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…

In Focus: CoolLED Direct Fit Models

This month we’re highlighting CoolLED’s simple to use, LED Illumination systems. CoolLED is unique in offering Direct Fit models for their pE-300 range. This means that it is possible to avoid the cost of additional lighting. Direct Fit Models increase the intensity of the lighting, making it possible to achieve brighter fluorescence imaging. In this…

In Focus: CoolLED Illumination systems

This month we’re highlighting CoolLED’s simple to use, LED Illumination systems. We stock all three models from their pE-300 Series. If you’re not sure which is best suited to your applications, CoolLED have created this video detailing how they differ. If you’d like to talk to one of our team about your requirements, you can…