8MP USB 2.0 High-performance Color CMOS C-Mount Microscope Camera with Reduction Lens

SKU: MU800B

Availability: In Stock

Regular price $374.99 $229.99

The Higher the Magnification - The More Detail You'll See

Magnification 40x
Magnification 1000x
Magnification 2500x

Magnification is the ability of your microscope to make small objects seem larger. As the magnification increases the area being viewed will be decrease is size but the detail of the area being viewed will improve.

Amscope microscopes come with multiple magnifications to aid you in finding the proper magnification for viewing each specimen.

Camera Connection Types

When comaring 2.0 and 3.0 there are few major differences. First the transfer rates. USB 2.0 offers transfer rates of 480 Mbps and USB 3.0 offers transfer rates of 4.8 Gbps - that's 10 times faster.

Camera Resolution

The most important factor in ensuring successful microscopic imaging is choosing the appropriate optics and camera for your application that gives you more data and higher image quality. When selecting a microscope camera, it is best to base your decision on the most important requirements for your microscopic observation.

Key Features

  • Universal USB 2.0 digital camera
  • Up to 8MP resolution and up to 55fps at lower resolution
  • User-friendly editing/processing software for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 with measuring, stitching and focus-stacking
  • View high-speed video while capturing high-resolution images
  • Fits four mounting sizes: 23mm, 30mm, 30.5mm, and C-mount

The MU800B is an upgraded version of our MU series cameras. With an increased data-buffer, image-processing has been improved resulting in higher framerates. With the universal USB 2.0 interface, this bus-powered 8MP camera is a go-anywhere imaging solution. Deriving power from the USB connection, MU series cameras can be used at home, in a lab, or in the field. The industry-standard C-mount design allows this camera to be connected directly to C-mount photo-ports, or used in conjunction with an array of lenses and adapters to mount to virtually any popular microscope line.

With software available for Windows and Mac, the MU series is a multi-platform imaging solution. The included Windows software offers image-development and measurement tools, as well as advanced compositing features such as image-stitching and extended-depth-of-focus. With the ability to calibrate scales at multiple magnifications, the software can be used for multi-level inspection. Independent preview and capture resolutions allow you to view high-speed video while simultaneously capturing high-definition images. For Mac, there is a lite version of the software which can capture video and still images, and includes limited processing features.

Camera Specifications:

  • Sensor: Aptina (color)
  • Sensor Type: CMOS
  • Sensor Size: 5.45x4.01mm (1/2.5" class)
  • Pixel Size: 1.67 micrometers
  • Resolution: 8MP
  • Frame Rate: 55fps @ 800x600, 17fps @ 1600x1200, 4.4fps @ 3264x2448
  • Sensitivity: .31V/Lux-sec
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0
  • Compatibility: Windows (32/64 bit) XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X
  • Mounting Sizes: 23mm, 30mm, 30.5mm, and C-mount
  • Software Specifications:

  • OS Requirements: Windows (32/64 bit) XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS 10.8+
  • Hardware Requirements: Intel Core2 2.8GHz or comparable processor, 2GB RAM, USB2.0
  • Advanced software for Windows:
    - offers Stitching, EDF, video recording and measurement functions
    - conducts measurements for lengths, angles, arcs, areas and etc.
    - gives your computer screens the same field of view as your microscope's eyepiece
    - saves still images in BMP, TIFF, JPG, PICT, PTL or other formats
    - live video and still image capture can be set in different resolutions simultaneously
    More features: add layers, watermarks, mosaics, tiles; adjust color balance, exposure, saturation, contrast, orientation; change resolution, histogram, granulation, diffusion; transform images via edge detection, digital image warping; conducts measurements for single, parallel or perpendicular lines and rectangular, elliptical and irregular areas; adds notes, measurements, text, arrows, labels, and etc. using customizable text with different sizes and colors; conducts measurements in microns, millimeters, centimeters, inches, feet, and etc. under any magnification powers with desired tolerances
  • Lifetime free software upgrades
  • Contents:

  • One 8MP USB2.0 Digital Camera
  • One Reduction Lens
  • One 6' (1.8m) USB Cable
  • Two Adapters: 30mm and 30.5mm
  • One CD with Software and User's Instructions
  • application Camera-Brightfield
    camera application PC & Mac Display
    camera connectivity USB 2.0
    camera mounting size 23mm, 30.5mm, 30mm, C-Mount
    camera pixel 8.0MP
    camera reduction lens 0.5X
    camera sensor CMOS
    camera type Brightfield
    compatibility PC & Mac
    Manufacturer AmScope
    mounting size Camera-23mm, Camera-30.5mm, Camera-30mm, Camera-C-Mount
    pixel 8.0MP
    product contents

    Packing List:

  • One 14MP USB3.0 Digital Camera
  • One Reduction Lens
  • One 6' (1.8m) USB Cable
  • Two Adapters: 30mm and 30.5mm
  • One CD with Software and User's Instructions
  • Shipping Weight: 3 lbs
  • Prop 65 Prop 65 Warning
    reduction lens Camera-0.5X
    sensor Camera-CMOS

    The MU800B is an upgraded version of our MU series cameras. With an increased data-buffer, image-processing has been improved resulting in higher framerates. With the universal USB 2.0 interface, this bus-powered 8MP camera is a go-anywhere imaging solution. Deriving power from the USB connection, MU series cameras can be used at home, in a lab, or in the field. The industry-standard C-mount design allows this camera to be connected directly to C-mount photo-ports, or used in conjunction with an array of lenses and adapters to mount to virtually any popular microscope line.

    With software available for Windows and Mac, the MU series is a multi-platform imaging solution. The included Windows software offers image-development and measurement tools, as well as advanced compositing features such as image-stitching and extended-depth-of-focus. With the ability to calibrate scales at multiple magnifications, the software can be used for multi-level inspection. Independent preview and capture resolutions allow you to view high-speed video while simultaneously capturing high-definition images. For Mac, there is a lite version of the software which can capture video and still images, and includes limited processing features.

    Camera Specifications:

  • Sensor: Aptina (color)
  • Sensor Type: CMOS
  • Sensor Size: 5.45x4.01mm (1/2.5" class)
  • Pixel Size: 1.67 micrometers
  • Resolution: 8MP
  • Frame Rate: 55fps @ 800x600, 17fps @ 1600x1200, 4.4fps @ 3264x2448
  • Sensitivity: .31V/Lux-sec
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0
  • Compatibility: Windows (32/64 bit) XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X
  • Mounting Sizes: 23mm, 30mm, 30.5mm, and C-mount
  • Software Specifications:

  • OS Requirements: Windows (32/64 bit) XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS 10.8+
  • Hardware Requirements: Intel Core2 2.8GHz or comparable processor, 2GB RAM, USB2.0
  • Advanced software for Windows:
    - offers Stitching, EDF, video recording and measurement functions
    - conducts measurements for lengths, angles, arcs, areas and etc.
    - gives your computer screens the same field of view as your microscope's eyepiece
    - saves still images in BMP, TIFF, JPG, PICT, PTL or other formats
    - live video and still image capture can be set in different resolutions simultaneously
    More features: add layers, watermarks, mosaics, tiles; adjust color balance, exposure, saturation, contrast, orientation; change resolution, histogram, granulation, diffusion; transform images via edge detection, digital image warping; conducts measurements for single, parallel or perpendicular lines and rectangular, elliptical and irregular areas; adds notes, measurements, text, arrows, labels, and etc. using customizable text with different sizes and colors; conducts measurements in microns, millimeters, centimeters, inches, feet, and etc. under any magnification powers with desired tolerances
  • Lifetime free software upgrades
  • Contents:

  • One 8MP USB2.0 Digital Camera
  • One Reduction Lens
  • One 6' (1.8m) USB Cable
  • Two Adapters: 30mm and 30.5mm
  • One CD with Software and User's Instructions
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