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Leica DM 6B

Pricing

Capabilities:

Upright motorized microscope with fluorescence, phase contrast, DIC, polarization, and image stitching.

Specifications:

Imaging Modes:

  • Transmitted light- Brightfield, Polarized Light, Phase Contrast (with 10x, 20x objectives), DIC (with 40x, 63x objectives)
  • Fluorescence-LED light source with filter sets for DAPI, GFP, Cy3, Cy5, CFP, and YFP

Objectives:

1.25x/0.04, 2.5x/0.07, 5x/0.15, 10x/0.32, 20x/0.55, 40x/0.60 dry, and 63x/1.4 oil immersion.

Camera:

  • Leica DM4500 5-megapixel color camera
  • Photometrics Prime sCMOS monochrome for weak fluorescence signal

Stage: The microscope scanning stage combined with image stitching allows large samples to be imaged or the entire microscope slide at high resolution.

Software:

  • Advanced LAS X software (color camera imaging): Multi-channel, time lapse, Z-stack image acquisition, large area scanning, image stitching, autofocus.
  • Micro-manager freeware for monochrome camera imaging: https://micro-manager.org/

FOR IMAGING SERVICES, TRAINING, AND QUESTIONS

Please contact Dr. Stanislav Vitha, stanvitha@tamu.edu.


Helpful Hints:

Download: DM6B Training Policy