[Neuroscience] Re: Technical question: Alternative software for a "Coolsnap HQ" camera

Bill via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by connelly.bill from gmail.com)
Tue Jun 24 00:21:58 EST 2008


I think the Coolsnap cameras can run a large number of programs. NIS
elements from nikon, or PMcapture from photometrics, and various
others.

See: http://www.photomet.com/pm_downloads/software_pvcam.php

On Jun 9, 9:56 pm, Tom <tehgabr... from web.de> wrote:
> Hi!
> I have a 'Coolsnap HQ' from Princeton that came together with a
> software package called "WinView".
> Unfortunately this software is full of bugs and really a pain to use.
> So i am wondering if anybody knows an image acquisition software that
> can be used to control a 'Coolsnap HQ' camera?
> If possible, this software should run under linux, but windows is fine
> too.
>
> It should allow high frequency imaging (up to 20 Hz), where the timing
> is triggered by an external device.
> I already tried a software called "micro-manager" but didn't find this
> suitable for my needs
>
> Any comments are appreciated!
>
> Regards,
> Thomas



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