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Fisher Science Education™ Primary+ Compound Microscopes with Coarse Focus Control

Ideal for elementary classroom and field use — compact and versatile.

Manufacturer: fisher scientific  106-L

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Catalog No. S71000C

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Description & Specifications


Magnification Power 40X, 100X, 400X
Diaphragm Disc
Objective Types Achromatic, color-coded 4x, 10x, 40xR objectives
Eyepiece 10x with Pointer
For Use With (Application) Middle School
Head Style Monocular
Lighting Type Tungsten

Get full-sized performance in a microscope scaled down size for younger students. These standard format microsopes use precision optical glass lenses for crystal clear viewing. Student–proofing features minimize loss of parts and other student abuse. Recommended for instruction through grade 6. Battery or AC powered options, as well as LED options are available.

Optical System

  • Widefield 10X eyepiece with revolving pointer
  • Achromatic, color-coded 4X, 10X, 40XR objectives provide 40X, 100X and 400X magnification
  • Revolving triple nosepiece with positive click stops for easy, precise magnification changes
  • Rack and pinion focusing
  • Slip clutch protects focusing mechanism from over-turning
  • Tension adjustment eliminates focus drift
  • Rack stop prevents damage to slides and lenses
  • 88mm x 82mm (3.5 in. x 3.25 in.) stage with locked-on, spring activated stage clips
  • Calibrated 6-hole disc diaphragm
  • Rugged cast metal with inclination joint, gray enamel finish

Illumination Options

  • Tungsten Illumination (S71000C): 115V 15W substage illuminator with on/off switch permanently factory mounted
  • LED Illumination (S71000D): Cordless LED Illuminator - lighting equivalent to a 20W tungsten bulb; Rechargeable NiMH batteries; Auto cutoff recharger; On/Off switch with rheostat control


Education/Instruction: Elementary Level