Leica Widefield – Inverted

Fluorescent Microscope used for Live fluorescent imaging and fast calcium imaging


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Post author: Cameron Nowell. Last update: 20/01/2015 at 2:39 pm by Cameron Nowell.





Manufacturer: Leica, DMI6000B. Installed 2011.

A current generation Leica inverted fluorescent microscope capable of fast imaging and/or long term live cell time-lapse (37 degrees/CO2 control).

Funding sources: Institutional

Benefits of the Leica Widefield – Inverted

– Fast light source (ms change times)
– Sensitive EM-CCD Camera (Andor Ixon3 885)
– Temperature control
– CO2 Control
– Motorised stage for multiple position imaging/tiling

Technical features and specifications

– 10x, 20x, 20x glycerol objectives
– full range of fluorescent filters for blue through to far red fluorophores)
– Andor Ixon3 EM-CCD Camera (cooled to -80, 65% QE)

Price list

Pricing category Price
External – Widefield System $30/hour


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: User operated training provided, User or facility staff operate pricing may vary
Access: External researcher use available