OPTIKA C-B18+ 18 Megapixel CMOS USB 3.0 Camera

  • 18MP CMOS Camera
  • 0.5x Optical adapter (for 23 mm eyepiece tube)
  • USB 3.0 Connectivity
  • Includes 3 software

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High speed, user-friendly camera with high resolution (18 MP), CMOS sensor and USB3.0 connection, recommended for basic/general applications in education and home use especially on moving specimens.

Ready to use on any microscope with direct eyepiece tube connection, thanks to the C-mount projection lens and rings included. Connectable also to all the trinocular tube of different brands using the C-mount projection lens included or additional focusable C-Mount adapter.

Downloadable, free of charge software (Windows, Mac OS or Linux) is always available to enable the latest updates.

  • Simple operation, driver-free
  • Universal connection to any microscope brand
  • Direct eyepiece & trinocular port connection
  • Crisp, high resolution 18 MP images
  • USB3.0 for impressive high frame rate
  • Reliable color fidelity
  • C-Mount projection lens and rings included
  • USB cable and calibration slide included
  • Downloadable, free of charge software
  • OPTIKA ProView & LiteView for Windows
  • OPTIKA LiteView for Mac OS or Linux

Camera Specifications

Digital camera resolution 18 MP (4912 x 3684)
Signal output USB 3.0
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Sensor technology CMOS
Sensor type Aptina CMOS
Image format 4/3
Pixel size 1.25 x 1.25 μm
Frame rate full resolution 5.6 fps (4912 x 3684)
Frame rate other resolutions 18.1 fps (2456x1842)
32.2 fps (1228 x 922)
Sensitivity 0.62 V/lux-second
Signal / noise ratio 36.3 dB
Dynamic range 65.8 dB
ADC conversion 8 Bit - 12 Bit
Color Depth 1, 4, 8, 24 Bit
Exposure Time 0.1 msec - 2 sec
Binning 1x1; 2x2; 4x4
IR filter 380-650 nm (IR-cut filter)
Camera power PC USB
C-mount Yes


Optical adapters 0.5x (for 23mm eyepiece tube)
Adapters ring 30mm & 30.5mm diameter
Calibration Slide Yes
Always Included 1.8m USB cable

Environment Specifications

Working temperature -10 up to +50°C
Storage temperature -20 up to +60°C
Relative Humidity 30% to 80%
Storage Humidity 10% to 60%

System Requirements

Operating System Win 7, 8, 10 (32 or 64 bit)
OSx (Mac OSx) starting from 10.7.5
PC Requirements CPU: Equal to Intel Core2 2.8GHz or higher
RAM: 2 GB or more
USB port: USB 3.0

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