Wednesday, January 31, 2018

High School Microscope HSX1

Richter Optica recently introduced the new HSX1 high school microscope. This student microscope has several features that make it appealing to both teachers and students.

Richter Optica HSX1 high school microscope
HSX1 High School Microscope
This high school microscope has a head that rotates 360°, making it easy for students to share the microscope. Teachers like the wider base to help avoid tip-over risk and the locked-on eyepiece. Key microscope features include:
  • Built-in mechanical stage
  • Cool LED illumination
  • Coarse & Fine focusing for crisp images
  • 40x, 100x and 400x magnification
  • Operate corded or cordless
Learn more about the HSX1 microscope here, or contact Microscope World for information about other high school microscope options.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Protists under the Microscope

Protists are any member of a group of diverse eukaryotic unicellular microscopic organisms. Protist typically refers to a eukaryote that is not a true animal, plant or fungus because it lacks a multicellular stage.

In order to view protists, a biological microscope is required with 400x magnification.

The image below of a protist was captured using a sample of pond water under the Zeiss Primostar HD digital microscope.

Image of a Protist captured under the Zeiss Primo Star Digital Microscope (c) Microscope World
Protist captured under a digital biological microscope.

For more information on protists visit Rutgers University page.

Contact Microscope World with microscopy questions.