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10x/30x Stereo Microscope - National Optical 446TBL-10

$317.00 $299.95
Ages 10+
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This National Optical stereo microscope provides you with 10x and 30x magnification by simply rotating the 1x/3x objective turret. It's perfect for looking at tiny water protozoa, mineral crystals, insects, and more! Read More

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The National Optical & Scientific Instruments 446-TBL-10 Stereo Microscope is compact and budget-friendly, making it ideal for use in a lab as well as in your homeschool. 

This National Optical stereo microscope provides you with either 10x or 30x magnification by simply rotating the 1x/3x objective lens turret. Use it to look at tiny water protozoa, mineral crystals, insects, and more. Everything takes on a new, fascinating aspect when viewed up-close with a stereo microscope!

This dual-magnification stereo 10x microscope is designed specifically for educational use. It has all of the features and versatility of a larger stereo model in a more compact, student-friendly size. Two magnifications of 1x and 3x are provided by the binocular widefield 10x eyepieces - which sit on a 45° inclined head.

The key features of this binocular stereo microscope include a stereo binocular head for 3D unreversed specimen viewing, 360° rotating head for convenient viewing, dependable rack and pinion focusing, post-mount frame for maximum specimen flexibility, and top and bottom tungsten light source to give you the best view of specimens. It stands 12" tall. National Optical model 446TBL-10 with a lifetime warranty.

National Optical has a long-standing reputation for providing top-quality, reliable microscopes and the 446TBL-10 is a popular stereo microscope model used in many middle and high schools. This model is also available with 20x/40x magnification.

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  • Paired WF10x widefield inclined eyepieces
  • Binocular head is inclined 45° and rotates 360° for convenient viewing; features left diopter (±5 diopters) and 55-75mm interpupillary distance adjustment to compensate for differences between your eyes
  • Rotating turret has dual 1x and 3x objectives (for 10x and 30x magnification); change magnification by rotating the objective turret 90° to positive click stops
  • Objectives are parcentered, parfocalled, and achromatic to prevent color distortion and stay in focus when you switch magnification
  • True stereoscopic imaging provides three-dimensional viewing
  • Field of view is 20mm at 10x and 6.6mm at 30x
  • Heavy-duty rack and pinion focusing, with slip clutch and tension adjustment
  • Working distance is 75mm and maximum specimen height is 60mm on-stage; post-mount design allows use with larger specimens to approximately 120mm off-stage
  • Two 80mm stage plates: one reversible black/white stage plate for contrast with light and dark specimens and translucent stage plate for use with bottom lighting
  • Locked-on stage clips
  • Top and bottom high-intensity lighting are both standard 10-watt tungsten with rocker switches that allows top lighting, bottom lighting, or both top and bottom simultaneously
  • Rugged metal base and frame, stands 12" tall
  • Includes operating instructions, rubber eye shields/eye guards, and a dust cover
  • Replacement tungsten bulbs available
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