The Moticam S20 Microscope Camera, from Motic has a high resolution of 20.0MP to satisfy the most demanding printing and display applications. The S20 utlilises advanced sensor technology with a scientific grade back illuminated sCMOS sensor and USB 3.1 interface.

The S20 manages the huge amount of data generated with ease providing a frame rate of 18 fps at maximum resolution.

The Motic Images Plus software is versatile, intuitive and easy to use, and is included with this camera. View and capture images with maximum quality; capture, edit, measure and report the results. With tools such as counting, annotations, live measurements and filters, this software package allows you to analyse images and turn them into knowledge. Motic Images Plus 3.0 is multi platform running on Windows, Mac and Linux. Liftetime software updates are provided free of charge.

Microscope Connection

The S20 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 1100600101401
Model S20
Sensor type Scientific Grade sCMOS sensor
Pixels 20.0MP
Sensor size (inch) 1"
Pixel size (µm) 2.3 x 2.4
Resolution 5472x3648
Scan mode Progressive
Shutter mode Rolling
Exporsure time 15µsec to 2 sec
Max Frames per second  5472x3648 @ 18fps, 2736x1824 @ 50fps
Sensitivity 461V(G) @ 1/30 sec
Interface USB 3.1
Software Motic Images Plus
Supported OS Windows 8/10/11, MAC OSX, Linux or higher
Lens mount C-mount
Power supply 5V (from USB port)
Warranty 2 Years

Package Contains

Moticam S20 camera, CS ring adaptor, USB 3.1 cable, Motic 4-dot calibration slide, Motic Images Plus for PC/OSX/Linux

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 Motic
Product List Attributes

• 20.0 Megapixel resolution
• sCMOS sensor, 1"
• 18fps with USB 3.1 
• High resolution for printing
• Motic Images Plus Software

SKU PO.2231-09
Country of Origin China
Badges New
Used By Industry, Laboratories, University
Measurement Yes
Shutter system Rolling
Sensor Type sCMOS
Sensor Format 1"
Resolution 20.0 Megapixel
Pixel Size (Micron) 2.4 x 2.4 micron
Magnification N/A
Interface type USB 3.0
Frame Rate (Max) 18 fps
Operating System MacOS 10.4 and up, Windows 7, 8, 10 & 11

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