Olympus CX41 routine

Olympus CX41- Routine Laboratory Microscope

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Olympus CX41 - Ideal for routine laboratory applications.

Key Features:
Large variety of applications
Adaptable for GOUT inspection
Asbestos Fibre Counting
Outstanding flat images
Enhanced image clarity
Accepts a wide range of digital cameras

The Olympus CX41 provides images of outstanding brightness and clarity in a variety of observation modes. As well as Olympus' renowned UIS2 infinity optics system it employs the PLCN series of Plan Achromat objectives, which are made from carefully selected top quality glass and are manufactured with the most rigorous precision. The result is a major improvement image flatness, with the 10x and 40x objectives in particular providing images that are among the very best available in this class of microscope. Transmitted light illumination is from a 6v 30W halogen light source. Applications include brightfield, darkfield, phase contrast, polarised light and fluorescence. Digital cameras can also be attached with the correct adapters.

The optional tilting binocular tube reducing neck strain, and low positioning of stage handle, focus knob, and frontal light control make long term use comfortable.

Plan objectives for image clarity
The Olympus UIS2 plan corrected objectives ensure the observation of bright, clear images with excellent flatness.

Cost effective fluorescence
Fluorescence labelling methods find more and more their way in routine observations. Olympus offers a 50 Watt Mercury reflected light illumination system suitable for simple fluorescence observations. Additionally, transmitted light FluoLED fluorescence illuminators are designed to fit to the Olympus CX microscopes making them ideal for routine as well as educational purposes. The LEDs can be powered by battery or even solar power ensuring that fluorescence microscopy can be conducted ‘in field’ where samples are fresh. The FluoLED system is available in three versions, to provide transmitted fluorescence, without removing the ability to perform normal brightfield illumination: The FluoLED EasyBlue (480 nm) provides a single wavelength of fixed intensity for the most cost efficient solution. The FluoLED Single provides users with the capability to use one of seven interchangeable LED cassettes from 365 nm (UV) to 630 nm (Red) and control the intensity of the light. The FluoLED MultiFluo enables up to three of the interchangeable LED cassettes to be installed and controlled on the microscope at once via a three channel electronic driver.

Ideal for different observation methods
Either simple polarisation, phase contrast or darkfield, the universal objectives accommodate all observation methods without need to change the objective type each time the method is changed.

Documentation and analysis
Olympus digital cameras, optimised for various applications, can be adapted via the optional available trinocular tube. The cameras can be combined with software packages ranging from easy archiving up to thorough analysis and reporting of data.

Specification CX41
Optical system UIS2 (Universal Infinity-corrected) optical system      
Illumination Built-in transmitted Koehler illuminator
6V30W halogen bulb
100-120V/220-240Vg 0.85/0.45A 50/60Hz
Focusing mechanism Stage height movement by roller guide (rack & pinion)
Coarse adjustment stroke: 36.8 mm per turn
Total stroke: 25 mm
Pre-focusing knob provided, coarse adjustment knob tension adjustable
Revolving nosepiece Quintuple positions fixed (Inward tilted)      
Observation Tube   U-CBI30-2, Binocular U-CTR30-2, Trinocular U-CTBI, Tilting Binocular
  Field number
Tube Inclination
Interpupillary distance adjustment range
Light path selector
48-75 mm

48-75 mm

Fixed (Bi 50%, Photo 50%)
48-75 mm

Stage 188 (W) x 134 (D) mm
Movement range 76 (X-axis) x 50 (Y-axis) mm
Double specimen silde holder
Condenser Type: Abbe condenser, with built-in daylight filter
N.A. 1.25 (when immersed with oil)
Aperture iris diaphragm: Built in
Dimensions & weight 233(W) x 511(H) x 367.5(D) mm, approx. 8 kg      
Operating environment Indoor use
Altitude: Max. 2000 meters
Ambient temperature: 5° to 40°C (41° to 104° F)
Maximum relative humidity: 80% for temperatures up to 31°C
Supply voltage fluctuations; Not to exceed ±10% of the normal voltage
Pollution degree: 2 (in accordance with IEC60664)
Installation/Overvoltage category: II (in accordance with IEC60664)

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