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X-Cite® XLED1 Advanced LED Light Source for Fluorescence Excitation from Lumen Dynamics

The X-Cite® XLED1 is a high power LED light source that has been developed to optimize fluorophore excitation with unmatched field uniformity at the specimen.

Its unique plug-and-play modularity enables the system to evolve along side changing research applications, with easily interchangeable LED modules.

The X-Cite® XLED1 signifies the industry's next generation of fluorescence LED illumination with excellent wavelength switching speeds to capture fast cell dynamics and advanced triggering options to extend live-cell imaging experiments.

Key Features and Benefits

The product features of the X-Cite® XLED1 are:

  • Maximum power and individual LED control - Use up to four high power LED modules with fine excitation control while balancing illumination intensity between channels and protecting specimens against photodamage.

  • Unmatched field uniformity at the specimen - X-Cite® microscope adaptors lead the industry in field uniformity without the need for alignment, while saving time on maintenance and ensuring peace-of-mind in experimental results.

  • Adaptable plug-and-play modularity - Each LED module and associated optical components can be quickly swapped in the field for another wavelength depending on the needs of your application.

  • Rapid wavelength switching to capture fast cell dynamics - Each LED module is designed to integrate and easily interchange individual excitation filters, allowing accelerated wavelength switching beyond the scope of motorized filter wheels.

  • Flexible triggering for sequential or simultaneous imaging - Triggering sequences can be combined with a high degree of control over individual LED intensity to excite and image multiple fluorophores when examining very fast moving specimens or for live-cell ratio imaging.

  • Live-cell mode to limit photobleaching and cellular damage -Researchers can extend the time frame of their live-cell imaging experiments by reducing the degree of free radical formation caused by the continuous illumination of fluorescent proteins.

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