The Prime BSI Express Scientific CMOS (sCMOS) is designed on a compact platform optimized for integration and delivers the perfect balance between high resolution imaging and sensitivity with an optimized pixel design, USB 3.2 Gen 2 connectivity and near perfect 95% Quantum Efficiency to maximize signal detection.
- 95% Quantum Efficiency
- 1.0e- Read Noise
- 6.5 µm x 6.5 µm Pixel Area
- 95 Frames Per Second over USB 3.2 Gen 2
By bringing the light in from the back of the sensor, photons land directly onto the light receiving surface, maximizing light collecting capability.
The Prime BSI Express combines 95% quantum efficiency with the low 1.0 e- read noise CMS mode to deliver the most sensitive camera based on sCMOS technology at over 40 frames per second.
Compact Form Factor
The Prime BSI Express is a compact 78mm x 78mm x 90mm with optimized cooling for the size, ideal for integration into new or existing configurations.
Interface and Integrate
Interfacing and integration is simple with the Prime BSI Express, which uses USB 3.2 Gen 2 for truly uncomplicated connectivity.
Our standard PVCAM driver can be easily installed in Windows operating systems to get the Prime BSI Express running in minutes.
Resolution and Pixel Size
The Prime BSI Express features 6.5 µm pixels, the accepted standard for most live cell applications.
This pixel size provides highly detailed images across the imaging plane and is most suitable for the broadest range of magnifications.
Superior Background Quality
The Prime BSI Express features Pattern Noise Reduction Technology and Correlated Noise Reduction Technology to ensure that it delivers clean, pattern-free images with minimal pixel defects, delivering improved image quality in low light conditions.
|Pixel Size||6.5 µm x 6.5 µm|
|Supported Interfaces||USB 3.2 Gen 2|
|Spectrum Capabilities||UV (200-400 nm), Visible (400-700 nm) |
Near Infrared (700-1000 nm)
|Read Noise (median)||1.0 e-|
18.8 mm diagonal
43fps @ 12-bit
95fps @ 11-bit
“With previous cameras I was using 50 ms exposures, now with the [Prime BSI Express] I was using 2 ms so there is a big difference there.”
Widefield Intrinsic Signal Imaging
“We expected the fluorescence to be very weak in our experiments, but the Prime BSI [Express] is the best on market in terms of signal to noise”
“The base signal I am receiving is very nice, the pixel size and quantum efficiency of the [BSI Express] is really good.”