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Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Digital Microscope
Portable USB digital microscope with LCD display. Magnification: 20x, 200x, 500x. Digital camera: 5Mpx.
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi is a portable microscope with built-in 3-inch colorful LCD display. This model produces magnification up to 400x and features smooth digital zoom up to 4x. Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi is perfectly suited for microscopic observations of any surfaces both at home and outside. All of this makes this microscope an excellent gift for any... more
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi is a portable microscope with a built-in 3-inch color LCD display. This model produces magnification up to 400x and features smooth digital zoom up to 4x. Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi is perfectly suited for microscopic observations of any surfaces, both at home and outside. All of this makes this microscope an excellent gift for any schoolchild.
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Digital Microscope allows you to easily take pictures and record videos of observed objects. All files created during your observations are stored to the microSD card. All you need to do to transfer your images and videos to your PC is connect the microscope to it using the USB cable included in the kit. The kit also includes special software allowing you to edit created files and perform precise measurements of linear sizes, radiuses and angles with an accuracy of 1 micrometer or better.
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Digital Microscope is powered by the Li-ion battery included in the kit, which provides for up to 4 hours of standalone work.
Microscope’s body is rubber-armored, which makes it pleasant to the touch and also provides for a comfortable grip and prevents the device from slipping out of your hands.
- Rotatable 3” color LCD display
- Support of microSD cards with capacity up to 32 Gb
- PC connection via USB 2.0 interface
- AV output for connecting to TV or projector
- Able to take photos/videos
- Automatic exposure and white balance
- 8 white LEDs with adjustable brightness
- 4x digital zoom
- Li-ion rechargeable battery
- Comes with special software for measuring linear sizes, areas, angles and radiuses of studied samples
- Сompatible with Windows and Mac OS
The kit includes:
- Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Microscope
- Software CD
- USB cable
- AV cable
- Li-ion rechargeable battery
- Cleaning wipe
- User manual and lifetime warranty
Recommendations on using the software.
In order for the program to operate correctly, please launch the installed application only when your microscope is connected to a PC and ready for observations.
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Digital Microscope is not compatible with external digital cameras.
*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.
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|Rotatable 3” color LCD display|
|manual, 0-30 mm|
|8 white LED lights|
110V, 50/60 Hz; 5 V, 1 A output
Li-ion, 3.7 V,1050mAh battery
work time: 4 hours; charging time: 5 hours
1.5 (with the battery)
|5 (interpolated to 12)|
|image processing software with measurement function|
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, Mac 10.6~10.10
minimum P4 1.8 GHz, 512 Mb RAM
64 Mb video card, USB 2.0 port, CD-ROM
General use product.
May be used by kids
over 3 years old.
Ability to connect additional equipment
|support of microSD cards with capacity up to 32 Gb (not included in the kit)|
English, German, French, Spanish,
Russian, Italian, Portuguese, Polish,
Dutch, Japanese, Korean, Chinese
12 Mpx, 9 Mpx, 5 Mpx,
3 Mpx, 1,3 Mpx, VGA
High-resolution images (rar) 81484kb
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Thank you for your fast answer!Yes,there is something more:can I adjust something in the lens so to measure immediately the size?Like a ruler with 0,02mm deviation? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Dear Papailiou Giorgos, I regret to inform you that it is impossible to measure the size immediately.
Dear sirs,I'm thinking to buy this DTX500 Mobi model but I want to ask you about measuring some 0,02mm and bigger , should I capture the image and processing it in my computer or can I directly measure it?Thank you. Levenhuk Customer Service:
Dear Papailiou Giorgos, thank you for interest in Levenhuk products! Yes, you need to capture the image, transfer it to your PC and measure it with the help of special software that comes in the kit. Is there any additional information you might need?
how can I measure linear sizes of observed objects? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Microscope allows for precise measurements of linear sizes, angles, and radiuses using a special MicroCapture software.
The description on the website says that this microscope is suitable for precise measurements of observed samples. Does the kit include a calibration scale? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Microscope Kit does not include a calibration scale.
My application is on a painted bridge surface, looking at scratches in the paint. I need 5 micrometre resolution. Can I put the clear shroud onto the surface to stabilize the microscope relative to the surface? If so, does this give me a fixed magnification without the zoom at that distance? If so do you sell accessory shrouds for say 20, 50, or 100 times magnification. Since I must ultimately measure the scratches, a fixed magnification suits my needs better. I am assuming that a fixed lens distance yields a fixed magnification...is that correct? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Dear Russ, thank you for interest in Levenhuk products! This model should fit your needs. Available resolution is 12 Mpx, 8 Mpx, 5 Mpx,3 Mpx, 1.3 Mpx, VGA. Accuracy of the measurement is 1 micrometer. Is there any additional information you might need?
Good afternoon! Will I be able to see bacteria and their colonies and determine their genus? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi digital microscope is not designed for such purposes. Bacteria can be observed only with powerful microscopes (magnification starts at 1200x) and only by using special staining techniques. Consider Levenhuk D320L 3.1M Digital Monocular Microscope - https://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes/levenhuk-d320l/.
Hello! Can I use this microscope to measure particle size of microcalcite, chalk, gypsum, limestone, etc.? Required range - 2-50 microns (0.002 mm - 0.05 mm). Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Digital Microscope is suitable for your purpose.
Hello! Can I turn the lighting off ? Or is it always working? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, you can turn the illumination off.
Hello! The microscope has 500x magnification power, right? Then why the focus wheel has only 260 marks? Those marks mean magnification level, right? Why I get different image resolution on different computers? One computer gives me 640x480 images, other - 1024. Do you have similar to this but more powerful microscopes? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Yes, the maximum magnification power of the microscope is 500x. Marks on the focus wheel are not related to magnification power. Image resolution can be changed through the software. Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi is the most powerful model in the Levenhuk DTX series.
I have blurry images. At any resolution. I connect it to my laptop and use PortableCapture software. At some point it stopped making images and videos altogether, even restarting didn't help. Please help Levenhuk Customer Service:
Please download and install the latest version of the software from this page (References and Downloads tab)
I don't get how to set 5Mpx. I have 1.3 by default, I want 5Mpx. Levenhuk Customer Service:
The Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi digital microscope is equipped with 5Mpx digital camera (interpolated to 12Mpx). To set the desired resolution you need to press the Wrench key button (Settings), select Resolution and set image resolution with arrow buttons and OK button.
Hello, I want a digital microscope to observe infusoria, the budget is $150 or less, please help me choose. Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi Digital Microscope is not suitable for your purpose. Please consider Levenhuk D2L NG Digital Microscope - http://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes/levenhuk-d2l-ng/.
so what's the optical magnification of this microscope? Levenhuk Customer Service:
The optical magnification of the Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi digital microscope is 10-60x.
If the battery has run out, will it work connected to a laptop? Levenhuk Customer Service:
After complete discharge of the battery the Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi digital microscope won't turn on if you connect it to a laptop.
8 years old kid. She wants to see bacteria. Is it possible to observe infusoria at least? Levenhuk Customer Service:
Levenhuk DTX 500 Mobi is not suitable for these purposes. To observe bacteria you will need a laboratory microscope. For example, Levenhuk 320 Biological Microscope - http://www.levenhuk.com/catalogue/microscopes/levenhuk-320/. more
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