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uScope HXII What is the Resolution of the uScopeHXII?
uScope HXII

Information in this article applies to:

  • uScopeHXII (All Models)

Article ID: HXB1021 — Created: 23 Mar 2017 — Reviewed: 21 Nov 2020

Question

What resolution is the uScopeHXII?

Answer

The uScopeHXII 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
uScopeHXII-1010x0.30≈1.00≈0.50≈25,000≈50,000
uScopeHXII-2020x0.65≈0.50≈0.25≈50,000≈100,000
uScopeHXII-4040x0.80≈0.25≈0.125≈100,000≈200,000
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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