With high speed data readout, superior colour reproduction and excellent quantum efficiency, the Nikon DS-Fi3 camera is optimised for imaging in various applications, such as with brightfield, differential interference contrast (DIC) and polarisation contrast (POL).

High Definition Imaging

Nikon’s DS-Fi3 compact, high-definition, high-speed, high-sensitivity C-mount camera is equipped with a 5.9 megapixel CMOS image sensor, enabling the capture of images with incredible definition up to 2880×2048 pixels. The CMOS sensor with high-speed USB3.0 data transfer facilitates fast focusing and efficient image acquisition when using a range of contrast techniques.

Product Highlights

High Definition Imaging

DS-Fi3 is equipped with a 5.9 megapixel CMOS image sensor, enabling the capture of high definition images of up to 2880×2048 pixels.

High Sensitivity and Low-Noise

DS-Fi3 has a significantly higher quantum efficiency and lower noise than conventional cameras. It allows capture of brighter images with higher signal-to-noise ratios.

Core Features

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Image Sensor1/1.8 inch Color CMOS image sensor
Size: 6.91 x 4.92 mm
Recordable PixelsAll pixels: 2880 x 2048
2 vertical and 2 horizontal pixels average: 1440 x 1024
Lens MountC-mount
ISO Sensitivity
(recommended exposure index)
Standard: equivalent to ISO 50
(Selectable from ISO 50 to ISO 3200 equivalent)
Live Display Mode*
(Maximum fps)
All pixels (2880 x 2048): 15 fps
2 vertical and 2 horizontal pixels average: 30 fps
(1440 x 1024): 30 fps
Exposure Time100μ sec to 30 sec
Photometry ModeAverage photometry: Average intensity within the photometry area
Peak photometry: Maximum intensity within the photometry area
Exposure ControlOne-time automatic exposure: Exposure time is adjusted automatically for one-time within the optimum range for the camera
Continuous automatic exposure: Automatic exposure adjustment is performed continuously to keep the exposure within the camera
Manual exposure: Exposure time and gain settings are made manually
Exposure CorrectionAverage metering: ±1EV, Step: 1/6EV
Peak hold metering: -1EV to ±0EV
InterfaceUSB3.0 (connect with PC, DS-L4) x1, External trigger x1
Power SupplyAC100-240V 50Hz/60Hz
Power Consumption4.8W
Dimensions100 (W) x 66 (D) x 65 (H) mm
Weight400g (approx.)
Operating Environment0-40°C , 60% RH max. (without condensation)

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