Which kinds of microscope lamps are there?
Microscopes can be equipped with three different kinds of lamps: halogen, LED and tungsten.
What is Köhler illumination?
Köhler (Koehler) illumination significantly increases the image quality when doing photographic work.
What objective types are there for compound microscopes?
There are several ways in which the different microscopes objectives can be grouped.
What if I am a collector? Is there something in it for me as well?
Many recreational activities involve the collecting of items (stamps, rocks and minerals, fossils, stuffed animals and trading cards…). Amateur microscopy also offers something for people who are interested in collecting.
What is recreational and fascinating about using microscopes?
Microscopy is not only an educational hobby, but also one which allows you to relax and to focus. It is rewarding, as you can discover and admire the beauty of nature.