Prism Optical Pro CX40

Laboratory biological microscope

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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