Nikon's new Digital Sight DS-U3 microscope camera controller is the
successor to the DS-U2. The DS-U3 is specifically designed to interface
any of the cameras in the Nikon DS camera line to a PC computer through a
FireWire 800 interface. The DS-U3 transmits information at high speed,
and eliminates complicated and supports a variety of microscope "C"
mountable cameras including the DS-Fi2, DS-Fi1c, DS-Vi1, DS-Ri1 and
DS-Qi1 Series models.
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1. High Speed PC Connection
Features a FireWire 800 device port that can be easily connected with a
PC. The USB FireWire 800 device port enables the transfer of image files
to a PC over 60% faster than the previous model.
2. NIS-Elements Imaging Software
NIS-Elements is Nikon's advanced imaging
software suite that combines automated intelligence to microscopes, cameras, components and peripherals with powerful archiving and analysis tools. It comes in several distinct packages that you can match to your desired use or application. When combined with the DS-U3, NIS-Elements software enables functionality ranging from advanced image analysis to simple image capture.
For more information on NIS-Elements Imaging Software, click here.
3. Compact Design
The U3 Controller is contained in a sophisticated, thin, and compact
design. Measuring 193 x 196 x 35mm (W x D x H), the U3's small footprint
will integrate into any computer setup.