Guide to Buying Microscope (Part II)

In the last article, Guide to Buying Microscope (Part I),  we have taked about what’s available in the market and a look into the type of microscope which fits your needs before you make a purchase. 
For the uninitiated, there are two types of microscope: the low power and high power. Toady, we will take about the topic in detail.

Guide to Buying Microscope (Part II)
Although both are useful for the applications they were designed for, high power microscopes are more popular not only to professionals, but to hobbyists and children as well.

This can be attributed to the fact that “invisible” things can be observed, thus presenting a more exciting experience for the user.

Low Power Vs High Power Microscopes

1. Low power microscopes

Low power microscopes are essentially used to look at larger objects such as rocks, coins, insects, stamps, rocks, soil, fabric weaves, and the like.

They are also called “Dissecting” or “Stereo” microscopes. Stereo microscopes have dual eye-pieces and have the capability of magnifying specimen 10x to 50x. In effect, the user can view the object in three-dimensions.

Recommended Low Power Microscopes

A. Integrated Trinocular Stereo 10X-150X Microscope

Guide to Buying Microscope (Part II)
1. 10X-150X simul-focal trinocular stereo microscope head with continuous zoom WF10X/20 eyepiece auxiliary objective lens,

2. HD 1080P 5MP integrated trinocular stereo white microscope with LCD display screen, 8 horizontal and vertical grid lines,

3. Color thickness adjustable and movable, 1080P 5MP Lab industrial simul-focal trinocular stereo microscope for mobile phone PCB soldering repair


Observation Head: inclined at 45, and the viewing binocular observation head can make 360, the adjustment range of interpupillary distance: 54-76mm.

Both eyepiecestalk visibility can be adjusted, and adjustable range is ±5 diopters, trinocular spectroscopy imaging

Eyepiece: wide field, high-point eyepiece WF10X20, it can observe image of observation specimen with glasses

B. DDL Digital Smart 1X-400X Microscope 

DDL Digital smart microscope can achieve the combined magnification effect of 1-400x, single objective magnification of 1-100x, electronic magnification of 1-4X.

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It will ensure the mentioned Wi-Fi connection, can be connected to a phone, tablet or computer and can display images directly.

In terms of battery life, the single can last for 2 hours. The monomer comes with LED light source.

2. High power microscopes

High power microscopes on the other hand are used to look at things that are way too small for the naked eye to see.

Examples include blood cells, bacteria and tissue. Also called compound microscopes, high power microscopes are able to magnify objects up to 1000x microscope.

Recommended High Power Microscopes

1600X Digital Microscope

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The microscope comes with 1600x magnifies, built in 8 LED light, so can capture clearly details.
This portable microscope is a perfect toy for kids to explore micro world, also suit for people who love observing insects, skin, PCB and many interesting objects.

You also can use it for Scal examination, Textile Inspection, Jewelry Inspection, Collections/ Coin Inspection, Printing Inspection,or PCBA Inspection and so on.

It has Photo and video production, is the best choice of small objects recognization. 

The Importance of The Light Source

What most beginners forget is the source of light in every microscope. A good light source means that one is able to view specimens in a very detailed manner, with clearer and better image quality.

Microscopes available in the market today typically have a built-in light source, although a common entry level microscope might use a mirror in order to outsource light from the environment. 
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Those with illumination fresh out of the box may have halogen bulbs, fluorescent, tungsten, or LED Ring light . Tungsten systems are more affordable than the fluorescent bulb, but the latter heats up less and is significantly brighter.

The above-mentioned models are recommendations for first-time buyers. It should be noted that there are still a hundred or more models of stereo and compound microscopes that one can choose from. The real choice is all yours to make.

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Guide to Buying Microscope (Part II)

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