PROMICAM 3-12CS12 MP USB 3.0 CMOS Color Digital Microscope Camera with up to 4K Live View

USB 3.0 Digital Microscope Camera PROMICAMTwo-year warranty

PROMICAM 3-12CS 12 MP USB 3.0 microscope camera provides 4K UHD live view at 16 fps. Sony® STARVIS CMOS sensor with rolling shutter and global reset provides high image quality and excellent color reproduction. The back-illuminated CMOS architecture increases quantum efficiency and reduces read noise for improved sensitivity and dynamic range.
The camera is produced by PROMICRA and supported by QuickPHOTO programs.


Suitable for Applications:

Brightfield / Darkfield
Biology / Live Cell Imaging
Histology / Pathology / Cytology
Metrology / Mineralogy / Metallurgy / Geology
Quality Control / Semiconductor Inspection
Documentation and Archiving

Samples Acquired by PROMICAM 3-12CS Microscope Camera

Technical Specifications

Sensor Specifications
Sensor TypeSony® STARVIS CMOS, rolling shutter with global reset, color
Sensor Size 1/2.3" (6.20 x 4.65 mm)
Sensor Aspect Ratio4:3
Pixel Size1.55 x 1.55 μm
Resolution4000 x 3000 pixels (12 MP)
Supported Software
SoftwareQuickPHOTO in version 3.0 or higher (not included)
Camera Specifications (when used with QuickPHOTO)
Image Resolutions4000 x 3000, 4096 x 2160, 3840 x 2160, 2560 x 1920, 2040 x 1536, 2048 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 1024 x 768 pixels
Live View Resolution@Max. Frame Rate (fps)4000 x 3000@11 fps
4096 x 2160 (4K - ROI)@15 fps
3840 x 2160 (4K UHD - ROI)@16 fps
2560 x 1920 (ROI)@27 fps
2040 x 1536 (ROI)@27 fps
2048 x 1080 (ROI)@60 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD - ROI)@60 fps
1024 x 768 (ROI)@60 fps
Lower ResolutionsSubsampling, ROI
Exposure Time1/6000 s (166 μs) to 1 s
Gain1x to 16x
Exposure ModesAutomatic, automatic-interactive, fluorescence (SFL Auto), manual
White BalanceAutomatic, automatic-regional, manual
Black BalanceAutomatic-regional, manual
Camera Characteristics
Dynamic Range64.46 dB
Saturation Capacity7363 e-
Quantum Efficiency (green color 525 nm) 72%
Read Noise3.00 e-
Max. Signal to Noise Ratio 38.67 dB
InterfaceUSB 3.0 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
USB connectorMicro B screw lock
Dimensions67 x 85 x 104 mm
Weight385 g
Tripod Mount1/4" - 20 (under cap on both sides)
Recommended Microscope Coupler0.5x C-mount
Minimum System Requirements
ProcessorIntel® Core i3
Operating Memory2 GB
Slot for USB 3.0 Interface Card1x PCI Express 2.0 for desktop computers
or 1x ExpressCard for laptops
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7/8/8.1/10 (32bit or 64bit)
Recommended Computer Configuration
Processor Intel® Core i5 or better
Operating Memory4 GB
Slot for USB 3.0 Interface Card
(USB 3.0 interface card is included.)
1x PCI EXPRESS 2.0 for desktop computers
or 1x ExpressCard for laptops
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7/8.1/10 (64bit)

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