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Optical Set

Complete with all necessary accessories to perform 36 experiments.

$351.20 - $351.20


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  • Metal plate with single and triple slits whitened on one side for use as a returned image screen
  • 12V line filament lamp
  • Lamp holder
Optical Set also includes:
  • Lucite™ prisms: three triangular, one rectangular, and one semicircular
  • Lucite lenses: one biconcave, two biconvex
  • Mirrors: one each of plain, half cylindrical, and parabolic
  • Three slit-forming plates
  • Eight color filters
  • Eight color plates
  • Reusable Styrofoam™ storage container
  • Illustrated experiment manual
  • Replacement lamp

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S42208 Accessories Fisher Science Education
Light box and optical set Each for $351.20


  • Built-in, adjustable collimating lens
  • Provides a simple means of producing single or multiple light rays for use in elementary optics
  • Die-cast ventilated lamp housing, 5.9 x 2.75 x 2.55 in. (150 × 70 × 65mm) overall
  • Box has open front with finned sides to dissipate heat
  • Four apertures, one accommodates the slit plates to produce ray tracks, three for mounting a variety of color filters
  • Two side apertures fitted with hinged plane mirrors
  • Mirrors project beams that will overlap and merge with beam projected from fixed center aperture
  • Produces divergent, parallel, or convergent rays and allows for easy color mixing
  • Lenses, prisms, and mirrors are provided with handles to keep fingerprints off the optical faces
  • Light box will operate from any 12V, 3A, AC, or DC power supply
  • Power supply not included

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