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Light microscopes

The following is a list of some of the best microscopes available directly from Amazon.

  • Microscopes are in the order of highest cost to lowest.
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  • Supporting text is from the Amazon website.

AmScope ME600TZC-5MA Digital Episcopic Trinocular Metallurgical Microscope, 50X-2500X Magnification, PL10x and PL25x Extreme Widefield Eyepieces, Infinity Plan Long Working Distance Objectives, Kohler Condenser, Brightfield/Darkfield/Polarizing Halogen Illumination with Rheostat, Large Double-Layer Mechanical Stage, 110V, Includes 5MP Camera with Reduction Lens and Software

  • Digital metallurgical microscope uses reflected light to view metallic specimens, including electronics, or larger specimens not viewable on a standard microscope stage, and a 5MP camera with reduction lens and USB 2.0 output for capturing or displaying images on a computer or projector
  • Trinocular head with interchangeable pairs of 10x22mm and 25x9mm plan high-eyepoint extreme-widefield eyepieces, one 10x measuring eyepiece, a Siedentopf binocular head with 48 to 75mm interpupillary adjustment, fixed 25-degree vertical inclination to reduce eye and neck strain, and 360-degree rotation capability to enable sharing
  • Reverse-mounted quintuple nosepiece with 5x, 10x, 20x, 50x, and 100xS (oil) infinity plan achromatic objectives that provide a longer working distance, color correction, and improved focus over the entire field of view
  • Episcopic (reflected) and diascopic (transmitted) illumination system with Brightfield/Darkfield and polarizing has 100W halogen illumination with rheostat to control light intensity
  • Double-layer mechanical stage with removable stage plate and stage stop; graduated coarse and fine focus with tension control to prevent stage drift
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