Binocular microscopes MBL2000 series - Transmitted light microscopes

Transmitted light binocular microscope MBL2000

The robust all-rounder

Robust and universal. This model is ideal for general microscopy in laboratories, schools and universities. The MBL2000 offers an extensive range of add-on options: For example, with phase-contrast setting, a dark-field condenser, micrometre setup, planachromatic objectives and additional eyepieces. A binocular optical head offers inclined viewing and interocular adjustment. A wide range of accessories is available for all models.

  • Dioptre compensation with compensation scale
  • Sturdy metal stand
  • Coarse and fine focussing, double coaxial (0–200 μm, division 2 μm), coarse and fine focussing range: 30 mm
  • Right-side coarse focussing knob with fast focus adjustment, left-sided knob with quick-focus setting
  • Graduated XY cross table with coaxial operation
  • Low-voltage illumination with lighting control and removable pre-condenser
  • Twin-lens Abbe condenser: NA 1.25
  • Iris diaphragme
  • Pivoting filter holder
  • Height adjustment
  • Glass filters: blue, yellow, green
  • Power supply: 230 V (115 V optional)

Typical applications

For the examination of herbal foods and feedingstuffs: Distinction and quality control of cereals, tuber starch, pure starch, legume seeds, vegetable crops, fruit, semi-luxury foods, spices, thickening agents, pollen occurring in honey and their characteristics, impurities and stocking (animal and vegetable matter) fungal pests, technical trimming, natural trimming, poisonous fruits and seeds)

In biology: Identifying different cell structures, differentiating between plant and mammalian cells, investigating cell membranes or walls, understanding cellular functions

Gemmology and Earth Sciences: Identifying and classifying minerals and rocks, gemstone analysis

Materials research: Investigating material surfaces and cross-sections, describing material properties

Forensics: Trace analysis and identification of counterfeits

Medicine: Skin and cell examination, blood test according to Enderlein

Environment: Water analysis (hydrobiology) in waters and sewage treatment plants

Model specifications

OPTICAL HEADInclined optical head,
Symmetrical eye distance adjustment (55 – 75 mm),
Dioptre compensation with scale
4x 0.10 NA 17.04 mm working distance
10x 0.25 NA 8.05 mm working distance
40x 0.65 NA 0.32 mm working distance
100x 1.25 NA 0.13 mm working distance
EYEPIECES10x, focal length 25 mm
CONDENSERDouble lens ABBE Condenser, NA 1.25, with centering, height adjustment and filter holder
ILLUMINATION6 V 20 W halogen bulb with brightness control.
LED for models with the description LED
MICROSCOPE STAGEWith 0.1 mm increment memory scale, left-right range of movement 74 mm, forwards – backwards 30 mm.
STANDMade of metal with coaxial coarse/fine knob with a range of 30 mm each.
The right coarse adjustment knob comes with a mobility adjustment, the left coarse adjustment knob comes with a quick focusing adjustment
FURTHER EQUIPMENTIris diaphragme, pivoting filter holder, height adjustment, glass filters in blue, yellow and green
MBL2000-LEDDevice with basic equipment and LED illumination
MBL2000-T-LEDWith phototube and LED illumination
MBL2000-PL-LEDWith planachromatic objectives and LED illumination
MBL2000-T-PL-LEDWith phototube and planachromatic objectives and LED illumination
MBL2000-PL-PH_LEDWith planachromatic objectives and phase contrast feature and dark-field and LED illumination
MBL2000-T-PL-PH-LEDWith phototube, planachromatic objectives and phase contrast feature and LED illumination
MBL2000-T-BWith Phototube and setup for blood examination: 150 W adjustable cold light source and dark-field condenser
MBL2000-T-B-PLWith phototube, planachromatic objectives and setup for blood examination: 150 W adjustable cold light source and dark-field condenser
T = Trinocular/phototube
PL = Planachromatic objectives
PH = Phase contrast feature with dark-field
B = Blood test setup
LED = LED Illumination