The new JCS-HR5U camera represents an important advancement in clinical microscopy imaging applications. The ultra-compact, full HD video camera features both HDMI and SuperSpeed USB image outputs for simultaneous, real-time live viewing from a monitor, plus high-res image capture to a computer. It is optimal for color documentation systems integration in the fields of bio imaging, scientific imaging and live tissue imaging.

JCS-HR5U Data Sheet

Key Features

  • HDMI 1080p / 1080i output at 59.94Hz
  • USB 3.0 1080p output at 59.94 fps maximum
  • Simultaneous live view and USB output
  • F10 sensitivity rivals three-chip camera performance
  • 1/2.8" progressive-scan color CMOS sensor
  • 12-color channel matrix adjustment
  • Gamma correction
  • Ultra-compact (approx 1.75" x 1.75" x 3") one-piece system
  • 5 User-programmable settings files
  • Integrates with PC for image capture and streaming (not provided)
  • C-mount lens mount
  • Digital crosshair lines
  • Camera control via UVC 1.1


Performance Specifications

Image Sensor 1/2.8 inch color CMOS sensor (progressive scan, rolling shutter)
Lens Mount C mount
Image output HDMI 1.4a 4:4:4 : 1920 x 1080 / 59.94Hz
USB 3.0 (UVC1.1 compliant YUV4:2:2 : USB 3.1 Gen 1)
1920 x 1080 / 59.94fps (USB 3.0 mode theoretical maximum)
1920 x 1080 / 10fps (USB 2.0 mode theoretical maximum)
Sensitivity F10 standard (2000lx, 3100K, gain OFF, gamma OFF, 59.94Hz);
F11 standard (2000lx, 3100K, gain OFF, gamma OFF, 50Hz)
Minimum illumination 4lx standard (F1.4, 3100K, gain +20dB, gamma OFF, 59.94Hz)
3.3lx standard (F1.4, 3100K, gain +20dB, gamma OFF, 50Hz)
Power requirements DC12V± 10%, power consumption approx. 4.5W
Environmental 0°C ~ + 40°C (32°F ~ +104°F) operating
-20°C ~ + 60°C (-4°F ~ +140°F) non-operating
Humidity 90° or less non-condensing
Gain AUTO / MANUAL : 0 ~ 20dB / OFF
White balance AWB (Automatic White Balance) / MANUAL
Shutter AUTO / MANUAL (OFF ~ 1/10000s)
Image optimization function MATRIX color correction (12 colors), gamma correction,
detail gain, master pedestal chroma gain setting, knee correction
Camera Control UVC 1.1
Special function Flip / mirror, digital crosshair lines

This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Manufactured by Canon Inc., Tokyo, Japan