Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope
Teaching digital microscope for the beginners, resolution 350 000 pixels
The Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope allows you to undertake high-quality research and take photos/videos of your observations as well. This model can be connected to a PC using USB interface, the software is included in the package. This microscope is designed to ensure the best possible color rendition of photo and video images, and allows you ... more
The Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope allows you to undertake high-quality research and take photos/videos of your observations as well. This model can be connected to a PC using USB interface, the software is included in the package. This microscope is designed to ensure the best possible color rendition of photo and video images, and allows you to view real color images.
The Levenhuk D2L NG was developed for use in schools, colleges and universities. This model features glass optics, unlike the less expensive analogs. The main advantage is two sets of illumination (upper and lower), which allow observing both slices and non-transparent objects (from the tiniest solid particles to coins, etc.). Apart from observing and image capturing on the PC screen, it is also possible to make observations in the visual mode without a camera, since eyepiece (WF16x) is included in the package. The Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope is widely used in various educational institutions.
A USB cable is used as camera power supply and for connection with a PC. Compatible OS: Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10.
|WF16x Eyepiece||40x Objective|
Observing non-transparent objects
The Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope, unlike other teaching microscopes, is equipped with two built-in illuminations. Both illuminations are LED, which ensures minimal energy consumption yet provides sufficient light. Illumination systems are located above and below the stage, and allow observing both transparent and opaque objects.
The microscope features an AC adapter, for stationary observations without 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.
The kit includes:
- Monocular head
- Objectives: 4x, 10x and 40x
- Eyepiece: WF16x
- Diaphragm disk
- Stage with clips
- Built-in upper and lower illuminations
- Digital camera Levenhuk D2L (0.3 Mpx)
- SETUP CD Levenhuk ToupView (auto setup guide, drivers, software for image visualization, fixation and processing)
- USB cable
- AC adapter
- 3 AA batteries
- User manual and lifetime warranty
The latest version of Levenhuk ToupView software for Windows (release date: 11/20/2013) supports eight languages: English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese,Traditional Chinese, Turkish.
You can find a review on Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope here.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about microscopes here.
Looking for something to start your observations with? Check Paramecium caudatum
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 D2L NG Digital Microscope is also compatible with Levenhuk C NG digital cameras (additional cameras are purchased separately). Levenhuk C NG cameras are installed in the eyepiece tube instead of an eyepiece.
|Microscopes Comparison Table|
|Levenhuk D2L NG Microscope||Levenhuk D50L NG Microscope||Levenhuk D70L Microscope|
|Megapixels||0.3 mpx||2 mpx||2 mpx|
|Objectives||4х, 10х, 40х||4х, 10х, 40х||4х, 10х, 40х|
|MAX magnification, x||640||1280||1600|
|Stage, mm||90x90, with stage clips||90x90, with stage clips||90x95, coordinate moving stage with clips|
|Stage moving range, mm||from 0 to 10||from 0 to 15||from 0 to 10|
|Eyepiece tube||metal||metal||plastic (LCD display)|
|Illumination power supply||AC adapter, batteries||AC adapter, batteries||AC adapter, batteries (not included)|
|Camera power supply||USB cable||USB cable||USB cable|
|Levenhuk K50 Experiment Kit||no||yes||yes|
|"Attractive Microscope. Scrutinizing the Microcosm" User Guide||no||yes||yes|
|Hatchery for brine shrimp||no||yes||yes|
|Flask with yeast||no||yes||yes|
|Flask with pitch||no||yes||yes|
|Flask with sea salt||no||yes||yes|
|Flask with brine shrimp||no||yes||yes|
|Blank slides (5 pieces)||no||yes||yes|
|4x, 10x, 40x|
|90x90, with clips|
Stage moving range, using focusing mechanism, mm
|0 to 10|
|110V/5V, 50 Hz AC (adapter)|
Pixel size, µm
Sensitivity, v/lux.sec@550 nm
Active range, dB
|ocular tube (not eyepiece)|
|.bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif, .gif, .psd, .ico, .emf, etc.|
Spectral range, nm
Method of exposure
|ERS (Electronic Rolling Shutter)|
|USB 2.0 driver, Levenhuk ToupView|
|image size, brightness, exposure time|
|USB 2.0, 480 Mb/s|
|Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10; USB port|
Camera power supply
|via USB cable|
Camera temperature range, °C
General use product.
May be used by kids
over 3 years old.
|Kid’s Education, Hobby, School Research|
High-resolution images (rar) 17782kb
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I am looking for a microscope for my 10 year old grandson. Currently he is very interested in gem stones. Will he be able to observe the crystal structure of gems on this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Dear Jim, thank you for interest in Levenhuk product. Are you interested in digital microscope? For such observations, we'd recommend to consider buying a stereo microscope. With the help of stereo microscope you will get a 3D image! We have 2 models: 2ST (without illumination) and 3ST stereo microscopes.
Please help a beginner out: 1. There is a black dot in the WF16x eyepiece, is it supposed to be where to center the view? Or is it a defect? 2. Where do I insert batteries? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Battery compartment is in the base of the Levenhuk D2L NG microscope. No black dots are supposed to be seen through the eyepiece, please contact us at 800-342-1706 for further investigation.
Hello, I read the manual and it says that the microscope comes with two eyepieces - 10x and 16x. In my package I've only found one eyepiece which is 16x, where's the 10x one? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Currently the Levenhuk D2L NG microscope comes with WF16x eyepiece.
Hello! I need your advice. I can't decide which one of these two models is better for me: Levenhuk D2L NG or Levenhuk Rainbow 50L. The thing is that I want both camera and high magnification power... how big of a difference is 640x and 1280x? Should I also buy glass slides and coverslips? Levenhuk Customer Service:
If you need a digital microscope, then we recommend the Levenhuk D2L NG model. You can either buy prepared microscope slides or blank glass slides and cover slips to make your own. We recommend that you consider Levenhuk K50 Experiment Kit - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/accessories/levenhuk-k50-experiment-kit/.
Hello there! Which Levenhuk microscope is better for school and university students (and allows observing bacteria). Levenhuk Customer Service:
In order to observe bacteria, you will need 1000x or even 2000x magnification power. And remember that bacteria are nearly transparent, so that is necessary to stain them with a dye to see them clearly. For this purpose we recommend Levenhuk 320 Biological Microscope - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes/levenhuk-320/.
Hello! The description says that the camera has 0.3 megapixels. Isn't this a typo? Can I buy and install more powerful camera of like 5 or 7 Mpx? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, the Levenhuk D2L digital camera has 0.3 Mpx sensor. Yes, you can install another camera. Please consider Levenhuk C510 NG Digital Camera, USB 2.0 - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/accessories/levenhuk-c510-ng-digital-camera/.
I read in this review https://www.levenhuk.com/reviews/levenhuk_d2l_ng/ that the stage of this microscope can be moved. But looking at the pictures I have some doubts… Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope is equipped with moving stage, which can be moved within 0-10 mm range.
is this model only available in one color option? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, there's only one color option for Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope.
Hello! Is this microscope suitable for observing blood, water? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, you will be able to observe paramecium in a drop of water, as well as blood cells.
Hello, please correct me if I'm wrong: 1. Microscope magnification is eyepiece magnification * objective lens magnification 2. USB camera included in the kit doesn't provide optical increase 3. Hence the maximum possible magnification I can get on my PC screen is 40x. Is that so? Levenhuk Customer Service:
The increase provided by the camera is comparable to magnification provided by 10x eyepiece, so with digital camera you will be able to obtain the maximum magnification of 1600x.
Hello! Is it possible to observe slides not through the camera but simply through the eyepiece? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, the image can be observed through the microscope eyepieces or viewed on a computer monitor.
I want to purchase a microscope for an extremely bright 10 year old. Tis one popped up on your site as a Cyber Monday deal. Would it be a good choice for my grandson? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Dear GiGi, thank you for interest in Levenhuk products. Yes, it is a perfect choice. This model comes with a camera, so it will be possible to capture the most interesting views. I'd also recommend to buy our prepared slides set, for example Levenhuk N38 NG Prepared Slides Set. Is there any additional information you might need?
Hello! Is this model suitable for a kid (13 years old)? Is it enough, or maybe I should choose something more powerful? Advice me some other models with quality camera, high magnification and good optics Levenhuk Customer Service:
This model is a good choice for school research. Also please consider Levenhuk D50L NG Digital Microscope - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes/levenhuk-d50l-ng/.
My laptop doesn’t have a CD-ROM and I can see that there is a CD in the kit… But I really like this microscope, I think it might be exactly what I need. Will I be able to use it without installing the software? Or is there no point in that? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, you can use the Levenhuk D2L NG digital microscope even if your laptop or PC doesn’t support reading a CD. You can easily download all required software in the References and Downloads section or by following this link: https://www.levenhuk.com/products/materials/0/ToupView-Win-08-2014.rar
Do you have this model in other colors? Levenhuk Customer Service:
No, the Levenhuk D2L NG digital microscope is only available in white.
AA batteries come in the kit, I didn't get why do I need them? I couldn't find anything about it in the manual as well. Tell me please where should I put them? Or maybe you have any other more detailed instructions? Levenhuk Customer Service:
You can unscrew the bottom of the microscope and you will find a battery compartment. You can use these batteries if you have no access to the mains.
What can I observe with this microscope? For example blood cells, spermium, water, etc? Does it allow you to see outer membrane, cytoplasm and nucleus? Levenhuk Customer Service:
With Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope you will be able to observe cell structure, microorganisms, blood corpuscles. You can find some examples of what you can see with Levenhuk D2L NG here https://www.levenhuk.com/reviews/levenhuk_d2l_ng/ and here https://www.levenhuk.com/Levenhuk.com/reviews/levenhuk_micro/micro_1.html
I installed the mac software but my mac still does not recognize the camera. I tried it on a PC and the camera works fine. Is there something else than the mac software download I would need in order for my mac to recognize the camera? like a driver or something? My mac runs on Mavericks. Thanks for your help. Levenhuk Customer Service:
Dear Dave, thank you for your inquiry. You can find the drivers for MAC here: https://www.levenhuk.com/products/materials/0/ToupViewX_Mac.tar Please let us know the result.
Dou you have any pictures taken with this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Some test pictures made with Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope may be found in this article: https://www.levenhuk.com/articles/levenhuk_d2l_ng/
Good afternoon! Could you tell me which set of slides will suit better for this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
We recommend buying Levenhuk N80 NG "See all" Slides Set - https://www.levenhuk.com/products/acc_levenhuk_n80_see_all/
Hello! Would you be so king and help me to choose a microscope for a preschooler (5-6 years old). Requirements: high-quality digital objective, possibility of taking pictures of small objects (water, blood cells) and studying them on the PC monitor. Levenhuk Customer Service:
We recommend paying attention to Levenhuk D50L NG Digital Microscope - https://www.levenhuk.com/products/levenhuk_microscope_d50lng/ - this microscope has a 2 megapixel camera; produced images are more precise and sharp and they can be zoomed on a computer without significant quality loss.
Is it possible to buy Barlow lens and use it with this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Unfortunately, there's no such possibility.
Hello! Is it possible to buy an objective with higher magnification additionally to this model? Levenhuk Customer Service:
The Levenhuk D2L NG model was maximally improved at the factory and works at its full potential. If you want to make it more powerful, it will require changing the microscope's structure. We recommend you look at Levenhuk D320L model - https://www.levenhuk.com/products/levenhuk_microscope_d320l/.
Hello! I need a microscope for making high-quality pictures of mold, cuts, blood cells, small insects (flea, fly's eye) What model could you offer? I was looking all over the Internet, but nothing! I'm confused! Thank you. Looking forward for your answer. Levenhuk Customer Service:
Hello! Please take a look at these models: https://www.levenhuk.com/products/levenhuk_microscope_d320l/, https://www.levenhuk.com/products/levenhuk-d670t-trinocular-microscope/
Can this work with Linux? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Hello Steve, thank you for interest in Levenhuk products! Please note, the Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope is compatible with Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X only. Is there any additional information you might need? Looking forward to your reply.
Gentlemen! Where should I insert batteries? Levenhuk Customer Service:
You should twist off the bottom cover and you will see a battery jack.
I have purchased this microscope but can not use it with my mac?! Do where i can download software for mac os? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Hi Pavel, Thanks for the query. You may download the software for Mac OSX using the link below https://www.levenhuk.com/products/materials/0/ToupViewX_For_Mac.dmg Is there any additional information you might need?
Recently I bought a microscope here, D2L NG model. Can it be equipped with a coordinate moving stage? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Such equipment is not available for this model.
where you can download the software for this model?? Levenhuk Customer Service:
You can find it in References and downloads under the product's description.
Tell me please, this model with the ability to display images on PC monitor and video recording is the most affordable one? Or you have another models at better price? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, the Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope is the most affordable model among Levenhuk digital microscopes: https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes-type-digital-items/
Do you have a PC eyepiece? What is the maximum increase? Thanks Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk D2L Digital Camera with 640x480 maximum resolution comes in the kit with the Levenhuk D2L NG model. The camera's magnification is comparable to magnification of 10x eyepiece.
Is it possible to see cells with this microscope? microorganisms? And what is the tiniest thing that can be seen through this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, with the Levenhuk D2L NG microscope you can see a lot, for example, the structure of the blood cell or foot flies.
I'm interested in Levenhuk D2L NG. Can I connect it to PC that runs Windows 7? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, the Levenhuk D2L NG microscope is compatible with Windows 7. more
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