFP, GFP/FITC, YFP, mCherry/Texas Red, and Cy5
  • Direct Coupled: High Power excitation
  • Multiple Control Options: Simple operation through USB, TTL or speedDIAL
  • Small Footprint: Minimal space requirement ; less bench top real estate used
  • Optimized Thermal Management: Maximum LED output, lifetime, stability and reliability
  • X-Cite Coupling Optics: Efficient optical output and uniformity with highest performing coupling optics

Technical Specifications:

  • Includes: X-Cite 120LED Head, miniCube, speedDIAL, microscope flange, accessory kit
  • Wavelength Range: 370-700nm
  • External Power Supply: Universal input 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 150W
  • LED ON/OFF Response Times: 85μs TTL / 1ms USB
  • Control Options: ON/OFF – TTL compatible, speedDIAL, RS-232 commands (SDK available), USB
  • I/O Connections: BNC input , USB (B-type)
  • Dimensions – HEAD: 100mm x 135mm x 110mm (W x H x D)
  • Dimensions – CONTROLLER: 180mm x 110mm x 230mm (W x H x D)
  • Dimensions – speedDIAL: 80mm x 59mm x 112mm (W x H x D)
  • Weight: 3.4 kg (7.5 lb)
  • Certifications: RoHS, CE
  • Warranty LEDs: – 20,000 hours, All other X-Cite 120LEDmini components – 1 year, parts and labor

Additional information


Equipment Condition


X-Cite 120LEDmini

Fluorescence Type


Microscope Type

Stereo / Dissecting, Upright, Inverted