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uScope GX What is the Resolution of the uScopeGX?
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Information in this article applies to:

  • uScopeGX (All Models)

Article ID: GXA2355 — Created: 21 Nov 2020 — Reviewed: 21 Nov 2020

Question

What resolution is the uScopeGX?

Answer

The uScopeGX is wavelength-limited. Image resolution is governed by the wavelength of visible light and depends on the numerical aperture (NA) of the objective and the camera mode: SD (standard definition–960×540) or HD (high definition–1920×1080).

uScope ModelObjectiveNASD Pixel Mapping
µm/pixel (MPP)
HD Pixel Mapping
µm/pixel (MPP)
SD Resolution
DPI
HD Resolution
DPI
uScopeGX-1010x0.25≈0.80≈0.40≈30,000≈60,000
uScopeGX-2020x0.40≈0.40≈0.20≈60,000≈120,000
Notes
  • As a rule of thumb, NA × 1,000 is the total magnification possible with any given objective.
  • The formula to convert MPP to DPI is: DPI = (25.4mm ÷ 1 inch) × (1,000µm/mm ÷ MPP)
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