Ultra-Stable Fluorescence Light Source for Microscopy
The X-Cite¨Exacte ultra-stable fluorescence light source employs a DC-powered mercury lamp coupled with proprietary Closed-Loop Feedback technology to provide unmatched short and long-term intensity stability, for imaging protocols lasting from milliseconds to days. With the X-Cite Optical Power Measurement System, light output can also be calibrated in absolute power units (watts), ensuring truly repeatable fluorescence illumination for imaging experiments.
The X-Cite Exacte microscope light source has the convenience of pre-aligned, long-life lamps and easy installation combined with innovative functions in the newest generation of mercury arc fluorescence illumination systems.
|DC lamp with Closed-Loop Feedback||Short and long-term intensity stability|
|Calibration via optional
|Provides output in watts for consistent illumination and empirical repeatability|
|Adjustable Iris with 1% steps||Intensity control limits photobleaching|
|Internal High Speed Shutter||Flexibility in configuring imaging systems for different applications|
|Liquid Light Guide||Excellent illumination uniformity, no heat transferred to microscope|
|Automatic Light Guide Detection||Ensures proper/complete insertion of light guide to optimize performance and lifetime|
|Pre-aligned, 2000 hour lamp||Easy lamp replacement with no alignment required, lower running costs|
|Intelli-Lamp Technology||Maintains optimum lamp temperature; tracks lamp hours|
|Computer Control & GUI||Enables computer-driven applications and stability data exporting|
|Specifications||Fluorescence Microscopy Illumination System|
|Illumination System includes||Lamp module, liquid light guide with adaptor, software CD, foot pedal, USB cable, grounded and shielded power cord, user guide, quick-start guide|
|Lamp||200W Mercury Vapor Short Arc, DC|
|Lamp Life||2000 hours guaranteed; 2500 hours typical|
|Adaptors||Compatible with microscopes from all major manufacturers|
|Power Supply||High efficiency, switch mode, line isolated 100-120VAC / 200-240VAC, 50/60Hz|
|Warm-up Period||4-minutes (typical)|
|Connectivity||RS-232 control via USB port; PC and Mac control of lamp, iris shutter; TTL control of shutter via BNC; ready for integration in automated system|
|Drivers||Base commands same as X-Cite 120PC; Build onto existing driver scripts to control X-Cite Exacte.|
|Panel Controls||Power on/off, display mode selection, intensity up/down adjustment, Closed-Loop Feedback on/off, shutter open/close|
|Panel Display||Accumulated lamp hours, intensity setting, status messages|
|Panel Status Indicators||Lamp on, shutter open, display mode, calibration, light guide insertion, Closed-Loop Feedback|
|Dimensions (LxWxH)||13.5″ x 7″ x 8″ (34cm x 18cm x 20cm)|
|Certifications||CE marked, certified to IEC, Canadian and US Standards; RoHS compliant|
|Warranty||1 year (excluding lamp and light guide)|
|Patents||X-Cite Exacte incorporates technology protected by the following patents: US# 5,521,392; US# 6,333,602; US# 6,437,861; US# 6,847,170; US# 7,335,901|
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