AmScope Optical Glass Lens All-Metal LED Compound Microscope, 6 Settings 40x-1000x, Portable AC or Battery Power
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- FIVE Magnification Powers Up to 1000x
- 45 degree Inclined 360 degree Rotatale Monocular Head
- Single Lens Condenser with Disc Diaphragm
- Metal Framework and Built-in LED Illumination
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AmScope M100C-LED 40x-1000x All-Metal Student Cordless LED Field Biological Compound Microscope with All Optical Glass Lenses
AmScope M100C-LED is the most cost effective yet high quality biological microscope for young scientists and scientific enthusiastic age eight and up. It is ideal for viewing cell tissues, bacteria, and fungi in both self-prepared slides and pre-made-slides, such as onion cells, leaf cells, cheese bacteria, etc. It makes the microscopic world within the reach to everyone.
Built to Last
AmScope M100C-LED comes with all glass optical elements and solid metal body. The microscope provides sharp clear images and will last long enough to cover all the way from elementary to high school. The sturdy metal construct offers stable images at high magnification levels instead of shaking ones. The build-in battery slot uses three AA batteries to power the microscope on-the-go, and an 110V-4.5V transformer can be plugged in when using indoor setting.
AmScope M100C-LED features five levels of magnification settings that produce crystal clear image without any frustrations. Glass achromatic objectives minimizes aberration and last longer.
Microscopes are instruments used to enhance the resolution of an object or image. Types include compound, stereo, or digital. Compound microscopes use a compound optical system with an objective lens and an eyepiece. Stereo microscopes show object depth in a three-dimensional image. Digital microscopes are used to display an image on a monitor, rather than looking through a lens. Microscopes can have monocular (one), binocular (two), or trinocular (three) eyepieces, with varying magnification abilities. Magnification ability refers to the size of an image. Resolution, also known as resolvant power, refers to the clarity of the image. The interaction between field of view (FOV), numerical aperture (NA), and working distance (WD) determines resolution. Microscopes can control magnification through a fixed focus, or through a range of adjustments. They can also utilize LED, fluorescent, and mirror light sources to help control viewing capabilities. Microscopes are widely used in education, lab research, biology, metallurgy, engineering, chemistry, manufacturing, and in the medical, forensic science, and veterinary industries. AmScope has been manufacturing microscopy equipment and accessories since 1996, headquartering in Irvine, CA.
- A great portable LED microscope!
- Easy to take to field sites
- Powered by batteries or low voltage wall power for your children's safety
- Plug transformer included
- Excellent instrument that is easy to operate
- 45 degree inclined 360 degree swiveling monocular head with locked-in eyepiece
- Plain stage with clips and stain resistant finish
- Fully coated optical system
- High resolution offering sharp images
- Five Levels of Magnification: 40X-100X-250X-400X-1000X
- Two eyepieces included
- Built-in LED illumination system
- Single lens condenser and disc diaphragm
- Dual focusing control knobs
- Full optical glass elements
- All metal mechanical components
- Solid metal frame with stain resistant enamel finish
- Head: 45 degree inclined 360 degree swiveling monocular
- Eyepiece: WF10X and 25X
- Objectives: 4X, 10X, 40X
- Condenser: single lens with disc diaphragm
- Stage Dimensions: 3-1/2 inch x 3-1/2 inch
- Illumination: 110V wall power (power adapter included) or three batteries
- Manufactured under ISO 9001 quality control standard
- Excellent five (5) year factory warranty
What's In The Box?
Monocular microscope body with LED illumination, Objectives: 4X, 10X and 40X, 10X eyepiece, 25X Eyepiece, Dust cover, Clips (pair), 110V/60Hz DC 5V adapter.
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Optical Glass Lens
5 years warranty for parts and labor. Buyer covers round way shipping cost.
Top Customer Reviews
The scope came with a transformer and 2 WF view finders though I have not yet figured out how to install the second. It is different from the one that came installed. One person reported their scope came badly packed. Not mine. The instrument came in a thick, fitted Styrofoam box, inside of a cardboard box that was packed in yet another box along with the additional prepared slides I'd purchased in a padded container with the extra spaces filled with large bubble packs. It arrived in fine condition and everything tight.
Harking back to not knowing how to install that second view finder, the "instructions" (I can hardly call them that) are something less than useless as another reviewer reported. That is why I only gave 4 stars to this. Consider the instrument itself 5/star.Read more ›
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This video was taken by holding a video camera up to the eyepiece of our AmScope model M100C-LED, so the actual view using your eye isn't so tunneled. We set the louse on top of a prepared slide, which is the pink material in the first part of the video. It was on its back, so you can see it moving its legs. The first nine seconds of this video is at 40x, and the rest is at 100x. We looked at the louse at 400x also, but I couldn't get decent video at that magnification. If you really want photo or videos, consider a different microscope with a built-in camera.
This was a neat, educational, and gross way to show my daughter what was actually crawling around on her head. We also looked at nits and at another louse where you could see the blood inside its body at 100x and 250x, but we didn't take video of that.
No complaints with the microscope at all; it's solidly built and of good quality all around. I expect it to last for many years of use.
There is no fine control knob. This can make focusing at high magnifications tricky. Use very small increments, and focus at lower magnifications first.
There is no explanation for the use of the condenser aperture (The rotating plastic disk with the various sized holes in it attached to the underside of the stage) in the instructions.
The eyepiece is easily replaced with the aid of a 2mm #0 Phillips head screwdriver. I got mine at Radio Shack. There is a small brass set screw on the barrel of the microscope that holds the eyepiece in place. Back the screw out until the eyepiece comes free when swapping the 10X and 25X eyepieces. Combined with the 4X, 10X and 40X objectives that gives 40X-100X-250X-400X-1000X magnification steps. I will have to double check, but believe these are standard DIN objectives.
All in all a solid piece of equipment for a VERY reasonable price.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The price for this AmScope was right ( Amazon days). It is a very cheap scope in cost and quality. I was not expecting the Ritz of microscopes but I did expect a basic usability... Read morePublished 9 days ago by WinterBurch
Instructions on changing the eyepiece would have been nice, but the grandkids are LOVING getting samples and exploring tiny worlds.Published 28 days ago by barbara
I had purchased this as a Christmas gift for my daughter back in 2013 when she was 12. She absolutely loves it and still uses it, unlike other gifts from birthday and Christmas... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Price
Bought this for my incredibly curious husband. I also bought some slides to go with it. It's great! He and the kids love combing the house and yard for things to look at. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kristen
This scope is an excellent value! I have to look at microbiology for work and this was a great little portable option that I can always have with me when not in the lab. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Love
Has a great well lit image and for the price you cannot beat the quality.Published 3 months ago by james wilson
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