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Jenoptik Gryphax Altair microscope camera for education imaging. The Jenoptik Altair is the perfect tool for a teaching microscope or an AV lab, one of the highest quality, colour, teaching cameras available with a 1/1.75” sensor and high resolution 12 megapixel imaging.

Full Description

Jenoptik Altair Gryphax Camera for education, with a 1/1.75-inch 12-megapixel Sony back illuminated sensor for visualising samples on any microscope old or new.

With a resolution of up to 12 megapixels, the Altair’s images can be displayed on larger monitors or projectors. With resolutions below:

  • 1000 x 750 (0.75 megapixels @ 20fps)

  • 2000 x 1500 (3 megapixels @ 20fps)

  • 4000 x 3000 (12 megapixels @ 20fps)

Enjoy cost-efficient imaging with all the benefits of a more expensive microscope camera. Such as Gryphax software, as well as the streamlined processing for high quality images such as HDR.

Categories: Colour Microscope Camera, Jenoptik Microscope Cameras

Interface and Connections

Jenoptik Altair microscope camera comes in a tough aluminium frame, this case is solid unlike other cameras and can help increase the longevity of the camera. With a photocoupler trigger out for non-interference output for TTL signals. 

Each camera has the same case and appearance, with a common C-Mount adapter to connect. Each camera uses a high throughput USB 3.0 interface, this ensures both flexibility and interface longevity.

Couplers and Connectors

With each camera purchase we will supply you with an adapter to fit the existing setup. Simply provide your current camera, microscope and any other information and we can supply all needed to get imaging with the new camera.

Full Specification

Image Sensor Specifications:

  • SONY back-illuminated CMOS 1/1.75"

  • Sensor Diagonal: 9.3 mm

  • Pixel Dimensions: 1.85 x 1.85 µm

  • Color

  • Rolling Shutter

Camera Specifications:

  • Camera Resolution & Speed (LIVE mode): 

1000 x 750 pixels at 20 fps

2000 x 1500 pixels at 20 fps

  • Camera Resolution (RECORD mode): 

1000 x 750 pixels, 0.75 MPix

2000 x 1500 pixels, 3 MPix

4000 x 3000 pixels, 12 MPix

  • Camera Resolution & Speed (VIDEO mode): 

2000 x 1500 pixels up to 20 fps

  • Camera Resolution & Speed (SLOW MOTION mode): 

2000 x 1500 pixels up to 20 fps

  • Exposure Time (LIVE mode): 52 µs - 1s

  • Exposure Time (RECORD mode): 52 µs - 15s

Recommended System Requirments:

  • Personal Computer: Intel i7 Quad-Core (min. 3.0 GHz) processor or comparable | 8 GB RAM (dual-channel)

  • Operating System: 64-bit Win 10 (build 1903 or newer) | macOS Catalina / Big Sur | Linux Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • USB 3.0 integrated, no extra power supply needed


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