BEST SELLERS

Pretty Sharp

Optimize the power of your microscope and get the sharpest possible image with a drop of clear, colorless immersion oil between the lens and your slide. This 0.5 oz tube of low-viscosity Resolve® Immersion Oil from Richard-Allan Scientific has a refractive index of 1.5150. It is non-drying and non-hardening, and will not damage lenses or valuable slides. But it will definitely enhance your view!

accent

IMMERSION OIL

Pretty Sharp

Optimize the power of your microscope and get the sharpest possible image with a drop of clear, colorless immersion oil between the lens and your slide. This 0.5 oz tube of low-viscosity Resolve® Immersion Oil from Richard-Allan Scientific has a refractive index of 1.5150. It is non-drying and non-hardening, and will not damage lenses or valuable slides. But it will definitely enhance your view!

accent
$12.50 EACH

Stands Up And Folds

This giant 5" dia magnifier stands alone, 10" above a base with a mm/inches plotting scale, like a giant linen tester, but folds nearly flat for easy storage or portability. The large lens is 2X with a 5/8" dia 2X bifocal inset (ignore the description on the box). Illuminated by a very bright white LED. for which you need to bring (3) "AAA" batteries to the party. White plastic and chromed metal.

accent

BIG MAGNIFIER

Stands Up And Folds

This giant 5" dia magnifier stands alone, 10" above a base with a mm/inches plotting scale, like a giant linen tester, but folds nearly flat for easy storage or portability. The large lens is 2X with a 5/8" dia 2X bifocal inset (ignore the description on the box). Illuminated by a very bright white LED. for which you need to bring (3) "AAA" batteries to the party. White plastic and chromed metal.

accent
$13.50 EACH

Light 'n' Laser Twofer

A bright little flashlight with (8) super-bright white LEDs in a circle and a less-than-5mW red laser right in the middle. One click and it's a flashlight, another click and it's a laser pointer. (Note: flashlight and pointer can't be on at the same time.) Measures 4-3/8" long x 1-1/8" dia in assorted colors dark silver, red or blue aluminum with knurled grips at both ends. Lasts 30 hours on a set of new alkaline batteries (3 "AAA" heavy duty batteries included).

accent

2-IN-1 FLASHLIGHT

Light 'n' Laser Twofer

A bright little flashlight with (8) super-bright white LEDs in a circle and a less-than-5mW red laser right in the middle. One click and it's a flashlight, another click and it's a laser pointer. (Note: flashlight and pointer can't be on at the same time.) Measures 4-3/8" long x 1-1/8" dia in assorted colors dark silver, red or blue aluminum with knurled grips at both ends. Lasts 30 hours on a set of new alkaline batteries (3 "AAA" heavy duty batteries included).

accent
$7.50 EACH

OPTICAL GLASS FILTERS

Al Luebbers, our founder, collected glass. Not glass like you'd find on a knick-knack shelf, but optical glass. Lenses, prisms, reticles and filters, for example. Focus on the filters. Many of his filters came out of military surplus, and this is for-real stuff. We mean many are solid dyed optical glass, ground and polished to flatness standards that were probably excessive. Others are from the old days in photographic optics, and their standards were even tighter than your militaristic Uncle's. We've found that photographers, artists, and optical designers still have an occasional need for good glass filters, so we're making a list of some goodies. As always, don't be timid about calling for quotes on quantities. If we have 'em, we'll sell 'em. Just don't sell them back. Please!

accent

FILTER, NEUTRAL/30MM DIA. X 2.3MM THK/MOUNTED PRECISE MILITARY FILTER

OPTICAL GLASS FILTERS

Al Luebbers, our founder, collected glass. Not glass like you'd find on a knick-knack shelf, but optical glass. Lenses, prisms, reticles and filters, for example. Focus on the filters. Many of his filters came out of military surplus, and this is for-real stuff. We mean many are solid dyed optical glass, ground and polished to flatness standards that were probably excessive. Others are from the old days in photographic optics, and their standards were even tighter than your militaristic Uncle's. We've found that photographers, artists, and optical designers still have an occasional need for good glass filters, so we're making a list of some goodies. As always, don't be timid about calling for quotes on quantities. If we have 'em, we'll sell 'em. Just don't sell them back. Please!

accent
$2.50 PKG (2)

Digital Light Meter

This Velleman DVM 1300 Light Meter displays measurements between 0.1 and 50K lux in (5) different ranges on a liquid crystal display with (4) 1/2" high digits. Filtered 1-1/2" dia sensor on a 13" coiled cord. The 4-5/8" x 2-3/8" x 7/8" case has reflective tape on the back for dealing with a shadow. Comes in a vinyl case with a recommended-illumination chart and a 12-volt battery.

accent

LIGHT METER

Digital Light Meter

This Velleman DVM 1300 Light Meter displays measurements between 0.1 and 50K lux in (5) different ranges on a liquid crystal display with (4) 1/2" high digits. Filtered 1-1/2" dia sensor on a 13" coiled cord. The 4-5/8" x 2-3/8" x 7/8" case has reflective tape on the back for dealing with a shadow. Comes in a vinyl case with a recommended-illumination chart and a 12-volt battery.

accent
$49.95 EACH

Reach For The Stars

The AstroMaster 76EQ Telescope by Celestron® is great for budding stargazers. 76mm dia with a 700mm focal length. Includes a (35X) eyepiece, starPointer, erect image optics, and a German Equitorial mount, which allows you to track a celestial body on its elliptical path across the sky with the turn of a simple knob; no more chasing the moon and stars through endless blackness. Also has a steel-tube tripod, coated glass optics for crisp images and the SkyX-First Light Edition astronomy software with a 10,000-object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images. Quick and easy, no-tool setup. For versatility, pick an additional Plössl eyepiece: the 15mm eyepiece at 46X magnification; or the 6mm at 116X magnification.

accent

CELESTRON ASTROMASTER 76MM TELESCOPE

Reach For The Stars

The AstroMaster 76EQ Telescope by Celestron® is great for budding stargazers. 76mm dia with a 700mm focal length. Includes a (35X) eyepiece, starPointer, erect image optics, and a German Equitorial mount, which allows you to track a celestial body on its elliptical path across the sky with the turn of a simple knob; no more chasing the moon and stars through endless blackness. Also has a steel-tube tripod, coated glass optics for crisp images and the SkyX-First Light Edition astronomy software with a 10,000-object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images. Quick and easy, no-tool setup. For versatility, pick an additional Plössl eyepiece: the 15mm eyepiece at 46X magnification; or the 6mm at 116X magnification.

accent
$169.95 EACH

ADVANCED STUDENT MICROSCOPE

Advanced Student Microscope With extra-sturdy construction, international-standard DIN, fully coated eyepiece and objectives, this is an excellent student microscope. It provides good resolution and centering, and maintains focus when objectives are changed. Stage clips, rack stops, smooth positive mechanical movements, built-in illuminator, coarse and fine focus.

• Magnification: 40X, 100X, 400X, 1000X (oil)

• Objectives: 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X (oil) spring-loaded, parfocal, centered achromatic.

• Eyepiece: 23mm 10X wide field with pointer.

• Illumination: Built-in 5 watt fluorescent, 110V with condensor.

• Stage Size: 120mm x 110mm with locked-in stage spring clips.

• Focusing: Rack and pinion, coarse & fine controls.

• Weight/Height: 8 lbs/14".

• Viewing Angle: 45°

accent

1000X ADVANCED STUDENT MICROSCOPE

ADVANCED STUDENT MICROSCOPE

Advanced Student Microscope With extra-sturdy construction, international-standard DIN, fully coated eyepiece and objectives, this is an excellent student microscope. It provides good resolution and centering, and maintains focus when objectives are changed. Stage clips, rack stops, smooth positive mechanical movements, built-in illuminator, coarse and fine focus.

• Magnification: 40X, 100X, 400X, 1000X (oil)

• Objectives: 4X, 10X, 40X, 100X (oil) spring-loaded, parfocal, centered achromatic.

• Eyepiece: 23mm 10X wide field with pointer.

• Illumination: Built-in 5 watt fluorescent, 110V with condensor.

• Stage Size: 120mm x 110mm with locked-in stage spring clips.

• Focusing: Rack and pinion, coarse & fine controls.

• Weight/Height: 8 lbs/14".

• Viewing Angle: 45°

accent
$234.95 EACH

Scope It Out

See clearly with this 20X stereo microscope; coins, fossils, circuit boards, bugs and splinters have never been larger. Dual 10X eyepieces provide a stereoscopic view with a 2-1/2" to 3-7/8" working distance while an LED illuminator powered by (2) "AA" batteries (included) brightens and a black/white stage plate with aluminum clips improves your contrast. Eyepieces are also adjustable for those who like to play with interpupillary distance and it stands 10-1/2" tall. Great for students, hobbyists, crafters and more.

accent

20x STEREO INSPECTION MICROSCOPE

Scope It Out

See clearly with this 20X stereo microscope; coins, fossils, circuit boards, bugs and splinters have never been larger. Dual 10X eyepieces provide a stereoscopic view with a 2-1/2" to 3-7/8" working distance while an LED illuminator powered by (2) "AA" batteries (included) brightens and a black/white stage plate with aluminum clips improves your contrast. Eyepieces are also adjustable for those who like to play with interpupillary distance and it stands 10-1/2" tall. Great for students, hobbyists, crafters and more.

accent
$79.95 EACH

Microscope To Go

Microscopy marches on. This 20-500X portable digital microscope with a video recording function has a 3” LCD, 5Mp sensor, resolution between 1.3-12Mp as well as VGA, 8-LED illumination and a rechargeable battery, which will power it for 4 hours. Includes a 5 volt adapter for charging, a ball and socket pedestal stand, A/V cable, carrying pouch and chamois. Does some nifty tricks, including extrapolated measurements from kilometers down to microns. Measures 5” x 4” x 1-1/4” overall and weighs just 4 oz. It’s from Levenhuk®, with a lifetime warranty.

accent

LEVENHUK® 20X-500X PORTABLE MICROSCOPE

Microscope To Go

Microscopy marches on. This 20-500X portable digital microscope with a video recording function has a 3” LCD, 5Mp sensor, resolution between 1.3-12Mp as well as VGA, 8-LED illumination and a rechargeable battery, which will power it for 4 hours. Includes a 5 volt adapter for charging, a ball and socket pedestal stand, A/V cable, carrying pouch and chamois. Does some nifty tricks, including extrapolated measurements from kilometers down to microns. Measures 5” x 4” x 1-1/4” overall and weighs just 4 oz. It’s from Levenhuk®, with a lifetime warranty.

accent
$134.95 EACH

DIY Slides

If you want something done right…. And yes, that includes laboratory slides. This 17-piece slide-making kit from Elenco includes (10) blanks, (12) cover glasses, labels, and static slide covers, magnifier, (2) vials & graduated cylinders, shrimp eggs, methylene blue, micro-hatchery, goggles, and more.

accent

SLIDE KIT

DIY Slides

If you want something done right…. And yes, that includes laboratory slides. This 17-piece slide-making kit from Elenco includes (10) blanks, (12) cover glasses, labels, and static slide covers, magnifier, (2) vials & graduated cylinders, shrimp eggs, methylene blue, micro-hatchery, goggles, and more.

accent
$18.95 EACH

Macro-Case For Microscopes, Plus

It's made for holding a microscope, but it's a fine large carrying/storage case with endless possibilities. In navy nylon with grey straps, it's 18" tall x 11-1/2" wide x 8" deep with (4) small feet on the bottom so it stands upright. The straps extend beyond the top to serve as handles. The whole case is foam-padded, with a couple of hook-and-loop straps for securing whatever is inside, (2) elastic pockets in the lid for accessories, and a zip closure around (3) sides. Fits most microscopes, but would hold any number of things, from electronics to dinner-to-go for six, and would be a very nice way to organize assorted stuff in the trunk or back of an SUV.

accent

MICROSCOPE CASE

Macro-Case For Microscopes, Plus

It's made for holding a microscope, but it's a fine large carrying/storage case with endless possibilities. In navy nylon with grey straps, it's 18" tall x 11-1/2" wide x 8" deep with (4) small feet on the bottom so it stands upright. The straps extend beyond the top to serve as handles. The whole case is foam-padded, with a couple of hook-and-loop straps for securing whatever is inside, (2) elastic pockets in the lid for accessories, and a zip closure around (3) sides. Fits most microscopes, but would hold any number of things, from electronics to dinner-to-go for six, and would be a very nice way to organize assorted stuff in the trunk or back of an SUV.

accent
$37.95 EACH

CSI Your Kid's Room

My First Lab™ Whodunnit™ Detective Spy Scope™ is called a kid's crime scene kit but is actually a 400X microscope with good quality glass optics and a metal body; with 40X, 100X and 400X magnification, upper and lower white and UV LED illumination, 6-position disc diaphragm and an adjustable stage. Comes with blank and prepared slides, stain, forceps, fiber samples, fingerprint cards and inkpad, pipets, pH paper, plastic test tube and Petri dish, plastic gloves, a blower bulb, evidence bag, tiny flashlight, a couple facemasks, evidence & top secret pouches, and Police Line tape. Also an instruction book, and a 25-page Forensic Investigator experiment book. Call it a toy that's not a toy.

accent

MY FIRST LAB™ WHODUNNIT™ DETECTIVE SPY SCOPE™

CSI Your Kid's Room

My First Lab™ Whodunnit™ Detective Spy Scope™ is called a kid's crime scene kit but is actually a 400X microscope with good quality glass optics and a metal body; with 40X, 100X and 400X magnification, upper and lower white and UV LED illumination, 6-position disc diaphragm and an adjustable stage. Comes with blank and prepared slides, stain, forceps, fiber samples, fingerprint cards and inkpad, pipets, pH paper, plastic test tube and Petri dish, plastic gloves, a blower bulb, evidence bag, tiny flashlight, a couple facemasks, evidence & top secret pouches, and Police Line tape. Also an instruction book, and a 25-page Forensic Investigator experiment book. Call it a toy that's not a toy.

accent
$115.95 EACH

Extremely Good Karma

You’ll look really good with these Karma PRO 8 x 32 binoculars from Levenhuk® with multi-coated optics, twist-up eye-cups, right-eye diopter adjustment and rubber coating. Includes a standard 1/4”-20 mount opposite the focus wheel for a tripod, rubber objective and eye-piece covers, shoulder bag and a cleaning cloth. Lifetime warranty available through the mfr.

accent

LEVENHUK® KARMA PRO 8x32 BINOCULARS

Extremely Good Karma

You’ll look really good with these Karma PRO 8 x 32 binoculars from Levenhuk® with multi-coated optics, twist-up eye-cups, right-eye diopter adjustment and rubber coating. Includes a standard 1/4”-20 mount opposite the focus wheel for a tripod, rubber objective and eye-piece covers, shoulder bag and a cleaning cloth. Lifetime warranty available through the mfr.

accent
$89.95 EACH

Microscope Accessories

You bought one of our excellent microscopes - now you need interesting, good-quality slides. You need our Microscope Accessory Kit. The kit includes The World of the Microscope, a well-illustrated 48-page book that explains the instrument and how to use it. You get supplies to create your own slides, including a box of (72) standard glass slides, about 1" x 3", with ground edges; tweezers with which to position your specimens; a 4" glass dropper with a rubber bulb from which to drop small amounts of liquid onto the specimens; and (100) square pieces of #1 thickness cover glass to place over them. A great way to get focused.

accent

BEGINNERS MICROSCOPE ACCESSORY KIT

Microscope Accessories

You bought one of our excellent microscopes - now you need interesting, good-quality slides. You need our Microscope Accessory Kit. The kit includes The World of the Microscope, a well-illustrated 48-page book that explains the instrument and how to use it. You get supplies to create your own slides, including a box of (72) standard glass slides, about 1" x 3", with ground edges; tweezers with which to position your specimens; a 4" glass dropper with a rubber bulb from which to drop small amounts of liquid onto the specimens; and (100) square pieces of #1 thickness cover glass to place over them. A great way to get focused.

accent
$16.95 EACH

Tootin' Our Laser

We don't like to brag, but it's tough not to in a case like this. This is a wonderful pen-shaped laser pointer, 5-1/4" long, flat black or silver with gold pocket clip and head. It throws a red point a loong way (we've thrown it two city blocks at night, and it would've gone farther, but buildings got in the way). And what are we so proud of? We've seen a very similar item-not identical, mind you, but essentially the same-in one of those glossy, toys-for-grown-men catalogs. Their price? $20! We're proud not to be profit-mongers, buy it here and you can take pride in your smart shopping habits. Batteries included.

accent

5-1/4" LONG POCKET RED LASER POINTER

Tootin' Our Laser

We don't like to brag, but it's tough not to in a case like this. This is a wonderful pen-shaped laser pointer, 5-1/4" long, flat black or silver with gold pocket clip and head. It throws a red point a loong way (we've thrown it two city blocks at night, and it would've gone farther, but buildings got in the way). And what are we so proud of? We've seen a very similar item-not identical, mind you, but essentially the same-in one of those glossy, toys-for-grown-men catalogs. Their price? $20! We're proud not to be profit-mongers, buy it here and you can take pride in your smart shopping habits. Batteries included.

accent
$9.95 EACH

Camera Tripod

A tripod with true portability -- It weighs only 2 lbs, the 4-ft aluminum legs (which can be locked down independently at any length) telescope to a convenient 22", and it slips easily into a zippered black-nylon quiver. The mast, which has a standard 1/4-20 camera mount and a built-in level, can be cranked up (literally) another 9-1/2". The manufacturer doesn't say how much weight the tripod will bear, but we'd keep it to under 10 lbs. Very nice for the money.

accent

EXTENDING TRIPOD WITH CARRYING CASE

Camera Tripod

A tripod with true portability -- It weighs only 2 lbs, the 4-ft aluminum legs (which can be locked down independently at any length) telescope to a convenient 22", and it slips easily into a zippered black-nylon quiver. The mast, which has a standard 1/4-20 camera mount and a built-in level, can be cranked up (literally) another 9-1/2". The manufacturer doesn't say how much weight the tripod will bear, but we'd keep it to under 10 lbs. Very nice for the money.

accent
$27.95 EACH

All The World's A Stage

...and we are merely microscopes? Develop your own (better) metaphor with this solid black plastic microscope stage, 5" x 4", another fine product from the old Soviet Union. With a 1-7/32" dia hole in the center and a threaded 1/8" dia hole straight through, and (4) threaded holes (Also 1/8" dia) on the underside for mounting the iris and condenser assembly.

accent

MICROSCOPE STAGE

All The World's A Stage

...and we are merely microscopes? Develop your own (better) metaphor with this solid black plastic microscope stage, 5" x 4", another fine product from the old Soviet Union. With a 1-7/32" dia hole in the center and a threaded 1/8" dia hole straight through, and (4) threaded holes (Also 1/8" dia) on the underside for mounting the iris and condenser assembly.

accent
$1.95 EACH

Protective Lens

One of those clear plastic jobs that goes over an automotive light or some such. It provides a bit of focusing to strengthen the beam and some protection, but isn't really an optical element. This one is 2-7/8" sq. x 9/16" thick. Actually, the plastic is only about 1/8" thick, but there is a rim to the rear which gives it overall depth. Good protection for outdoor lights. Could be set in the outhouse door to admit distorted light. Or flip it over and serve nuts in it.

accent

CLEAR PROT. LENS

Protective Lens

One of those clear plastic jobs that goes over an automotive light or some such. It provides a bit of focusing to strengthen the beam and some protection, but isn't really an optical element. This one is 2-7/8" sq. x 9/16" thick. Actually, the plastic is only about 1/8" thick, but there is a rim to the rear which gives it overall depth. Good protection for outdoor lights. Could be set in the outhouse door to admit distorted light. Or flip it over and serve nuts in it.

accent
$3.25 PKG (6)

Showing 73–90 of 112 results