ioLight 1mm Portable Digital Microscope, 5.0 Megapixels

  • Display images on your smart phone, tablet, or computer
  • Capture and share images in high resolution
  • View samples in 400x magnification
  • 1 mm working distance from lens to sample
  • Adjustable top and bottom illumination
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The highest resolution digital field microscope. Ideal for observing plant and animal samples at the cellular level. The ioLight microscope will even display limited structure in blood cells, which are 5-10µm across.

Controlled from your smartphone, tablet, computer or Chromebook, these robust and compact microscopes are ideal where mobility is desired. ioLight portable microscopes excel as tools for viewing animal and plant cells, for veterinarians and parasitologists counting worm eggs in the field, and for counting cells, particles and other small samples.

Made in the UK

What's in the box?

  • Your ioLight Portable Microscope
  • USB charger, international model
  • Protective pouch
  • Users guide and certificate of conformity

Product Specifications

Magnification 400x
Field of view 1mm, fixed width
Resolution 1µm (0.001 mm)
Working distance 1mm from lens to sample
Illumination Adjustable top and bottom illumination
Sample stage Glass
Display Smart phone, tablet or computer with WiFi
Direct connection, no WiFi infrastructure or router is required (internet is not required)
Image sharing On a smartphone or tablet, images and videos are stored in the gallery / camera roll for easy sharing.
On a computer, images and videos are stored in the web browser's downloads folder.
ioLight App Free for download from the Apple® or Google Play® app store
Image format 5.0 Megapixels (2592 x 1944 pixels); JPEG; colour
Video format MPEG-4; colour; up to 1296 x 972; 10 fps
Folded Dimensions 160mm x 101mm x 32mm
Operating Dimensions 160mm x 101mm x 107mm
Weight 440g with neoprene case
Power supply Integrated Li-ion rechargeable battery USB charger (supplied)
Warranty One-year warranty for parts and labor. If the microscope fails, a replacement will be sent (customer responsible for the shipping) unless it has been determined abused.


  • Apple® iPad® or iPhone® running iOS 8.1 or higher
  • Android® 4.4 or higher
  • Computer with WiFi and Google Chrome (or another web browser)
  • We recommend newer, faster devices. Older low-performance devices may run the app, but this is not guaranteed

All images and Videos by ioLight Limited.


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