C3 Series Cameras

The main benefit of the C3 c-mount microscope cameras is that they transfer images and video much more quickly over USB3. In addition to the basic capture and measurement features, these cameras also offer some more advanced features like extended depth of field.

Technical Specifications

Model TP-C3-5 TP-C3-12
Sensor 5MP 1/2.5” 12MP 1/2.3”
Physical Connection C-Mount C-Mount
Digital Connection USB3 USB3
Recommended C-Mount 0.35x – 0.5x 0.35 – 0.5x
Framerate and Resolution 14fps @ 2592 x 1944
29.4fps @ 1280 x 960
103.1fps @ 640 x 480
7.2fps @ 3664 x 2748
23.8fps @ 1832 x 1374
77.4fps @ 912 x 686


ToupView for Windows XP and later is a very powerful microscope imaging application. It has advanced features like extended depth of field and live stitching on some cameras.

TWAIN and Directshow drivers are available for use with other software, like ImageJ.

ToupLite is a lightweight application for use on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux computers.

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