Leica SP8 IN1

Leica SP8 IN1 Microscope
Flexible Inverted confocal microscope with resonant scanner and motorized stage. Ideal for widefield and confocal tiled acquisitions.

Multipurpose point scanning confocal microscope with PMT, tPMT, HyD and CCD camera detectors. Motorized stage with Navigator for convenient tiling.

Person in charge: José Artacho & Thierry Laroche

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Technical Specifications

Imaging: Confocal & Widefield
Inverted Leica DMi8
XY-Stage: Motorized
Illumination: Lumencor Sola SM II LED, Laser
Software: LAS-X


2 Hybrid Detectors (HyD) for fluorescence
1 photomultiplier tube (PMT) for fluorescence
1 transmission photomultiplier tube (PMT) for brightfield

CameraDFC 3000 G B/W
Chip TechnologyCCD Grayscale
Resolution1296 x 966
Chip size6.26 mm x 5.01 mm
Dexel size3.75 um x 3.75 um
Dynamic Range16-bit (max)


ObjectiveMag/NAMediumContrastWD (mm)
HC PL Fluotar5x/0.15airDIC POL13.7
HC PL Fluotar10x/0.30airDIC POL11.0
HC PL APO20x/0.75airDIC POL0.62
HC PL APO40x/1.25glycDIC POL0.14
HC PL APO63x/1.40oilDIC POL0.14

Laser Lines

WavelengthLaser Type
405 nmSolid state
488 nmSolid state
552 nmSolid state
638 nmSolid state


The links in the table below will send you to an FPbase configuration page.

DAPIBP 350/50400BP 460/5015525304
FITCBP 480/40505BP 527/3011525307
RHODBP 546/10560BP 585/4011525308
Y5BP 620/60660BP 700/75