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The UltraVIEW is a spinning disk confocal from PerkinElmer. Provides optically sectioned 3D datasets with higher speed and less photobleaching than a standard point-scanning confocal microscope. Suitable for high-speed, multi-colour volumetric fluorescence microscopy.

Located in MCBB room L1.22.

Optical configuration.

Hardware details for methods reporting in publications.

Booking rules for UltraVIEW.


Objectives 100x oil, 60x oil, 40x oil, 20x air (on request)
Lasers 405 nm, 488 nm, 561nm, 640 nm
FRAP 405 nm, 488 nm, 561nm, 640 nm
Cameras 1x sCMOS Hamamatsu Orca-Flash4.0 v3
Stage Motorised xyz
Incubation 37 degrees
Filters DAPI, GFP, mCherry, Cy5, 580 nm dichroic for dual-colour
Autofocus Hardware-based autofocus