The world of microscopy is vast, and sometimes it feels like there is so much to learn. But, even experts need to start somewhere, and that’s where trusted brands such as Accu-Scope come into play. Read below for our recommendation of great Accu-Scope products for microscope super users, from beginner to expert.
Our first recommendation is the Accu-Scope EXM-150-MS Microscope, an affordable yet high-quality product that is perfect for beginners. The Accu-Scope EXM-150-MS Microscope is one of the best starting microscopes for anyone interested in taking up microscopy as a hobby. This model is very popular in high schools and middle schools for its student proof design. The Accu-Scope EXM-150 has a monocular head inclined at 45° with a full 360° of rotation. The locked 10x/18mm eyepiece with pointer is ideal for schools to prevent any tampering. The three hole rear-facing nosepiece makes transitioning between magnifications fast and easy. The DIN achromatic objectives can magnify microscope samples at 4x, 10x, and 40x respectfully. The mechanical stage on this model comes with low position coaxial controls for viewing microscope slides. The Abbe condenser comes equipped with an iris diaphragm. The coarse and fine focusing system is on two separate knobs and the coarse adjustment comes with tension control. This configuration makes it easy for students to bring any samples into focus and was designed to prevent any accidental damage to the objectives. Illumination is provided by a LED with an average lifespan of 20,000 hours.
Our next recommendation is the Accu-Scope 3000-LED Compound Microscope, which is a little more expensive than the EXM-150-MS, but well worth the cost. This microscope was designed for the wear and tear that comes from daily lab use in scientific and educational laboratory environments. This model features a Siedentopf binocular head inclined at 30° and a full 360° of rotation. The magnification for the eyepieces is 10x and offers a 20 millimeter field of view. The Accu-Scope 3000-LED comes equipped with a rear facing quadruple revolving nosepiece with click stops. The Infinity Plan objectives include a 4x, 10x, 40x, and 100x respectfully. This product features a xy mechanical stage, Abbe condenser, and iris diaphragm with glass lens for added protection. 3-watt LED illumination with a 25,000 hour rated lifespan and an intensity setting that can easily be adjusted to suit the user. This product also comes equipped with immersion oil and a dust cover.
What is Batman without Robin? For every great microscope, there are great sidekicks that tell a better story. One of the best sidekicks for your microscope is the Accu-Scope AU-600-HDS microscope camera with monitor. Accu-Scope’s Excelis AU-600-HDS microscope camera simultaneously offers live image output to an integrated 11.6″ HD monitor and to a computer via USB 2.0. Images can be saved directly to a PC or Mac or onto the included 8GB SD card.Each camera is supplied with the PC/Mac compatible on-board image capture software that allows for basic image control. For more image control, analysis and annotation, our full-featured CaptaVision PC imaging software is also included.
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