Marco ION Imaging System

Marco ION Imaging System


Slit lamp imaging is redefined with Marco's Ion℠ anterior segment imaging system by combining a new intra-optics beam splitter/camera adapter with the tremendous computing and imaging power of Apple technology. Intuitive operation, optimized imaging, and immediate networked integration are product hallmarks. ‘ion’: intuitive, optimized, and networked - an anterior segment imaging system for every exam room, to rapidly capture, integrate, and educate every diagnosis. Slit lamp and iPhone not included. 


The world’s best known and most user friendly operating system. Touch, click or tap to capture high resolution video or still images. Diagnose, image, integrate & educate in seconds. Ergonomic “All-in-One” design (eliminating bulky cables,PC, monitor, keyboard, mouse and software). All controls at your fingertips with this heads-up display. App specifically designed for Anterior Segment Imaging with patient demographics. Speed of acquisition, integration to network and education for patients.  Unique “intra-optics” beam-splitter/adapter/mount. Imaging capability in every exam room. Wirelessly display your images on your exam room monitors. Images instantly available in NAVIS-EX or for uploading to your EHR or PACS.



  • Heads-up display
  • Efficient – Capture images in 5 seconds or less
  • WiFi/Cableless connection to the LAN (EMR)
  • 12MP high-resolution images and 1080p/4K video
  • No additional hardware required in the exam room
  • Auto export feature to image management & EMR systems
  • HIPAA compliant


ION Compatible Slit Lamps

  • Marco: Ultra G2, G4, G5, G5-Zoom, M2, M4, M5, B2
  • Topcon: SL-D2, SL-D301, SL-D4, SL-D7, SL-2ED, SL-7E, SL-2G, SL-8Z
  • Zeiss: 100/16, 20SL & 30SL
  • Woodlyn: HR3; HR5 or SL9803x
  • Elan: 3 & Elan 5 Slit Lamps
  • CSO: SL990 & 9900(LED); SL980 & 9800
  • Haag Streit: BQ 900
  • Burton: 2000, SL-3MH & SL-3MZ, SL-860
  • Keeler: KSL-H & KSL-Z
  • Ibex: 5-Step
  • Nidek: SL1800
  • S4Optik: SL-Z3, SL-Z5, SL-ZZ, SL-H3, SL-H5, SL-HZ, H5 Elite, MW-50
  • Huvitz: HS-5000; HS-5500; HS-7000; HS-7500 (adapter required)




  • Type Intra-Optics Beam-Splitter/Adapter
  • Beam-Splitter 2-Position Lever; Down=100% to oculars; Up=70% to Camera/30% to oculars
  • Dimensions 7" x 2.5" x 6.5"
  • Weight 4 lbs
  • Image Capture via Bluetooth activated Foot-Switch or Joystick Button (Marco Slit Lamps only)
  • Camera* Apple® iSight 8MP/1.5µ pixels (iPhone 6 Plus) or 12MP/1.22µ pixels (iPhone 6S Plus), iPhone 8 Camera
  • Display Apple® Retina HD Display; 5.5-Inch Diagonal LED Backlit
  • Camera Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 401ppi, 4K Available
  • Video Resolution/FPS 1080p HD video recording (30 fps or 60 fps), 4K Available
  • Contrast Ratio 1300/1


  • Operating System* Apple® iOS 9 & Up
  • Export To Local Network; Cloud Storage & iOS/Photos
  • Capture Modes Still image or HD Video
  • Security HIPAA Compliant; Password Protected; AES Encryption
  • Imaging Technology* Apple®’s HDR, Focus Pixel, Optical Image Stabilization technology
  • Networking* Via Wi-Fi Connection
  • Included in the Box ion Beam Splitter/Adapter, Bluetooth Control Unit, Power Adapter with 2-USB ports, 6' USB Cable, Footswitch with 10' Cable, 10' Lightning iPhone Charging Cable, 10 Adhesive Cable Tie Mounts, 14 4" Cable Ties, 2 1" x 1" Adhesive Velcro and 2 Vinyl Lens Covers, iPhone 8 adapter
  • *The Apple® iPhone is neither supplied by Marco, nor included in the price of the ion imaging system