Digital Simple Cameras MC170 HD

Forensic Microscopes and Imaging Equipment

As a forensic scientist, your microscopes and imaging equipment must provide precision, quality, accuracy, and reproducibility of results to ensure success when examining evidence. Leica Microsystems supports your work to quantify, analyze and document findings with a wide range of forensic microscopy solutions from routine laboratory instruments to complete automated systems.








Digital Cameras

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Simple Cameras: DMC2900, MC170 HD, MC190 HD, IC90 E



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High-res and color-fidelity cameras: DMC4500, DMC5400, DMC6200, DFC550


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MC170 HD Digital Simple Cameras:

5 MP HD Microscope Camera Leica MC170 HD


HD Digital microscope camera with c-mount interface that provides a full high definition live image with up to 30fps and a standard capture resolution of 5Mpixels. It produces full-color still images and Full-HD movie clips for all microscopic applications.

The camera can be used standalone without PC or connected via USB cable. In standalone mode all camera commands can be made by a wireless remote control which allows you to comfortably set a white balance setting, capture images, show the gallery of captured images, display overlays onto the live or captured image, etc.

In PC mode the camera offers full compatibility with LAS and its many add-on modules like interactive measurement or extended focus.




Standalone Operation

Standalone operation without PC available – ready to capture 5Mpixel still images or Full-HD movie clips within seconds and directly to a removable SD card.


Wireless Remote Control

Set all camera parameters via wireless remote control and capture / review images or movie clips by simply pushing of a button.



Fast Live Image

Fast live image in Full HD resolution (1920×1080) with up to 30fps – convenient for microscopic sample setup or for sharing live video for discussions of microstructures.



Powerful Leica Software

Can also be connected via USB2 cable to any PC or Notebook and offers full compatibility with powerful Leica application suite (LAS) for additional image analysis, archiving or measuring capabilities.



High Quality Digital Images

Superb color image quality with overlay capability for adding crosshairs, scalebars or any user defined image data to the live or captured images.



2 Year Warranty

Due to the high reliability and Leica’s high quality standards we are pleased to offer a new 2 year warranty for this camera.


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