Axiocam 305 color Camera
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Axiocam 305 color Camera

The Axiocam 305 color high-speed camera is your best match for routine observations with the best resolution.
Its 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor can acquire up to 36 frames per second at full resolution (2464 x 2056) and is compatible with all the ZEISS microscopes.
Average lead time: 4-6 weeks
The Axiocam 305 color high-speed camera is your best match for routine observations with the best resolution.
Its 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor can acquire up to 36 frames per second at full resolution (2464 x 2056) and is compatible with all the ZEISS microscopes.


  • 5 Megapixel CMOS chip sensor
  • Fast readout with 36 full frame images per second
  • Small 3.45 micron pixels
  • Easy USB 3.0 connection
  • Global shutter readout avoids CMOS rolling shutter image distortions
  • Both color and black & white imaging modes
  • Compatible with all ZEISS microscope stands with a camera port
  • Fast and efficient operation with ZEN imaging software


Your Observations Made Easy 

Axiocam 305 color is your 5 Megapixel camera for high resolution imaging at fast speeds. With state-of-the-art CMOS Global Shutter technology, you follow and capture samples accurately. Use this fast camera to acquire up to 36 frames per second at full resolution. Cover more of your area of interest with its 2/3” sensor format. Produce great color images on your compound, stereo, or zoom microscope.

Fish Blastodisc Mitosis Axiocam 305 color          BPAE Cells Fluorescence Axiocam 305 color


Thanks to highly sensitive sensor technology and precise camera engineering, your Axiocam 305 color allows the capture of quality color images for a wide range of applications. Acquire great color images or use the optional black & white mode to document basic fluorescence. Easy to use ZEN imaging software offers an intuitive user interface and robust performance through a simple and fast USB 3.0 connection.


Axiocam 305 color brochure

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    Technical Data

     Sensor Model Sony IMX 264 Exmor Pregius, CMOS
    Sensor Pixel Count 5 Megapixel: 2,464 (H) × 2,056 (V)
    Pixel Size 3.45 μm x 3.45 μm
    Sensor Size 8.5 mm x 7.1 mm; image diagonal 11.1 mm, equivalent to 2/3“ sensor
    Spectral Range Approx. 400 nm – 720 nm, coated Hoya C5000 IR Cut Filter;
    RGB Bayer color filter mask
    Range of Integration Time 100 μs to 4 s
    Live Image 36 frames / s @ max 2,464 × 2,056 pixels
    Read-out Mode Quad-Port readout
    Digitization 8 and 12 Bit / Pixel
    Interfaces USB 3.0 SuperSpeed (5 Gbit / s)
    Optical Interface C-Mount (17.5 mm)
    Recommended Camera Adapters 0.5 ×, 0.63 ×, 1.0 ×
    Size (W × H × D) / Weight 10.8 cm × 4.3 cm × 7.8 cm / 580 g
    Power Supply Max. 4 W power consumption through USB 3.0-Bus from PC
    Full Well Capacity (typical) 10,500 e-
    Readout Noise (typical) 2.2 e-
    Cooling Temperature stable at 25 °C for ambient temperatures between 18 °C and 30 °C
    Order Number 426560-9030-000


     Spectral Sensitivity Axiocam 305 color



     Subsampling Pixel Count (H x V) Mode FPS at 1 ms
    1 x 1 2,464 × 2,056 Color / Mono 36
    2 x 2 1,232 × 1,028 Color / Mono 88
    1 x 1, ROI 2,048 × 2,048 Color / Mono 36
    1 x 1, ROI 1,920 × 1,080 Color / Mono 67
    1 x 1, ROI 1,024 × 1,024 Color / Mono 70
    1 x 1, ROI 512 × 512 Color / Mono 136
    1 x 1, ROI 256 × 256 Color / Mono 255
    1 x 1, ROI 128 × 128 Color / Mono 456


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