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Topcon TRC-NW200


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This device has undergone a complete internal and external refurbishment & cleaning process, and is operating to factory specifications. Learn about refurbishment times >

  • Automated exposure adjusts necessary illumination
  • 3.1 megapixel self-employed CCD camera eliminated DSLR back
  • Review photos with FlashCard or through Topcon’s IMAGENET software
  • Low flash intensity made possible by built-in CCD camera sensor
  • Captures Pupil’s down to 3.7mm in diameter
  • Alignment made easy by on-screen instructions


The photos displayed here are of an actual finished product (unit) currently utilized for demo purposes at our facility in Denver, Colorado.  Learn more about our photos >

All Accessories Included

  • FlashCard for image viewing on computer
  • User Manual (digital)
  • Power Cord

*external fixation light sold seperatley

1-Year Limited Warranty 

Covering manufacturing defects and faulty workmanship for a period of 365 days. Don’t worry, we offer repair and tech. support after the warranty has expired.

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 FREE Global Shipping

This device ships to over 60 countries for free, and typically arrives within 9-23 calendar days. Don’t worry, we’ll keep you updated via email.

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 30-Day, No-Questions-Asked Returns

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If you’ll take a second look at Topcon NW200, you’ll notice that unlike most fundus imaging systems, the unit has no camera-back. The camera-back is a digital SLR camera (usually made by Canon) that actually takes the photo and creates the digital file; the machine itself is just a series of mirrors and lenses in which employs the actual capturing device. The NW200 is different in the sense that it utilizes it’s own CCD camera, and creates the file as an all-in-one unit. Think of other retinal cameras as an individual company whom outsources 75% of its operation. The Topcon is the inverse of that concept, performing all operations in a self contained unit– something that is quite an achievement. This of course comes with its pros and cons; we love the fact that a retinal camera has the ability to capture, record, and store digital fundus files all on a compact-flash card. We dislike the fact that we sacrifice some quality and megapixels by the lack of a serious DSLR camera. Make no mistake, the CCD camera produces suitable retinal photos, however its 3.1 megapixel camera lags behind modern competitors. We understand that since we’re not taking professional photos of a mountain landscape scene, megapixels may be over emphasized in our fundus imaging reviews, however it is the baseline for a quality photo. To add some clarity (pun intended), the NW200 takes great entry-level fundus photos, which can be assessed and diagnosed (from) easily… so long as that diagnosis does not require 5x of magnification zoom on your laptop. 

OUR TAKE: A terrific entry-level camera that captures, records, and stores even without ancillary software. The lack of a DSLR camera back will limit post-capture magnification (on your computer), and alignment/focus is up to you, the operator. 

92250:  $66.75

Fundus photography with interpretation and report  

*coverage of the above procedure may be subject to local reimbursement amounts and special provisions

*based on CPT 92250 assuming full threshold tests.

#1. Auto Exposure

The NW-200’s CCD camera also hosts an image sensor, capable of automatically adjusting exposure (how much light is allowed into the lens) without adjustment by the operator. This may not seem crucial since the operator controls the flash intensity anyway, however from our testing it made selecting the proper flash intensity much easier, and saved the patient from additional and unnecessary “test images.”

#2. Alignment Not Auto, But Easy

Most modern fundus cameras come with auto-tracking standard, and although the NW200 is an exception, on-screen instructions allow the operator to properly align the optic-nerve head without too much fuss. The unit displays two white dots on the screen that, once overlapped (by the operator making small changes to the joystick) will allow proper alignment. The NW200 also knows when it’s lens is properly focussed; the operator also makes a small adjustment to the two “focus alignment bars” which should align prior to capturing an image. Although it’s not automatic, we had little trouble acquiring proper images.

#3. A Lower Flash Intensity

The sensitivity of the CCD chip allows a lower flash intensity (3.3W) to be utilized, all while simultaneously adjusting the exposure. The flash is somewhat noticeably less intense than what we’re used to, and should allow high-patient compliance.

Yes, we were able to capture decent images in fully-lit rooms, however its best to at least lower the pre-test room lights. The NW200 has a illuminated console via a light just below the FlashCard port, allowing the operator to see the buttons even in fully dark rooms.

Yes you can. The NW200 comes with a Compact FlashCard which can be removed from the unit and stored images viewed on a computer. The FlashCard will not allow patient information to be stored, therefore IMAGENET viewing software from Topcon may make it more efficient.

45° is the maximum field of view.


*These specification tables are provided directly from the manufacturer and are accurate to the best of our knowledge. Please note that accessories or other specifications pertaining to models not listed for sale on Buzz may not be included or offered on this device. 

Additional information

Weight 50 lbs