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Zeiss AxioImager Z2 – upright widefield microscope

System Description

The AxioImager Z2 is an upright microscope from Zeiss allowing brightfield, darkfield, DIC, and fluorescence microscopy. Except the stage the system is fully motorized, and all components are controlled by the ZEN 2012 (blue) software. It is able to run multidimensional experiments including multichannel acquisition, z-stacks, and time-lapse. Since it is an upright microscope, it is suitable for imaging fixed samples.

WidefieldIllumination

Halogen lamp HAL 100
Illuminator HXP 120 V

Objectives

5x/0.16 Plan-Neofluar
10x/0.3 Plan-Neofluar
20x/0.8
Plan-Apochromat
40x/0.95 Plan-Apochromat
40x/1.3
Plan-Apochromat, Oil, DIC III
63x/1.4
Plan-Apochromat, Oil, DIC III

Filters

#49   Ex 365                  Em 445/50
#34   Ex 390/22             Em 460/50
#38   Ex 470/40             Em 525/50
#00   Ex 530-585           Em LP 615
#43   Ex 550/25             Em 605/70
#45   Ex 560/40             Em 630/75
#50   Ex 640/30             Em 690/50

Cameras

AxioCam MRc5 (color)
AxioCam MR R3 (black&white)

 

Further information: BMBWF Forschunginfrastruktur