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Evident offers a range of microscopes suited for a wide variety of uses, including education, training, laboratory work, and leading-edge research in the life sciences. Explore our selection of upright, stereo, super resolution, laser scanning, and industrial microscopes below to find the microscope best suited to your needs.

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Types of Microscopes

Upright Microscopes

Upright Microscopes

Olympus upright microscopes offer excellent ergonomics for comfortable operation and high-quality optics for high color reproducibility. Modular options enable different observation styles like brightfield, darkfield, polarization, phase contrast, and fluorescence. Shop a range of manual and automated upright microscope models ideal for pathology and cytology research, clinical laboratory research, and more. 

Stereo Microscopes

Stereo Microscopes

Olympus stereo microscopes combine high-quality optics with great ergonomics for comfortable observation and excellent image quality at low and high magnification. Speed up routine research with a wide zoom ratio for smooth macro-to-micro viewing. Check out our stereo microscope models ideal for brightfield, oblique, and advanced fluorescence observation.  

Inverted Microscopes

Inverted Microscopes

Our lineup of high-performance inverted microscopes can enable the accuracy and repeatability you need for efficient research experiments. Discover our range of Olympus inverted microscope systems, such as super resolution, compound, TIRF imaging, and confocal microscopy solutions. Find high-resolution microscope models ideal for routine experiments, fluorescence imaging, and dynamic live cell observation. 

Research Macro Zoom Microscopes

Research Macro Zoom Microscopes

Learn more about the Olympus MVX10 research macro zoom microscope. This high-precision microscope bridges the gap between macro and micro observation and provides outstanding brightness and resolution. Enable advanced fluorescence imaging of whole organisms as well as detailed observation of gene expression at the cellular level. 

Super Resolution Microscopes

Super Resolution Microscopes

Olympus super resolution microscopes offer ultrafast imaging speeds to quickly reveal super resolution details in 3D samples and live cell experiments. Check out our IXplore SpinSR microscope system, which enables prolonged cell viability in time-lapse experiments. Acquire sharp super resolution microscopy images with less blurring, even in thick samples. 

Laser Scanning Microscopes

Laser Scanning Microscopes

Olympus’ confocal and multiphoton laser scanning microscopes are designed to meet some of the most difficult challenges in modern science. Our microscopes deliver the high sensitivity and speed required for live cell experiments and deep tissue imaging. Explore our laser scanning microscope solutions to suit applications in fields like cell biology, neuroscience, cancer research, and stem cell research. 

Solutions-Based Systems

Solutions Based Systems

Our solutions-based microscope systems are designed for specific applications, such as intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for assisted reproductive technology, long-duration cell bioluminescence imaging, high-precision virtual slide scanning, and physiological experiments. Olympus solutions-based microscope systems offer quality optics, speed, and flexibility. 

Industrial Microscopes

Evident industrial microscopes are well suited to a wide variety of industrial uses, from routine inspection to sophisticated analysis. Our selection includes digital microscopes, ideal for streamlined workflows and flexible image acquisition solutions, and measuring microscopes, offering versatility, reliability, and exceptionally precise analysis. 

FAQs about Miscroscopes

What is a microscope?

A microscope is an instrument used to examine objects by producing enlarged images that reveal details that are too small to be seen by the naked eye. Microscopes are used across a range of scientific fields. There are many different types of microscopes, each suited for different uses. 

What are the uses of a microscope?

The high-performance, high-quality microscopes that Evident provides are applicable to a range of uses, including education, training, laboratory work, and in leading-edge research in the life science fields, such as pathology and cytology. To find a microscope that best suits your needs, explore our guide to choosing the right microscope.

What are the different parts of a microscope?

There are 11 key parts that make up a standard microscope. These are the eyepiece lens, tube, arm, base, illuminator, stage, revolving nose piece or turret, objective lenses, rack stop, condenser lens, and diaphragm or iris. All are vital components for detailed inspection and analysis. To learn more about the parts comprising a microscope, explore our Anatomy of a Microscope page.

Choosing a Microscope

Evident offers a wide selection of microscope options so that you can choose the one that best fits your goals. To find the microscope best suited to your needs, explore our selection above. You can also learn more about the various types of microscopes and microscopy techniques by visiting the Microscopy Resource Center.

Parts of a Microscope

Microscopes consist of many key parts, including light sources, objectives, eye pieces, and stages. Explore our range of OEM microscope components to find the microscope parts best suited for your needs. Additionally, our Anatomy of Microscope page provides a deeper understanding of how these parts work in conjunction to produce enlarged images of objects.

Optics and Microscope Accessories

Choose from our line of innovative and ground-breaking objective lenses as well as our high-quality range of microscope accessories to build a system that meets your needs.

OEM Microscope Components

Our OEM components seamlessly integrate into large systems to provide the exceptional optical quality you need to deliver a high-quality final product.

Microscope Cameras

Evident offers digital cameras to suit a range of applications and budgets. Our flagship DP Series color cameras offer high color reproduction and reliability.

History of Microscopes

Microscopes were invented by a Dutch father-and-son team of lens makers. However, it wasn’t until 1609 that Galileo Galilei built the first device known as a microscope. To gain further understanding of the history of microscopes, take a tour of our digital Microscope Museum.

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