The National Optical & Scientific Instruments Model 215 Advanced Binocular Compound Microscope is suitable for both educational and professional use. Featuring a number of noteworthy highlights, including a lifetime warranty, the 215 is guaranteed to serve your institution well, for many years to come.
The 215 has four DIN standard objectives: 4x, 10x, 40xR, and 100xR. These supplied objectives produce 40x, 100x, 400x, and 1000x magnification. Other optical features include the 30° inclined binocular viewing head with widefield 10x eyepieces and 360° rotation that enable sharing.
When it comes to focusing, the microscope provides precise viewing while ensuring safe use. Coaxial and fine focusing controls give an accurate view, while the slip clutch prevents over focusing and thus damage to the system. Other safety features include a tension control that eliminates stage drift and the safety rack stop with keeps slides and objective lens free from damage.
The 215 also boasts cool running LED illumination. Powered by rechargeable batteries, the LED light can be recharged up to 1000 times. A single 8 hour charge provides up to 50 hours of use. Additionally, the recharge adapter shuts off automatically when batteries are fully charged, preventing overcharging.