INFINITY1-5 Digital Microscope Camera from Lumenera

Lumenera’s INFINITY1-5 digital camera is designed to be a cost-effective, versatile solution for documentation in life science, clinical, material science and industrial applications.

For applications that demand extremely high resolution, the INFINITY1-5 camera produces a full 2592 x 1944 video preview with speeds of 7 frames per second (fps) in both color and monochrome formats. This full 5.0 megapixel sensor allows users to view fine detail in samples and provide a high resolution preview to large monitors and overhead projectors.

Excellent Color Reproduction:

Years of experience in the microscopy market have allowed Lumenera to develop specialized color algorithms ensuring excellent color reproduction in samples ranging from stained cells to wafer inspection.

Full Image Analysis Software Included:

Every INFINITY camera includes INFINITY ANALYZE software for advanced camera control, image processing, measuring and annotation, as well as INFINITY CAPTURE, an intuitive user interface which includes all of the basic features needed to control your INFINITY camera and capture images.

Third-Party Software Integration:

INFINITY cameras are integrated into a variety of third-party software packages through direct drivers or with TWAIN/DirectX support.

Mac Camera Software:

A Mac camera driver, capture application and ImageJ plug-in are available for the INFINITY1-5. Please refer to the Microscopy Drivers/Software Downloads page under Support for up-to-date details.

Superior Technical Assistance Center (TAC):

As a Lumenera customer you gain access to the TAC group and knowledge base, which provide full support for cameras, software and microscopy applications.

Product Highlights:

  • Low noise progressive scan 1/2.5" 5.0 megapixel image sensor
  • Full color sub-windowing for rapid focus and scanning of samples
  • 7 fps at full 2592x1944 resolution and 60 fps at 640x480 resolution
  • High-speed USB 2.0 for ease of installation on any computer
  • Selectable 8 & 12-bit pixel data modes

Included in the Box:

  • INFINITY1-5C — 5.0 Megapixel Color CMOS Camera or INFINITY1-5M — 5.0 Megapixel Monochrome CMOS Camera
  • Lu802 — 2 m USB 2.0 Cable
  • LuINFSW-DVD — DVD with INFINITY user application software (including INFINITY ANALYZE), TWAIN driver and documentation

Ordering Options:

  • LuIAP-1 — INFINITY Advanced Features Pack 1: Includes USB Key for extra INFINITY ANALYZE license, additional 1 year warranty, 1 advance product replacement
  • LuSDKSW — Software Developer’s Kit (Web Download)

Technical Specifications

Camera Settings

Image Sensor

CMOS, Micron MT9P031, Avail in Color or Monochrome

Effective Pixels

2592 x 1944, 2.2 µm square pixels

Optical Format


Frame Rate


Dynamic Range

49 dB

Bit Depth

8 or 12-bit

Read Noise

20 e-

Camera Controls


330 g

Power Requirement

USB bus power only

Power Consumption

~2.5 W

Operating Temperature

0 to +50 °C

Operating Humidity

5 to 95%, non-condensing

Exposure Range

106 µs to 3 s (video), 106 µs to 3 s (snapshot)


Rolling shutter with single frame capture


Any multiple of 8 x 8 pixels, 32 x 32 pixels minimum

Exposure Control

Automatic and manual

White Balance

Automatic and manual


1 to 3.38 x

Interface Connector

USB 2.0


2.25 x 3.85 x 1.56 inch / 57.15 x 97.79 x 39.62 mm

Lens Mount

Adjustable C-mount standard