We’re supporting Zoe’s Place baby hospice

Microscope Optical Services are honoured to donate to Zoe’s Place Baby hospice, through sponsoring Nigel Howell in his 84 mile walk of Hadrian’s Wall, with a Hod of Bricks. Starting on July 10th, Nigel is planning on completing the challenge as quickly as possible and hopes to raise over £3000. Managing Director Jane Fletcher Smith…

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We are UKAS accredited!

🎉 WE ARE ACCREDITED !! 🎉 Wow! What an amazing feeling to be UKAS ISO9001 accredited. So much hard work has been put into making sure we were ready for our audit, and it was all worth it. Thank you to all of our amazing suppliers and customers, we appreciate all of your support.

It’s our Birthday! We’re 19!

  The team at MOS had more than one excuse to gorge on chocolate this weekend with the arrival of our 19th Birthday! Microscope Optical Services was set up in 2002 from a small front room in the Midlands, we’ve now grown to a team of 6, servicing microscopes all over the UK from our…

Donations & Sponsorships

We are proud to be able to support so many great causes and people, the latest including: Myton Hospice. Free Radio, Coventry & Warwickshire Cash For Kids. Lewis Williams – Boxer. Leamington Women’s Football Club. Police Community Services for Schools. Birmingham Children’s Hospital. And many more… This would not be possible for us without the…

The History of Microscopes

The concept behind lenses dates back as early as the Romans, They started the process of viewing objects through glass and how it made the subject look bigger. It wasn’t until the 13th Century that Salvino D’Armate designed the very first eye glass, allowing the person wearing it to have magnified vision. Then magnifying glasses…

Meiji Microscope Appears on the One Show

Peter Reaville, Finds Liaison Officer in Shropshire was interviewed about treasure found in the UK when we spotted our Meiji, Stereo Zoom Microscope (EMZ-5TR) in the foreground. Stereo microscopes give the viewer an upright stereoscopic image. This is particularly useful for biologists performing dissections, technicians repairing circuit boards or anyone who need to work on…