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Collimated LED Light Sources for Microscopy
Mic-LED Light Source Series

Prizmatix Collimated Modular Mic-LED Light Source products series provides an affordable and expandable solution for Multi-wavelength fluorescence excitation in upright and inverted fluorescence microscopes. Mic-LEDs are available in a wide range of a specific excitation wavelengths (please see full list below).

The Mic-LED head comprises a High Power single chip LED and built-in adjustable AR coated aspheric lens collimator to provide collimated LED beam suitable for direct connection to epi-fluorescence port of microscope. The XY adjust screws enable precise alignment of the LED system to microscope light path.

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The Mic-LED head comprises a High Power single chip LED and built-in adjustable AR coated aspheric lens collimator to provide collimated LED beam suitable for direct connection to epi-fluorescence port of microscope. The XY adjust screws enable precise alignment of the LED system to microscope light path. The LED has excellent thermal coupling to the body of Mic-LED or heat sink providing excellent thermal management. Each Mic-LED is shipped with specific test report providing information on total beam power and emission spectrum.

BLCC-04 current controller is available at 500 - 2000mA settings according to requirements of Mic-LED head. The BLCC-04 current controller features isolated TTL and Analog inputs for fast switching and D/A control of LED output power

Modular design enables easy connection of multiple collimated LED heads to beam combiners, filter wheel, beam switcher and numerous other components to create multi-wavelength collimated, light-guide coupled or fiber coupled LED light source.

The multi wavelength system can mix all Prizmatix collimated LEDs:

Mic-LED and Ultra-High-Power (including UHP-T-LEDs) UHPLEDs.

Please use Prizmatix LED Spectra Viewer to simulate such multi-wavelength system. LED Spectra Viewer shows full spectrum of LED light sources, fluorophores as well as excitation / emission filters and dichroic mirrors. The input graph shows LED light sources with filters and dichroic mirrors while the output graph shows the resulting illumination overplayed on the spectra of the selected fluorescence dyes.

New: LED Spectra Viewers
for Design of Multiwavelength
Fluorescence Light Sources

Microscope LED Series


Key Features

  • High Power LED at numerous wavelengths
  • Long life, no lamp replacement required
  • Adaptors to epi-fluorescent ports of Olympus, Nikon, Zeiss
    and Leica. Also compatible with standard SM1 (1.035"-40) thread
  • No excessive heat, no speckles, no vibrating or moving parts
  • Expandable system – user can add excitation wavelengths to create
    multi-wavelength system
  • Precisely adjustable power by 10 turns potentiometer
    or Analog Input (0-5Vdc)
  • Low optical noise (<0.03% rms)
  • Fast triggering via TTL input (Rise / Fall time <5 μs)
  • Opto-Isolated TTL and Analog Inputs to eliminate ground-loop
  • USB control (optional)

Prizmatix LEDs modular versatility


Optical Specifications

Product P/NTotal
Power
[mW]
Normalized Value
[a.u.]
Bandwidth Power
[mW]









Wavelength (nm)

 Product P/NPeak λ [nm]Centroid λ [nm]FWHM [nm]Power Collimated [mW]Pwr Fiber Coupled [mW]
MIC-LED-340A34434712255
MIC-LED-365B3673691135060
MIC-LED-365L37137214650110
MIC-LED-380A3793832040095
MIC-LED-385L38338411770160
MIC-LED-390B39039114550100
MIC-LED-395L39539614740140
MIC-LED-405L40540618630115
MIC-LED-410Y40840917570100
MIC-LED-415Z4164161535080
MIC-LED-420Z4214221640090
MIC-LED-430Z4304302140070
MIC-LED-445CA44544620470110
MIC-LED-455L45445528420115
MIC-LED-465CA4654672945076
MIC-LED-475CA4744763134055
MIC-LED-480CA4784802834055
MIC-LED-480A4774783133050
MIC-LED-500A4984992921537
MIC-LED-505A5055083519028
MIC-LED-515CA5155204315025
MIC-LED-525L5265304419040
MIC-LED-550A5445509035035
MIC-LED-590A5906007418031
MIC-LED-630CA6346302223045
MIC-LED-655A6596542226050
MIC-LED-690M6956872521025
MIC-LED-730L7367314152045
MIC-LED-850V85084742250 
MIC-LED-W30M  3,00014532
MIC-LED-W40M  4,00015537
MIC-LED-W65M  6,50016035

 Remarks:

  • The Power Collimated is the total beam power emitted from the LED head
    after passing the internal collimating aspheric lens.

  • Power Fiber Coupled is power emitted from Polymer Optical Fiber,
    core 1000µm, NA 0.5, length 1m, coupled to the Mic-LED
    by Prizmatix fiber coupler (Prizmatix P/N: FCA-CN (CN = SMA / FC / ST)).


Electro-Optical Specifications

Typical Optical RMS Noise (DC-1MHz) % <0.05
TTL and Analog inputs   Optically isolated BNC connectors
Digital modulation frequency (TTL) Hz DC-50000
Rise / Fall time (10% - 90%) μs <2
Analog input voltage range V 0-5
Analog modulation frequency Hz DC-100
Input Voltage V 12

General Specifications

 
Operation temperature range °C 10-35
Storage temperature range °C -10-55
Operative relative humidity (Non condensing) % <90
Mic-LED dimensions See drawing below
Mic-LED weight g 350
BLCC-04 dimensions See drawing below
BLCC-04 weight g 430
Power Adaptor Dimensions
(L x W x H)
mm 175 x 72 x 35
Power Adaptor Weight g 190
Power Adaptor Safety  

Mic-LED Head Mechanical Drawings

Mic-LED Head Mechanical Drawings

BLCC-04 LED Current Controller Mechanical Drawings

BLCC-4-Drawing

Accessories for Mic-LED

 
 

All Prizmatix's LED light sources can be easily configured for use in a wide variety of applications by simply adding further components. These use a standard 1.035” 40TPI thread (SM1 compatible) or Prizmatix's 4-pin connection system.

The following are most popular accessories that enable easy assembly of multi-wavelength system with various output types (collimated, fiber coupled…) and various additional accessories like monitoring photodiode.

Custom solutions are also often available at a low cost: please contact us with your specific requirements.

Modular-Optoblocks

#

Part

Description

1   Mic-LED   Microscope LED
2   UHP-Mic-LED/UHP-T   Ultra high power LED
3   Multi-LED-BC   Beam Combiner with dichroic mirror
4   SM1 adaptor   Adaptor to SM1 thread
5   FCA   Fiber coupler adaptor
6   LLGA   Light guide adaptor
7   Nikon adaptor   Adaptor for Nikon fluorescence microscope
8   Zeiss adaptor   Adaptor for Zeiss fluorescence microscope
9   Olympus adaptor   Adaptor for Olympus fluorescence microscope
10   Leica adaptor   Adaptor for Leica fluorescence microscope

 

Microscope Adaptor

The Mic-LED can be directly connected to standard epi-fluorescence port of Olympus, Nikon, Zeiss or Leica microscope. The user can exchange microscope adaptor easily by simple screwing the adaptor to the Mic-LED head.

Beam Combiner Module

The output beam of Mic-LED can be collinearly combined with additional Mic-LEDs, UHP-LEDs, UHP-T-LEDs and UHP-T-LED-White-High-CRI, by Dichroic Beam Combiners. The Beam Combiner is connected to the Mic-LED by means of four connection pins.

Light Guide Adaptor and Liquid Light Guide (LLG)

The Light Guide Adaptor can be easily screwed into the Mic-LED converting the Mic-LED into a LLG coupled light source. Prizmatix can supply the LLG or adapt the Light Guide Adaptor to match your light guide.

Fiber Adaptor and Optical Fiber

The Fiber Adaptor can be easily screwed into the Mic-LED converting the Mic-LED into a Fiber Coupled LED light source. Prizmatix can supply a variety of fiber patch cords and custom fiber optic assemblies as well as Fiber Collimator for high NA fibers.

Filter Wheel and Filter Adaptor

The Mic-LED can be connected to a 6 positions Filter wheel or to a filter adaptor to provide additional filtration of LED output spectrum.

Remark:

Most accessories can be connected in series to create complex system.

For more details on optional accessories please see:
https://www.prizmatix.com/Optogenetics/Optogenetics-LED-Light-Sources-and-Fiber-Optics.htm