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

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  • Display images on your smart phone, tablet, or computer
  • Capture and share images in high resolution
  • View samples in 400x magnification
  • 6 mm working distance from lens to sample
  • Adjustable top and bottom illumination
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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 most incubators to view experiments without opening the door. Time-lapse images can be saved and viewed remotely.

Ideal for use as a Bench Microscope in teaching applications.

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 400x
Field of view approx. 1mm, resolution 1µm
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 40mm
Illumination Adjustable top and bottom illumination
Brightfield, low NA brightfield and darkfield
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 5.0 Megapixels (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 190 x 140 x 110mm
Weight 1.4kg
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.


  • 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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