MiniVid Microscope Camera

MiniVid Microscope Camera


  • Captures Video and Photos
  • 5.1 (USB 2.0) or 6.3 (USB 3.0) Megapixel
  • USB to Computer, software included
  • Replaces the eyepiece on most microscopes and can also c-mount to trinocular microscopes


The MiniVid USB camera is a 5+ Megapixel camera with powerful software enabling the capture high resolution images and video. It is available in both USB 2.0 and 3.0 versions. If you'll be viewing and/or photographing live specimens, you may want to consider purchasing the 3.0 version, which can feed video to the computer at speeds 5x to 10x faster than the 2.0 version.

  • Image Sensor: 5 megapixel CMOS chip
  • Interface: USB 2.0 or 3.0
  • Exposure: Automatic or Manual

Photo File Format:

  • MiniVid 2.0: 2592 X 1944 pixels
  • MiniVid 3.0: 3072 X 2048 pixels

Video Frame Size and Rate:

  • MiniVid 2.0: 5fps @2592 x 1944, 18fps @1280 x 960, 60fps @640 x 480
  • MiniVid 3.0: 30fps @ 3072 x 2048, 38fps @ 1536 x 1024

Requires: Windows (10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP) or Mac OS

Software: ToupView micro-image analysis software

Fits either 23mm or 30mm (inside diameter) eyetubes, or trinocular C-Mount (just unscrew the tube from the head to reveal the c-mount threading)

Part number MVC-U5MP-EMTN (2.0) or MVC-U6MP-USB3 (3.0)

Best results will be had with the USB 3.0 Camera if your computer also has a USB 3.0 (blue) port. The camera is backward compatible to USB 2.0 and will still provide better results than the USB 2.0 Camera.

One Year Warranty


Actual Customer Photos (reduced in size from original):

Mr. Messer in North Carolina took these interesting photos of water life with his Revelation III and MiniVid USB. He had had the two less than a week. About his new hobby he said "What fun! Setup is straightforward, and it meets all my expectations."


Stage Micrometer

Stage Micrometer

Use this microscopic scale to calibrate your camera software, or use it directly to make measurements through the lens.

Standard 1"x3" microscope slide size, features a scale with divisions of 1/100th of a millimeter.

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