This National Geographic 40x-1280x Microscope is an entry level reflected and transmitted light microscope, it's the perfect optical microscope to get you started in the world of microscopy.
This sturdy microscope, which was constructed to strict standards and is based on a conventional design, will offer fantastic performance and some fascinating insights into microscopy, allowing you to upgrade your beginner's model.
Users will never run out of things to look at, but to get started, the microscope kit comes with x5 slides. These can be examined to get a true sense of how well the microscope performs and to get the user interested in further possibilities. This 40x-1280x reflected and transmitted light microscope from National Geographic is the ideal tool for gaining a thorough understanding of the field of microscopy.
A variety of subjects, including yeast and shrimp eggs, are also included in the kit, along with five blank slides. The hatchery (included) can be used to raise the eggs, which will result in live shrimps that make for an astounding show of tiny, moving creatures.
There are two eyepieces, 10x, and 16x for the technically inclined, as well as a Barlow lens that doubles magnification. Magnification ranges from 40 to 1280 times and the Nat Geo microscope can be operated with reflected light or with the built-in lighting, which provides a back-lit display and produces an image typical of a microscope.
You can use the special phone adaptor to take photographs using a smartphone in addition to seeing live images in the conventional way. You may also use it to capture the shrimps as they go about their everyday activities and record their antics. The smartphone holder makes it simple to observe and save your observations to your phone.
This National Geographic microscope is built to last for many years and comes with an extended 5-year warranty following online registration for your added peace of mind.
Entry-level microscope for young and old, ideal for school and hobby
Beginner's microscope for all ages
Magnification: 40x-1280x / incident and transmitted light
Objectives: 4x, 10x, 40x
Eyepieces: 10x, 16x / Barlow lens: 2x
Combination of reflected and transmitted light
Extensive range of accessories for an immediate start
What’s Included in the box:
2 eyepieces (10X WF ; 16X WF)
2x Barlow lens
Plastic box with 5 blank slides, 10 cover plates, 5 prepared slides
Specimen (yeast, gum media, sea salt, shrimp eggs)
Field of application: Education
Focus Group: Beginners
Optical design : Biological
Magnification from : 40
Magnification up to: 1280
Electronics, Hardware & Software
Lighting: Incident and transmitted light
General Technical Data
View : Monocular
Extended warranty: 5 years
Shipping Weight: 1.68 kg
Dimensions: 15x15x28 cm
*Note - Mobile phone shown is not included