Ken-A-Vision TU-17012C-230 CoreScope 2 Microscope with Achromatic Objectives (220-240V)

Ken-A-Vision TU-17012C-230 CoreScope 2 Microscope with Achromatic Objectives (220-240V)

Ken-A-Vision TU-17012C-230 CoreScope 2 Microscope with Achromatic Objectives (220-240V)

B&H # KETU17012C23 MFR # TU-17012C-230
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Expected availability: 6-10 weeks

Product Highlights

  • 45° Inclined Monocular/360° Head
  • DIN 4x / 10x / 40xS/ 100xS Objectives
  • 10x Wide Field Eyepiece
  • 40x/100x/400x/1000x Magnification
  • Achromatic / Parfocalled / Parcentered
  • Fine and Coarse Focusing
  • LED Illumination /1.25 NA Abbe Condenser
  • Mechanical Stage with Slide Bracket
  • Cast Aluminum Frame/Cream Enamel Finish
  • Anti-Mold Coated Optics
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Ken-A-Vision TU-17012C-230 overview

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The 45° inclined viewing TU-17012C-230 CoreScope 2 Microscope with Achromatic Objectives from Ken-A-Vision features a mechanical stage, four achromatic objectives, 4x, 10x, 40xS, and 100xS, and a 360° rotating head. The retractable 40xS and 100xS objectives have spring-loaded lenses which will retract when they touches the slide in order to protect the lens and the slide. The 100xS objective ought to be used with immersion oil. Both the turret and the included objectives adhere to DIN microscope objective standard. This means that you can use any DIN objective with this microscope without worrying about your microscope ever becoming obsolete. With a wide field 10 x eyepiece, the microscope provides a total magnification of 40x, 100x, 400x, and 1000x. The supplied achromatic objectives reduce color distortions introduced by imperfections in optical elements better than regular objectives and provide higher contrast images. The lenses are also coated with special coatings that protect their surfaces against mold in high humidity and high heat regions. The parfocalled and parcentered design allows for switching objectives without having to realign your sample and without losing focus. The focusing system has a coaxial coarse and fine focus adjustments with and a scale. To view details of our specimens more easily, the microscope features a white LED illumination system with adjustable brightness and an On-Off switch. The bright white light from the bottom LED emitter is collimated with a 1.25 NA Abbe condenser and can be regulated by a build-in iris diaphragm.

The microscope also features a coated 5.1 x 4.7" mechanical stage with two low position coaxial X-Y motion controls and a bracket for holding your specimen slides. The frame of the microscope is made of cast aluminum with a cream-colored enamel finish. Included with the microscope is a USB cable, a wall charger, three rechargeable AA batteries, and a dustcover. To recharge your microscope's batteries, just connect the microscope's USB cable to the wall charger or a USB port.

Optical System and Focusing
  • Coatings protect lenses against mold in high humidity and high heat regions
  • DIN 4x, 10x, 40xS, 100xS objectives are achromatic, parfocalled and parcentered
  • The 40xS objective is spring-loaded and retractable
  • Total magnification: 40x, 100x, 400x, 1000xS
  • Monocular viewing is 45° inclined
  • Head rotates 360°
  • Fine and coarse focusing
  • White LED illumination provides bright white light without heating up your slides
  • Illuminator has a separate switch and a dimmer for brightness control
  • Cordless operation with three included rechargeable AA batteries
  • Coated mechanical stage features low position coaxial X-Y controls with rack & pinion
  • 1.25NA Abbé condenser and iris diaphragm
  • Bracket for holding specimen slides
  • Stage dimensions: 5.1 x 4.7"
Construction Details
  • Objective turret:
    - Four objective holes
    - Reverse position head
    - Mount with ball bearings
  • Housing has a compartment for a USB cable and a wall adapter
  • Cast aluminum frame with a cream-colored enamel finish
  • Rubberized coaxial focusing knobs
In the Box
Ken-A-Vision TU-17012C-230 CoreScope 2 Microscope with Achromatic Objectives (220-240V)
  • Dustcover
  • Wall Charger
  • USB Charging Cable
  • 3 x Rechargeable AA Batteries
  • Limited 10-Year Warranty
  • Limited 6-Month Warranty on LED and Batteries
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    Ken-A-Vision TU-17012C-230 specs

    Microscope Type Compound
    Eyepiece 10x, wide field
    Nosepiece Reverse, 4 holes
    Objective(s) DIN 4x, 10x, 40xS, 100xS, achromatic, parfocalled, parcentered
    40xS and 100xS are retractable
    100xS ought to be used with immersion oil
    Head Rotating 360°
    Focuser Fine and coarse, coaxial
    Light Source LED
    Light Control Rheostat
    Power Requirements 220-240 VAC
    Specimen Stage 5.1 x 4.7" (13 x 12 cm)
    Overall Dimensions 15.75 x 12 x 9" (40 x 30.5 x 23 cm)
    Weight 5.1 lb (2.3 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 7.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.0 x 12.0 x 10.0"

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