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The Discovery Centi 01 microscope is a real find for a beginner biologist who wants to see the incredible beauty of the microworld and study the life of microorganisms. The microscope is easy to use. It is suitable for the study of transparent specimens including the sets of prepared slides and it comes with an experiment kit and the educational book 'Invisible World'.

This is a monocular microscope with a revolving nosepiece holding three lenses and lower illumination. The magnification range varies from 100x to 300x which is sufficient for entry-level observation. The stage has two specimen holders and a diaphragm disk. The interesting lighting solution: a dual illumination system that consists of an ordinary mirror and a battery-operated incandescent bulb. As a result both natural and artificial light can be used.

The set includes more than 20 accessories. It is particularly worth mentioning prepared slides glass slides and cover slips tools and chemicals for conducting experiments. As the basic microscope set already has everything you need that makes it a perfect gift. Helpful for any aspiring microbiologist the 'Invisible World' book of knowledge provides basic information about the microworld and the best ways to study it. It contains not only theory but also practical tips for conducting simple scientific experiments.

An important feature of the microscope: it comes with the Discovery Flora and Fauna set that includes 24 prepared slides with specimens.

Key features:

  • A monocular model; the 100x–300x magnification
  • A dual lower illumination system: a mirror and an incandescent bulb
  • The 'Invisible World' knowledge book for a quick dive into science
  • More than 20 accessories
  • A perfect gift for a beginner microbiologist

The kit includes:

  • Microscope
  • Eyepiece
  • Pipette
  • Prepared slides (2 pcs.)
  • Glass slides (2 pcs.)
  • Cover slips (5 pcs.)
  • Slide labels (5 pcs.)
  • Fixative
  • Sea salt
  • The 'Invisible World' knowledge book
  • Discovery Flora & Fauna 24 Prepared Slides Set
  • User manual and warranty card
Brand Discovery
Warranty years 10
EAN 4620137482010
Package size (LxWxH) cm 26x21x8.5
Shipping Weight kg 0.68
Type biological light/optical
Head monocular
Optics material optical polymer glass
Nozzle fixed (non-rotatable)
Head inclination angle not angled
Magnification x 100 – 300
Magnification range 200x to 800x
Eyepiece tube diameter mm 17
Eyepieces 10x
Objectives 10x 20x 30x
Revolving nosepiece for 3 objectives
Stage mm 60x65
Stage moving range mm fixed
Stage features with clips
Focus coarse
Body plastic
Illumination mirror incandescent lamp
Power supply 2 AA batteries (not included)
Power supply: batteries/built-in battery yes
User level beginners
Assembly and installation difficulty level extremely simple
Application school/educational
Illumination location lower
Research method bright field
Experiment kit included yes

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