Visitron CSU-W1

Visitron CSU W1
Confocal spinning disk microscope with CO2/temperature control and beam homogenizer.

Visitron Spinning Disk CSU W1. Fast confocal with full temperature control and CO2. Incldues illumination homogenizer for larger FOV acquisitions with limited vignetting.

Person in charge: Thierry Laroche & Olivier Burri

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Technical Specifications

Imaging: Confocal & Widefield
Inverted Olympus IX 83 motorized
XY-Stage: Motorized
Illumination: Halogen Lamp, Laser
Software: VisiView


CameraOrca Flash 4.0ImagEMX2
Chip TechnologysCMOS GrayscaleEMCCD Grayscale
Resolution2048 x 2048512 x 512
Chip size13.31 mm x 13.31 mm8.19 mm x 8.19 mm
Pixel size6.45 um x 6.45 um16.0 um x 16.5 um
Dynamic Range16-bit16-bit
Optovar 1.0x – 1.5x – 2.0x 1.0x – 1.5x – 2.0x


ObjectiveMag/NAMediumContrastWD (mm)
U PLAN APO10x/0.40airDIC3.1
U PLAN APO20x/0.80oilDIC0.19
U PLAN FLN20x/0.75airDIC0.60
U PLAN S APO60x/1.42oilDIC0.28
U PLAN S APO100x/1.40oilDIC0.13

Laser Lines

WavelengthLaser Type
405 nmSolid state
488 nmSolid state
561 nmPumped Diode
640 nmSolid state

Emission Filtercubes in Spinning Disk

sdc DAPIBP 460/50ET460/50m
sdc GFPBP 525/50ET525/50m
sdc RFPBP 605/70ET605/70m
sdc Cy5BP 700/75ET700/75m
sdc QuadMultibandZT405/488/561/640rpc

Filtercubes in Microscope Turret

The filters below are for using the oculars only, when looking for your sample.

BlueBP 360-370DM 400BA 420-460U-MNUA2