<p>Levenhuk Rainbow 50L – bright, stylish microscopes perfect for beginning microcosm explorers, as well as experienced biologists. These microscopes allow you to examine plant and animal tissues and learn more about their cellular structure, observe living microorganisms in a water drop, and do many other interesting things!</p> <p>Each model comes with a Levenhuk K50 Experiment kit. Experienced users will appreciate the highest quality of optics and produced views. Thanks to the combined illumination system, these microscopes are suitable for viewing transparent, opaque, and semi-transparent samples. Levenhuk Rainbow 50L microscopes have lightweight, yet reliable plastic bodies.</p> <p>Compared to other series, Levenhuk Rainbow 50L microscopes offer a wider range of magnifications – there are six levels of increase: 40x, 80x, 100x, 200x, 400x, and 800x. Moreover, these microscopes come in reliable plastic cases for their safe storage and transportation.</p> <p>The series includes 5 stylish colorful designs – you can easily choose the one that best suits your taste!</p> <p><a id="sfd" href="#more" onclick="showFullDesc()">View full description</a></p>
Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone Microscope is a great gift for anyone interested in biology and science. The instrument allows for observing and studying familiar objects of our surrounding environment under 40x, 80x, 100x, 200x, 400x and even 800x magnification! With this microscope you can find out how plants, animals and humans are structured; take a look at how microscopic organisms, usually hidden from us, live in their own micro-universe; and, of course, conduct a number of exciting experiments. The kit includes everything a novice researcher might need – in the box you will find prepared microscope slides to observe right away as well as tools allowing you to create your own slides.
High magnification power
The microscope comes with three objective lenses providing 40x, 100x, and 400x magnification power. Changing the magnification is very easy – just rotate the revolving nosepiece. The Barlow lens included in the kit doubles the magnification you get with every objective, so the highest power you can obtain out of the box is 800x!
All optical elements are made of high-quality glass of high transparency. In order to enhance light transmission, the lenses are covered with multilayer coating. Such a design allows for producing highly detailed, sharp and clear images.
All microscopes in the Levenhuk Rainbow 50L series are equipped with two LED illumination systems. The lower illumination allows for observations in transmitted light; for example, you can observe microorganisms in a drop of aquarium water or study the cellular structure of an onion peel. The upper illumination makes it possible to work with opaque objects – among other interesting things, you can see the inner structure of different kinds of paper and fabrics. In order to observe semi-transparent samples, both illuminations need to be turned on. A smooth brightness adjustment mechanism makes it easy to set the best level of illumination required for each particular sample.
The microscope comes in a durable and lightweight plastic body. To provide you with the most comfortable observations, the microscope head is inclined at 45° and can be rotated 360° around its axis. That is extremely convenient when working in a group – you don’t have to move the instrument; just turn the head in the desired direction. The microscope can be powered by either an electrical outlet or batteries.
Caution: Please refer to the specifications table for the correct mains voltage and never attempt to plug a 110V device into 220V outlet and vice versa without using a converter. Remember that mains voltage in the U.S. and Canada is 110V and 220-240V in most European countries.
Experiment kit included
The microscope comes with Levenhuk K50 Experiment Kit, which has everything needed to make first observations frustration-free and exciting. You can begin with observing ready-to-use microscope samples included in the kit and then move on to creating your own microscope slides. In the box you will find a set of helpful instruments and a detailed user guide with all required information on microscopes and observations as well as descriptions of the most interesting experiments.
The microscope comes with a convenient plastic case. You can use the case for storing the microscope and keeping it dust-free, and for transporting your instrument without risk of mechanical damage.
- Biological microscope with 40-800x magnification
- 2x Barlow lens included
- Available in five bright colors
- Sturdy and lightweight plastic body
- Upper and lower LED illumination systems
- Experiment kit included
- Comes with a handy plastic case
The kit includes:
- Objectives: 4x, 10x and 40xs
- Eyepiece: WF10x
- 2x Barlow lens
- Stage with clips
- Diaphragm disk
- Built-in upper and lower LED illuminations
- AC adapter
- 2 AA batteries
- Plastic case
- Levenhuk K50 Experiment Kit
- User manual and lifetime warranty
Levenhuk K50 Experiment Kit includes:
- "Attractive Microscope. Scrutinizing the Microcosm" User Guide
- Hatchery for Artemia (brine shrimp, or sea-monkeys)
- Flask with yeast
- Flask with pitch
- Flask with sea salt
- Flask with brine shrimp
- 5 ready-to-use specimens
- 5 blank slides
- Dust cover
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Here are examples of what you can see with this microscope.
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Some things you can see under a microscope:
You can find these and many more interesting microscope slides to observe in the Levenhuk Prepared Slides Sets.
Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone Microscope is compatible with Levenhuk C NG digital cameras (purchased separately). Levenhuk C NG cameras are installed in the eyepiece tube instead of an eyepiece.
|Levenhuk Rainbow Microscopes Comparison Table|
|Rainbow 2L||Rainbow 2L PLUS||Rainbow 50L||Rainbow 50L PLUS|
|Head||monocular, inclined 45°||monocular, rotatable 360°, inclined 45°|
|Optics material||optical glass|
|Objectives||4х, 10х, 40х||4х, 10х, 40хs||4х, 10х, 40хs||4х, 10х, 40хs|
|Revolving nosepiece||3 objectives|
|Stage, mm||90x90, with clips|
|Stage moving range,
using focusing mechanism, mm
|0-15, vertical||0-8, vertical||0-11, vertical||0-11, vertical|
|Condenser||NA 0.65, diaphragm disk (6 apertures)|
|Illumination||upper and lower LED illumination with adjustable brightness|
|Power supply||AC adapter or 3 AA batteries||AC adapter or 2 AA batteries|
|Levenhuk K50 Experiment Kit*||yes|
|* Please note that Levenhuk K50 Experiment Kit is supplied without individual packaging.|
|monocular, rotatable 360°, inclined 45°|
Eyepiece tube diameter, mm
|4х, 10х, 40хs (spring)|
|90x90, with clips|
Stage moving range, using focusing mechanism, mm
|diaphragm disk (6 apertures)|
|110 V/50 Hz or 2 AA batteries|
Light source type
|LED 3-3.2V (upper and lower illumination)|
General use product.
May be used by kids
over 3 years old.
|Kid’s Education, Hobby, School Research|
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will I see bacteria with this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
For observations of bacteria, consider Levenhuk 320 Biological Microscope - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes/levenhuk-320/. The magnification of the Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone microscope is not enough.
Does it make sense to buy a 20x lens to this microscope? Will the image quality be preserved? Levenhuk Customer Service:
It is not recommended to purchase a 20x eyepiece to the Levenhuk Rainbow 50L microscope. The image quality will deteriorate.
Can I turn on both bulbs at once? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone Microscope allows you to use both lower and upper illuminators together.
Hello! Do you have a 60x lens for this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Unfortunately, we don't have a 60x lens for Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Microscope in our product range.
Hello, does this microscope allow observations of living organisms? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Lime Microscope allows observations of living organisms.
Got the package... everything's great! But could you tell me how to install an eyepiece and Barlow lens correctly? The thing is that they slide down if you don't hold them. Should it be so? Can they be fixed in place somehow? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, it should be so. A Barlow lens used with Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone Microscope needs to be held.
Are cover slips included? Levenhuk Customer Service:
The Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone microscope comes with 5 blank slides, cover slips are not included.
Hello, is its body really sturdy? Is it monolithic? I mean the head and the body Levenhuk Customer Service:
The Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone microscope is made of quality plastic! It's not much different from metal-bodied microscopes. The head is not monolithic as it's rotatable 360 degrees around its axis.
Hi! Can I equip this device with a digital camera? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, the Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone is compatible with Levenhuk C NG digital cameras that can be found here - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/accessories/microscope-cameras/
Can I see bacteria? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk Rainbow 50L Moonstone Microscope is not suitable for observing bacteria. For such studies lab microscope is required, for example, Levenhuk 320 Microscope - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes/levenhuk-320/
Hello! It is possible to see dust mites, a drop of blood, and organisms in liquids? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, Levenhuk Rainbow 50L model allows you to examine dust mites, a drop of blood, and organisms in liquids.
Hello! What additional accessories should I buy to this model? Actually I'm choosing between this microscope and Levenhuk 320... The only thing that makes me hesitate is the absence of upper illumination in 320 model - that means I won't be able to observe opaque objects, right? Or a simple table lamp will do the job? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk 320 Biological Microscope will give you a much better image. But yes, it doesn't allow for observing opaque samples. Both microscopes can be equipped with a digital camera (https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/digital-cameras/for-microscopes/) and an eyepiece (https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/accessories/eyepieces-for-microscopes/). more
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