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Student Microscope and 24 Slide Package

Children's Microscope Kit with 24 Prepared Slides
SKU:MDS1-KIT
Price: $215.00

Student Microscope with 24 Prepared Slides

The Richter Optica MDS1 is a middle school student microscope with both coarse and fine focusing. This microscope has student-proofed features such as a retractable 40x objective lens and carrying handle. The microscope package includes a 24-pack of prepared slides that are ready to view. This is the perfect gift for curious kids.

 

  • Prepared Slides: The included prepared slide kit includes six slides, each with 4 samples that cover the following categories: root & stem, leaf & epidermis, pollen & starch, wing & leg, tiny creatures, and hair & fiber. Each slide is made of flexible cardboard that is safe for even smaller children since there is no glass that could harm them if a slide was broken. Images of the prepared slides in the kit can be viewed here.
  • Objective Lenses: Achromatic, color-coded 4x, 10x, and 40x (retractable) objectives mounted on precision revolving objective turret. 45° inclined head for ease of viewing when seated. Head rotates 360°.
  • Eyepiece: Widefield 10x eyepiece, FN 16mm with pointer.
  • Total Magnification: 40x, 100x, 400x.
  • Specimen Stage: Circular 89mm (3.5") diameter stage includes locked-on, spring-activated stage clips. Stage slides forward, backward and left to right.
  • Frame: Rugged all metal frame with enamel coating for protection. Built-in carrying handle.
  • Focusing: Coaxial coarse and fine focusing knobs. Rack stop protects objectives and specimen slides.
  • Light Focusing: 5-Hole disc diaphragm for focusing light.
  • Illumination: Use microscope corded or cordless. LED illumination, includes rechargeable batteries and auto-cutoff recharger. On/off switch on back of microscope and rheostat control for LED light. Power 100~240V, CE certified power cord. Bulb 1W LED, Fuse 0.5A.
  • Size & Weight: 13" high, 5.5" wide, 7.25" deep, 3.8 lbs.
  • Includes: Dust Cover.
  • Warranty: 5-year limited warranty, excluding bulb.
  • View MDS1 Instruction Manual
If you have questions about what children's microscope gift would be best for different ages, give Microscope World a call at 800-942-0528. We have a variety of microscopes for students as well as kids microscope packages that are made for specific ages.

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