NanoZoomer S20 Digital slide scanner


The NanoZoomer series is a family of whole slide scanners that rapidly scan glass slides to convert them to digital data.


The NanoZoomer S20 is a compact, high-speed, and adaptable scanner.


High-speed Scanning

NanoZoomer S20’s scanning speed is as fast as our flagship S360.

* When it scans an area of 15 mm × 15 mm square with 5 focus points.

Rapid Throughput

New slide handling mechanics allows for rapid handling of slides.

* When it scans an area of 15 mm × 15 mm square with 5 focus points.

Flexible Slide Rack

Load directly from Sakura 4768 20-slide basket* and coverslipper for efficient scanner workflow.

*Sakura 4768 20-slide basket is an option.

Scalable Benchtop Compact Scanner

Our compact scanner fits on a lab bench and is a scalable solution, as you can add more scanners as digitization needs increase.

*Tolerance of ±10 mm.

Special sites

The Whole Slide Imaging special site is the feature section for whole slide imaging fit to research and pathology.

Whole Slide Imaging


Product name NanoZoomer S20 Digital slide scanner
Product number C16300-01
Scanning speed* : (20× / 40× mode)  Approx. 30 s
Objective lens 20× NA 0.75
User can select 20× or 40× mode at start of scanning.
Compatible glass slides 25.0 mm to 26.0 mm × 75.0 mm to 76.0 mm (Thickness 0.9 mm to 1.2 mm)
Slide loader (Standard-sized slide) Up to 20 slides 
Scanning resolution 20× mode Approx. 0.46 μm/pixel
Scanning resolution 40× mode Approx. 0.23 μm/pixel
Focusing method Pre-focus map
Z-stack feature Included
Image compression JPEG compression
Readable barcodes 1D Barcodes Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Codabar, EAN-8 and UPC-E
2D Barcodes

DataMatrix (ECC200)

QR code (QR Code Model-2)

Power supply   AC 100 V to AC 240 V
Power consumption (Scanner only)   Approx. 150 VA

*When it scans an area of 15 mm × 15 mm square with 5 focus points.


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