• Engineered for super resolution quality
• 2 cameras on 1 microscope port
• Large sensor sCMOS format

Product Description

Now with interchangeable C-mount / F-mount / T-mount output clamps

With custom designed optics, the Cairn TwinCam offers superior image quality on large sCMOS size camera sensors. The TwinCam, dual emission image splitter, allows light to be distributed into two unrestricted images on the basis of wavelength, polarisation state or focal depth.

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A single, rapidly interchangeable Cairn cube has fine mechanical x-y adjustment for pixel overlay or deliberate image offset. The TwinCam input also has a variable rectangular aperture enabling the use of cropped sensor mode on both detectors.

The TwinCam uses our own lens design to support the Larger Sensors of scientific CMOS and some EMCCDs cameras. The instruments have a correspondingly larger aperture and better correction to give enhanced performance with all sensors.

Device drivers are included in most commercial imaging packages to assist registration and to allow real-time and off-line fluorescence overlays from two cameras. The simple and accessible design makes the TwinCam  an excellent platform for alternative applications, such as dual polarisation imaging or simultaneous high speed and high resolution imaging by making use of differently optimised cameras.

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• Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
• Ratiometric calcium, voltage & pH imaging
• Simultaneous multi fluorescent probe imaging
• Polarisation studies (anisotropy)
• Simultaneous phase contrast / DIC and fluorescence
• Simultaneous multi Z depth imaging
• Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF)
• Spinning disk confocal
• Single Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM)
• 3D super resolution PALM/STORM (using cylindrical lenses)
• Simultaneous high speed and high resolution

Features and Benefits

• Compact design with integral C-mount input and output ports as standard (F and T mount on request)
• Support for sensors up to 32mm diagonal (full field and split mode)
• Utilises the full camera resolution
• 425nm to 875nm AR coatings on all optical surfaces
• 40mm diameter proprietary optics
• Simple & precise controls for image registration
• Magnetic cube mount for enhanced registration
• Interchangeable filter / dichroic holders
• Emission filter dimensions – 25mm diameter
• Recommended dichroic dimensions – 26x38x2mm (lambda/2 flatness)
• Angled and flat auxiliary drop-in holders for 25mm ND filters and chromatic correction lenses (1 inch on request)
• 1x 1.3x and 1.7x magnification available
• Optional polarisation splitting kit including beamsplitter cube and rotatable polariser
• Fixed or variable centre fully adjustable rectangular mask to delimit region of interest
• Improved camera clamps for enhanced rigidity

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