Composite microscopic image taken using FILM equipmentA Leica SP5 inverted confocal microscope with a resonant scanner allowing high-speed confocal imaging, a full incubation chamber and a microinjector.

Advantages of this microscope

  • High-speed confocal imaging (28 fps at 512x512 pixels, 110 fps at 128x128 pixels)
  • 5 lasers (Diode 405nm, Argon 488, Diode 543, Diode 594, Diode 633)
  • Manual stage - slide, dish and multiwell formats
  • The laser tweezers are not operational, contact the facility manager for enquiries.


Sir Alexander Fleming building, SAF 527

Quickstart guide

Quickstart guide - Confocal 2 Leica SP5 Resonant Inverted (PDF)

Hardware configuration

Please see the FILM wiki page - CF2 hardware configuration

Offline software