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Q Imaging Retiga 2000R 1.92MP Color CCD Microscope Camera

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ccd sensor:

  • Light-Sensitive Pixels: 1.92 million; 1600 x 1200
  • Binning Modes: 2×2, 4×4, 8×8
  • ROI (Region of Interest): From 1×1 pixels up to full resolution, continuously variable in singlepixel increments
  • Exposure/Integration Control: 10μs to 17.9min in 1μs increments
  • Sensor Type: Kodak KAI-2020 progressive-scan interline CCD (monochrome or color)
  • Pixel Size: 7.4μm x 7.4μm
  • Linear Full Well: 40,000e- (1×1); 80,000e- (2×2)
  • Read Noise: 16e
  • Dark Current: 0.5e-/pix/s (non-cooled)
  • Cooling: Peltier thermoelectric cooling to 25˚C below ambient
  • Digital Output: 12 bits
  • Readout Frequency: 20, 10, 5MHz
  • Frame Rate: 7.5fps full resolution @ 12 bits (190fps maximum with binning and ROI


  • Computer Platforms/Operating Systems: Windows 7, Vista and XP (32/64 bit)
  • Digital Interface: IEEE 1394 FireWire
  • Sustained Image Data Rate: 40MB/s
  • Shutter Control: Electronic shutter, no moving parts
  • External Trigger: TTL Input
  • Trigger Types: Internal, Software, External
  • External Sync: TTL Output
  • Gain Control: 0.451 to 21.5x
  • Offset Control: -2048 to 2047
  • Optical Interface: 1”, C-mount optical format; Threadmount 1/4” — 20 mount
  • Power Requirements: 17W (cooled), 11W (non-cooled)
  • Weight: 845g
  • Operating Environment: 0 to 50˚C (32 to 122˚F)
  • Storage Temperature: -10 to 60˚C
  • Humidity: Less than 80% non-condensing at 35˚C (95 ˚F)

The QImaging® Retiga-2000R digital camera features enhanced visible-range quantum efficiency resulting in high sensitivity
that is ideal for brightfield, machine vision, metrology, and metallurgical imaging applications. A progressive-scan interline
CCD sensor gives a resolution of 1.92 million pixels in a 12-bit digital output. High-speed, low-noise electronics provide linear digital data for rapid image capture. The IEEE 1394 FireWire digital interface allows ease of use and installation with a single wire. No framegrabber or external power supply is required.


  • Brightfield, Phase-Contrast, & Darkfield Microscopy
  • Live-Cell Imaging
  • Pathology, Histology, & Cytology
  • FISH
  • Ca++ Ratio Analysis
  • Motility & Motion Analysis
  • DNA Analysis
  • Metallurgical Microscopy
  • Semiconductor Inspection
  • Manufacturing Quality Control
  • Failure Analysis
  • Forensic Analysis


  • High-Resolution: 1.92-Million-Pixel Sensor: < Highly detailed, sharp images
  • Large Pixels (7.4μm x 7.4μm): < High sensitivity, high dynamic range, large well capacity
  • High-Speed Readout: 
    • Previewing & focusing in real time
    • 190fps maximum frame rate
    • 7.5fps full resolution @ 12 bits
    • Ideal for automated imaging applications
  • Low-Noise Electronics: Quantitation & imaging of low light levels
  • 12-Bit Digitization/ 36-Bit Color Digitization: 
    • < 4096 levels per channel for superior color images
  • External Sync & Trigger: Tight synchronization with flashlamps, automated filters, shutters, &
    microscope stages
  • Peltier Cooling: Minimizes thermal noise during low-light, long-exposure imaging
  • Binning:
    • Increases sensitivity for quantitation & imaging of very low light levels
    • Increases frame rate
  • IEEE 1394 FireWire Connection:
    • Simple connectivity
    • Ease of use & installation
    • Portability with laptop computer
    • Simultaneous use of multiple cameras through a single port
    • Single-cable operation (no external power supply or control unit)
  • Extensive Application Software Support: Choose from a large selection of life science & industrial software
    for microscopy, machine vision, & video-streaming functions


Additional information


Color or Monochrome


Equipment Condition

Frame Rate

7.5 fps


Retiga 2000R

Camera Resolution

1.92 Megapixels

Sensor Type