CoolLED’s pE-300 Series, pE-340fura and pE-4000 Fluorescence Illumination Systems can be operated using most popular imaging software packages.  Details for specific packages are provided below, with hardware communication details provided under the individual system information pages.

In addition, most CoolLED Fluorescence Microscope Illumination Systems can be operated remotely via a TTL signal for simple channel on/off control. For further information on using our USB controlled trigger boxes for compatible products, please click here.

For the pE-800 Series Illumination Systems, control is also achieved via a graphical user interface (GUI), The LightBridge, which can be downloaded below.


The LightBridge v1.2.4 for Windows (Windows 10 recommended)

Please note: the LightBridge is compatible with the pE-800 Series only. 

File version: v1.2.4                                                   Release date: 25 November 2021

The installation file contains:

  • LightBridge v1.2.4 
  • CoolLED USB driver (Only for use with operating systems that predate Windows 10)

The CoolLED pE Driver is first required for software integration, and can be downloaded here.

CompanySoftware pE-300white pE-300ultra pE-340fura pE-800 Series pE-4000 Summary Quick Start GuideVideo
AndorAndor iQ  
Intelligent Imaging Innovations (3i)SlideBook 
Miltenyi (formerly LaVision) BioTecImSpector Pro   
LeicaLAS X 
Molecular DevicesMetaMorph
NikonNIS Elements
Quorum TechnologiesVolocity 
Visitron SystemsVisiView   

Contact CoolLED for further information.

The CoolLED pE Driver is first required for integration of third party imaging software.