M8 Microscope and Scanner

Discover the future of digital microscopy

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The smartphone of digital microscopes

Color your fall with WSI!

Showroom Devices M8 & O8

Fall is here! If you are not shouting “hurray” by now, you are probably still in need of a spark of fall spirit. For this purpose, we offer discounted showroom devies of our digital microscopes M8 and O8. Secure your personal digitization assistants now!

*Find promotional terms and conditions at the end of the page


User Interface

Precipoint’s M8 serves as a dual microscope and scanner, with all functions accessible via a touchscreen computer – making it a true digital microscope. Our intuitive software makes it easy to navigate through your microscope slides with just the touch of your fingers. Since everything is automated and digitized, there is no need for eyepieces or manual focus knobs. Work with a touchscreen computer, tablet or smartphone and literally examine the sample with your own hands.

Live Stitching

Our Live Stitching feature instantly combines multiple images captured at the resolution of the lens into a single full frame.

You have an overview of the entire slide in seconds and an amazingly large field of view. Focusing and brightness correction is automatic with PreciPoint’s M8 to produce a high-resolution image.

Faster results - the M8 as a microscope

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Simple workflows - the M8 as a slide scanner

Whole Slide Image Linde, Tilia — gescannt mit dem PreciPoint M8

Product specifications

  • Overview image
  • Supported lenses: 20x to 60x air (Olympus)
  • Seamless zoom: Live stitching eliminates need for lens changes
  • Barcode scanning: On request
  • Automated X-Y Stage: 25 x 75mm (2 slides) or 50 x 75mm (1 slide)
  • Automated Z-Axe
  • Z-Stacking: Yes (450 μm range)
  • Light: transmitted light; LED, brightfield
  • Dimensions: 45cm x 40cm x 30cm; 25kg
  • Optional: Software-based applications and analyses
  • Scanning parameters: Full slide imaging or partial digitization
  • Screenshots in seconds
  • Scanning speed per slide at 20x: 2 min*.
  • Remote and real-time access
  • Scan resolution with 20x: 0.5 – 0.8 NA**: 0.55 μm/px
  • Scan resolution with 40x: 0.75 – 0.95 NA**: 0.28 μm/px
  • Scan resolution with 60x: 0.9 NA: 0.18 μm/px
  • ViewPoint image formats: VMIC, VMS, VMU, GTIF, NDPI, SCN, MRXS, TIF, TIFF, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP

    *Depending on sample preparation, scan parameters and objectives; 15×15 mm

    **Depending on the lens used

  • Recommended: Dell or ASUS All-In-One & Multitouch, Win 8.1. or 10
  • Connection from computer to M8: USB 3.0
  • Image formats MicroPoint: PNG, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, VMIC
  • ViewPoint image formats: VMIC, VMS, VMU, GTIF, NDPI, SCN, MRXS, TIF, TIFF, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
  • Annotations, measurements and image post-processing: CSV / XLS, VPA, FPF
  • Software included

All specifications are subject to change without notice

*Conditions of the “Fall-Promotion” FRITZ and M8/O8 showroom devices: The promotion period lasts from 01.10.2021 to 31.12.2021. The promotion discount is available for offers for the Fritz Package 20x and Fritz Package 40x. All other items (e.g. Fritz & Friends, services, additional features) are excluded from the discount promotion. The discount can only be redeemed for orders placed within 60 days of the offer, subject to order acceptance by PreciPoint. The promotion for FRITZ and the M8/O8 showroom devices is only valid for customers based in Germany or Austria and while stocks last. All information without guarantee and subject to change. PreciPoint will be happy to assist you in finding suitable funding programs.