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The best microscopes for environmental scientists
Find the microscopes and accessories other environmental scientists are already using

For over two decades, has been working with research institutions, labs, private businesses and universities across the USA to push the boundaries of their research with value-priced, packed-with-features microscopes and accessories. 

Environmental Scientists across the country are spending up to 90% less on microscopy equipment by ordering from

Institutions like:

  • The U.S. National Park Service

  • Department of Energy 

  • And National Audubon Society

...already get their microscopes and microscope accessories from Do they know something you don’t? 

 They’re using these microscopes at different stages of their work and research:

The best microscope for your students

More than 400 universities spanning every corner of the U.S. trust to deliver value to their programs, so students can learn and professors can push the boundaries of their research.

After two decades, the best rated option for students and professors is the OM36 40X-1000X Compound Student Microscope. This low cost, rugged microscope stands up to hard use in the lab and the field (and hard use from inexperienced users… like your enthusiastic students). 

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The best microscope for field research or the scientist on the go

The pocket-sized Dino-Lite Edge Series AM5218MZTW handheld digital microscope is ready to accompany you wherever your work takes you. The aluminium alloy casting stands up to the elements, so sand and moisture don’t reduce its working life. Even in the hands of inexperienced students and new users, this digital microscope is built to last! 

It’s designed to smooth out your workflow, and makes capturing, annotating and storing images of your specimens quicker and easier than ever. And with application-specific lighting, you can highlight exactly what you need to see on your sample.

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The best microscope for lab or desk work

The 1000x Microscope - OM139 Compound Laboratory Microscope offers some of the best value in the Omano range. You won’t find infinity optics at this price anywhere else. The generous, double-layered mechanical stage includes a spring-loaded slide clamp with dropdown coaxial controls for convenient ‘eyes down’ operation. 

This Omano microscope is highly flexible, comes with multiple configurations and is built to last. With a Limited Lifetime Warranty, if something goes wrong 10 weeks from now or 10 years from now, we’ll fix it

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For those looking for stability and durability

Stability? Check. Great optics? Check. Durability? Check. The OM99-V15 6.5X-45X Zoom Stereo Boom Microscope has got it all!

The reason other environmental scientists love it? It’s as versatile as your role - it packs down and travels easily in one of these microscope cases, so you can easily move it from the lab to the field and back. Paring the best Omano OM99 microscope head with the premier V15 dual-arm boom stand for the ultimate in optics and stability, this is an instrument you can count on, day in and day out.  

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For those looking for stability and durability

The OM900-T 100X - 640X Inverted Trinocular Biological Microscope is truly one of the best microscopes available for looking at living samples in a petri dish! These high quality instruments are affordable without compromising on any of the features you need to get your job done. 

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Omano microscopes are way better than the Amscope you’re familiar with - better optics, sturdier construction, better expertise poured into them. 

In every state, environmental scientists, biologists, field researchers and their students are pushing the boundaries of their work, and saving money on digital and compound microscopes, without losing any of the features or quality. 

Every microscope comes with:

A Limited Lifetime Warranty.

If something goes wrong 10 weeks from now or 10 years from now, we’ll fix it.

A 30-day Satisfaction Guarantee.

If you don’t love yours right away, just send it back. We’ll take it, no questions asked. 

Built-in confidence.

More than 400 colleges across the country work with

Why not join them? 

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