Are USB Dino-Lite’s compatible with Android?

The Official Dino-Lite app DinoDirect allows compatible Dino-Lite microscope cameras to connect directly via USB without rooting or changing ROM data. Download the DinoDirect app from the Google Play Store and connect a compatible Dino-Lite device. USB OTG Adapter or cable required for USB to USB Mini / USB-C devices

Android 9.0 or newer requires Dino-Lite with R9 or newer firmware. Firmware updates can be updated via DinoCapture 2.0 on Windows using these instructions: Firmware Update Instructions (PDF). Unfortunately, not all Dino-Lite units can be updated to R9 or later, please contact us for more information.

Dino-Lite SeriesDinoDirect App
2111
3111
3113
3713X
3715X
4023(R4 or newer)
4111
4113
4111/4113(R4 or newer)*
4115*
4515
4815
7013
7013(R4 or newer)
7023
7025
7115
7515
7915
73115

*Models with switchable LED settings (Fluorescence/UV to White/IR/UV) are compatible.

Android DeviceDinoDirect App
Pixel
Pixel C
Nexus 5
Nexus 6P
Nexus 7
Nexus 10

* Android devices require USB Host Mode to work with Dino-Lite and DinoDirect. USB Camera devices can be connected to mobile devices using USB OTG (On-The-Go) connection.

Android USB Host Information (external link)

DinoDirect has been tested with a variety of Android smartphones and tablets. It is designed to work with mobile devices running Android version 4.1 (Jelly-Bean) and above.

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