X-Cite XLED1

Description

Up to 4 solid-state LEDs: LED Module Configurator from UVA (360-380 nm) to IRX (710-750 nm)

LED control

  • Switching instantaneously between wavelengths
  • Fine (0.1%)- course control  of each LED

Triggering

  • User-defined free-running or single shot pulse modes
  • Internal triggering generated from internal pulse generator 10µs (min), up to 18 hours (max)
  • External (TTL)
  • Global trigger input (control all wavelengths at once)

 

Applications

High Speed Imaging

Long term live cell imaging

Reliable Quantitative Imaging

Image Stitching

FRET (CFP/YFP)

Optogenetics

Uncaging

Calcium

Structured illumination

Advantages

Its unique plug-and-play modularity enables the system to evolve along side changing research applications, with easily interchangeable LED modules.

  •  fast multi-color image acquisition and pulsing applications (down to 10µs)
  • Long lifetime (up to 20000 h or 3 years) warranty
  • Microscope compatibility (Zeiss, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, Motic, ...)
  • Fast on/off and no warm-up
  • No shutters, no vibration, greater speed
  • Narrow bandwidths and diverse wavelengths
  • Reduced phototoxicity and photobleaching
  • Less heat generation
  • Compact

 

 

 

 

Documentation

XCite-XLED1 is a high powered LED microscope light source for  fluorophore excitation. 8 excitations are available from UVA (360-380 nm) to IRX (710-750 nm).

  • Incomparable field uniformity at the specimen
  • Field replaceable LEDs/dichroics
  • Rapid wavelength switching to capture fast cell dynamics
  • Flexible triggering
  • Extended live-cell imaging with limited photobleaching and cells damage

X-Cite Model Comparison.

Reference:              010-00288R

 

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