This is a brand new compound microscope with mechanical stage and 640x480 pixel USB digital camera that captures microscope images and streams live video on your computer screen. It comes with eight magnification settings (40X, 80X, 100X, 200X, 400X, 800X, 1000X & 2000X), coarse & fine focusing and electrical illuminating system. The digital camera captures still images and video, and allows you to view a live stream on your PC. The included software for Windows offers image-development and measurement tools, as well as advanced compositing features such as image-stitching and extended-depth-of-focus. Independent preview and capture resolutions allow you to view high-speed video while capturing high-definition images. On Mac computers, the camera can be used as a driverless imaging device, compatible with various applications, such as ProScope and Photo Booth. This microscopy system meets all the requirements of the textbooks up to college. It is a perfect system for teaching demonstration or clinical examination. It is also an ideal microscope for family or home school applications. Its retail value is above $900.