Posts of the Category: Microscopy Basics
Are “China microscopes” any good?
Many low cost microscopes are manufactured in China, but also some microscopes from well-known companies are manufactured there.
What accessories are needed?
The needed accessories depend much on the individual interests.
How expensive are microscopes?
Prices range from about $50 for a toy microscope to about a minimum of US$ 250-300 (EUR 200) for a low cost educational compound microscope.
What about zoom microscopes?
Some companies manufacture zoomable stereo microscopes. Here is my view on them.
Should I buy a more expensive microscope first, or should I buy a cheap one and then a better one later?