Turret Phase Contrast Kit for 690 Series Compound Microscopes

SKU: PCT200-INF

Availability: In Stock

Regular price $1,042.99 $868.99

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

  • A complete turret phase contrast kit for infinity compound microscopes
  • Phase contrast turret iris diaphragm condenser
  • CT lens
  • Four phase contrast infinity Plan objectives, 4x, 10x, 40x and 100x
  • Mounting size of condenser: 37mm in diameter

The PCT200-INF is a versatile upgrade for the 690 series microscopes. It provides all of the tools necessary for use with phase contrast and brightfield.

Phase contrast is used to reveal detail in indistinct objects, such as unstained cells and microorganisms that would otherwise appear invisible. By using a combination of specialized objective lenses and a modified light condenser, these invisible objects can be visualized by manipulating variations in phase. This contrast method provides far more detail than darkfield.

The turret condenser not only provides the annuli needed for phase contrast, but also for brightfield. This versatility makes life a lot easier by allowing you to switch between lighting methods by simply rotating a dial. The turret has two centering screws for proper alignment of phase-contrast settings. A telescopic centering eyepiece is also included for precise alignment, guaranteeing optimal results. Four plan-achromatic objective lenses are included, each equipped with a phase ring. These provide sharp, high-contrast images at magnifications from 4X to 100X.

Condenser Compatibility
Condenser Mount Front mount
Mounting Diameter 37mm
Model Compatibility B690, T690, FM690T
Condenser Specifications
Condenser Type Turret design with phase contrast and brightfield
Numerical Aperture 1.25
Immersion Medium oil
Centerable Yes
Phase Contrast 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X
Objective Lenses Compatibility
Optical System Infinity-corrected
Mounting Thread RMS 20.32mm
Parfocal Distance 45mm

Objective Lenses

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

Contents:

  • One turret condenser
  • Four objective lenses (4X, 10X, 40X, 100X)
  • One centering telescope
  • One blue filter
  • magnifying power Phase Contrast Kit-4X, Phase Contrast Kit-10X, Phase Contrast Kit-40X, Phase Contrast Kit-100X
    Manufacturer AmScope
    phase contrast kit power 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X
    phase contrast kit type Turret
    prop 65 Prop 65 Warning
    type Phase Contrast Kit-Turret

    AmScope products are warranted against manufacturer’s defects in material and workmanship from the original date of purchase, for the following years: 


    • Five Year Warranty for Microscopes: All our microscopes come with a five (5) year factory warranty against manufacturing defects, covering labor and parts. 
    • One Year Warranty for Telescopes: All our telescopes come with a one (1) year warranty, except when specified in the description. 
    • One Year Warranty for Accessories: All our microscope accessories (USB cameras, illuminators, illumination, dust covers, and etc.) come with a one (1) year warranty, except when specified in the description.
    • One Year Warranty for Items labeled as “Product Ships From Manufacturer”: All products that are shipped directly from the manufacturer come with a one (1) year warranty, except when specified in the description. 

    Warranty does not apply for consumable accessories and parts such as bulbs, batteries, fuses, cords, optical components or any add-on accessories such as mechanical specimen holders that are not built into the microscope stage as an integral part of the original manufacture, etc. Warranty does not cover microscopes, lenses cameras or other accessories that have become inoperable due to dirt or damage due to misuse or lack of maintenance. 

    Note: Buyers are responsible for return shipping and handling cost for warranty services. Our warranty covers parts and labor only.

    The PCT200-INF is a versatile upgrade for the 690 series microscopes. It provides all of the tools necessary for use with phase contrast and brightfield.

    Phase contrast is used to reveal detail in indistinct objects, such as unstained cells and microorganisms that would otherwise appear invisible. By using a combination of specialized objective lenses and a modified light condenser, these invisible objects can be visualized by manipulating variations in phase. This contrast method provides far more detail than darkfield.

    The turret condenser not only provides the annuli needed for phase contrast, but also for brightfield. This versatility makes life a lot easier by allowing you to switch between lighting methods by simply rotating a dial. The turret has two centering screws for proper alignment of phase-contrast settings. A telescopic centering eyepiece is also included for precise alignment, guaranteeing optimal results. Four plan-achromatic objective lenses are included, each equipped with a phase ring. These provide sharp, high-contrast images at magnifications from 4X to 100X.

    Condenser Compatibility
    Condenser Mount Front mount
    Mounting Diameter 37mm
    Model Compatibility B690, T690, FM690T
    Condenser Specifications
    Condenser Type Turret design with phase contrast and brightfield
    Numerical Aperture 1.25
    Immersion Medium oil
    Centerable Yes
    Phase Contrast 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X
    Objective Lenses Compatibility
    Optical System Infinity-corrected
    Mounting Thread RMS 20.32mm
    Parfocal Distance 45mm

    Objective Lenses

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

    Contents:

  • One turret condenser
  • Four objective lenses (4X, 10X, 40X, 100X)
  • One centering telescope
  • One blue filter
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