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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.
  • Double-click the microscope image to move directly to the correct Amazon page.
  • Supporting text is from the Amazon website.

BestScope BSC-200 Comparison (Forensic) Trinocular Compound Microscope, 10x and 20x Widefield Eyepieces, 9.6x-115x Magnification, Reflected Illumination, LED and Halogen Light Sources, Adjustable Stages, 110V

  • Compound comparison microscope with two independent microscopes connected by a bridge to perform specimen comparisons in research and forensic science applications
  • Trinocular viewing configuration with a binocular head that has a pair of 22mm 10x widefield and a pair of 12mm 20x widefield eyepieces, and fixed inclination to reduce eye and neck strain; and a 30mm trinocular port with a C-mount and photo attachment for a camera (sold separately)
  • 0.8x, 1.25x, 2x, 3.2x, 4.8x changeable objective on each side, and single, overlapping, and segmentation modes for observing specimens
  • An upper LED with rheostat and side halogen lamp on each side that can be angled to direct light where needed for clear examination and light control
  • Each adjustable stage can move along the X-, Y-, and Z-axes, can be angled from 0 to 45 degrees, and has a round platform that rotates to position specimens