NanoZoomer SQ


NanoZoomer SQ is Hamamatsu’s new desktop single slide scanner for creating Whole Slide Images of single tissue slides. Its very compact size makes it suitable even for the smallest lab, while maintaining the well renowned reliability and robustness of Hamamatsu Whole Slide Scanners.

c13140-01 system configuration

Compact and light – making it easy to move when slides need to be scanned at different locations

Easy connection to a laptop or standard by USB 3.0 interface

High image quality is maintained – although small and cost effective, the NanoZoomer SQ offers the same excellent image quality like its larger brothers of the NanoZoomer family

Simple operation – scanning your slides and viewing the results is easy through its very intuitive software. All members of your team can use the scanner with a minimum of training

Affordable price


Features of the NanoZoomer SQ

Desktop Single Slide Scanner

Compact (360 x 380 x 440 mm)

Easy setup with USB 3.0 and easy operation

High image quality

Technical Details


Product name NanoZoomer-SQ
Product number C13140-01
Scanning speeds: 20× mode (15 mm × 15 mm) Approx. 150 s
Scanning speeds: 40× mode (15 mm × 15 mm) Approx. 275 s
Objective lens 20× (NA 0.75)
User can select 20× or 40× mode at start of scanning.
Compatible glass slide 26 mm × 76 mm
Thickness 0.9 mm to 1.2 mm
Slide loader (Standard size slide) 1 slide
Scanning resolution: 20× mode 0.46 μm/pixel
Scanning resolution: 40× mode 0.23 μm/pixel
Focusing method Pre-Focus map
Z-stack feature Acquires Z-stack images over entire scan area
Fluorescence imaging module No
Barcode reader 1D barcode (standard feature), 2D barcode (option)
Image compression JPEG compression, Uncompressed data (8 bit)
Slide format JPEG compressed image + slide information
Power supply voltage AC100 V to AC240 V
Power consumption Approx. 72 VA
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