X-Light Confocal Attachment

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Terms and Conditions
Lead time 6-8 weeks, built to order 

  • Double-hole pattern spinning disk, on same physical disk
  • Fast stepping motor spinning disk unit with standard 70 micron holes Nipkow disk (up to 18.000 rpm - on request -, 10.000 rpm standard speed)
  • Integrated touch panel (disk IN-OUT, dichroic wheel position -#1 -#2 -#3, 40-microns holes, 70-microns holes selector)
  • Fast disk IN-OUT stepping motor (Widefield / Confocal imaging)

Introducing our cost effective X-Light Confocal attachment

Additional Features

  • Motorized three position dichroic filter wheel with fast stepping motor
  • Manual three position emission filter wheel (fast stepping motor automation as option)
  • Male c-mount thread for excitation filter wheel and/or for c-threaded adapter tube for excitation source (laser/lamp) and motorized excitation wheel (Sutter, Prior, Ludl)
  • Serial USB 2.0 communication port
  • Serial RS232 communication port (as option)
  • Carv2Pilot system software for standard system operations
  • Made in Italy



• Double hole pattern spinning disk, on same physical disk

• High density hole patterns, with Nipkow design

• 40 micron holes (for objective NA<1)

• 70 micron holes (for objective NA>1)

• Anti-Reflection coated spinning disk for highest throughput on the market

• Fast spinning disk 10.000 rpm; up to 18.000 on custom request

• Up to 1420 frame/s (tested with CMOS High Speed Systems)

• Custom hole patterns are available for dedicated applications (90-120 days delivery), from receipt of customer specification/pattern     geometrical description

• Excitation Gimbal mount for easy alignment on custom microscope setup and for best S/N

• LED and Laser excitation mounts for high efficiency coupling

• Motorized Dichroic three position Filter Wheel (Five positions on custom request)

• Manual four position Emission Wheel

• Easy Slide IN/OUT filter mount for fast filters exchange

• C-mount thread on excitation and emission ports for motorized filter-wheels easy mount

• Built-in FRAP mirrors and aperture for upcoming CrEST FRAP module or existing customer FRAP system  

• CCD operation during FRAP sample laser scanning: suitable for laser scanning image acquisition and laser optical tweezing

• Large 1” x 1” Field of View for new sCMOS confocal imaging (on single hole pattern disk)

• CCD focal plane easy focusing without moving the CCD Camera

• Adapter for Multimode Laser FC/PC and/or SMA-905 fiber excitation

• Adapter for LUMENCOR LEDs Light Source