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Brunel Microscopes Ltd, Unit 2 Vincients Road, Bumpers Farm Industrial Estate, Chippenham, Wilts SN14 6NQ. Tel: 01249 462655. email@example.com
We have a small quantity of these extremely well built Vickers microscopes. All original and therefore also collectors pieces. Large stable illumination base with 6v 15watt lighting. Stage with slide clips and usual substage condenser with iris. Coaxial coarse and fine focus controls. Objectives x5, x10 and x40 with x10 eyepiece. Very good value for a vintage British made microscope.
Price £95.83+ vat
Watson Microsystem 70
A fine example of this classic Watson monocular microscope. This is an all original microscope making it a collectors piece as well as a good optical instrument. Objectives x4. X10 and x40 with x10 eyepiece. Rheostat controlled halogen illumination. Focusing condenser with iris. Stage clips
Price £137.50 + vat
Brunel DM1 Low Power Microscope
This is a new monocular low power microscope ideal for the student or as a quality instrument for beginners. The microscope gives a x20 overall magnification which is ideal for most natural history applications -
Price £54.17 + vat
Carl Zeiss Jena Binocular
The one thing that you can guarantee with Zeiss Jena is the combination of the quality of Zeiss with the affordability of the ‘then’ East German financial structure. This microscope is in excellent condition with some impressive optical components. Objectives x100 Hi with iris diaphragm (1.25), x40 (0.65) and x10 (0.25) with P x10 wide field eyepieces that are suitable for spectacle wearers. Kohler illumination with brightness control, quartz halogen lamp. Coaxial coarse and fine focus control. Stage slide clips. Binocular head with a CCTV adapter. Excellent value.
Price £270.33 + vat
WSM08 Monocular Microscope
This is a new monocular microscope ideal for the student or as a quality instrument for beginners and is one of the best value microscopes in this web site. This microscope looks as microscopes should and is an ideal starter instrument for microscopists of all ages. Objectives x4, x10 and x40 giving a magnification range of x40 to x400 with the x10 wide field eyepiece included. Slide clips with aperture disc lighting control. Mirror illumination and separate coarse and fine focus controls
Price £50.00 + vat
Brunel SP22 Monocular
Originally sold by ourselves this is a very good value monocular microscope. Achromatic x4, x10, x40 and x100 (oil immersion) objectives with x10 wide field eyepieces giving a magnification range of x40 to x1000. Mechanical stage with drop down coaxial controls and double vernier scale. Substage condenser with iris diaphragm. Coaxial coarse and fine focus controls. LED light source with brightness control. Condition excellent.
An ex demonstration microscope used only by ourselves for a few months. Objectives (standard RMS) x4, x10 and x40 giving an overall magnification of x40 to x400 with the x10 wide field eyepiece. Coaxial coarse and fine focus controls. This microscope has two light sources, both brightness controlled. The transmitted light is used for examining standard microscope slides and the top light enables solid objects such as insects, leaves etc to be examined at x40 and x100 (the x40 objectives gets too close to the specimen to let the top light in). An ideal starter microscope for the young scientist.
Euromex Monocular Microscope
Aimed at the educational and schools market this is a very robustly built microscope from Holland. There are several minor chips to the body paint work which in no way detracts from its performance. An ideal starter budget instrument -
Price £66.67 + vat
Brunel SP60 Mk1 Trinocular
Used only by ourselves for customer demonstrations . This is the SP60 Mk1 model which has now gone through some style changes to the current model. Trinocular head with x10 wide field eyepieces. Achromatic objectives x4, x10, x40 and x100 (oil immersion). Mechanical stage with double vernier scales and drop-
One of the classic student microscopes from a Japanese manufacturer. The Swift model is the M3200 Ultralite which has achromatic objectives x4, x10, x40 and x100 (oil immersion) which with the x10 eyepieces gives a magnification range of x40 to x1000 making it an ideal introduction to microscopy for the young scientist. Separate coarse and fine focus controls. The stage has slide clips and a fixed condenser lens with an aperture ring diaphragm mechanism. 240 volts 20 watt illumination system. Good value
Price £87.50 + vat
Binocular Brunel Dual Microscope
There are not many occasions that excite microscopists, but the introduction of this dual function microscope is one of those rare events. It has always been a truth that because of the laws of light physics you need two microscopes for both slide examination and low power whole object study. This microscope manages to bridge both functions in a very clever way. Its key components are a removable circular slide stage with an integral Abbe condenser. This can be removed easily and replaced with either a black/white dissection plate or a petri dish and the whole assembly can be moved up and down the rack and pinion dovetail to massively increases the working distance. This is to facilitate the working distance of the x2 objective which is approximately 100mm. The other objectives are x4, x10, x40 and x100 (oil immersion) that have normal short high power microscope working distances. In net effect with the standard circular stage in place this is a high power microscope with a magnification range of x40 to x1000 and suitable for slide examination. Alternatively with the circular stage removed, replaced with the petri dish and lowered, the x2 objective gives a x20 low power view suitable for whole objects that are illuminated by the flexible LED light from above. Both this light and the transmitted light have brightness control. Whilst this microscope almost ‘squares the circle’ in microscopy terms, and the x2 objective gives an image very similar to standard stereomicroscopes it is still inverted like all compound microscopes. It is therefore ideal for low power examination of whole objects but not dissection because of the inverted image.
The Brunel SP28 is an innovation. This microscope design is exclusive to Brunel Microscopes and is manufactured for us to our own design. The SP28 bridges a gap. In microscopy there is always a choice to be made between high power microscopes to look at transparent specimens on microscope slides and low power stereomicroscopes to look at whole objects that are not transparent. The flexible light arm means that top light can be applied with the low power objectives -
Price £162.50 + vat
Wedmore SP04 Monocular
A new microscope used only by ourselves for assessment purposes. This microscope has achromatic objectives x4, x10, and x40 which with the x10 eyepiece provides a magnification range of x40 to x400. Separate coarse and fine focus controls. Square stage with slide clips and disc light control. Tungsten lamp lighting. An ideal microscope for the beginner or young scientist. Condition as new.
Price £93.33 + vat
Apex Practitioner Monocular
Used only by our sister company (Apex Microscopes) for customer demonstrations this is in effect a new microscope. This is the most popular of the Apex microscopes in the amateur microscopy market with a pedigree that goes back at least a decade. LED illumination with brightness control, full mechanical stage with focusing sub stage condenser, coaxial coarse and fine focus control, slide safety stop. RMS achromatic objectives x4, x10, and x40 with wide field x10 and x29 eyepieces gives an overall magnification range of x40 to x800. Condition pristine -
Price £86.67 + vat
A solid binocular microscope made by the UK manufacturer Prior some years ago. A heavy stable base with the signature single coarse and fine focus control mechanism. The stage has slide clips and a full focusing substage condenser with lateral adjustment. New achromatic objectives x4, x10, x40 and x100 (oil immersion) with x10 wide field eyepieces giving a magnification range of x40 to x1000. 6v 15 watt tungsten illumination system with bright ness control.
Carl Zeiss Jena Trinocular
The one thing that you can guarantee with Zeiss Jena is the combination of the quality of Zeiss with the affordability of the ‘then’ East German financial structure. This microscope is in excellent condition with some impressive optical components. Objectives x100 Hi with iris diaphragm (1.25), x40 (0.65) and x10 (0.25) with P x10 wide field eyepieces that are suitable for spectacle wearers. Kohler illumination with brightness control, quartz halogen lamp. Coaxial coarse and fine focus control. Stage slide clips. Trinocular head with a CCTV adapter. Excellent value/
Price £329.17 + vat
Price £329.17 + vat
Morrell Ring Light
Imported from the USA, this is a good quality fibre optic light source with a continuous ring light. The ring light can attach to a stereomicroscope head up to 60mm in diameter via three clamping screws. Fan cooling with brightness control. Condition very good and supplied complete with a voltage adjustment unit (110 to 240v adjustment).
Price £220.83 + vat