Olympus CKX31 - Compact inverted microscope for routine use.Key Features:
Suitable for brightfield, phase contrast and relief contrast observations
UIS2 Advanced optical system
Easy operation and transport
Very best in it’s class of microscopes
The Olympus CKX31 is a low-cost inverted microscope with a fixed binocular observation tube which delivers high optical performance together with convenient operation. It accommodates a wide range of special cell culture and imaging needs making it ideal for cell culture in clean benches and simple micromanipulation.
Olympus CKX41 - The compact inverted microscope for routine use.Key Features:
Suitable for brightfield, phase, relief contrast and fluorescence observations
Outstanding flat images
Enhanced image clarity
The Olympus CKX41 is an inverted microscope with tilting and trinocular head options and fluorescence upgrade capability for more advanced techniques including GFP and other fluorescence applications. High performance optics produce images that are outstanding in contrast and resolution.
Olympus IX51 - Inverted biological microscope.Key Features:
Superb UIS2 optics
Easy, convenient operation
Slim and compact design saves space
Suitable for a large variety of applications
The Olympus IX51 is designed for many routine and research applications including advanced fluorescence techniques, relief contrast, phase contrast and Nomarski/DIC. The slim frame enables easy attachment of multiple accessories for cell culture and imaging applications. Excellent optical performance and mechanical quality have been combined into a microscope system of outstanding value.
Olympus IX71 for versatile routine work and research.Key Features:
Improved fluorescence illuminator, CoolLED compatible
V-shaped optical path for brighter primary images
Exceptional ease of use and comfort
The Olympus IX71 is an advanced inverted microscope system for cell imaging, the Olympus IX71 has a unique two-tiered multi-port design for maximum flexibility. Superb fluorescence, DIC, phase contrast and Olympus Relief Contrast modes are available. The microscope sets new standards in inverted microscopy with its stable compact frame and outstanding optical performance.
Olympus IX81 - for fully motorised advanced microscopy.Key Features:
Flexible platform for automated solutions
Fully automated platform for live cell imaging
Primary images can be obtained from all four camera ports simultaneously
Complete customisation for individual needs
Accepts CoolLED fluorescence excitation modules
Independent motorised units
Provided with powerful software
The Olympus IX81 provides the highest standards of observation and functional operation as well as the performance required for accurate research applications. The motorised system has the flexibility to be readily adapted to different research purposes and provides excellent performance in imaging, analysis and manipulation. Applications include brightfield, phase contrast, Nomarski/DIC and fluorescence.
Flexible platform for automated solutions
Integrated laser-based Z-drift compensation system
Continuous and ‘One-shot’ drift compensation mode
Compatable with CoolLED fluorescence excitation systems
Independent motorised units
Provided with powerful software
The Olympus IX53 has been designed from the ground up to be the finest microscope available for routine microscopic analysis. Combining excellent optical performance and mechanical build quality results in a microscope system of outstanding value and comfort. Features such as the pre-centred phase contrast, relief contrast and the flexible UIS2 DIC system enable easy manipulation across all magnifications for thin and thick specimens. Condensers with different working distances and long working objectives allow observation and documentation in even the most complex sample devices.
Suitable for fluorescence, phase, relief contrast and brightfield microscopy
Fluorescence turret for up to 8 filter cubes
UIS2 infinity corrected optics
Pre-centered phase contrast optics
Choice of 30W or 100W illumination pillars
Range of LWD condensers available
Apochromatic Objectives Enable High-Resolution Observation of Phase Contrast and Fluorescence
Phase contrast apochromatic objectives (UPLSAPO100×OPH, PLAPON60×OPH) enable high-precision observation free from optical axis displacementeven during simultaneous observation of phase contrast and fluorescence, negating the need to change the objective when switching methods.
Olympus digital cameras can be adapted via the standard left side port. The wide range of cameras available offers a choice of models to best fit the required application. Olympus cellSens software packages enable archiving and analysis of multistained specimens. Basic and integrated software solutions are available and Olympus specialists will support you in choosing the best option.
High S/N Fluorescent Mirror Units that Efficiently Detect Fluorescence Signals
All fluorescence mirror units feature filters treated with a coating specially developed to minimize noise by absorbing more than 99% of stray light, while the sharp performance and high transmittance of the mirror units ensure efficient fluorescence signal detection.
For fluorescence labelling in cell culture, Olympus fluorescence illumination systems and high definition ion coated filters provide the highest signal to noise performance. They incorporate the wavelength accuracy, edge steepness and low autofluorescence of UIS2 HQ fluorescence filters. Different fluorescence illumination systems are available to offer the best dye excitation according to individual application requirements.
Bright, Uniform Fluorescent Illumination
Surface of a Fly-eye Lens System,
|Microscopes||Research Inverted Microscope IX53|
|Differential interference contrast||-|
|Simple polarized light||-|
|Illuminator||Transmitted light illuminator||
30W halogen illuminator
100W halogen lamp housing
130W mercury light guide illumination
100W mercury lamp housing
75W xenon apo lamp housing
|Focus||Focusing mechanism||Revolving vertical type|
|Maual focus||Coarse and fine handle|
|Automatic focus compensation||-|
|Revolving nosepiece||Motorized turret||-|
|Manually operated turret||Sextuple revolving nosepiece|
|Fluorescent cube turret||Motorized turret||-|
|Manually operated turret||Turret with 8 positions|
Long working distance universal condenser
Long working distance relief contrast condenser
Ultra long working distance condenser
|Intermediate magnification unit support||-|
Mechanical stage with right handle
|Observation tubes||Binocular tube||Widefield||
Tilt angle 30°
|Widefield CT *1||-|
|Tilting binocular tube||Widefield||
Tilt range 35 - 85°
|Weight||32 kg (standard configuration*1)|
- = Not supported
*1 Refer to catalogue for configuration details.
Manual encoded or semi-motorized options let the end user easily configure a system with a variety of component combinations—now or later. Available as a one-deck system with ergonomic low stage height or as a two-deck system with additional expansion capabilities. Both provide the ability to perform a multitude of imaging techniques, ranging from long term time-lapse imaging and other demanding cutting edge techniques to casual documentation. Innovative new features include:
High speed filter wheels, shutters and light sources
The Olympus U-RTC, Real Time Controller allows for microsecond timing accuracy..
The new fly-eye fluorescence illuminator for uniform fluorescenece accross the field.
The ultrasonic motorized, encoded stage provides precise and repeatable movement.
Sophisticated Imaging Options with Interchangeable Optical Modules
A diverse range of units are available for the Olympus IX3 microscope system bringing greater efficiency to everything from casual observation to serious imaging. Simple cassette-like insertion into the deck makes it easy to mount fluorescence mirror turrets, a right side port with C-mount, an encoded magnification changer, reflected light fluorescence illuminators and other desired units.
To provide more flexibility, the two-deck system allows the simultaneous mounting of two illumination units. The IX3 system can also be isolated from vibration sources through the combined use of a new line of high-speed filter wheels and light guide light sources. Upgrades are available to allow the IX3 to meet the needs of a wide range of other applications.
Deck Units / Fast Speed UnitsMotorized Fluorescence Mirror Turret (IX3-RFACA)
A non-click turret fitted with 8 mirror units delivers smooth, fast switching. Mirror units can be used with 25mm diameter filters or 32mm diameter filters. No tool use is required to change mirror units, which can be opened with ease.
Right Side Port with C-mount (IX3-RSPC)
A right side port with a C-mount (field number of 11) allows the light-path switching component to be fitted with up to two mirror units, enabling the construction of customized systems for applications such as split imaging.
Coded Intermediate Magnification Changer (IX3-CAS)
Magnification can be changed between 1x, 1.6x and 2x by smooth lever operation. Since the system incorporates coded functionality, information on intermediate magnifications is saved with image data.
Motorized Fast Filter Wheel (U-FFW)
Motorized Fast Filter Wheel for Emission (U-FFWEM)
Motorized Fast Shutter(U-FSHU)
Filter wheels can be switched between filters in just 60 milliseconds, while shutters can be opened and closed in just 26 milliseconds. The IX83 is capable of controlling up to six filter wheels and four shutters.
Reflected Light Fluorescence Illuminators for Your Specific Application
Choose the illuminator best suited to meet each need, such as multicolor fluorescence observation or photoactivation. An L-shaped fluorescence illuminator with a fly-eye lens system provides bright, consistent illumination without adjustment, an L-shape-fluorescence illuminator is equipped with a field iris diaphragm and aperture iris diaphragm, and a traight-through fluorescence illuminator is available for applications demanding intense excitation light. A wide range of light sources are available, including light guide light sources and lamp houses compatible with both 100W mercury and 75W xenon illumination.
Motorized Units / Coded Units
A Cost-efficient Way to Upgrade to a Motorized Microscope
A wide range of motorized and encoded units are available, including an 8-position motorized fluorescent mirror turret, an encoded fluorescence mirror turret, a motorized 6-position nosepiece, an encoded 6-position nosepiece, a motorized long working distance universal condenser, filter wheels and shutters. Units can also be added for specific purposes at any point-improving operation at a minimum cost.
Ideal Observation and Capture of Time-Lapse Images
With new frame architecture and focus drive design, the IX3 system offers enhanced rigidity that reduces the impact of vibration and heat. It maintains desired positions along X, Y, and Z axes to allow reliable time-lapse imaging.
The real-time Z-drift compensation system capabilities of the IX3-ZDC combine with the Olympus ultrasonic stage-capable of multipoint imaging to enable capturing high-precision multipoint time-lapse images that are never out-of-focus or misaligned.
Box-type and onstage incubators are also available to enable time-lapse observation while maintaining the viability of live cells.
Thermal Drift Displacement
Z-Drift Compensation System
The IX3-ZDC uses low phototoxicity IR light to detect the correct focus position as set by the user. One-shot AF mode allows several focus positions to be set as desired for deeper samples, enabling efficient Z-stack acquisition in multi-position experiments. Continuous AF mode keeps the desired plane of observation precisely in focus, avoiding focus drift due to temperature changes or the addition of reagents, making it ideal for measurements such as TIRF that requires more stringent focusing.
Low Thermal Drift Ultrasonic Stage with Multipoint Registration
The Olympus ultrasonic stage enables precise movement of specimens, while multi point registration enables time-lapse imaging with outstanding positional accuracy.
Motic AE20 - Established to bring inverted microscopy to levels of routine clinical preparation, the AE20's functionality exceeds the expectations of a basic inverted microscope.Key Features:
Field flatness up to F.N. 20
ELWD 0.30 N.A. condenser [WD=72mm]
Low-positioned focus controls
2 m minimum increments
Optional Phase constrast observation
The Motic AE20 is a fantastic inverted microscope and is not a stripped down version of its more powerful brother, AE30/31. The Motic AE20 is an inverted microscope equipped with the functions typically used by routine clinical preparation, instead of saddling the user with unused accessories and a heavy financial burden.
Motic AE30 - A class leading inverted microscope offering upscale research functions in the routine realm.Key Features:
Field flatness up to F.N. 22
Centrable ELWD 0.30 N.A. condenser [WD=72mm]
Standard centrable Phase Contrast slider [PH 1/PH 3]
Externally mounted and centrable 30W/6V quartz halogen illumination
Epi-fluorescence attachment available
Comptable with CoolLED fluorescence illumination systems
The Motic AE30 is an inverted microscope for the routine realm, but offers upscale research functions, such as fluorescence and an externally mounted and centreable 6v 30W halogen Koehler illumination. Complementing the uniform illumination is the ELWD 0.30 N.A. condenser with its 72mm working distance for large sample and carriers, which can be adjusted and centered to provide the optimum amount of illumination for each sample. Furthermore, the condenser is equipped with a slider stop for the equipped standard centrable PH 1 and PH 3 Phase slider. An optional LWD 0.50 N.A. condenser [WD=28mm] is available should the need arise.