Ground US Continental Orders Over $200. Canada call for ship cost.

National Optical DC-128 Digital Student Microscope

SKU: DC128
Regular Price: $700.00
On Sale For: $630.00
This National Optical DC-128 digital monocular microscope connects to the computer through the USB port. DC-128 microscope includes:
  • Objective Lenses: DIN standard 4x, 10x, 40x and 100x objectives. 40x and 100x objectives are retractable and the 100x objective can be used for oil immersion work. All objectives are achromatic, parfocalled, parcentered and color-coded.
  • Eyepieces: Widefield 10x eyepiece with pointer.
  • Total Magnification: 40x, 100x, 400x, 1000x.
  • Specimen Stage: Large 120mm x 120mm (4-3/4 in. x 4-3/4 in.) graduated mechanical stage, with a professional quality low profile specimen holder and low-position coaxial x-y controls.
  • Condenser: 1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser with spiral focusing mount, iris diaphragm, built-in swing-out frosted glass filter.
  • Focusing: Separate low position coarse and fine focusing controls. Slip clutch prevents damage to focusing system. Tension adjustment eliminates stage drift. Safety rack stop prevents damage to slides and objective lenses.
  • Illumination: LED illumination rated up to 100,000 hours life, with light output equal to a 20 watt tungsten bulb, totally heat free. Includes rechargeable AA nickel metal hydride batteries that can be recharged up to 1000 times, with each 8 hour charge providing up to 50 hours of operation, totaling 40-50,000 hours use from each set of 3 batteries. Included recharger shuts off when batteries are fully charged, eliminating the danger of overcharging and shortening battery life. Microscope can be used during recharging, or recharger can remain plugged-in for conventional use. Microscope has rheostat light intensity control with separate on/off switch.
  • Size & Weight: 13 3/8", 8.4 lbs.
  • Warranty: Lifetime limited warranty excluding bulb and cord. Camera - 1 yr. warranty, software, 90-day warranty.


  • 3 mega pixel camera built into microscope.
  • Effective pixels 2048 x 1536.
  • Connects to computer via USB 2.0 Port
  • Power Supply: 5v, powered from computer USB.
  • Motion Video
  • Minimum Illumination: 5 Lux.
  • Includes Motic Images software.
  • Images can be captured and saved as either .jpg, .bmp or .mig files.


  • Windows XP or above, or MAC OSX.
  • CPU 1 Ghz or above
  • RAM 512 MB or above
  • Hard Disk 500 MB or above
  • USB 2.0 port