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Home 1000X Microscope

Item# MI-4100DXL

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$419.95
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For a limited time, get a FREE Microscope Starter Kit ($26 value) when you order this great microscope! This is a great high-power microscope for students or families.
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Home 1000X Microscope

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Home 1000X Microscope

Item# MI-4100DXL

This is a great high-power microscope for students or families! It's a deluxe microscope with a 100x oil immersion objective for 1000x magnification, allowing you to see even more cell details than with the standard Home model. You'll be able to see bacteria, the internal structures of microorganisms like algae, and more. This microscope also includes a mechanical stage for precise slide movement, and 1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser with iris diaphragm for better image contrast and resolution. It has the same features and good quality as most biology lab microscopes, but at an unbeatable price! This model includes fluorescent lighting, ideal for viewing live specimens like protozoa. Includes a blue filter and immersion oil. Home Science Tools model, lifetime warranty.


Through December 22: Get a FREE Microscope Starter Kit ($26 value) when you order this great microscope! You'll get everything you need to start exploring right away—6 professionally prepared slides to view immediately, an illustrated guide, optics cleaning kit, and tools to make your own slides.Just add this microscope and the Microscope Starter Set to your cart and use code START14 at checkout. The price of the starter set will be deducted automatically!

When comparison shopping for a microscope, you'll often find nearly identical specifications across different brands. But what you can't tell from the specifications is the microscope's overall quality and reliability. The market is flooded with poorly manufactured, low-cost microscopes that seem like a bargain-until you use them.

The Home Microscope is different. First, it's built to our exacting standards. Next, our skillful quality control specialists inspect and adjust every Home Microscope right here in our U.S. facility, ensuring it works perfectly before we ship it to you. Finally, we back our commitment with a lifetime warranty on this Home Science Tools microscope. While there are added costs to selling microscopes this way, we think it's worth it to offer you an enjoyable-to-use, trouble-free microscope that will last a lifetime. Don't just take our word for it-see what our customers have to say in the product reviews.

About the Home 1000x Microscope

Quality. The quality of the Home Microscope is exceptional. These microscopes are built to our own unique specifications for safety, mechanical reliability, optical quality, and overall usability. Then each microscope is inspected and tuned by our experienced microscope technician at our US facility before the microscope is shipped to you. This process ensures you'll receive a high-quality, reliable instrument that is working perfectly.

Lighting. The Home Microscope has fluorescent lighting, which is a cooler, brighter illumination than the standard tungsten that most scopes at similar prices have. With fluorescent illumination you'll have more flexibility for viewing greater specimen variety.

Lifetime Warranty. Unlike some of the other educational microscopes you might see online, Home Science Tools guarantees that your Home Microscope will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use for the life of the instrument – so if you have any problems, we are happy to repair or replace your microscope immediately.

Value. The Home Microscope was developed with students and homeschool families in mind. You get an easy and enjoyable to use, trouble-free microscope that will last a lifetime. It is possible to find cheaper microscopes, but we are confident that you won't find better value for your money.

(Or, see a printable guide to the Home Microscope's features.)

Detailed Specifications
  • 10x wide-field inclined eyepiece with 18 mm exit pupil distance
  • Monocular 45° inclined head with 360° rotation for convenient viewing
  • 4x (0.10 NA), 10x (0.25 NA), 40xR (0.65 NA), and 100xR (1.25 NA) objectives meet DIN standards and are achromatic, parcentered, and parfocaled to prevent color distortion and stay in focus when you switch magnification
  • 40x objective is retractable, 100x objective is oil retractable (order extra immersion oil separately)
  • Separate fine and coarse focusing with a slip clutch to prevent damage to slides or optics
  • Sturdy all-metal rack-and-pinion focusing
  • Large 115 x 125 mm stage with an integrated 20 x 60 mm mechanical stage with coaxial x-y controls
  • 1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser with spiral focusing
  • Adjustable iris diaphragm and swingout filter holder with blue filter
  • 5-watt cool, bright fluorescent illumination
  • Field of view is 4.5 mm at 40x
  • Rugged aluminum frame, stands 15" tall
  • Includes operating instructions, a dust cover, blue filter, immersion oil, and a spare light bulb
  • A replacement light bulb is available
  • Also available with binocular head or as a 5.0 megapixel digital camera
Customer Reviews

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Great microscope for classroom or home use Review by
This is a great product. I have used it in a homeschool academy classroom. Definitely worth the money.
Wonderful microscope! Review by
This is a wonderful microscope for the money - super powerful and sharp, clear viewing! Easy to use/set up right out of the box. When we purchased it, we got the 3.0 Megapixel Digital Camera to use with it so the whole family can see the specimens, not just one at a time. Wonderful addition!!! I highly recommend this to anyone that's looking for a microscope!!!
amazing Review by
This was a super great microscope for us. We looked at everything! The kids always went outside to see what they could find to put under the microscope. It would make a really good Christmas or birthday present.
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Love it!!!!
Marcella Review by
Home Microscope 1000X is a quality piece of scientific equipment, which is easy enough to use for High School Biology. The resolution of the four levels of magnification provide aspiring scientists with crystal clear views of specimens. The sale price is exceptional!

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