Ken-A-Vision TU-19241C Comparison Scope 2 Microscope (US Version)

Ken-A-Vision TU-19241C Comparison Scope 2 Microscope (US Version)

Ken-A-Vision TU-19241C Comparison Scope 2 Microscope (US Version)

B&H # KETU19241C MFR # TU-19241C
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Product Highlights

  • 30° Binocular Head
  • Identical Dual-Body Comparison Design
  • 2x, 4x, 10x, 40x DIN Achromat Objectives
  • 10x Eyepieces with Integrated Pointer
  • 20x, 40x, 100x, 400x Magnification
  • Dual Coaxial Fine / Coarse Focus Control
  • Upper and Lower LED Illumination
  • 4.7 x 4.7" Modular Stages with Locks
  • Four-Position Turrets with Click-Stops
  • 220VAC Voltage, Rechargeable Battery
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  • 1Description

Designed as a classroom instrument for teaching forensics and comparative sciences, Ken-a-Vision's 110 VAC US version of the TU-19241C Comparison Scope 2 Microscope features two identical microscope bodies connected by a bridge with a single binocular head for making detailed side-by-side comparative observations. It is powered by a 110 VAC US outlet or the permanently-installed rechargeable battery for use in the field. The battery will run for up to 40 hours on a single eight hour charge.

The binocular head has two 10x eyepieces - one with an integrated pointer - set at in a 30° angle for comfortable both-eyes-open observations that preserves stereoscopic vision with a depth of field that monocular heads are unable to provide. This 3-D vision is especially important when viewing objects like coins, fabrics, stones, and just about anything beyond slides.

Two identical bodies, connected by a bridge, each feature a four-objective 360° rotating turret with click-stop positions at each lens. The four objectives from 4x to 100x produce a broad magnification range of 40x to 1000x making this microscope a versatile observation and educational tool. Achromatic glass objectives are designed to correct for chromatic and spherical aberrations in the center 60% of the field of view, so images have a true color representation with virtually no distortion in the center of the viewing area.

If users need to change or replace eyepieces and objectives, Ken-a-Vision designed them to DIN standards to enable parts from many manufacturers to be installed without making modifications. For additional versatility, the TU-19241C features upper and lower LED illumination that allows transparent specimens like prepared slides to be lit from below, and opaque subjects to be let from above. A rheostat for the LEDs provide variable output for precision illumination.

Optical System
  • Two 19mm wide-field 10x eyepieces, one with pointer
  • Dual base design features identical objectives
  • 2x N.A.0.05 Achromat: 20x magnification
  • 4x N.A. 0.10 Achromat: 40x magnification
  • 10x N.A. 0.25 Achromat: 100x magnification
  • 40x N.A. 0.65 Achromat: 400x magnification
  • Achromatic glass objectives correct chromatic and spherical aberrations in the center 60% of the field of view, so images have a true color representation with virtually no distortion
  • DIN standard allows for objectives to be changed/replaced using a wide-range of parts from different manufacturers
  • 40x objective features built-in spring action tip that avoids crushing specimens if lowered too far
  • Lead-free glass with anti-fog multicoatings
Focusing System
  • Low-position coaxial focusers
  • Dual controls for right or left-handed focus focusing
  • Textured rubber grips on fine and coarse dials
Lighting System
  • Dual body design features identical lighting systems with independent control
  • Sub-stage, white LED specimen illumination
  • Upper light for opaque and solid specimens
  • Base-mounted activation switch
  • Low-position rheostat provides brightness control
  • Powered by 110 VAC US-voltage outlet or permanently-installed rechargeable battery
  • Battery has a 40 hour runtime on an eight hour charge
Stage
  • Dual body design features identical stage configurations
  • 4.7 x 4.7" modular attachment to frame with spring-loaded slide clips
  • Spring loaded stage clips
Construction Details
  • Body: Dual body design with comparison bridge to single head
  • Head: Binocular design with 30° angled eyepieces
  • Nosepiece: Dual reversed 4-hole; ball-bearing mounted objective turret with click-stops
  • Storage compartment for USB cable
  • Retractable carrying handle integrated into body
  • Storage compartment with built-in receptacle for the external power supply
  • "Table Guard" protection base with polymer surface protection barrier
  • Height: 21.0"
  • Weight: 24.6 lb
In the Box
Ken-A-Vision TU-19241C Comparison Scope 2 Microscope (US Version)
  • Binocular Head
  • 2 x Eyepieces
  • Bridge
  • 2 x Microscope Bases
  • Microscope Cover
  • 110 VAC US-Compatible Power Supply
  • Limited Ten-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Type Comparison
    Head Type 30° inclined Seidentopf binocular
    Eyepiece 2 x 19mm wide-field 10x, one with pointer
    Dioptric Correction ±0.2x
    Nosepiece Reversed 4-postion turret with click stop, full 360° rotation
    Objective(s) Objective 1: 2x N.A.0.05 Achromat
    Objective 2: 4x N.A. 0.10 Achromat
    Objective 3: 10x N.A. 0.25 Achromat
    Objective 4: 40x N.A. 0.65 Achromat
    Focuser Low-position coaxial coarse and fine focus
    Dual knobs for left/right-hand use
    Light Source Sub-stage and upper white LEDs with rheostat adjustment
    Specimen Stage 4.7 x 4.7 x 0.3" (12.0 x 12.0 x 0.7 cm) modular attachment to frame with spring-loaded slide clips
    Power Installed rechargeable battery: 40 hr runtime, 8 hr charge time
    110 VAC US voltage
    Certificates CE, CSA, RoHS, ISO 9001--2000
    Dimensions 21.0 x 15.5 x 8.5" (53.3 x 39.4 x 21.6 cm)
    Weight 24.6 lb (11.2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 33.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 30.0 x 20.0 x 16.0"

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