View Small Objects on Big Screens

INS-1 Document Camera captures ultra high definition images and output to TV and large monitors. It is tiny, easy to use. Teachers can use it to make the lesson come alive for students.

Excellent for Classroom Teaching, Distance Education and Web Conferencing

In addition to classroom teaching, you can also use it as a PC camera/microphone for distance education/web conferencing with no installation required. It works seamlessly with webinar software applications such as ZOOM, Hangouts, Skype and many others. How to use?

We provide advanced software to help you make Classroom Teaching, Distance Education and Web Conferencing an adventure

Our Documate software provides advanced features to enhance classroom or online instruction, such as image rotation, digital zoom, hue adjustment, image annotation, video recording, and snapshots. Documate is fully compatible with Windows 7/8/10, Mac 10.11 or higher, Chrome 38.0 or higher and integrates seamlessly with all mainstream webinar applications. How to use?

Live Streaming in Ultra-High Quality

The 8MP SONY CMOS sensor inside your INS-1 document camera captures live images up to 3264 x 2448 pixels at 30 fps. The camera’s auto-focusing lens shifts focus instantly between objects (min. distance = 10 cm).

Tiny and Easy to Use

Its tiny base frees up desktop space. The durable multi-joint design allows for excellent image capture of 2D and 3D objects (maximum shooting area = 11.81X 15.74 inches).

Suitable under All Lighting Conditions

The supplemental LED light and anti-glare sheet that comes with your INS-1 overcome extreme lighting conditions, allows you to use the document camera anytime anywhere.

Connection to Your Microscope

You can even connect your INS-1 to a Ø28mm / Ø34mm eyepiece microscope to output microscopic objects to a big screen.

Live Annotation and Video Recording

Live annotate any 2D or 3D objects during the teaching (online teaching) session and web-conference via Documate application and video record important segments of your presentation in real-time for future use.

Compatible with Windows, Mac and Chrome OS

Your INS-1 must work with a computer. It supports Windows 7/8/10, Mac 10.11 or higher, and Chromebook 38.0 or higher.

Package Content
Free Software Update and Useful Information

  • Click here to get the latest Documate software update, user’s manuals, and instructional videos.
  • Designed and made in Taiwan.

    How to Connect

    High interoperability

    The INS-1 seamlessly operates with Mac, PC, and Chromebook and can output captured images to TV and large monitors.



    Workspace 400 mm x 300 mm
    Auto Focus Yes ( 10 cm to infinity )
    Digital Zoom 8X
    Yes ( Built-in LED Light )
    Sensor 8 Mega pixels color CMOS sensor
    Still Images &
    Video Streaming
  • 3264 x 2448 / up to 30 fps
  • 2592 x 1944 / up to 30 fps
  • 2048 x 1536 / up to 30 fps
  • 1600 x 1200 / up to 30 fps
  • 1920 x 1080 / up to 30 fps
  • 1280 x 720 / up to 30 fps
  • 1024 x 768 / up to 30 fps
  • Mechanical Arm Yes
    PC Camera Yes ( Plug and Play )
    IO Connectors USB 2.0 port (Type A)
    Reminder: USB type C users should prepare a C-to-A adapter (male C to female A)
    Power Source USB 5.V Power Consumption
    Hot Keys
  • Auto Focus
  • LED Control
  • Brightness +
  • Brightness -
  • Bundled Software Documate
    Package Content
  • Document Camera x 1
  • Quick Guide x1
  • Anti-glare Sheet x1
  • Microscope Adapters
  • System
  • Windwos 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Mac OS 10.11 or higher
  • Chrome 38.0 or higher
  • 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor or higher
  • 2 GB RAM or more
  • USB 2.0 port or higher

  • Downloads

    The INS-1 works with Documate application software and provides comprehensive capture and display functions for the classroom and/or the conference room. Click here to download the application.

    Check out Ryno Bones’ review of the INS-1

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    Where to Buy

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    (For orders of 10 or more, please email service@inswan.com).

    Suggested retail price: US$99

    The COVID-19 pandemic has raised demand for our products, and some unauthorized parties are reselling our products at inflated prices. We cannot control the behavior of these individuals, and we have heard of instances in which such resellers will not allow returns or replacements. For best results, please purchase your Inswan products either through Amazon, or directly from Inswan Document Cameras at the official price. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the best quality products and highly responsive service to ensure best performance for you!