MAGUS CHD10 Digital Camera

HDMI, 2MP, 1/2.8'', color

MAGUS CHD10 is the most affordable camera with an HDMI interface.
The camera is equipped with a 2MP sensor and produces realistic Full HD images at a resolution of 1920x1080px.
It is an autonomous camera that does not require connection to a computer or the installation of additional software. The camera can be connected directly to a TV, monitor, or projector to display an image.
The HDMI interface provides a high and stable transfer rate from the camera to the external screen. Video is recorded at 60fps.
The camera combines high FPS and high bandwidth HDMI. Therefore, videos are vivid, with no freezes or gaps between frames. At maximum resolution, the image is well-detailed, moving objects are visible without bugs, and object movement is displayed without delays.
Key features
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The camera is equipped with a SONY Starvis backlit color CMOS sensor. This technology increases light sensitivity and improves camera performance in low-light conditions.
The 1/2.8" sensor with 2.9x2.9µm pixels provides light sensitivity of 1300mV at 1/30s. To achieve the maximum field of view without distortion, we recommend using an adapter with magnification of 0.35x to 0.6x.

Software features
The camera uses software to display images on an external display, take photographs, record video, edit images, and measure the linear and angular dimensions of samples and their structures. Before taking measurements, the software must be calibrated for each objective with a calibration slide.

Additional device support
In order to use the software, connect a mouse to the USB port. The mouse control eliminates the vibrations that occur when the user interacts with the camera.
Photos and videos are saved to the SD card.
The MAGUS product line features monitors that are designed to be directly mounted on HDMI cameras. The simultaneous use of the camera and monitor creates a compact and powerful imaging system for any MAGUS microscope.

The camera is mounted on the microscope in the trinocular tube/camera port using the C-mount adapter (included). To mount the camera in an eyepiece tube instead of an eyepiece, you will need a special C-mount adapter and adapter rings (not included) to fit the tube diameter.

Key features

  • The camera operates autonomously without a connection to a PC or the installation of any software
  • HDMI interface for high and stable data transfer rate
  • The camera resolution is 1920x1080px – an ideal choice for displaying images on a Full HD monitor
  • 60 fps for observing moving samples, recording video, and moving the sample without jerkiness or delays
  • SONY Starvis color CMOS backlit sensor provides low noise level and high light sensitivity even in low-light conditions. You will get clearer, brighter, and more color-saturated images
  • Software with photo, video recording, editing, external display, linear and angular measurements


  • Digital camera
  • HDMI cable (1.5m)
  • USB mouse
  • 32GB SD memory card
  • AC power adapter 12V/1A (Euro)
  • User manual and warranty card


Sensor: SONY Starvis CMOS

Color/monochrome: color

Megapixels: 2

Maximum resolution, pix: 1920х1080

Sensor size: 1/2.8" (5.57x3.13mm)

Pixel size, μm: 2.9x2.9

Auto focus:

Interface: HDMI 1.4

Memory card: SD up to 32GB

Option to mount additional equipment: USB mouse

Light sensitivity: 1300mV at 1/30s

Exposure: 0.04ms–1000ms

Video recording: +

Frame rate, fps at resolution: 60@1920x1080 (HDMI)

Place of installation: trinocular tube, eyepiece tube instead of eyepiece

Image format: *.jpg

Video format: *.h264, *.mp4

Spectral range, nm: 380–650 (with IR filter)

Shutter type: ERS (electronic rolling shutter)

System requirements: does not require a computer connection

Software: HDMI: built-in

Mount type: C-mount

Body: solid aluminum

Power supply: AC adapter 12V, 1A

Specifications of the AC power adaptor: input: AC voltage 100–240V, 50/60Hz;
output: DC voltage 12V/1A

Operating temperature range, °C (°F): −10... 50 (14… 122)

Operating humidity range, %: 30… 80