Prism Optical CX40 Laboratory Microscope

Prism Optical Pro CX40

Ergonomics, Performance, Affordable – Pick any three

Designed and engineered for excellent images, ease of use, while remaining affordable

 

Easy to adjust, comfortable to use

Two large stage options:

  • 175⨉145mm right hand drive or
  • 187⨉167mm left or right handed drive

Low position, coaxial focus control with adjustable upper stop and tension

400mm eyepiece height with 54 – 75mm inter-pupiliary range

Excellent optical components
  • Plan achromatic objectives
  • Semi-apochromatic fluorescence objectives
  • Plan phase contrast objectives
  • Excellent components

    • Excellent components
    • Infinity colour correct optical system
    • High quality achromatic swing-top condenser for Köhler illumination (NA 1.2 / 0.22)
    • High eye point wide field PL10⨉FN22 and PL15⨉FN16 eyepieces available
  • High resolution objectives

    • Plan achromatic
    • Plan achromatic phase contrast, and 
    • Plan semi-apochromatic fluorescence objectives 

A solid and versatile platform 

Multiple techniques with no compromises in quality.

  • Phase contrast
  • Fluorescence
  • Bright field

Key Features

All of the features you expect

  • Clever features
    • Robust Y shaped frame
    • Integrated carry handle
    • Built-in screwdriver holder
  • Advanced contrast techniques
    • Polarised light
    • Dark field (dry and oil)
    • Phase contrast
    • Fluorescent illumination
  • Affordable quality fluorescence
    • High quality filters (UV/VB/G; 30ND25-RFLP / 30ND50-RFLP attenuation plate)
    • LED Fluorescence illumination or
    • 100W Osram DC mercury vapour illumination (shown)
  • Perfect for demanding imaging applications
    • Trinocular viewing head with beam splitter (50:50 or 0:100)
    • 0.35⨉, 0.5⨉, 0.65⨉, and 1x CTV c-mount adapters
    • Ideal for use with Michrome or TP series cameras
  • Good ergonomic options
    • Tilting ergonomic binocular head
    • 70:30 or 0:100 beam splitting device for off axis camera attachment
    • Left or right handed stage options
  • Powerful illumination options
    • 6V 30W halogen
    • 3W COB LED 

Technical information

Technical specifications

Optical system Infinity colour corrected
Viewing head
  • 30° – 60° Tilting binocular head
  • 30° inclined binocular head
  • 30° inlcined trinocular head (standard)
Interpupiliary distance 54 – 75mm
Diopter adjustment ± 5 Left and right
Eyepieces High point wide field plan eyepeices

    • PL10⨉22mm
    • PL15⨉16mm

 

Objectives
  • Infinity plan achromat (2⨉, 4⨉, 10⨉, 20⨉, 40⨉, 60⨉, 100⨉) (standard)
  • Infinity plan achromat phase constrast (10⨉, 20⨉, 40⨉, 100⨉)
  • Infinity plan semi-apochromat fluorescence (4⨉, 10⨉, 20⨉, 40⨉, 100⨉)
Nosepiece
  • Quadruple rotating turret
  • Quintuple rotating turret (standard)
Body Y shaped with integrated handle and screwdriver slot
Focus Coaxial fine and coarse focus with upper limit stop and tension adjust.
Coarse range: 30mm.
Fine precision: 0.002mm
Stage Dual layer mechanical stage

  • 175 ⨉ 145mm with 76⨉50mm movement range, 0.1mm precision (standard)
  • 187 ⨉ 167mm wih 80⨉50mm movement range, 0.1mm precision
Condensor Height adjustable, interchangeable condensor

  • NA 0.9 swing top achromat condensor
  • NA 1.2/0.22 swing top achromat condenser (standard)
  • NA 1.25 5 position phase contrast condenser
  • NA 0.9 Dark field condenser (dry)
  • NA 1.25 Dark field condenser (oil)
Transmitted light source
  • 6V 30W halogen
  • High power 3W LED
Reflected light source 100W Osram Mercury vapour bulb with Centerable Koehler illumation, adjustable field and aperture diaphragms, stand alone control box
Fluorescence filters
  • UV
  • VB
  • G
  • 30ND25-RFLP
  • 30ND50-RFLP attenuation plate
Polarisation kit 360° analyser and polarisor slidier devices
Transmitted illumination filters
  • Yellow
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Neutral
Separate beam splitter R:T 70:30 or 100:0, 1⨉ c-mount
C-mount adaptors Focus adjustable

  • 0.35⨉
  • 0.5⨉
  • 0.65⨉
  • 1.0⨉

Objective specifications

Type Magnification NA WD FN Cover glass correction Oil immersion Spring
Plan achromatic 2⨉ 0.06 5.0 22
4⨉ 0.10 11.9 22 0.17
10⨉ 0.25 12.1 22 0.17
20⨉ 0.40 1.5 22 0.17
40⨉ 0.65 0.36 22 0.17
60⨉ 0.85 0.3 22 0.17
100⨉ 1.25 0.18 22 0.17
Plan achromatic phase contrast PH10⨉ 0.25 12.1 22 0.17
PH20⨉ 0.4 1.5 22 0.17
PH40⨉ 0.65 0.36 22 0.17
PH100⨉ 1.25 0.18 22 0.17
Plan semi-apochromatic fluorescence Fluor 4⨉ 0.13 18.5 25 0.17
Fluor 10⨉ 0.30 10.6 25 0.17
Fluor 20⨉ 0.50 2.33 25 0.17
Fluor 40⨉ 0.75 0.6 25 0.17
Fluor 100⨉ 1.28 0.21 25 0.17


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