The Sony DXCS500 (DXC-S500) consists of 2-piece body, one is CHU (Camera Head Unit) with compact & light weight and built-in Peltier cooling devices, the other is CCU (Camera Control Unit) with 3.5 inch LCD monitor. CCU incorporates IEEE1394 interface for direct connection with PC. Also it is equipped with PCMCIA card slot for storing images into memory stick or removable HDD etc. Moreover it supports easy connection with PC by Hot plug-in and various application software by TWAIN driver. Thus the Sony DXC-S500 best helps microscopy users in image shooting, capturing and storing by many features of high resolution, precise color reproduction and excellent connectivity with PC.