EVOS XL Core Cell Imaging System

Tired of the dark room?

Easy cell imaging in your cell culture hood

The EVOS™ XL Core Cell Imaging System is the perfect addition to any cell culture room or facility. Ergonomically designed, the all-in-one XL Core system can fit into your tissue culture hood or on an adjacent bench, making it easy for you to quickly analyze the status of your cell cultures.

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System Highlights

Attribute EVOS XL Core Detail
Optics Infinity-corrected optical system; RMS-threaded objectives with 45 mm parfocal distance
Illumination Adjustable-intensity LED (>50,000-hour life per light cube)
Contrast methods Transmitted light (bright field and phase contrast)
Objectives 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x; plan LWD phase, infinity;
Optional 2x (no phase)
Objective turret 4-position, manual control
Condenser 3-position turret for bright field and phase contrast
Condenser working distance 60 mm

Fixed stage (AMEX1000);

Optional mechanical stage (AMEP4712):

  • X-Y axis controls and vessel holder framework
  • 120 mm x 78 mm range of motion
  • Both knobs 56 mm/rev
Focus mechanism Coaxial focus knobs with tension control:
  • Coarse focus: 38 mm/rev
  • Fine focus: 0.2 mm/rev, precision 0.002 mm


LCD display 12.1” high-resolution (1,024 x 768 pixels) color monitor with adjustable tilt
Camera Color: 1/2” 2,048 x 1,536, 3.1 megapixels
Image acquisition Embedded operating system with imaging software for image capture and save via mouse or front-mounted manual buttons
Captured images Color camera: 24-bit full-color TIFF or PNG; JPEG, BMP (2,048 x 1,536 pixels)
Output ports 2 USB 2.0 ports
Power supply AC adaptor; input 100–240 V, 47–63 Hz; output 12 V DC/2.0 A 24 W max
Dimensions Height: 533 mm (21.0 in)
Depth: 406 mm (6.0 in)
Width: 318 mm (12.5 in)
Weight 9.1 kg (20.1 lb);
10.0 kg (22.1 lb) with mechanical stage

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EVOS XL Core Resources

EVOS XL Core Software Update
EVOS XL Core User Manual
EVOS XL Core Quick Start Guide

EVOS Accessories
EVOS objectives


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