ORCA-Fusion BT Digital sCMOS camera: C15440-20UP


Effective no. of pixels
2304 (H) × 2304 (V)
Readout speed
100 frames/s
Readout noise
0.7 electrons
Dynamic range
21 400:1

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ORCA-Fusion BT advantages versus other BT sCMOS cameras

Exclusive industry leading BT sCMOS performance with trusted Hamamatsu quality and reliability

  • Extremely low readout noise
  • High QE, across a wide range of wavelengths
  • CCD-like uniformity; minimal high readout noise pixels
  • High dynamic range
  • 3 readout speeds
  • Lightsheet readout mode
  • 5.3 Megapixels
  • Both USB 3.0 and high speed CoaXPress interfaces

ORCA-Fusion BT advantages versus EM-CCD cameras

A practical and functional replacement for expensive EM-CCDs with uncompromising sensitivity, speed and versatility

  • Resolution
  • Binning versatility
  • No amplification or excess noise
  • High dynamic range
  • Large field of view


  • Wide-field fluorescence microscopy
  • Time-lapse imaging
  • Spinning disk confocal microscopy
  • Lightsheet microscopy
  • Super resolution precision localization
  • Genetically encoded voltage imaging
  • Optogenetics
  • Single molecule tracking
  • Computational imaging
  • Quantum computing

Time-lapse live cell imaging by low light excitation

Sample: H9c2, Objective lens: Apo TIRF 60XC (NA1.49), ND: 8, Interval: 15 sec


c15440-20up Application example 1

HCS NuclearMask Stains / Exposure 20 ms



c15440-20up Application example 3

MitoTracker / Exposure 500 ms



c15440-20up Application example 2

CellMask Plasma Membrane stains / Exposure 500 ms

PC recommendations

With the introduction of the ORCA-Fusion BT, users are now able to stream 5 megapixel images to their computers 89 frames per second. The computer recommendations for this high data rate can be met by using the guidelines listed this PC Recommendations for ORCA-Fusion BT.


Type number C15440-20UP
Quantum efficency @550 nm: 95 %
Imaging device sCMOS
Effective no. of pixels 2304 (H) × 2304 (V)
Cell size 6.5 μm (H) × 6.5 μm (V)
Readout speed Fast scan: 89.1 frames/s (@2304 x 2304 pixels, 16 bit)
Readout noise Ultra-quiet scan: 0.7 electrons rms (Typ.)
Dynamic range 21 400:1 (Typ.)
A/D converter 16 bit, 12 bit, 8 bit

Spectral response

c15440-20up Spectral response




c15440-20up dimensional outline

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ORCA-Fusion BT 產品型錄 123KB
PC Recommendations for ORCA-Fusion / Fusion BT / Lightning 123KB
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