Support

uScope HXII SD vs HD Whole Slide Scans
uScope HXII

Information in this article applies to:

  • uScopeHXII (Model HX2D) and Later
  • uScope Navigator V4.0 and Later

Article ID: HXB1219 — Created: 27 Jun 2018 — Reviewed: 28 Jun 2018

Question

What are the image differences between the Standard Definition and High Definition whole slide image scans?

Answer

There are a number of differences between Standard (SD) and High Definition (HD) images.

Image Resolution

  • SD images are 960x540 pixels
  • HD images are 1920x1080 pixels (4 times the resolution of an SD image)

Disk Requirements

HD images require more disk space than comparable SD images.

Scan Speed

Scanning in the HD camera mode may take up to 4 times longer than the SD camera mode.

Image Dynamics

  • HD images are a little softer than SD images.
  • SD images have a little more contrast than HD images.

Visual Comparison

The following deep zoom image scans allow you to compare SD and HD image scans.

Rate This Article
Contact Microscopes International or speak with your local distributor.
Copyright © 2018 Microscopes International, LLC. All rights reserved.