ioLight Compact Cell Imager, Inverted Digital Portable Microscope, 1mm FOV, 5.0 Megapixels

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Viewing transparent samples from below in a Petri dish, flask, well plate or cavity slide. The microscope is compact and can be put inside incubators, safety cabinets or glove boxes. The display is outside the chamber, so there is no need to open the door. Time-lapse images can be saved and viewed remotely.

This microscope is ideal for cell culture and other professional laboratory applications. It also can be used as a bench microscope.

Made in the UK

What's in the box?

  • Your ioLight Magnificent Mobile Microscope
  • USB charger, international model
  • Users guide and certificate of conformity

Product Specifications

Magnification Resolution 1µm NA 0.25. Equivalent  to a x10 objective
Field of view approx. 1mm
Sample container Petri dish, flask, well plate or cavity side with clear transparent base and lid.
Maximum focal length 6mm stage to sample
Maximum sample (flask) height 50mm. Taller flasks to order
Illumination Top and bottom; adjustable
Top (trans) illumination modes: Brightfield; Low NA brightfield; High
contrast brightfield; Darkfield and Digital phase contrast.
Display Smartphone, tablet or computer. No WiFi infrastructure or router is required.
Image sharing Images and videos are stored on the display device for easy sharing.
Images can be viewed remotely in Google Photos or any image-sharing software.
Time-Lapse images can be recorded on Android devices
ioLight App Free for download from the Apple® or Google Play® app store
Built-in web server available from any computer with Chrome and other browsers
Image format 5MP (2592 x 1944 pixels); colour JPG.
BMP and PNG available on the web browser
Video format MPEG-4; colour; up to 1296 x 972; 10 fps
Time-Lapse App for Android device enables Time-Lapse image sequences
Dimensions 210mm deep x 140mm wide x 132mm high
Taller flask models are >132mm high
Weight 1.8kg
Power supply Integrated Li-ion rechargeable battery with USB charger (supplied)
The power cable is sealed into the housing to prevent the atmosphere from entering the microscope and can be extended if required.

Either a tablet or phone running iOS 8.1 or higher or Android® 4.4 or higher, or a 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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