AmScope 40X-2000X Biological Compound Microscope with Mechanical Stage
- A MicroscopeMaster Review -
This AmScope microscope model is professional grade and so is more than sufficient in biological, pharmaceutical, technical/medical research settings and is durable enough to be used by a small child.
As a parent, purchasing a microscope for
your child may seem like an arduous task. Perhaps you once used a microscope during
your undergrad or grad studies years ago and are wondering what is available at
an excellent price and of good quality today.
There are many things to consider before
buying any scientific instrument particularly in the case of choosing a
microscope; for instance - your child’s age, durable quality, fair price, warranty,
There are many brands available but not all of the same quality
at the same price point.
Home schooled children will need
durability but will quickly outgrow certain types of microscopes. Once your
lesson plans have advanced to viewing pond life and basic components of human
blood or saliva, you require a compound microscope to keep your child
mesmorized and the USB computer microscopes on the market may not suffice.
Please do not even consider a plastic toy
If you are a science student attending
college looking to buy a microscope, you require something with a good range of
magnification and quality.
examiners and teachers are perfectly satisfied with the AmScope 40X-2000X Biological Compound Microscope with mechanical stage and even though
this is not a Nikon or Olympus microscope, there is no reason to doubt its
quality. In fact the AmScope 40X-2000X is made
by the same technicians and manufactured by those who create microscopes for
Nikon, Olympus, Zeiss and Leica.
optical quality is comparable, capable of producing crystal clear images and
performance is not sacrificed.
stage is a true benefit allowing for easy scanning of the field.
This microscope is sturdily built, made
of metal construction, offers eight magnification settings: 40X, 80X, 100X,
200X, 400X, 800X, 1000X & 2000X and offers versatility, if ever deciding to
upgrade where various accessories and attachments are needed.
- 40X-2000X Eight magnification settings
- Binocular widefield sliding head
- Abbe condenser with iris diaphragm plus a darkfield condenser
- Metal framework with coaxial coarse & fine focus
- Plus a darkfield condenser
- 5 Year Warranty for
- Wide-field Eyepiece:
WF10X/18 & WF20X
- Stage Dimensions:
- Achromatic Objectives -
4X, 10X, 40X (spring), 100X (spring, oil)
- ISO 9001 quality control standards
you’ve used a microscope previously,
the AmScope 40X-2000X Biological Compound Microscope is certainly a good choice. A
novice, on the other hand, may have a steeper learning curve but with
the MicroscopeMaster's online tutorials and a good beginner microscopist
book, he/she should be
Purchase slides and a slide preparation
kit along with a good book covering the basics.
The Celestron digital USB imager, featured below, is a
great additional purchase at a very low price.
Does a fine job of photographing your images and creating videos using
Check out MicroscopeMaster’s online help:
How does a Microscope Work?
Basics of a Compound Microscope
Diagram/Parts/Functions of a Compound Microscope
Use and adjustment of a Compound Microscope
Microscope Slides Preparations-Styles and Techniques
If needing digital imaging capability in a microscope at the 40X-2000X magnification power with the same quality but requiring the added camera, then consider the following option:
The original retail price of the AmScope 40X-2000X Biological Compound Microscope with mechanical
stage is a great purchase for the price.
The magnification quality and clarity is undeniably impressive. The clearly visible microscopic
elements will fascinate a young mind and your college student will be very satisfied.
If you are looking for something which is of high quality and reasonably
priced, you have found your microscope.
Take a look MicroscopeMaster's other Amscope reviews:
Amscope Student Widefield Compound Microscope
Amscope LED Cordless Student Compound Microscope
AmScope M500B-MS-LED Monocular Compound Microscope
AmScope 40X-2500X LED Digital Binocular Compound Microscope plus 3D Stage and 5Mp USB Camera
Great for Homeschool and the classroom!
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