4 Results for tag Microscope

What magnification do I need to see bacteria?

Bacteria are tiny living microorganisms that live in enormous numbers in almost every environment on Earth. From deep within the soil to inside the digestive tract of humans. In order to see bacteria, you will need to view them under the magnification of a microscopes as bacteria are too small to be observed by the […] ... Read More

Tips to Properly Care for Your Microscope

Microscopes can be really expensive, especially when you enter into the industrial range of high-end microscopes where you can expect to see prices in excess of $20,000. They are a significant investment to any laboratory and proper care and maintenance is paramount to ensure your microscope stands the test of time. We’ve analysed our top […] ... Read More

A Guide to Purchasing a Compound Microscope

The microscope is one of the greatest inventions in science giving the ability to place small subjects such as cells and microorganisms on a slide and magnify them between 40x and 1500x allowing for a clear magnified view of the object. There are several different types of microscopes used in the lab, but the compound […] ... Read More

LED vs Halogen – What is the best lighting for your microscope?

There are many choices when buying a microscope in the 21st century and “lighting” is one of them. In this article, we look at the differences between LED and Halogen lighting to assist you with the best outcome for your application. LED Lighting LED (Light Emitting Diode) is the latest technology with many advantages. They consume […] ... Read More

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