Slide Scanner

We are pleased to distribute the latest slide scanner from Mikroscan – the SL5. This is a simple, easy-to-use and affordable slide scanner and / or remote controlled microscope system that will work immediately in any lab.

Described as a “microscope in a box”, the SL5 uses the highest quality 2x, 4x, 10x, 20x and 40x objective lenses combined with optimised LED illumination for the highest image quality. It has 2 modes – Robotic Microscope, L5 and Full Whole Slide Scanning (WSI) – SL5.

The system has been designed to hold one or two standard slides (25mm x 75mm) with a new 20 slide carrier on the way in early 2020. 

Robotic Microscope – L5

  • Use the L5’s live robotic microscope to examine a tissue specimen on the glass slide, not a digitized representation. 
  • Frozen sections, cytology preparations, fine needle aspirations and other time-critical specimen evaluations occur instantly. 
  • Control magnification, movement in x and y, fine and coarse focus and illumination in real-time – meaning that you choose the planes of focus and areas of interest, not the system.
  •  One-click capture of images (and annotate them) for future reference.

Whole Slide Scanning (WSI) – SL5

  • Full digital pathology capability.
  • Scan speed of 45 seconds for 15mm x 15mm at 20x.
  • Acquire multiple regions of interest.
  • Smallest and lightest instrument on the market at 11″W (28cm) x 9″H (23cm) x 14″D (36cm) /32 lbs (14.5kg)
  • 5 objectives, no digital interpolation.
  • Non-proprietary TIFF image format so supports all kinds of image analysis software.

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