1600x Professional Biological Microscope + 50 Slides + 100 Coverslips

SKU: B490A-50P100S

Availability: In Stock

Regular price $403.99 $299.99
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SELECTING A COMPOUND MICROSCOPE is as easy as 1-2-3...

Select the type of microscope you need or your industry

Select by type of microscope - Our Compound Microscope Assortment has been divided into major categories to make your shopping easy.

These categories include:

Brightfield, Darkfield, Phase-Contrast, Inverted and others

Choose a business application or industry to find the right compound microscope. Major industries or applicatins include:

Veterinary, Laboratory Use, Teaching, Metallurgical, Gemology and many others

Select a Magnification

AmScope offers an industry-leading selection of magnifications. All products are in-stock and usually ship the same day ordered

Select a Camera

We offer a wide variety of Cameras for every application - from student to professional use:

Select a type of camera - Eyepiece, USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 - to name the most popular choices

Choose the Megapixels of the camera - the higher the megapixel count on a camera sensor the greater the amount of detail that can be captured in an image

The Higher the Magnification - The More Detail You'll See

Magnification 40x
Magnification 1000x
Magnification 2500x

Magnification is the ability of your microscope to make small objects seem larger. As the magnification increases the area being viewed will be decrease is size but the detail of the area being viewed will improve.

Amscope microscopes come with multiple magnifications to aid you in finding the proper magnification for viewing each specimen.

Camera Connection Types

When comparing 2.0 and 3.0 there are few major differences. First the transfer rates. USB 2.0 offers transfer rates of 480 Mbps and USB 3.0 offers transfer rates of 4.8 Gbps - that's 10 times faster.

Camera Resolution

The most important factor in ensuring successful microscopic imaging is choosing the appropriate optics and camera for your application that gives you more data and higher image quality. When selecting a microscope camera, it is best to base your decision on the most important requirements for your microscopic observation.

Key Features

  • 40X to 1600X magnification range for studying a range of specimens including hair follicles, cells, and bacteria. 10X and 16X eyepieces provide 8 unique magnification settings.
  • A top choice for veterinarians, clinics, and classrooms, this microscope provides high quality optics and precision mechanics.
  • Professional features include a Siedentopf binocular head for precise adjustments, a 2-layer mechanical stage with low-position controls, and coaxial coarse and fine focus for ergonomics and an efficient workflow.
  • Halogen lighting reduces eye-strain for prolonged use.
  • A large compliment of optional accessories are available for darkfield and phase-contrast.
  • Includes 50 blank slides and 100 cover slips for dry and wet mount specimens.

The B490 is our hardest-working go-to microscope. The top choice for veterinarians, breeders, and clinics, this instrument has proven reliability and optical quality. It boasts features such as a compensation-free Siedentopf head, smooth stage translation, and a precision focus system with easy tension-adjustment and vertical-lock.

The 490 series offers a wide range of optional accessories to expand the functionality. The magnification range can be expanded with a large selection of objective and ocular lenses. Specialized condensers are available for dark-field and phase-contrast applications, ideal for bloodwork, fluid-analysis, and pathology.

To customize the microscope to your viewing comfort, the eyepiece spacing can be easily adjusted using a precision Siedentopf mechanism. A diopter is available on both ocular tubes to compensate for asymmetry, and the ocular tubes are angled at 30° to comfortably accommodate a seated position without neck strain.

The objective turret provides instant access to 4 magnification levels to easily focus in on minute details from 40X to 1000X. Additional 16X eyepieces expand the maximum magnification to 1600X with 8 unique levels. This covers magnifications needed for studying hair follicles, cells, and bacteria. These high-quality lenses are achromatically corrected to improve resolution and color accuracy.

The 2-layer mechanical stage provides smooth and precise movement for examination of specimen slides. The stage's low-position controls are conveniently placed near the coaxial focus knobs for a streamlined workflow. Examining specimen slides is intuitive and precise for users at any skill level.

The halogen sub-stage lighting provides bright illumination with excellent color rendering. The warm lighting is better suited for prolonged use, causing less eyestrain than LED and fluorescent lighting. The Abbe light condenser has a high 1.25 numerical aperture for oil-immersion, and an iris diaphragm to optimize contrast and depth-of-field. The condenser holder uses rack-and-pinion movement for precise height adjustment.

This kit includes 50 blank slides and 100 cover slips for dry or wet mounting specimens to view with your microscope.

Specifications

Optical System Finite-conjugate
Mechanical Tube Length 160mm
Head Binocular, 30° incline, 360° rotatable
Interpupillary Adjustment Siedentopf compensation-free gemel
Ocular Diameter 23mm
Eyepieces 10X, 16X
Objective Lenses DIN standard
Objective Parfocal Distance 45mm
Objective Mounting Thread RMS 20.32mm
Objective Turret quadruple
Focusing System Coaxial coarse and fine focus, upper limit-stop, tension control
Focus Range 30mm
Division of Fine Focus 0.002mm
Stage Design Double-layer with caliper
Stage Dimensions 140mm x 140mm
X-Y Translation Range 75mm x 45mm
Transmitted Illumination 20W halogen
Condenser Abbe condenser with iris diaphragm, NA1.25
Sub-stage Condenser-holder rack and pinion
Power 110VAC 60Hz

Objective Lenses

Magnification Corrections NA Immersion Medium Cover-glass Thickness
4X achromatic 0.10 0.17mm
10X achromatic 0.25 0.17mm
40X achromatic 0.65 0.17mm
100X achromatic 1.25 oil 0.17mm

Packing List:

  • One binocular head
  • One microscope body
  • Four objective lenses: 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X
  • One pair 10X eyepieces
  • One pair 16X eyepieces
  • One power cord (US and Canada standard)
  • One dust cover
  • Three color filters (blue, green, yellow)
  • One spare halogen bulb
  • One spare fuse
  • One sample bottle of immersion oil
  • One pack 50pc blank slides
  • One pack 100pc cover slips
  • camera connection type N/A
    category Microscope-Compound
    compatibility None
    condenser design Abbe-Spiral w/ diaphram
    field view Widefield
    head style Microscopes-Binocular
    illumination style Transmitted (Bottom)
    light type Halogen
    magnification power config 40X-1600X
    magnifying power Microscope-40X to 1600X
    Manufacturer AmScope
    microscope application Clinic, Veterinary, Laboratory, Teaching/Training
    microscope category Compound
    microscope color White, Black
    microscope condenser design Abbe-Spiral w/ diaphram
    microscope condenser optics NA 1.25
    microscope condenser type Brightfield
    microscope eyepiece power 10X, 16X
    microscope eyepiece size 23mm
    microscope field view Widefield
    microscope head style Binocular
    microscope iris With Iris
    microscope light power 20W
    microscope light shape Built-in
    microscope light type Halogen
    microscope magnifying power 40X to 1600X
    microscope num of bulbs 1
    microscope objective power 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X
    microscope objective size 20mm
    microscope optics Achromatic
    microscope power supply 110V
    microscope school College, Teaching/Training
    microscope stage Two-layer Mechanical Stage
    microscope stage div 1.00mm
    optics Achromatic
    pixel N/A
    Prop 65 Prop 65 Warning
    stage Microscope-Two-layer Mechanical Stage

    The B490 is our hardest-working go-to microscope. The top choice for veterinarians, breeders, and clinics, this instrument has proven reliability and optical quality. It boasts features such as a compensation-free Siedentopf head, smooth stage translation, and a precision focus system with easy tension-adjustment and vertical-lock.

    The 490 series offers a wide range of optional accessories to expand the functionality. The magnification range can be expanded with a large selection of objective and ocular lenses. Specialized condensers are available for dark-field and phase-contrast applications, ideal for bloodwork, fluid-analysis, and pathology.

    To customize the microscope to your viewing comfort, the eyepiece spacing can be easily adjusted using a precision Siedentopf mechanism. A diopter is available on both ocular tubes to compensate for asymmetry, and the ocular tubes are angled at 30° to comfortably accommodate a seated position without neck strain.

    The objective turret provides instant access to 4 magnification levels to easily focus in on minute details from 40X to 1000X. Additional 16X eyepieces expand the maximum magnification to 1600X with 8 unique levels. This covers magnifications needed for studying hair follicles, cells, and bacteria. These high-quality lenses are achromatically corrected to improve resolution and color accuracy.

    The 2-layer mechanical stage provides smooth and precise movement for examination of specimen slides. The stage's low-position controls are conveniently placed near the coaxial focus knobs for a streamlined workflow. Examining specimen slides is intuitive and precise for users at any skill level.

    The halogen sub-stage lighting provides bright illumination with excellent color rendering. The warm lighting is better suited for prolonged use, causing less eyestrain than LED and fluorescent lighting. The Abbe light condenser has a high 1.25 numerical aperture for oil-immersion, and an iris diaphragm to optimize contrast and depth-of-field. The condenser holder uses rack-and-pinion movement for precise height adjustment.

    This kit includes 50 blank slides and 100 cover slips for dry or wet mounting specimens to view with your microscope.

    Specifications

    Optical System Finite-conjugate
    Mechanical Tube Length 160mm
    Head Binocular, 30° incline, 360° rotatable
    Interpupillary Adjustment Siedentopf compensation-free gemel
    Ocular Diameter 23mm
    Eyepieces 10X, 16X
    Objective Lenses DIN standard
    Objective Parfocal Distance 45mm
    Objective Mounting Thread RMS 20.32mm
    Objective Turret quadruple
    Focusing System Coaxial coarse and fine focus, upper limit-stop, tension control
    Focus Range 30mm
    Division of Fine Focus 0.002mm
    Stage Design Double-layer with caliper
    Stage Dimensions 140mm x 140mm
    X-Y Translation Range 75mm x 45mm
    Transmitted Illumination 20W halogen
    Condenser Abbe condenser with iris diaphragm, NA1.25
    Sub-stage Condenser-holder rack and pinion
    Power 110VAC 60Hz

    Objective Lenses

    Magnification Corrections NA Immersion Medium Cover-glass Thickness
    4X achromatic 0.10 0.17mm
    10X achromatic 0.25 0.17mm
    40X achromatic 0.65 0.17mm
    100X achromatic 1.25 oil 0.17mm

    Packing List:

  • One binocular head
  • One microscope body
  • Four objective lenses: 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X
  • One pair 10X eyepieces
  • One pair 16X eyepieces
  • One power cord (US and Canada standard)
  • One dust cover
  • Three color filters (blue, green, yellow)
  • One spare halogen bulb
  • One spare fuse
  • One sample bottle of immersion oil
  • One pack 50pc blank slides
  • One pack 100pc cover slips
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