SCA® minimum hardware requirements:

Motility and concentrationMorphologyDNA FragmentationVitalityAcrosome reaction
ComputerDesktop or Laptop: Operating system Windows 10 (32 or 64 bits); Processor: Intel Core i5 or superior; RAM: 4 GB or superior; USB 3.0 port; Recommended model: HP ProDesk 600 (Desktop) and Toshiba Tecra A50 (Laptop)
CameraBasler Ace acA1300-200uc
MicroscopeNikon, Olympus, Zeiss or Leica; Trinocular C-mount 1x; Turret condenser and centering telescope
Objective10x Ph+
60x/100x oil
10x
20x40x Plan Fluor
Observation methodPositive phase contrast or FluorescenceBrightfieldBrightfield or FluorescenceBrightfield or FluorescenceFluorescence
FilterGreen filter / Fluorescence: Bandpass filter (EX 330-380, EM 420, DM 400)Blue filterGreen filter / Fluorescence: Bandpass filter (EX 510-560, EM 590, DM 565)For fluorescense only: Long bandpass filter
(EX 330-380, EM 420, DM 440)
Dual band (EX 387/480, EM 433/530, DM 403/502)
Disposables:
slide / kit / staining
Leja, Cell-VU. Makler / Fluorescence: FluoCountSpermBlue, Sperm Stain, Diff-Quik, Cell-VU prestained slides, Stat III, Papanicolau, ShorrChromatin dispersion test kits (SCD)Brightfield: Vitality slides SCA / Fluorescense: FluoVitFluoAcro
Motility and concentrationMorphologyDNA FragmentationVitalityAcrosome reaction
ComputerDesktop or Laptop: Operating system Windows 10 (32 or 64 bits); Processor: Intel Core i5 or superior; RAM: 4 GB or superior; USB 3.0 port; Recommended model: HP ProDesk 600 (Desktop) and Toshiba Tecra A50 (Laptop)
CameraBasler Ace acA1300-200uc
MicroscopeNikon, Olympus or Zeiss; Trinocular C-mount 1x; Turret condenser and centering telescope
Objective10x Ph-
(negative phase contrast)
Most species:
40x
Horse, dog:
60x
10x
20x40x Plan Fluor
Observation methodNegative phase contrast or FluorescenceBrightfieldBrightfield or FluorescenceFluorescenceFluorescence
FilterGreen filter /
Fluorescence: Bandpass filter (EX 330-380, EM 420, DM 400)
Blue filterGreen filter /
Fluorescence: Bandpass filter (EX 510-560, EM 590, DM 565)
Long bandpass filter
(EX 330-380, EM 420, DM 440)
Dual band (EX 387/480, EM 433/530, DM 403/502)
Disposables:
slide / kit / staining
Leja, Cell-VU, Makler / Fluorescence: FluoCountSpermBlueChromatin dispersion test (SCD)
FluoVitFluoAcro

(*) Ask for each species.

Motility and concentrationMorphologyDNA FragmentationVitalityAcrosome reaction
ComputerDesktop or Laptop: Operating system Windows 10 (32 or 64 bits); Processor: Intel Core i5 or superior; RAM: 4 GB or superior; USB 3.0 port; Recommended model: HP ProDesk 600 (Desktop) and Toshiba Tecra A50 (Laptop)
CameraBasler Ace acA1300-200uc
MicroscopeNikon, Olympus or Zeiss; Trinocular C-mount 0.7x (with intermediate magnification); Turret condenser
Objective4x (brightfield)
40x
10x
20x40x Plan Fluor
Observation methodPseudo phase contrast (Ph2)BrightfieldBrightfield or FluorescenceFluorescenceFluorescence
FilterGreen filter
Blue filterGreen filter / Fluorescence: Bandpass filter (EX 510-560, EM 590, DM 565)Long bandpass filter
(EX 330-380, EM 420, DM 440)
Dual band (EX 387/480, EM 433/530, DM 403/502)
Disposables:
slide / kit / staining
Leja 100
SpermBlueChromatin dispersion test (SCD)
FluoVitFluoAcro

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