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MT8500 Series BF/DF Metallurgical Microscopes

+ Incident & transmitted illumination
+ Brightfield and darkfield capabilities
+ Infinity Corrected Optical System
+ 4 Plan Epi Objectives
+ Binocular or trinocular
+ 30W vertical Koehler illumination
+ 30W halogen transmitted Koehler illumination
+ Lifetime Limited Warranty

8,490.00 8490.0 USD 8,490.00


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Meiji Techno
Meiji Techno

Meiji microscopes are manufactured around the world - in Japan, Germany, the UK, and China - to achieve a unique level of quality at a competitive price point. For more than 50 years, Meiji has been one of Japan's largest and best microscope manufacturers. Get your Meiji microscope and accessories from for super fast free delivery, value-oriented pricing, uniquely responsive support, and the guarantee that you'll get the quality you expect every time.

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The MT8500 series are metallurgical microscopes purpose-built for both incident (reflected), transmitted and darkfield observation of opaque or translucent specimens of metals, minerals and other materials. Available in either binocular or trinocular format, they include Meiji's infinity corrected optical system with four Plan Epi BD objectives and two SWH 10x eyepieces for magnification levels of 50x, 100x, 200x and 500x. Illumination includes vertical and transmitted 30W halogen. Lifetime Limited Warranty.


A Siedentopf-type binocular head is available in binocular or trinocular format. The oculars are inclined at 30° with a diopter on the left ocular for individual eye focusing. Interpupillary adjustment is 53mm - 75mm. Two SWH 10x eyepieces (FN 22) are included. The four objectives are infinity corrected Plan Epi 5x, BD10x, BD20x, and BD50x set in a ball-bearing mounted quintuple nosepiece.

An 80/20 beamsplitter for the trinocular tube can be engaged for photo work. (100% to eyetubes or 80% to phototube & 20% to the eyetube.) 30mm ID eyetube. Please note that the trinocular port requires an adapter appropriate for your camera.

Stage & Focus

The mechanical stage is ceramic-coated and measures 191mm x 126mm. The range of movement is 100mm x 100mm and is includes low position drop down coaxial controls for X-Y movement. Focus controls are dual-sided with coaxial coarse/fine knobs.


Vertical Koehler illuminator with 6V 30W halogen lamp for brightfield and polarization microscopy. Included clear blue, clear green, ND 50 neutral density filter and polarizing filters in metal mounts for brightfield or reflected light polarization. In-base, transmitted illumination is 6V 30W halogen. Universal 110-240V voltage.


Illuminator, 4 filters, manual, dust cover

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