Composite microscopic images taken using FILM microscopic equipmentA Zeiss Axiovert 200 inverted microscope with a fully motorised stage, controlled by HCImage acquisition software. This system offers a full incubation chamber with temperature and CO2 control, a large range of filter sets from UV to far-red and a sensitive Hamamatsu EM-CCD cameras, for ultrafast low-light imaging.

Advantages of this microscope

  • Low-light, high-speed imaging
  • A Xenon lamp with a continuously bright spectrum over the whole visible range
  • Slide, dish and multiwell formats
  • Sensitive, fast and long-term live experiments with little photodamage
  • Multi-point / multiwell 4D imaging


Sir Alexander Fleming building, SAF 527

Quickstart guide

Quickstart Guide - Widefield 2 (HCImage) (PDF)

Hardware configuration

Please see the FILM wiki page - WF2 hardware configuration

Offline software