OMAX 40X-2000X USB3 14MP PLAN Trinocular
Darkfield Lab Microscope
Super Bright LED for Live Blood
The OMAX 40X-2000X USB3 14MP PLAN Trinocular
Darkfield Super Bright LED Lab Microscope is one of the best microscopes for
live blood analysis. It is an excellent device that comes fully equipped with a
number of great features that make it the perfect microscope for research
laboratory applications and advanced applications in clinical offices.
- A Trinocular Siedentopf
- A diopter
- A double layer mechanical
- A digital camera
The USB3 14MP PLAN Trinocular Darkfield Super
Bright LED Lab Microscope comes with a Trinocular Siedentopf, which is inclined
at a 30 degrees angle and can rotate 360 degree. This is an important feature
of the Siedentopf head in that it enhances comfort during use, allowing the
user to turn the head and observe the specimen at their own comfort.
Siedentopf head in place, the interpupillary distance can also be changed without affecting focus, which is one of the biggest advantages of this
microscope compared to sliding binoculars. It also comes equipped with a
diopter on the left ocular tube, which can be adjusted to meet individual
user's sight. As such, it can be easily used by more than one user without any
problems regardless of differences in their eye vision. To switch between the ocular
and photo tube, users only have to pull-out the bar, which is a very simple
The OMAX USB3 14MP PLAN Trinocular microscope
has in place an Abbe condenser NA1.25, a rack and pinion adjustment, with iris
diaphragm and a filter holder. These are standard features that regulate the
amount of light, ensuring that the user adjusts to just the right amount of
light for clarity.
The microscope comes with USB3 Digital camera,
which is one of the best, all round camera with capabilities of dealing with
all aspects of microscopy through its excellent image resolution power. The
true color camera with 0.5X lens allows for a larger field of view thereby
allowing for the capture of a large field of the image. This is in addition to
super speed connection and frame speeds of 6.2fps at 4096x3286, 54fps at
The software is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating
systems, which basically means that it can be used with any other PC. With the
user friendly software, users will find it easy to not only capture and record
live videos, but also measure lengths, angles, areas and edit images.
Some of the other important
aspects of the OMAX 40X-2000X USB3 14MP PLAN Trinocular Darkfield Super Bright
LED Lab Microscope include:
Optics - The microscope allows for eight levels of magnification (40X,
80X, 100X, 200X, 400X, 800X, 1000X, 2000X). This is a large range with high
total magnifications that allow the microscope to be used for observing a
variety of specimen. The two sets of eyepieces include the Widefield WF10X/18
and Widefield WF20X, which can be interchanged depending on the needs of the
All the objectives are Plan Achromatic objectives, which means that the
curvature of the lens has been corrected. As a result, these objectives allow
for a crisp clear image. The advanced oil darkfield NA1.36-1.25 condenser and
iris controlled 100X NA1.25-0.5 objective also provide superior light control
in darkfield for the best observation of live blood.
Stage - For this microscope, the stage is a double layer mechanical
stage, which can easily be moved back and forth and side to side using the knobs
below the stage. The stage also has in place long clips for holding the slide
in place during observation. The slide therefore does not have to be moved
manually with the hand, which may be a tedious task for some users.
Illumination - For the OMAX 40X-2000X USB3 14MP PLAN
Trinocular Darkfield Super Bright LED Lab Microscope, the super bright LED in
place provides additional light intensity that contributes to the clarity of
the darkfield images at higher magnifications. The 100X Plan iris controlled objective also offers
additional light control that minimizes influence from external light. This
allows for clearer images of the specimen.
The package also comes with:
- Software (CD)
- Power code
- A USB cable
- A solid sturdy metal frame
- A super bright 5W LED light
Darkfield microscopy refers to the type of
microscopy where light from the source below the stage illuminates the
specimen. Here, light from the source is gathered in the condenser, shaped in
to a cone and the apex focused on to the plane with the specimen.
microscopy, the condenser has been specifically designed in a manner that
ensures that it forms a hollow cone of light which is different from bright
field microscopy where the sample is illuminated with a full cone of light.
addition, the lens in darkfield microscopy sits in a dark hollow of the cone
while light travels around the objective lens, but does not enter the cone shaped
areas. Once the sample has been placed on the stage it appears bright against a
dark background, allowing it to stand out. This technique is particularly useful for viewing blood cells, bacteria, algae and hairline metal fractures among
Live blood can be viewed using darkfield
microscopes. Here, a drop of blood is placed on a slide. A drop of distilled
water may be added and covered using a cover slip in order to keep it from
drying out. The slide is then viewed under high magnification. Here, the image
can also be observed on a PC or monitor. The cells appear as dark bodies. Using
this technique, technicians can be able to observe and even analyze the cells.
Here's more on Blood Smears.
Pros and Cons - OMAX 40X-2000X USB3 14MP PLAN Trinocular Darkfield Super Bright LED Lab Microscope
This microscope is a professional device that
presents significant benefits in such professional fields as clinical
applications. It has several advantages in that it comes with a powerful and
fast camera, allows for high magnifications and provides high resolution images
that are very clear. As such, it is increasingly being used for observing and analyzing of blood cells.
While it has been shown to be an excellent microscope
for observing live cells, some users may find it difficult to effectively
analyze blood cells using the darkfield technique, which is why there are still
varying opinions about using darkfield technique for blood analysis in
MicroscopeMaster reviews blood microscopy here
The OMAX 40X-2000X USB3 14MP PLAN Trinocular
Darkfield Super Bright LED Lab Microscope comes with a number of features that
make it one of the best microscopes for observing a wide range of specimen. It
can be used for both bright field and darkfield techniques thereby allowing for
many uses. With an excellent camera and features that allow for clear and
highly resolved images, it is worth considering when making a purchase.
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