Specifications for MICROSCOPY Version IMAGING-PAM M SERIES

All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Multi Control Unit

Control Unit IMAG-CG

Design: Aluminum housing featuring large size built-in Li-ion battery, sockets for cable connections with CCD Camera IMAG-K6 or IMAG-K7, connectors for the MAXI, MINI MICROSCOPY Measuring Heads, an external light source (EXT) and Battery Charger 2120-N

Microcontroller: RISC processor

User interface: Pentium PC with ImagingWinGigE Software; connection via GigE ethernet; keyboard operation; monitor screen display

Power supply: Internal rechargeable Li-ion battery 14.4 V/6 Ah

Power consumption: 9 W (500 mA) drawn from internal Li-ion battery

Recharging time: Approx. 4 hours (IMAGING-PAM turned off) via Battery Charger 2120-N

Operating temperature: -5 to +45 °C

Dimensions: 25 cm x 10.5 cm x 11 cm (L x W x H)

Weight: 2.1 kg (incl. battery)

Battery Charger 2120-N

Input: 90 to 264 V AC, 47 to 63 Hz

Output: 19 V DC, 3.7 A

Operating temperature: 0 to 40 °C

Dimensions: 15 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm (L x W x H)

Weight: 300 g

Measuring Head


Design: Microscope LED Lamp Module 470 nm (blue) for fluorescence excitation of Chl fluorescence of most algae groups. Emission peak at 470 nm. Shipped together with a set of neutral grey filters for using the system together with higher magnifications.


Design: Microscope LED Lamp Module 625 nm (red-orange) for fluorescence excitation of Chl fluorescence of most algae groups including cyanobacteria. Emission peak at 625 nm. Shipped together with a set of neutral grey filters for using the system together with higher magnifications.


Design: Red-Green-Blue Microscopy LED Lamp allowing computer-assisted deconvolution of major algae groups. Fluorescence excitation and actinic illumination using red (620 nm), green (520 nm), blue (460 nm) or white light (mixed 620, 520 and 460 nm); featuring fluid light guide (100 cm length, 3 mm active dia.), connecting to collimator optics at excitation port of epifluorescence microscope; with cable to be connected to RGB output socket at IMAG CG; featuring printed circuit board with separate drivers for RGB LEDs;

CCD Camera


Design: Black and white C-mount camera operated in 10-bit-mode at 30 frames/sec featuring 2 x 2 pixel binning

CCD Chip size: 2/3" (1392 x 1040 pixel primary resolution)

Interface: GigE-Vision®

Dimensions: 8,64 cm x 4,4 cm x 2,9 cm (L x W x H) (without objective lens)

Weight: <200g



Design: Modified AxioScope.A1 Microscope (Zeiss) adapted for IMAGING PAM applications. Comprises binocular fototube (30°/23 100:0/0:100), condenser 0,9/1,25H and transmitted light unit HAL 50. Detector filter RG665, dichroic mirror 420-640 nm, video adapter 60N-C 2/3" 0,5x and standard lens Fluar 20x are already mounted.


Windows Software ImagingWin

Minimum PC requirements: Processor 1.7 GHz, 4 GB free RAM, built-in Gigabit Ethernet (GigE), Windows Vista, Windows 7 or 8

Features: Data display and instrument settings on up to 7 different windows

  • Image: display of 18 different parameters
  • Kinetics: time dependent changes of fluorescence parameters
  • Light Curve: registration of preprogrammed light response curves
  • Report: numerical lists of parameter values for selected areas of interest
  • Settings: instrument settings
  • High Sens.: routines for enhanced signal/noise and contrast (MAXI- and MICROSCOPY-versions)
  • RGB-Fit: deconvolution of 3 different pigment types (e.g. diatoms, chlorophytes and cyanobacteria) (MICROSCOPY/RGB-version)



Design: Reflector Module with filter set for additional microscope LED lamp modules. Consisting of a beam splitter filter (420- 640 nm) and a detector filter (665 nm), mounted in a Zeiss reflector module frame