Upright bright-field & fluorescence slide scanner. Ideal for imaging large numbers of tissue sections at high-resolution.


Metafer VSlide Scanner by MetaSystems using Zeiss Axio Imager Z2.

Company website: http://www.metasystems-international.com/metafer/vslide

Features Include:

  • Fully motorised X-Y-Z stage
  • Z-stacks
  • Tiled imaging
  • Automated image capture experiments. Locates tissue with 2.5x objective, determines area to be scanned autonomously and generates focus map. Manual placement of focus points is not necessary.
  • Automated robotic arm for loading slides – up to 80 slides per run.



  • 2.5x 0.75 NA / 9.5mm,
  • 10x 0.45NA / 2mm,
  • 20x 0.8NA / 0.55mm,
  • 40x 0.75NA / 0.71mm

Images produced by this scanner are full-resolution and uncompressed.

Please see the example movies and images below:



Slide Scanners Overview

Omni Slide Scanner Quick Guide

Brightfield Slide Scanner Full Guide