Moticam S1 - Motic Microscopes
Moticam S1 - Motic Microscopes
Moticam S1 - Motic Microscopes

Moticam S1


The Starting Point.

The Moticam S1 as the entry model for back-illuminated sensor technology and speedy data transfer (excellent frame rates up to 120 fps) creates an optimal imaging environment and makes capturing images easy. Create your perfect images for a professional database.

Model S1 S3 S6 S12 S20 Pro S5 Lite Pro S5 Plus
Sensor Type


Sensor Size 1/3" 1/2.8" 1/1.8" 1/1.7" 1" 2/3" 2/3"
Imaging Area 6.09mm (Diagonal) 6.44mm (Diagonal) 8.92mm (Diagonal) 9.33mm (Diagonal) 15.86mm (Diagonal) 11.1mm (Diagonal) 11.1mm (Diagonal)
Capture Resolution Info 1.2MP 3MP 6MP 12Mp 20MP 5MP 5MP
Live display mode through USB (pixels) 1280x960, 640x480 2048x1536, 1920x1080 3072x2048, 1536x1024 4000x3000, 2048x1080 5472x3648, 2736x1824 2448x2048, 1224x1024 2448x2048, 1224x1024
Pixel size 3.75x3.75μm 2.5x2.5μm 2.4x2.4μm 1.85x1.85μm 2.4x2.4μm 3.45x3.45μm 3.45x3.45μm
Scan mode


Shutter mode Rolling Shutter  Rolling Shutter Rolling Shutter Rolling Shutter  Rolling Shutter Global Shutter Global Shutter
Data transfer

USB 3.1

Max. frames per second (fps*) 1280x960 @ 120fps, 640x480 @ 240fps 2048x1536 @ 60fps, 1920x1080 @ 60fps 3072x2048 @ 30fps, 1536x1024 @ 50fps 4000x3000 @ 25fps, 2048x1080 @ 50fps 5472x3648 @ 18fps, 2736x1824 @ 50fps 2448x2048 @ 37.5fps, 1224x1024 @ 88.4fps 2448x2048 @ 68.3fps, 1224x1024 @ 175.8fps
Exposure time 15 μsec to 2 sec 21 μsec to 2 sec 16 μsec to 2 sec 22 μsec to 2 sec 15 μsec to 2 sec 14 μsec to 2 sec 7 μsec to 2 sec
Operating temperature

From -10 to +60 Degrees Celsius non condensing

Sensitivity 2350mV(G) @ 1/30 sec 600mV(G) @ 1/30 sec 425mV(G) @ 1/30 sec 280mV(G) @ 1/30 sec 461mV(G) @ 1/30 sec 1146mV(G) @ 1/30 sec 1146mV(G) @ 1/30 sec
Support device

TWAIN, SDK and DirectShow Driver

Supported OS

Microsoft Windows 7/8/10, MAC OSX, Linux or higher

Minimum computer requirements

2GHz dualcore - RAM memory 2GB - Video memory min. 512 MB

Lens mount



Motic Images Plus 3.0 for Windows, OSX and Linux


Still image and video capture, live and still image measurement, image adjustments, white balance, automatic & manual exposure, individual objective calibration system

Power supply

5V (from USB Port)

Package includes

CS ring adaptor, USB 3.1 cable, Motic 4-dot calibration slide, Motic Images Plus 3.0 for Windows/OSX/Linux

(*) Frames per second under optimal lighting conditions and in compliance with computer technical requirements.