This camera is discontinued. Recommended replacement: PROMICAM PRO 3-5CP.
PROMICAM 3-5CC color CCD camera with 5 MP resolution and 2/3" sensor size provides large field of view, high image quality, sensitivity and dynamic range as well as excellent color reproduction. SONY® CCD sensor with global shutter makes the camera suitable also for low light applications and moderate light fluorescence. The camera produced by PROMICRA provides maximum exposure time up to 32 s and is supported by QuickPHOTO programs.


Suitable for Applications:

Brightfield / Darkfield
Biology / Live Cell Imaging
Moderate Light Fluorescence
Gel Documentation
Histology / Pathology / Cytology
Metrology / Mineralogy / Metallurgy / Geology
Quality Control / Semiconductor Inspection
Documentation and Archiving

PROMICAM 3-5CC Sample Images

Technical Specifications

Sensor Specifications
Sensor TypeSony® CCD, global shutter, color
Sensor Size 2/3" (8.45 x 7.07 mm)
Sensor Aspect Ratio6:5
Pixel Size3.45 x 3.45 μm
Resolution2448 x 2048 pixels (5 MP)
Supported Software
SoftwareQuickPHOTO in version 3.0 or higher (not included)
Camera Specifications (when used with QuickPHOTO)
Image Resolutions2448 x 2048, 1920 x 1080, 1224 x 1024 pixels
Live View Resolution@Max. Frame Rate (fps)2448 x 2048@15 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD - ROI)@23 fps
1224 x 1024 (binning)@15 fps
Lower ResolutionsBinning 2x2, ROI
Exposure Time1/33000 s (30 μs) to 32 s
Gain1x to 16x
Exposure ModesAutomatic, automatic-interactive, fluorescence (SFL Auto), manual
White BalanceAutomatic, automatic-regional, manual
Black BalanceAutomatic-regional, manual
Camera Characteristics
Dynamic Range56.43 dB
Saturation Capacity6402 e-
Quantum Efficiency (green color 525 nm) 44.24%
Read Noise9.15 e-
Max. Signal to Noise Ratio 38.06 dB
InterfaceUSB 3.0 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
USB connectorMicro B screw lock
Dimensions67 x 85 x 104 mm
Weight385 g
Tripod Mount1/4" - 20 (under cap on both sides)
Recommended Microscope Coupler0.63x or 1x
CompliancesCE certified, RoHS, WEEE
Included in the BoxPROMICAM 3-5CC camera, 3m USB 3.0 cable with lock screw connector, USB 3.0 interface card
Minimum System Requirements
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i3 / AMD RYZEN™ 3
Operating Memory2 GB
Slot for USB 3.0 Interface Card (for older computers)1x PCI Express 2.0 for desktop computers
or 1x ExpressCard for laptops
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7/8/8.1/10 (32bit or 64bit)
Recommended Computer Configuration
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 / AMD RYZEN™ 5 or better
Operating Memory4 GB or more
Slot for USB 3.0 Interface Card (for older computers)1x PCI EXPRESS 2.0 for desktop computers
or 1x ExpressCard for laptops
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7/8.1/10 (64bit)

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