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Brunel SX10D Digital Stereomicroscope

This is a brand new SX10 with an inbuilt 3M digital camera that works perfectly. However there are two small faint marks seen in the image when there is no specimen present - on a ‘busy’ specimen they can hardly be seen. We have been unable to find and remove these blemishes and would not advise the purchaser to attempt to dismantle the unit - it is complicated in there. However the software and USB cables are provided along with IT support if needed all for no charge with the microscope being sold at slightly less than the price of our non digital SX10. Incident and transmitted LED illumination with button brightness control. Magnification options x10, x20 and x40.

Price £200.00 + vat

Vickers Stereomicroscope

Vickers were one of the main microscope suppliers of the last century and this is an excellent example of their well built stereomicroscopes. It is perhaps no coincident that Vickers also made military tanks as there is something ‘tank-like’ about this substantial microscope. Mechanically it will last for ever and optically it has that British made feel. The microscope has three objectives mounted in a turret allowing magnification options of x15, x35 and x50 with the x10 eyepieces. In addition it has a transmitted lighting mirror system. A fine microscope now a collectors piece.


Brunel MX4T

Originally supplied by ourselves the MX4T has turret mounted objectives allowing the magnification options of x10 and x30. Incident halogen lighting system with on/off switch. Coarse focus pole stand with a rack and pinion fine focus system. Condition very good.


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Watson Stereomicroscope

One of the classic British stereos with a very characteristic shape and paint finish. Turret mounted objectives x1.5, x5 and x10 giving the microscope magnification options of x15, x50 and x100 with the x10 wide field eyepieces. Substage mirror illumination and side arm support arms. The condition is very good.

Price £208.33 + vat                                                  

Brunel DM2 Stereomicroscope

An excellent value stereomicroscope for the beginner. Upright eyetubes for ease of use and with an x2 objective pair with  x10 wide field eyepieces giving an overall magnification of x20. Black and white stage plate with stage clips. Condition  - as new.


Perry Stereomicroscope

Another of the classic British stereos with a very characteristic shape and paint finish. This model has standard 23mm eyetubes with original wide field eyepieces. The characteristic rotating turret has a x1.4 and x4  objective set giving overall magnification options of x14 and x40. The microscope has inbuilt tungsten transmitted lighting (but no incident light unit). This is now probably a collectors item although still optically fine.

Price £145.83 + vat

Apex Examiner Plus

Originally sold by our sister company - Apex Microscopes, this has been used for customer demonstrations only and is in pristine condition and fully guaranteed. The x20 stereo head  has a flexible arm and focus is achieved by bending  the arm to give the best working distance. The base gives stability to the unit.


Price £95.83 + vat

Explorer Plus Stereomicroscope

This very popular stereomicroscope is sold by our sister company Apex Microscopes. This particular unit is new and has only been used for customer demonstrations by ourselves and comes fully guaranteed. The Explorer plus is a turret mounted stereo with a choice of x20 and x40 magnification achieved by simply rotating the microscope head. In addition to the standard x10 eyepieces there are also a pair of x20 eyepieces which then gives the magnification options of x20, x40 and x80. Brightness controlled LED lighting both incident and transmitted. These can be used separately or together as required. Rack and pinion focus, stage clips and black/white dissection plate. Complete with custom made aluminium ‘pilot’ style carrying case with double catch and carrying handle. Condition pristine. A saving of £50.

Price £124.17 + vat


Brunel MX1B Stereomicroscope

Used only by ourselves for customer demonstrations this is an excellent example of our very popular MX series stereomicroscopes. The microscope has x1 and x2 objective pairs mounted in its turret which is part rotated to change magnification.With x10 wide field eyepieces giving an overall magnification options of x10 and x20. Pole stand coarse focus with a rack and pinion fine focus. Interpupillary and dioptric adjustment. Stage clips and a reversible black/white dissection plate. An ideal microscope for entry level.




Brunel BSR Trinocular

Used only by ourselves for customer demonstrations. This is a click stop zoom stereomicroscope with camera side port. The click magnification options are x10, x17.5, x3 and x55. The eyepieces are extra wide field. The plain stand has a pole movement for coarse focus and a rack and pinion fine focus. Condition as new and fully guaranteed.

Price £525 + vat        

Nikon SMZ645 Zoom Stereomicroscope

This unit is in excellent condition. The SMZ dramatically improved the optical performance and handling comfort  while continuing the tradition of Nikon microscopes. The eyepieces have built-in dioptric adjusters. The easy to use 6.3 x zoom ratio allows a zoom magnification of x8 to x50 with a working distance of 115mm. The low position focus controls allow for easy operation and the low height base means that manipulations of all types are convenient and without hand shake. A quality microscope at a very good price. Recommended


MT370 Binocular Zoom Stereomicroscope

This is actually a new microscope and comes with our Brunel guarantee. A good solid microscope. The stand has dual illumination with the incident system being halogen and the transmitted light unit being a fluorescent strip light. Black/white and frosted glass dissection plate. The steelhead has a zoom magnification range of x6.5 to x45 with the wide field x10 eyepieces.



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Brunel BMSF Trinocular

Originally supplied by ourselves a relatively short time ago. This BMSF trinocular has the option of x10 and x30 magnification that is achieved by rotating the  stereohead turret. There is a push/pull lever that brings the trinocular tube into optical alignment for photography. X10 wide field eyepieces. The plain stand has a reversible black/white dissection plate. Very good condition.

Price £210.00 + vat

Swift 80 Stereomicroscope

A classic Swift stereomicroscope with all the build quality associated with the brand. The Swift 80 has dual incident and transmitted lighting base with a pillar stand. Finished in the characteristic  ‘brown’ livery. The microscope has a rotating turret with x2 and x4 objective pairs and x10 wide field eyepieces giving the magnification options of x20 and x40. Condition very good

Price £145.83 + vat

Heavy Duty Long Arm Stereomicroscope

This is a long arm stereo with a magnificent stand system. The stand was originally made for Wild but now has a contemporary stereohead of excellent optical performance. The stand has a double horizontal arm system which provides great rigidity to the system. The stereohad is a binocular zoom stereo with a zoom range of x8 to x80. The eyepieces are super wide field and the objective is plan. This is an excellent system for those with space (it’s big! combining stability with excellent optical performance. Highly recommended.

Price £662.50 + vat

Brunel BSR Binocular

This is an excellent example of our own BSR zoom stereomicroscope. Recently supplied by ourselves and kept in pristine condition. Zoom magnification range x6 to x60 with extra wide field x10 eyepieces. Interpupillary and dioptric adjustments. The stand is plain without any in built lighting and has a rack and pinion focus mechanism throughout its length. Recommended.

Price £415 + vat

Brunel BMX Binocular

Originally supplied by ourselves this is a good example of our BMX4 stereohead on a plain pole stand. The x2/x4 objectives are alternated via either of the two side arm controls. Both x10 and x20 eyepieces are supplied which provides the options of x20, x40 and x80 magnifications. The pole stand has a rack and pinion focus mechanism with a reversible white and black dissection/work area.


BMXT Trinocular Stereomicroscope

This is a high quality stereomicroscope used by ourselves for assessment purposes. An excellent stable base with rack and pinion focus throughout with transmitted and incident LED illumination with independent brightness control. Coarse and fine focus system. The microscope head has a x1 plan objective with wide field x10 eyepieces and a zoom magnification range of x8 to x56 with a click stop zoom mechanism. Trinocular camera system.  Working distance 95mm. Pristine condition and recommended

Price £708.33 + vat