Explore the fascinating world of microscopy, with our wide range of microscopes from Wex Photo Video. Suitable for the young beginner to students or advanced hobbyists, we have a model to suit you and your budget. Take a look at some of our top offers below.
Celestron Labs CM800 - Compound Microscope
Free Microscope Book worth £24.99
Celestron's CM800 Compound Microscope is suited for students and hobbyists alike. An eyepiece set at a 45° angle gives a comfortable viewing experience whilst using its three-position turret that holds the 4x, 10x, and 40x objectives included in the kit. This gives you a large magnification range from 40x all the way to 800x. Metal slide/specimen clips will hold your subject on the 3.5x3.5" mounting stage, and there's an adjustable-intensity LED emitter underneath which enables adjustments to illumination. Finally, there's a manually adjustable iris and condenser which allows you to correct the amount of light and beam spread that illuminates your specimen.
Celestron Labs S10-60 - Stereo Microscope
Free Slide Set worth £25
Celestron Lab's S10-60 Stereo Microscope has been designed for students and hobbyists. It's a versatile microscope for making detailed 3D observations of a variety of subjects. The microscope features dual eyepieces that preserve stereoscopic vision. Microscopes like these, also known as dissecting microscopes, have relatively low power and a large working distance for larger subjects. This microscope has a magnification range of 10x to 60x and a working distance of 2.17". The stage is built into the base and provides a large & stable area for your subject. Dual light sources above and below the stage and interchangeable stage plates allow you to optimise light intensity depending on your specimen.
Celestron Labs S20 - Stereo Microscope
Free Bug Set worth £12
Celestron Lab's entry-level S20 Stereo Microscope is a versatile unit designed for making 3D observations of a range of subjects such as coins, plants and insects. The S20's dual eyepieces preserve stereoscopic vision, rendering images in three dimensions. It has a max magnification of 20x with a maximum working distance of 2.76"; more than enough to clearing view the finest details. The head and nosepiece are attached to the central pillar. Both sections are easily adjusted to set the correct working distance, achieving the sharpest focus. An energy-efficient LED emitter will illuminate your subject from above, and the microscope is battery powered so can be used in the field.
Celestron MicroDirect 1080p HD Handheld Digital Microscope
Free World of Microscopes Book worth £25
Whether you're a teacher, student, scientist or just simply have an interest in the micro, Celestron's MicroDirect microscope is a solid choice. This handheld digital microscope offers true 1080p viewing, image capture and video recording. The kit includes an HDMI cable which allows you to directly stream your specimen through a monitor or projector, without the need of a computer. However, the microscope can be connected to a computer for 30fps video recording and 1080p HD streaming at up to 220x magnification. Still images can be saved directly to a Micro SD. Finally, you can use the included fully adjustable stand to steady your microscope for the perfect image.