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Axiocam 305 – Color Camera

Your Fast 5 Megapixel Microscope Camera for Routine and Research Labs

Axiocam 305 color is your 5 megapixel camera for high resolution imaging at fast speeds. With state-of-the-art CMOS global shutter technology, you can follow and capture samples distortion-free and with great accuracy. Thanks to this highly sensitive sensor technology and precise camera engineering, your Axiocam 305 color allows the capture of quality color images for a wide range of applications. Acquire great color images with crisp contrast or use the optional black & white mode to document basic fluorescence.

With this fast camera offering up to 36 frames per second at full resolution, achieve efficient searching, fast focusing and ergonomic handling at your digital microscope workplace. Cover more of your area of interest with its 2/3 sensor format and produce great color images on your compound, stereo, or zoom microscope.

Though a simple and fast USB 3.0 connection, control the camera and experience robust performance with easy to use ZEN imaging software and its intuitive user interface.

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  • 5 megapixel CMOS global shutter sensor
  • 11.1 mm image diagonal
  • Fast readout with 36 images per second in full color resolution
  • 12 bit digitization for finer gradation in signal
  • Small 3.45 micron pixels for better sampling at low magnifications
  • Global shutter architecture for distortion-free images
  • Active thermal stabilization of the sensor for extremely reproducible image quality
  • Easy to use super-speed USB 3.0 connection
  • Color and black & white imaging modes
  • Fast and efficient operation with ZEN imaging software
Sensor Model
Sony IMX 264 Exmor Pregius, CMOS
Sensor Pixel Count 5 Megapixel: 2,464 (H) × 2,056 (V)
Pixel Size 3.45 μm x 3.45 μm
Sensor Size 8.5 mm x 7.1 mm; image diagonal 11.1 mm, equivalent to 2/3“ sensor format
Spectral Range Approx. 400 nm – 720 nm, coated Hoya C5000 IR Cut Filter; RGB Bayer color filter mask
Range of Integration Time Live Image 100 μs to 4 s
Read-out 36 frames / s @ max 2,464 × 2,056 pixels
Mode Quad-Port readout
Digitization 8 and 12 Bit / Pixel
Interfaces USB 3.0 SuperSpeed (5 Gbit / s)
Optical Interface C-Mount (17.5 mm)
Recommended Camera Adapters 0.5 ×, 0.63 ×, 1.0 × 
Size (W × H × D) / Weight 10.8 cm × 4.3 cm × 7.8 cm / 580 g 
Power Supply Max. 4 W power consumption through USB 3.0-Bus from PC
Full Well Capacity (typical) 10,500 e– 
Readout Noise (typical) 2.2 e– 
Cooling Temperature stable at 25 °C for ambient temperatures between 18 °C and 30 °C
Order Number 426560-9030-000