SI3 vs SI4 Capabilities
ScanImage 3 supports axial stepping with piezos, e.g. for stack acquisitions.
ScanImage 4 supports both axial stepping and sweeping. Sweeping allows 'volume imaging'.
Physik Instrumente is a manufacturer of piezoelectric actuators and associated electronics
Piezeo controllers supported by ScanImage
- E-665 Piezo Controller for axial stepping or sweeping (SI 4 only)
- E-753 Piezo Controller for axial stepping
Piezo actuators used by ScanImage users
- PIFOC P-725(.1/.2/.4)CA Long Travel Objective Scanner
- CA version required for large-aperture objective lenses.
- CD version can be used with smaller objective lenses.