5 Megapixel CMOS Color USB Digital Microscope Camera

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High Resolution Digital Color

Photomicrographs from Your Microscope.

Capture your view as seen through the microscope oculars with optimal color fidelity, detail and accuracy with publication quality images.

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  • Image Sensor: 1/2.5″ CMOS
  • Sensor Resolution (max): 2592 x 1944 px (5.0 MP)
  • Active Sensor Size (H x V): 5.70 mm x 4.28 mm
  • Max Frame Rate:
    • 5.5 fps (2592 x 1944 px)
    • 17 fps (1296 x 972 px)
  • Dynamic range: 66 dB
  • Analog gain: 1x … 5x (SDK)
  • Dimensions: (L – W – H): 89 mm – 84 mm – 93 mm
  • Weight: approx. 700 g

Fields of Application

Image analysis, documentation and archiving in micro and macroscopy in the fields of:

  • Material science, geology & mineralogy
  • Quality control
  • Life science, diagnostics
  • Education and teaching

General Info

Designed to provide highest versatility and cost-effectiveness, the cameras of the ProgRes® CMOS range allow for quick and precise setting of specimen and microscope, and hence provide comfortable operation. Fast live images meet the requirements of professionals, and the outstanding CMOS technology makes these ProgRes® cameras the first choice imaging solution for usage in education institutes and training labs.

The color camera ProgRes® CT5 is based on USB 2.0 and offers rapid image refresh rates. Resolutions up to 5 megapixels allow for optimal performance in low as well as high magnifications.

Configured with standard interfaces such as C-Mount and USB2.0 the CMOS based microscope camera ProgRes® CT5 easily connects to any microscope and computer.

Delivery includes ProgRes® CapturePro image acquisition software with comprehensive functionality designed for intuitive handling.


  • High frame rates
  • Good color reproduction
  • Free ProgRes® capture software for easy operation
  • Fit to any PC and microscope
  • Safe investment
  • Excellent price-performance ratio

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