Barska Microscope Explorer Kit (Gray)

BH #BAMKIDSKIT • MFR #AY12938
Barska Microscope Explorer Kit (Gray)
Key Features
  • Monocular Viewing
  • 15x, 30x, 60x Objectives
  • 20x Eyepiece/Coarse Focusing
  • 300x, 600x, 1200x Magnification
Introduce your kids or students to the exciting world of microscopy with the Barska Microscope Explorer Kit. The kit includes a compact compound monocular microscope with a specimen stage and a collection of the most common microscope accessories, all packaged into a hard carry case. The microscope's optical system features three objective lenses on a rotating nosepiece and a 20x eyepiece, which collectively produce magnifications of 300x, 600x, and 1200x. Young explorers will be able to secure their specimens on the stage using two built-in clips, and light them from below using a built-in illuminator that has a mirror on one side and an LED lamp on the opposite side. For achieving an ideal image sharpness, the microscope features an adjustable working distance and a coarse focus knob. The device is powered by two AA batteries and offers an arched back that can be used as a handle for carrying. The kit also contains a multitude of accessories and specimens for immediate use so you don't have to shop around for introductory level slides containing a shrimp hatchery, sea salt, and brine shrimp eggs, or for useful tools like tweezers, collection vials, and a Petri dish. Many included accessories make this microscope a useful and complete educational aid.
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Barska Microscope Explorer Kit (Gray)

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Barska AY12938 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Performance
  • 3Use and Handling
  • 4Construction
  • 5Included Accessories

Introduce your kids or students to the exciting world of microscopy with the Barska Microscope Explorer Kit. The kit includes a compact compound monocular microscope with a specimen stage and a collection of the most common microscope accessories, all packaged into a hard carry case. The microscope's optical system features three objective lenses on a rotating nosepiece and a 20x eyepiece, which collectively produce magnifications of 300x, 600x, and 1200x. Young explorers will be able to secure their specimens on the stage using two built-in clips, and light them from below using a built-in illuminator that has a mirror on one side and an LED lamp on the opposite side. For achieving an ideal image sharpness, the microscope features an adjustable working distance and a coarse focus knob. The device is powered by two AA batteries and offers an arched back that can be used as a handle for carrying. The kit also contains a multitude of accessories and specimens for immediate use so you don't have to shop around for introductory level slides containing a shrimp hatchery, sea salt, and brine shrimp eggs, or for useful tools like tweezers, collection vials, and a Petri dish. Many included accessories make this microscope a useful and complete educational aid.

Optical Performance

  • 20x eyepiece
  • 15x, 30x, and 60x objectives
  • 300x, 600x, and 1200x total magnification
  • Mirror and bottom LED illumination

Use and Handling

  • Coarse focusing
  • Adjustable working distance
  • Built-in color filter and aperture wheel
  • Powered by two AA batteries (not included)

Construction

  • Square stage with two plastic clips
  • Rotating objective turret with three objectives
  • Arched frame back serves as handle
  • Base contains battery compartment
  • Hard plastic carry case with handle

Included Accessories

  • 1 shrimp hatchery
  • 1 petri dish and 1 micro slicer
  • 5 prepared and 7 blank slides
  • 1 replacement light bulb
  • 7 slide covers and 7 labels
  • 1 Scalpel, 1 needle, and 1 set of tweezers
  • 2 collection vials, 1 graduated cylinder, and 1 stirring rod
  • 1 labeled container with sea salt
  • 1 labeled container gum media
  • 1 set of brine shrimp eggs
  • 1 eosin
UPC: 790272003136

Barska AY12938 Specs

Microscope TypeCompound
HeadMonocular
Nosepiece3-Position Nosepiece
Imaging
Optical Magnification300x, 600x, 1200x
Objective15x, 30x, 60x
Eyepiece20x
FocusingCoarse
Illumination
Illumination TypeLED
Mirror
General
Power SourceBattery
Battery2 x AA
Dimensions14 x 13 x 4" / 35.6 x 33 x 10.2 cm
Weight3.8 lb / 1.7 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.695 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)14.8 x 13.4 x 4"
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