The Euromex 4K Ultra High Definition microscope camera, model VC.3042, is a new solution to modern microscopy for industry and education where real time images are needed. This 4K UHD camera has a Sony sensor deliverying a horizontal display resolution of 3,840 pixels (2,160p) to suit the latest 4K screens.

Images are generated with exceptional quality, delivering true colour rendering at high frame rates. The VC.3042 is perfect for use with biological, metallurgical or stereo microscopes.

The 4K UHD ultra high definition camera can be used in two modes, in a stand-alone with its embedded mouse-driven software or in a computer controlled mode. No PC is required to operate in stand-alone mode.

Stand-alone Mode

Connect directly to a monitor or projector using HDMI output at full 30 fps (frames per second). No computer is needed. The embedded mouse-driven software enables image capture and saving videos to an SD memory card or USB key, all with no computer. The software also offers extensive on screen features including measurement functions with calibration, digital zoom, camera settings, image comparison and more. Stand-alone model is ideal for inspection tasks or sharing images on a large monitor where real time images are needed.

Available with 13" HD Monitor (VC.3042-HDS) or as camera only (VC.3042) to connect to your own HD monitor.

Computer Controlled Mode

For more control and software functions the 4k HD camera can be connected to a computer using USB 2.0, WiFi or Ethernet and benefit from the extensive functions of the Euromex Image Focus Alpha software. More camera and image controls, calibrated measurements on live and still images and the ability to create annotations on captured images. Compatible with Windows 7, 8 and 10, both 32 and 64 bits. A version for Mac OS is also available with some differences in features.

Microscope Connection

The HD 4K connects to microscopes using a 0.5x C-Mount adapter. For microscopes with a standard 23.2 mm tube, the 0.5x adapter is included. Also provided are conversion adapters for 30.0 and 30.5 mm tubes typically used with stereo microscopes. For other microscope tubes, please contact us.


Product Code  VC.3042 or VC.3042-HDS with 13" Monitor
Model UHD-4K 
Pixels 8.0MP
Sensor size (inch) 1/1.8" Sony IMX334 CMOS
Pixel size (µm) 2.0 x 2.0
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Max Frames per second  30 fps
Monitor 13" HD Monitor Optional
Interface HDMI, WiFi, USB 2.0 + Ethernet
Software Image Focus Alpha
Warranty 2 Years

Package Contains

UHD 4K Camera, Software CD, HDMI cable, USB 2.0 Cable, 12vdc/1A power supply, 32GB SD Card and USB mouse, 0.5x C-Mount objective, 30.0 and 30.5 mm adapters for stereo microscopes (to fit 23.2mm), 72 x 24 mm Calibration Slide (1mm/100 - 10micron division)

About Microscope Cameras

Turn your conventional microscope into a digital microscope. Microscope cameras provide a cost effective solution to viewing and capturing digital images through a traditional microscope and are used in a variety of imaging applications such as microscopy, quality control and automation.  For more advice read our guide to Microscope Cameras

More Information
Brand Euromex
Product List Attributes

• 4K Ultra High Definition, 30fps
• HDMI, WiFi, USB-2 & Ethernet 
• C-Mount interface to any microscope
• Measure & save images. No PC required
• Supplied with or without 13" HD Monitor

SKU VC.3042-C
Badges Bestseller
Tariff Code 852580189
Used By Industry, Laboratories, University, Hobbyist
Measurement Yes
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Format 1/1.8"
Resolution UHD 4K
Pixel Size (Micron) 2.0 x 2.0 micron
Magnification N/A
Lense Mount C-Mount
Interface type HMDI (DVI)
Frame Rate (Max) 30 fps
Operating System MacOS 10.4 and up, Windows 7, 8, 10 & 11

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Euromex VC.3042 UHD-4K Microscope Camera HDMI, WiFi & USB, Optional HD Monitor

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