General accessories for use with microscopes. Products include lens oil, lens cleaner, slide dispensers, microscope covers, vessel holders, light cubes, and flow cells.
Many parts of your microscope can be updated or replaced including microscope lamps, lenses, and eyepieces. Replacement lamps, light sources, and power cords can extend the working lives of your microscopy equipment. New or replacement objectives and lenses can help increase the total magnification available with your microscope.
Add greater magnification or exchange your eyepiece for one with a reticule to more easily estimate the sizes of the items being viewed.
Replace or update your mechanical stage or clamps or add cell culture vessel adapters to facilitate specimen positioning.
Condensers can also be replaced, and conversion kits are available to add phase contrast, polarization, fluorescence, or other capabilities to your current system.
Some microscopes can be adapted for use with still or video cameras. Look for cameras and adapters designed for your specific microscope brand. Film and documentation-related products may also be available to support your record-keeping.
Temporary, semi-permanent, and more long-term slide storage options include:
Slide racks that securely hold slides during staining procedures
Folding fiberboard or plastic slide holders with horizontal indentations that keep microscope slides in place
Slide storage boxes with vertical dividers; made from fiberboard, plastic, and wood and available in multiple sizes
Slide holders and mailers for transporting slides safely
Slide storage systems and cabinets for large quantities of slides or archival storage
Eliminate light beam deflection to considerably increase the effectiveness of the lens. MilliporeSigma Immersion Oil for Microscopy is used with immersion objectives and is located between the specimen and the microscope lens. The refractive index is simil
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