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UltraVIEW VoX

The UltraVIEW is a dual-camera 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.

Performance


Components

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 2x Hamamatsu Orca-R2 CCD
Stage motorised xyz
Incubation 37 degrees
Filters DAPI, GFP, mCherry, Cy5, 580 nm dichroic for dual-colour
Autofocus Hardware-based autofocus











Performance

UV psf July 2018

Figure 1. Optical resolution of the UltraVIEW spinning disk measured monthly using sub-resolution fluorescent beads.

UV laser July 2018

Figure 2. Output power at the back aperture of the UltraVIEW spinning disk measured monthly to monitor performance.