InCellis cell imager - Bertin Technologies


InCellis cell imager

InCellis is an all-in-one solution providing accurate results for cell culture such as transfection efficiency, cell culture confluency directly on the bench.

The InCellis® cell imager provides high-quality cell images. Its high sensitivity and its automatic cell counting abilities make day-to-day work easier for biologists. The InCellis® microscope can support you in a range of areas of research and production on cell lines.


See InCellis in action, the new generation of cell imaging system!

  • Publication-quality images in two clicks
  • High degree of flexibility for working on any sample type
  • True colour images of tissue slides and cell culture
  • High sensitivity in detecting fluorescent signals

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Light source: Interchangeable InCellis Fluorescent Light Modules with Adjustable-intensity LED (>50,000-hour life per light cube)


Contrast methods: Epifluorescence and transmitted light (brightfield and phase contrast)


Objective: turret 6-positions, front wheel control


Fluorescence channels: Motorized 4 fluorescent channels, software controlled, see below fluorescent light module available


Condense: Includes 4 positions, with bright-field and phase-contrast annuli


Stage: Mechanical stage with X-Y axis fine-positioning controls, Z axis fine and coarse adjustments

LCD display: 17” high-resolution touch screen (1280×1024 pixels) with adjustable tilt ( waterproof, IP25 requirement)


Cameras: Low Light color CMOS Sensor, 1280×1024 pixels


Exported formats: 24-bit color TIFF or JPEG, BMP (1,280 x 960 pixels), AVI   Output ports 3 USB ports


InCellis Applications: Transfection efficiency, Cell culture confluency, multi-color fluorescent image overlay


Power supply: AC/DC 100-240 V, 100 W, 12 V, 8.33 A

Operating Power: 100-240 V, 1.5 A, 50/60 Hz


Operating environment: 5-40°C, 20-95%


Dimensions: Height: 635 mm – Depth: 420 mm – Width: 420 mm


Weight: 24 kg


Catalog number: P001017-ICLS0-A

User manual

  • High sensitivity in fluorescence with our unique low light color camera


  • Embedded dedicated cell culture applications to determine accurate cell culture confluency and transfection efficiency
  • Smart interface to save time and share your results


  • High flexibility: 6 positions objective turret and 4 fluorescent channels
  • Large field of view due to our unique optical design

InCellis cell imager includes:

  • a unique high sensitive color CMOS camera, based on Kameleon technology (powered by Photonis) to detect low intensity fluorescent signals in living cells and generate true color images when you are working on stained tissue slides or cell culture in bright field or phase contrast
  • a unique design of led cubes and proven quality objective lenses to display high quality crisp images


  • up to 4 fluorescent channels and 6 different objectives
  • an intuitive software to easily image your sample and calculate transfection efficiency, cell culture confluency and cell number

Fluorescent Light Modules

  • DAPI F.L.M Ex 365/35 – Em 450/60
  • GFP F.L.M Ex 475/20 – Em 518/32
  • RFP F.L.M Ex 525/45 – Em 595/60
  • Texas Red F.L.M Ex 560/55 – Em 645/75
  • Cy5 F.L.M Ex 630/50 – Em 695/55
  • YFP F.L.M Ex 500/25 – Em 545/35
  • CFP F.L.M Ex 440/21 – Em 480/30


Vessel holders


  • Universal vessel holder
  • 2 standard Slides 25 x 75 mm Holder
  • T75 Cell Culture Flask Holder
  • Standard multiwell plate Holder
  • Four 35 mm Petri Dish Holder


  • 4X – UPLFLN4X/0.13 LWD objective: for petri dish, flask
  • 10X – UPLFLN10X/2 LWD objective: for petri dish, flask
  • 20X – LUC-PLFLN20X/0.45 High performance objective: for slide, flask, Petri dish
  • 40X – LUC-PLFLN40X/0,6 FL High performance objective: for slide, flask, Petri dish
  • 60X – LUC-PLFLN60X/0,7 FL High performance objective: for slide, flask, Petri dish
  • 20X – LCACHN-PH20X/0.4 FL/Ph LWD objective: for petri dish, flask
  • 40X – LCACHN-PH40X/0.55 FL/Ph LWD objective: for petri dish, flask
  • 20X – LUC-PLFLN 20X Ph /0.45 FL/Ph High performance objective: for slide, flask, Petri dish
  • 40X – LUC-PLFLN 40X Ph/0.6 FL/Ph High performance objective: for slide, flask, Petri dish
  • 4X – UPLFLN4XPH/0.13 FL/Ph Coverslip objective: for slides
  • 10X – UPLFLN10XPH/2 FL/Ph Coverslip objective: for slides
  • 20X – UPLFLN20X/0.5 FL Coverslip objective: for slide
  • 40X – UPLFLN40X/0.75 FL Coverslip objective: for slide
  • 60X – UPLFLN60X/0,9 FL High performance objective: for slide
  • 100X – UPLFLN100X FL High performance objective: for slide

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I calculate the transfection efficiency?
  • Can I share images with InCellis®?
  • How many objectives are available on InCellis® ? And on the turret?
  • Does InCellis® generate monochrome and color images?

User manual

Reasons to choose InCellis cell imager

Best sensitive Cell imager in fluorescent to detect signals of all current dyes

In one minute, on the bench, all images can be processed with the embedded apps

Smart interface to save and share your results

High-level technical features to generate publication quality image: LL Color CMOS sensor, 4 fluorescent channels, 6 positions objective turret, etc.

A worldwide distribution network to support you wherever you are

InCellis®, a microscope for high-sensitivity cell imaging

The high level of flexibility offered by the InCellis® microscope is the result of an objectives turret with six positions and four fluorescence channels coupled with lighting from LED light boxes with adjustable intensity. Its next-generation CMOS high-sensitivity camera detects low-intensity fluorescent signals in living cells.

It is the ideal tool for microbiologists, identifying bacteria, viruses or fungal cells. Whether you work on stained tissue slides or cell cultures, the InCellis® microscope generates high-quality colour images in white light, phase contrast or epifluorescence.



Automatic cell count thanks to the InCellis® microscope

The InCellis® microscope is equipped with integrated InCellis® Apps software applications. One minute is all it takes to automatically count the total number of cells and calculate the transfection efficiency and percentage of cell culture confluency. These applications give you rapid and accurate results.

Thanks to the integrated applications, this cell imaging system is ideal for conducting cell viability assays during toxicological, pharmacological or cancer research. It is the perfect companion for use in stem cell cultures or monitoring cell lines used in the production of biopharmaceutical products, vaccines or proteins of interest. The system also makes cell proliferation tests significantly easier for biologists.

The InCellis® microscope has an intuitive and ergonomic interface for saving and sharing all your results.

Expert advice

Sophie Dubacq

Application & Product specialist

"To achieve consistent results with the Cell Confluence application take two images at 10X magnification and 4 at 20X magnification"


"… We are really satisfied by ease of use of InCellis software and by benefits of InCellis Apps for sample analysis and qualification …"

The department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Diabetology and Metabolism team at Uppsala University use InCellis for the following applications :
• Study of living cells and tissues on cell culture
• Cell culture proliferation studies
• Quantitative assessment of adipocyte differentiation
• Follow up of transfected cells
• Cell viability analyses
• Calculation of adipocyte size in different samples
• Tissue slide imaging in color mode or by immunostainaing in fluorescence
• Protein Characterization

Maria J Pereira, PhD

Medical Sciences, Clinical Diabetology and Metabolism team at Uppsala University

"...InCellis is really easy to use with its touchscreen and simple interface. It's small footprint on the bench is  ideal and we can connect it to the network through Wifi or Ethernet. The large range of F.L.M allows us to be flexible."

Amandine Trouchet

ESPCI, France

"…InCellis gives us the exact moment to start our cell line assays with the best quality of image …"

Delphine Muriaux

Research Institute in Infectiology of Montpellier, France


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