AmScope SM-8TPZ-144S-5M Digital Professional Trinocular Stereo Zoom Microscope with Simultaneous Focus Control, WH10x and WH25x Eyepieces, 3.5X-225X Magnification, 0.7X-4.5X Zoom Objective, 144-Bulb LED Ring Light, Articulating-Arm Boom Stand, 110V-240V,

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Manufacturer Description

The AmScope SM-8TPZ-144S-5M digital professional trinocular stereo zoom microscope has interchangeable pairs of 10x and 25x super-widefield high-eyepoint eyepieces, a 0.7x-4.5x zoom objective, and an articulating-arm clamping boom stand. The microscope has an overall magnification range of 3.5x-225x. The 5MP camera has a CMOS color sensor, a reduction lens, image capture and editing software, and USB 2.0 output to capture or display still or video images on a computer or projector. The trinocular viewing head has simultaneous viewing through the eyepieces and trinocular port, an interpupillary range of 55 to 75mm, a 45-degree inclination to reduce eye and neck strain, and 360-degree rotation to enable sharing. The vertical trinocular port can be used as a C-Mount or 23mm photo port. The WH10x20mm and WH25x9mm super-widefield high-eyepoint eyepieces combine with the 0.7x-4.5x zoom objective to provide continuous zoom magnification and a longer working distance for inspecting large-scale specimens that require handling or repair. The microscope comes with 0.5x and 2.0x Barlow lenses that can be added to the objective to increase the magnification range. A Barlow lens with a magnification of less than 1.0 reduces magnification and increases the working distance, while a Barlow lens with a magnification greater than 1.0 increases the magnification and reduces the working distance. High-eyepoint eyepieces ease viewing for users who wear glasses, and dioptric adjustment accommodates individual eye-strength differences. A digital stereo microscope, sometimes called an inspection or dissection microscope, has low magnification and a long working distance that enables users to manipulate the object being inspected, and is used where image capture, detailed records, or documentation is required.

The 5MP digital camera has a CMOS color sensor for displaying still microscopy images and streaming live videos to a computer or projector. The camera has 40x magnification and a 0.5x reduction lens that ensures that the display has a similar field of view as the microscope eyepiece. The camera can be mounted in a C-Mount or any 23mm eye tube. The camera includes image capture and editing software that provides still image and live video capture and editing capability, including measurement functions. The software supports JPG, TIF, GIF, PSD, WMF, and BMP file formats and is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8; Mac OS X; and Linux. Camera drivers are compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8; Mac OS X; and Linux. The software includes Windows APIs for native C/C++, C#, DirectShow, Twain, and LabVIEW that enable custom application development. The camera has a USB 2.0 data port (cable included).

The removable 144-bulb LED ring light provides bright, cool light for working with temperature-sensitive or live specimens. The ring light provides shadow-free illumination, and a rheostat controls the amount of light emanating from the lamp. Power and adjustment controls are located on the light head. The ring has a 2.4" (61mm) inside diameter and a 4" (100mm) outside diameter. It has a 100,000-hour life span and a 110V-240V variable power supply. The pillar-type articulating-arm base has a 40" reach for covering a large work space. The pillar is 24" and the holder ring has a 3" diameter. The stand can be secured with the clamp to the edge of a desk or table.

Microscope Specifications
Magnification range3.5x-225x
Zoom objective power
Eyepieces (DIN, 30mm)WH10x20mm and WH25x9mm high-eyepoint
Trinocular portC-Mount or 23mm
Field of view2-1/2"
Optical working distanceUp to 8"
Microscope standArticulating-arm clamping boom stand
Head movementX-, Y-, and Z-axes
Illumination typeEpiscopic (reflected)
Light source144-bulb LED ring light with rheostat

Camera Specifications
Resolution5MP (2592 x 1944 effective pixels)
Image typeStill image and video display and capture
Camera typeBrightfield
Camera sensor1/2.5" Aptina MT9P001 CMOS (color)
Reduction lens0.5x
Mounting size23mm or C-Mount
Frame rate60fps at 640x480; 18fps at 1280x960; 5fps at 2592x1944
Computer connectionUSB 2.0 (backward compatible on PCs only)
File formatsJPG, TIF, GIF, PSD, WMF, BMP
Software packageImage capture and editing for Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8; Mac OS X; and Linux
Camera driver compatibilityWindows XP, Vista, 7, and 8; Mac OS X; and Linux

Microscopes are instruments used to enhance the resolution of an object or image. Types include compound, stereo, or digital. Compound microscopes use a compound optical system with an objective lens and an eyepiece. Stereo microscopes show object depth in a three-dimensional image. Digital microscopes are used to display an image on a monitor, rather than looking through a lens. Microscopes can have monocular (one), binocular (two), or trinocular (three) eyepieces, with varying magnification abilities. Magnification ability refers to the size of an image. Resolution, also known as resolvant power, refers to the clarity of the image. The interaction between field of view (FOV), numerical aperture (NA), and working distance (WD) determines resolution. Microscopes can control magnification through a fixed focus, or through a range of adjustments. They can also utilize LED, fluorescent, and mirror light sources to help control viewing capabilities. Microscopes are widely used in education, lab research, biology, metallurgy, engineering, chemistry, manufacturing, and in the medical, forensic science, and veterinary industries.

United Scope manufactures microscopy equipment and accessories under the brand name AmScope. The company, founded in 1996, is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

What's in the Box?

  • AmScope SM-8TPZ-144S-5M stereo zoom microscope with articulating-arm clamping boom stand
  • WH10x20mm eyepieces, 30mm, one pair
  • WH25x9mm eyepieces, 30mm, one pair
  • 0.5x Barlow lens
  • 2.0x Barlow lens
  • 0.7x-4.5x zoom objective
  • 144-bulb LED ring light with power supply (LED-144S)
  • Focus rack
  • 5MP digital camera (MU500)
  • 0.5x reduction lens
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • Software CD
  • Eye guards, one pair
  • Instructions

Product Features

Digital professional stereo microscope on articulating arm has long working distance to enable users to perform work or manipulate large items, including circuit boards and dental appliances, and has a 5MP camera with reduction lens and USB 2.0 output for capturing or displaying images on a computer or projector Trinocular viewing head has simultaneous viewing through eyepieces and trinocular port, interchangeable pairs of 10x and 25x super-widefield eyepieces, adjustable interpupillary distance, fixed 45-degree vertical inclination to reduce eye and neck strain, and 360-degree rotation capability to enable sharing 0.7x-4.5x zoom objective provides continuous zoom magnification and longer focal length for inspecting large-scale specimens, a 0.5x Barlow lens extends the working distance, and a 2.0x Barlow lens extends the magnification range Removable rheostat-controlled 144-bulb LED ring light provides intensity control and bright, cool light for working with temperature-sensitive or live specimens Pillar-type articulating arm stand has 40" reach, and a clamp for attaching to table or desk

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