The Mirax Micro from Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH includes an Axio Imager microscope, a four-slide-capacity stage, a high-resolution digital camera, and a computer workstation and monitor. An optional 50-slide-capacity automated slide loader is available. Upgradable on a modular basis, the system allows slides to be scanned using objectives with different magnifications, making it suitable for histological and cytological applications. It features live remote control telepathology capability. Its work flow-centric software, developed specifically for pathologists, combines with the Mirax Digital Slide Desktop program to provide a full digital slide scanning, archiving and Internet collaboration system.