OPTIKA C-B3 3.1 Megapixel CMOS USB 2.0 Camera


Megapixels: 3 Megapixels
SKU: OPC-B3 MPN: C-B3 Brand:
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Cameras have become indispensable nowadays and OPTIKA is offering a line of remarkable solutions for digital imaging.

OPTIKA B Series represents a cost-effective solution equipped with the latest technology sensors with more vivid colors and great contrast for stunning images. This series features Aptina CMOS sensor with excellent color reproduction, significantly high frame rates and several resolutions available to match any customer need.

Thanks to the convenience and simplicity, being extremely intuitive to install and operate, the OPTIKA B Series is recommended for educational and routine microscopes, also as eyepiece cameras (no need for additional adapters/rings in case of monocular and binocular microscopes).

All the main operating systems like Windows, IOS, Linux are supported.

Cost-effective CMOS camera for routine applications
Recommended for educational microscopes and routine microscopes, also as eyepiece camera

  • Aptina CMOS sensor with excellent color reproduction for routine applications
  • 0.5x Optical adapter (for 23 mm eyepiece tube)
  • 3.1 MP resolution
  • Eyepiece and C-mount connection for each application required
  • Excellent color reproduction
  • Can be connected to monocular, binocular or trinocular microscopes
  • Including 3 software (OPTIKA Vision Lite, OPTIKA Lite View and OPTIKA Pro View) for Windows. Lite versions available for Mac OS and Linux
  • Equipped with lens for optimized field of view, 30 and 30.5 mm eyepiece adapter rings and calibration slide for establishing measurement baselines

Camera Specifications
Digital camera resolution 3.1 MP (2048 x 1536)
Signal output USB 2.0
Sensor Size 1/2"
Sensor technology CMOS
Sensor type Aptina CMOS
Image format 4/3
Pixel size 3.2 x 3.2 μm
Frame rate full resolution 12 fps (2048 x 1536)
Frame rate other resolutions 45 fps (680 x 510)
Sensitivity 1 V/lux-second
Signal / noise ratio 43 dB
Dynamic range 61 dB
ADC conversion 8 Bit
Color Depth 1 Bit; 4 Bit; 8 Bit; 24 Bit
Exposure Time 0.244 msec – 2 sec
Binning 1×1; 2×2; 3×3
IR filter 380-650 nm (IR-cut filter)
Camera power PC USB
C-mount YES
Optical adapters 0.5x (for 23 mm eyepiece tube)
Adapters for Binocular & Monocular microscopes 30 mm & 30.5 mm diameter
Calibration Slide YES
Always Included 1.8 m USB cable
Environment Specifications
Working temperature -10 up to +50°C
Storage temperature -20 up to +60°C
Relative Humidity 30% to 80%
Storage Humidity 10% to 60%
Dimensions 58 x 58 x 36.4 mm
Weight 0.18 Kg
System Requirements
Operating System Win XP / Win Vista / Win 7 / Win 8 / Win 10 (32 or 64 bit)
OSx (Mac OSx) starting from 10.7.5
PC Requirements CPU: Equal to Intel Core2 2.8GHz or higher
RAM: 2 GB or more
USB port: USB 2.0, at least two ports

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