PerkinElmer VoX Spinning Disk

Capabilities:

– High-speed multi-color image acquisition with spinning disk

– 6 laser lines and high-sensitivity EMCCD camera

– Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP)

Cost:

BIF members: $24/h, Academic users: $40/h, Industry users: $60/h

Specifications:

Microscope:

Leica DMi8 inverted microscope

Prior motorized stage

Yokogawa CSU-X1 scan head

 

Illumination and Detection:

Solid-laser lines for 405, 440, 488, 514, 561 and 640 nm

Available for DAPI, CFP, GFP, Alexa488, FITC, YFP, RFP, mCherry, Propidium iodide in switchable filter cubes

 

Objectives:

10x/NA 0.3/Air

20x/NA 0.7/Air

40x/NA 1.25/Oil

63x/NA 1.3/Glycerol

100x/NA 1.4 /Oil

 

Camera:

Hamamatsu 9100-02 CCD camera (1000 x 1000 pixels)

Hamamatsu 9100-23B CCD camera (512 x 512 pixels)

 

Computer:

Improvision Volocity software operated by Windows 7