Posts of the Category: Buying Advice
Purchasing a new microscope can be a confusing matter. What should one look out for? Here I attempt to give some guidance concerning the matter.
What are some of the things to look out for when buying a microscope for children? Here is a FAQ which covers the essential points.
During the past couple of years I’ve seen numerous microscopes that were is a desolate condition. Here are some of the problems that I observed. It may pay off to consider these problems when shopping for a used microscope.
I’ve been repeatedly asked for advice concerning the purchase of microscopes of hobby and amateur purposes. The following rules should help you in your choice. Rule 1: Be weary about “department store” microscopes Enthusiasts who want to pick up the hobby frequently encounter their first microscopes in department stores and toy shops. If you are [...]
In recent years, high intensity light emitting diodes (LEDs) started to replace traditional light sources. LED microscopes offer significant advantages for microscopes used in education. Light emitting diodes are a nearly ideal microscopic light source for several reasons. A school should seriously consider purchasing these. Long life span: LEDs have a life span of approximately [...]
Microscopes have a large price span, ranging from cheap to in-affordable. Especially in an educational setting, money may play an important factor – money which should be well spent, and maybe not even spent at all on unnecessary microscope features.
This post gives an overview over common microscope slides and cover glass standards.
This article outlines some similarities and differences between compound and stereo microscopes. They have different, but sometimes overlapping, areas of application.
There are several accessories that are part of a microscopic workplace.