Soil Foodweb Inc.
Dr. Elaine Ingham

                   Microscope Ordering Information

1. Microscope Recommended $400

If you do not already have a microscope and would like to buy one, here is a link to a page on where you can buy one with a built in camera: This is an OMAX 40X-2500X Full Size Lab Digital Trinocular Compount LED Microscope with 14 MP USB  Camera and 3D Mechanical Stage. $400.

Total magnification: 40X-100X-250X-400X-1000X-2500X; Eyepieces: widefield WF10X/18 and WF25X; Objectives: achromatic DIN 4X, 10X, 40X (S), 100X (S, Oil); Viewing head: 45 degrees inclined 360 degrees swiveling trinocular; Interpupillary distance: sliding adjustable 2-3/16inch ~ 2-15/16inch (55mm ~ 75mm); Diopter: adjustable on both eyepiece tubes; Nosepiece: revolving quadruple

Stage: mechanical stain-resistant double layer, size: 5-1/2inch x 5-1/2inch (140mm x 140mm), translation range: 3inch x 2inch (75mm x 50mm); Photo tube adjustment range: 5/8inch (15mm); Focus: coaxial coarse and fine focus knobs on both sides, rack and pinion adjustment, with tension control; Focusing knob can be locked for observation and transportation; Condenser and diaphragm: Abbe NA1.25 rack and pinion adjustment condenser with iris aperture diaphragm

Black palm rest on the base; Illumination: transmitted (lower), replaceable 3W LED light, variable intensity; Metal mechanical components; Power supply: 100V~240V 50/60Hz worldwide range (US and Canada power plug)

Digital camera: - true color 4096x3288 pixels (14M pixels) - 0.5X reduction lens to get larger field of view - 0.01 mm calibration slide: 1mm/100 division - Frame speed: 1.8fps at 4096x3288, 10fps at 2048x1644, 27fps at 1024x822 - Software compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, Mac OS and Linux operating system - Capturing microscope images, recording live video, measuring lengths, angles, areas, editing images - USB cable included.

2. Microscope with the Camera $259
If you are good with your smart phone, you can take pictures through the eyepieces of the microscope. Just the scope without the camera is $259.

3.  Microscope with Third Port $280
Or here is the microscope with the third port to put the camera on if you think you might decide to do that later on..

Other microscope accessories you will need:

1.  Slides - Size: 3.6 x 3.1 x 1.2 inches

2. Coverslips -  Premiere 94-1818 Square Cover Glass, 18 x 18mm Size, No. 1 Thickness (10oz.)

3. Test tubes -  Size: 15ml, Conical bottom, Plastic, with screw top Lid

4. Transfer Pipettes - Karter Scientific 206H2 - 3ml Graduated Transfer Pipettes, Vol 7ml, 1/2ml Graduations, 155mm, Pack
    of 500 for $13.89

5.  Optical Lens Cleaner - Works for all lenses of microscopes - objectives, eyepieces, etc.

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