Soil Foodweb Inc.
Dr. Elaine Ingham

                   Microscope Ordering Information

1. Microscope Recommended $554

If you do not already have a microscope and would like to buy one, here is a link to a page on Amazon where you can buy one with a built in camera: This is an OMAX 40X-2500X Full Size Lab Digital trinocular Compound LED Microscope with 14MP USB Camera and 3D Mechanical Stage. $554 (not including shipping and tax).

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

5-year warranty against manufacturing defects.

2. Microscope Recommended $329

If you do not already have a microscope and would like to buy one, here is a link to a page on Amazon where you can buy one with a built in camera:  This is an  AmScope 40X-2000X LED Trinocular Biological Compound Microscope    

- 40X-2000X eight widefield magnification settings

- Simul-focal trinocular head boasts unique features

- Adjustable 23mm photo port and C-mount adapter included

- 3D two-layer mechanical stage with coaxial coarse and fine focusing and iris Abbe condenser

- Sturdy all-metal frame with LED illumination

This is a brand new professional trinocular microscope with LED cool illumination. Designed to meet the demands of the modern microscopy applications that are temperature-sensitive, like observing sperms or other live creatures, this scope exceeds all expectations. It is designed for clinical examination and research applications that require cool illumination. It comes with a 30 degree inclined 360 degree swiveling compensation free trinocular head, 3-D mechanical stage and intensity-variable LED illumination system. Its trinocular port enables to add photographic or video capability. It offers eight levels of magnification power: 40X, 80X, 100X, 200X, 400X, 800X, 1000X and 2000X. It is an idea microscope for teaching demonstration and biological examination. It is a perfect instrument for clinic offices or vets laboratories. Beside all the standard features a professional microscope has, this microscope is versatile, ready for attaching various accessories and attachments for advanced applications. It is made by the same technicians and on the same production line that makes optical instruments for Leica, Zeiss, Nikon and Olympus. 

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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