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Pentacam®

The Gold Standard in anterior eye segment tomography

Since its introduction in 2002, the OCULUS Pentacam® has proven itself indispensable and has come to represent the "Gold Standard" worldwide. Here’s why: Contact-free Pentacam® measurement provides the basis for precise and reliable diagnostics and successful treatment of the anterior segment.

Comparison of Pentacam® Models

All hard- and software features at a glance

All hardware features at a glance

PentacamPentacam HRPentacam AXL

Scheimpflug Camera

Pentacam®

Pentacam® HR

Pentacam® AXL

Cameradigital CCD cameradigital CCD cameradigital CCD camera
Light sourceblue LEDs (475 nm UV-free)blue LEDs (475 nm UV-free)blue LEDs (475 nm UV-free)
ProcessorDSP with 400m operations/sDSP with 400m operations/sDSP with 400m operations/s
Speed50 images in 2 seconds1)100 images in 2 seconds2)100 images in 2 seconds2)

Measurement range

Pentacam®

Pentacam® HR

Pentacam® AXL

Curvature3 to 38 mm
9 to 99 D
3 to 38 mm
9 to 99 D
3 to 38 mm
9 to 99 D
Precision± 0.2 D± 0.1 D± 0.1 D
Reproducibility± 0.2 D± 0.1 D± 0.1 D
Operating distance80 mm (3.1 in)80 mm (3.1 in)80 mm

Technical specifications

Pentacam®

Pentacam® HR

Pentacam® AXL

Dimensions (W x D x H)275 x 320-400 x 500-530 mm
(10.8 x 12.6 - 15.7 x 19.7 - 20.9 in)
275 x 320-400 x 500-530 mm
(10.8 x 12.6 - 15.7 x 19.7 - 20.9 in)
275 x 320-400 x 500-530 mm
(10.8 x 12.6 - 15.7 x 19.7 - 20.9 in)
Weight10.1 kg (22.3 lbs)10.6 kg (23.4 lbs)11.2 kg (24.7 lbs)
Power input, max.35 W42 W37.4 W
Recommended computer specificationsCPU Intel Core i5-6600, HDD 1 TB, RAM 8 GB, MS Windows® 10 Pro, VESA, USB interfaceCPU Intel Core i5-6600, HDD 1 TB, RAM 8 GB, MS Windows® 10 Pro, VESA, USB interfaceCPU Intel Core i5-6600, HDD 1 TB, RAM 8 GB, MS Windows® 10 Pro, VESA, USB interface

1) Scheimpflug image of the entire anterior segment
2) Cornea fine scan
The Pentacam® HR hardware differs from the one of the Pentacam® model. This means it is not possible to upgrade a Pentacam® to a Pentacam® HR. Please contact your authorized local distributor or OCULUS if you have any questions.
The Pentacam® AXL hardware differs from the ones of the Pentacam® and Pentacam® HR. This means it is not possible to upgrade a Pentacam® or Pentacam® HR to a Pentacam® AXL. Please contact your authorized local distributor or OCULUS if you have any questions.

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