HS All-in-One Fluorescence Microscope

BZ-9000 series

This model has been discontinued.

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Inverted fluorescence phase-contrast microscope

Microscope unit

Basic optical system

HS All-in-One Fluorescence Microscope

Objective lens used

Nikon CFI 60 Series infinite optical system

Observation modes

Bright-field, Fluorescence, Phase-contrast (Ph1, Ph2)

Objective lens switching

Six-mount electronic revolver

Image-formation optical system

Fixed image-forming lens, electronic LC filter insertion/removal mechanism

Electronic XY stage

40 x 40 mm 1.57" x 1.57" stroke, 1 µm pitch min.

Electronic Z stage

8 mm 0.31" stroke, 0.1 µm pitch min.

Electronic filter turret

Up to four filters can be mounted. Automatic position recognition and automatic excitation shutdown during filter replacement

Fluorescent incident illumination

Rod fiber optical system

Fluorescence dimmer mechanism

Electronic dimming (5%, 10%, 20%, 40%, 100%)
Manual slot x 1 (Diffusion)

Transmitted illumination optical system

Operating distance: 30 mm 1.18", Pop-up mechanism (with automatic lamp off function)

Transmitted illumination mechanism

Electronic switching, Electronic bright-field aperture (100% max.)/
Phase-contrast slit (Ph1/Ph2)

Halogen lamp

12 V, 100 W, Average life: 1,000 hours

Ultra-high-pressure mercury lamp

120 W, Average life: Approx. 2,000 hours

Specimen enclosure

The stage is fully contained in a built-in darkroom.

Camera unit

Image pick-up element

2/3 inch, 1.5 million pixel monochrome CCD (colorized with LC filter)

Output signal, gradations

12-bit monochrome, 8-bit monochrome, 8-bit R/G/B

Frame rate

15 frames/ second for 8-bit monochrome recording
(up to 100 frames/ second with binning) 7.5 frames/
second for 12-bit monochrome or color recording


On-chip binning (2 x 2, 4 x 4, 8 x 8)

ROI (partial scan)


CCD cooling mechanism

Peltier cooling: 5°C 41°F at ambient temperature of 30°C 86°F (Reduction amount: -25°C -13°F)

Number of pixels in recorded image

4,080 x 3,072 max (12.5 million pixels, high-quality interpolation)

Video capture

15 fps max. (8-bit monochrome, 1,360 x 1,024);
30 fps (with binning, 680 x 512); 60 fps (336 x 248); 100 fps (168 x120)
7.5 fps (12-bit monochrome, 1,360 x 1,024)

Electronic shutter

Auto; 1/12,000 to 60 sec. (144 increments)

Auto Exposure method

User-specified area, average/peak


0 dB, +6 dB, +12 dB, +18 dB, +24 dB

White balance

Push-set, manual

Black balance


Electronic revolver control driver software

Electronic revolver control driver software (controlled via mouse)

Electronic stage control driver software

Electronic XY stage control driver software (controlled via mouse)

Electronic turret/zoom control driver software


Video recording software


Multi-color image capturing software

Imaging software with quick switching of 4-channel images

Multi-color & Z-stack image capturing software


Z-stack image capturing software

Software for capturing Z-stack images while varying the Z-axis height

Multi-point image capturing software

Software for automatically capturing images at user-defined XY coordinates

Image stitching software

Software for synthesizing and joining adjacent images in XY directions

Quick full-focusing software

Software for synthesizing a full-focus image while moving the electronic Z stage

Scale display software


Applicable OS

Windows 7 *1 Professional SP1

PC interface




493 (H) x 345 (W) x 592 (D) 19.41" (H) x 13.58" (W) x 23.31" (D)*2


Power voltage

100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption


Environmental resistance

Pollution degree


Overvoltage category


Ambient temperature

+15 to 35 °C 59 to 95 °F

Relative humidity

35 to 80 % RH (No condensation)

Ambient temperature range

+15 to 35°C 59 to 95°F

Ambient humidity range

35 to 80%RH (No condensation)


34 kg (without objective lenses mounted)

*1 Windows 7 is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S.A.
*2 With the front panel closed.

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