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    Discovery Pico Polar Microscope with book

    Discovery
    Achromatic. Rotatable Head. LED Illumination. Fine focusing. Magnification: 40–400x
    • Category: Microscope
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    • Country: PRC, controlled by Levenhuk, Inc. (USA)
    • Warranty: 10 years
    • Shipping weight: 4.8 lb (2.185 kg)
    • Package size (LxWxH): 13.8×8.7×6.7 in (35×22×17 cm)
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    Discovery Channel informs, entertains and inspires its audiences around the globe about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. Offering millions of people the chance to discover, and satisfy their curiosity, Discovery offers a compelling mix of stories across genres including science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in depth behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organisations that shape and share the world we live in.

    We proudly present the Discovery optics series that is produced by Levenhuk and endorsed by Discovery.

    Check out a brief comparison of the Discovery microscope series »

    Discovery Pico Polar is a classic monocular microscope with achromatic optics that provides magnification from 40x to 400x. It is ideal for those who have no experience in micro research and are looking for the first microscope in their life. Using this model, you can observe life in a drop of water, protozoa, the structure of parts of insects and plants, and much more. The kit also includes an educational book about microscopes and the microbial world.

    The microscope features an angled head that provides comfort during long-term observations. It can also be rotated 360° horizontally. This option is useful when the sample needs to be shown to several researchers: to turn the head is much easier and more convenient than to move the entire microscope. The optical design consists of one eyepiece and three objectives. The optics are achromatic and, therefore, they transmit a clear picture. The 40x objective is equipped with the spring-loaded frame. The fine and coarse focusing are available.

    To make it more convenient to work with specimens, the stage is supplemented with clips. There is also a diaphragm disc that adjusts the luminous flux coming from the lower illuminator. The illumination system consists of two lights: upper and lower. The illumination brightness is adjustable. It is powered by batteries (not included) or AC (adapter included).

    Due to the "Invisible World" knowledge book, working with a microscope will become even more interesting. It not only introduces the basics of controlling this device, but also tells all about the various tiny inhabitants of the microbial world. The book also contains descriptions of simple scientific experiments that can be carried out using a microscope, even without any preparation.

    Features:

    • Magnification: 40–400x.
    • Monocular; achromatic optics; rotatable head
    • LED illumination powered by AC or standard batteries
    • Fine focusing; stage with clips
    • The best choice for study and hobbies
    • Comes with a colorful knowledge book

    The kit includes:

    • Microscope
    • WF10x eyepiece
    • Achromatic objectives: 4x, 10x, 40xs
    • AC adapter with a power cable
    • Dust cover
    • "Invisible World" knowledge book
    • User manual and warranty card

    Discovery Pico Microscopes Review:

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    Type

    compound/optical, biological

    Head

    monocular, rotatable 360°, inclined 30°

    Optics material

    optical glass

    Magnification, x

    40–400

    Eyepiece tube diameter, mm

    23.2

    Eyepieces

    WF10x

    Objectives

    achromatic: 4x, 10x, 40xs

    Revolving nosepiece

    3 objectives

    Stage, mm

    90x90, with clips

    Stage moving range, using focusing mechanism, mm

    0–10, vertical

    Condenser

    N.A. 0.65

    Diaphragm

    diaphragm disk (6 apertures)

    Focus

    coaxial, coarse (0.5mm) and fine (0.002mm)

    Body

    metal

    Backlight

    LED

    Brightness adjustment

    yes

    Power source

    3 AA bateries (included) or 110-240V, via AC adapter (included)

    Light source type

    lower: 0.2W, upper: 0.1W

    Operating temperature range, °C
    °F

    +5… +40 °C

    Usage

    General use product.
    May be used by kids over 3 years old.

    User level

    beginner

    Application

    School Research

    Illumination location

    combined

    Research method

    bright field
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