13 Best Lab Compound Monocular Microscopes

List Updated July 2020

Bestselling Lab Compound Monocular Microscopes in 2020


AmScope M150C-I 40X-1000X All-Metal Optical Glass Lenses Cordless LED Student Biological Compound Microscope

AmScope  M150C-I 40X-1000X All-Metal Optical Glass Lenses Cordless LED Student Biological Compound Microscope
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • This is an ideal microscope for home school or for students in elementary to high school to learn sciences
  • 360 degree rotatable monocular head offers five magnification settings 40X, 100X, 250X, 400X & 1000X
  • Widefield all optical glass elements includes single lens condenser with disc diaphragm
  • Sturdy all metal framework
  • LED illumination system uses either an outlet (adapter included) or three AA batteries (or re-chargeable batteries). Camera and laptop not included

OPTO-EDU A11.1141-350K A11.1141-M Compound Monocular Microscope, Metal, Glass, Plastic

OPTO-EDU A11.1141-350K A11.1141-M Compound Monocular Microscope, Metal, Glass, Plastic
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • Digital compound microscope with integrated 0.3Mp camera and usb 2.0 output for capturing or displaying images on a computer or projector, compatible with windows xp, vista, 7, 8, and 10
  • Monocular viewing head with interchangeable 10X wide field and 25X wide field eyepieces
  • Forward-facing nosepiece with 4X, 10X, and 40X din achromatic full-glass objectives that provide high-resolution color-corrected images
  • Cordless and rechargeable, bright field, led illumination, and 0.65 na single-lens condenser with disc diaphragm
  • Plain stage with stage clips to secure slide and a stage stop to prevent damage to slides or objectives

AmScope 40x-1000x Advanced Home School Student Widefield Biological Compound Microscope with Sturdy Metal Framework and All Optical Glass Lenses

AmScope 40x-1000x Advanced Home School Student Widefield Biological Compound Microscope with Sturdy Metal Framework and All Optical Glass Lenses
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • Compound microscope provides high magnification for biological use and educational applications
  • Monocular viewing head with 10x widefield eyepiece, fixed 45-degree vertical inclination to reduce eye and neck strain, 360-degree rotation capability to enable sharing, and anti-mold head to preserve optics in high-humidity areas
  • Forward-facing nosepiece with precision-ground 4x, 10x, 40x(S), and 100x(S,Oil)DIN achromatic glass objectives provide color correction of magnified images
  • Brightfield imaging with rheostat-controlled tungsten (incandescent) illumination and spiral-control 1.25 NA Abbe condenser with iris diaphragm and color filter
  • Plain stage with clips to secure specimen, separate coarse and fine focus on rack-and-pinion mechanism to provide precise focus, and tension control to prevent stage drift

AmScope 40X-1000X LED Cordless All-Metal Framework Full-Glass Optical Lens Student Biological Compound Microscope + Digital Camera USB Imager Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8 & Mac (Driver Free)

AmScope 40X-1000X LED Cordless All-Metal Framework Full-Glass Optical Lens Student Biological Compound Microscope + Digital Camera USB Imager Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8 & Mac (Driver Free)
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • 360 degree rotating monocular head with optical glass lenses, offering five levels of magnification up to 1000X
  • Sturdy all-metal framework with single glass lens condenser and 6-hole disc diaphragm
  • LED illumination powered via outlet and/or batteries
  • 640x480 USB 2.0 digital camera for photos and videos on Windows and Mac, with 3rd-party software support
  • User-friendly software (Windows only) offers processing and advanced features including Stitching, EDF, Video Recording and Measurement functions

AmScope 40X-2500X LED Digital Monocular Compound Microscope w 3D Stage +1.3MP USB Imager

AmScope 40X-2500X LED Digital Monocular Compound Microscope w 3D Stage +1.3MP USB Imager
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • Five widefield magnification settings: 40X, 100X, 250X, 400X, 1000X & 2500X
  • Professional 30 degree inclined 360 degree swiveling monocular head
  • Sturdy framework with 3-D double layer mechanical stage, coaxial coarse & fine focusing, Abbe condenser, iris diaphragm and color filter
  • Powerful single bulb LED illumination with dimmer
  • Digital camera with advanced editing, processing & measuring software for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10

AmScope Awarded 2017 Best Student Microscope 40X-1000X Dual Light Optical Glass Lens All-Metal Framework Student Microscope + Microscope Prepared Blank Slides

AmScope Awarded 2017 Best Student Microscope 40X-1000X Dual Light Optical Glass Lens All-Metal Framework Student Microscope + Microscope Prepared Blank Slides
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Optical glass monocular microscope with top & bottom LED lights
  • 40X-1000X Five widefield magnifications
  • Sturdy metal frame with coaxial coarse & fine focusing
  • Single lens condenser with 6-hole disc diaphragm
  • A comprehensive bundle of introductory materials and slide-preparation tools

40X-1000X 2MP Digital Dual Light Glass Metal Biological Microscope + Slide Set

40X-1000X 2MP Digital Dual Light Glass Metal Biological Microscope + Slide Set
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • Optical glass monocular microscope with top & bottom LED lights
  • 40X-1000X Five widefield magnifications
  • 10pc prepared & blank slides, AC power adapter and 2AA batteries included
  • Digital camera with advanced editing, processing & measuring software for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10

AmScope 100X-1200X LED Kids Beginner Microscope Toy Set + Slides Preparation Kit

AmScope 100X-1200X LED Kids Beginner Microscope Toy Set + Slides Preparation Kit
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • AMSCOPE-KIDS Student Beginner Microscope With LED,100X/400X/1200X Magnification,Includes Accessory Set and Box-red
  • Beginner compound microscope provides high magnification for educational applications,100X, 400x, and 1200x Magnification.
  • Super educational toy includes everything necessary for a child to be introduced to science and get started dissecting specimens
  • Monocular viewing head with LED,Comes with multi-piece accessory kit
  • Requires 2AA batteries (not including)

AmScope USB2.0 Digital Imager + 40X-1000X Glass Optics Student Compound Microscope

AmScope USB2.0 Digital Imager + 40X-1000X Glass Optics Student Compound Microscope
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • 360 degree Rotatable Monocular Offering Five Magnification Powers up to 1000X
  • 640x480 USB 2.0 digital camera for photos and videos on Windows and Mac, with 3rd-party software support
  • User-friendly software (Windows only) offers processing and advanced features including Stitching, EDF, Video Recording and Measurement functions
  • Sturdy All-Metal Framework with Single Lens Condenser Disc Diaphragm
  • LED Illumination by Wall-power and/or Three AA Batteries

AmScope 40X-1000X LED Cordless All-Metal Framework Full-Glass Optical Lens Student Compound Microscope with Coarse & Fine Focusing + Digital Camera USB Imager

AmScope 40X-1000X LED Cordless All-Metal Framework Full-Glass Optical Lens Student Compound Microscope with Coarse & Fine Focusing + Digital Camera USB Imager
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Widefield optics offers five magnifications up to 1000X
  • Sturdy all-metal framework; Co-axial coarse & fine focusing; single lens condenser with disc diaphragm
  • LED illumination by wall-power and/or batteries
  • 640x480 USB 2.0 digital camera for photos and videos on Windows and Mac, with 3rd-party software support
  • User-friendly software (Windows only) offers processing and advanced features including Stitching, EDF, Video Recording and Measurement functions

AmScope 40X-1000X Biology Science Metal Glass Student Microscope +2MP USB Digital Camera

AmScope 40X-1000X Biology Science Metal Glass Student Microscope +2MP USB Digital Camera
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • 360 degree rotating monocular head with optical glass lenses, offering five levels of magnification up to 1000X
  • Sturdy all-metal framework with single glass lens condenser and 6-hole disc diaphragm
  • LED illumination powered via outlet and/or batteries
  • 2MP USB 2.0 digital camera for photos and videos on Windows and Mac, with 3rd-party software support
  • User-friendly software (Windows only) offers processing and advanced features including Stitching, EDF, Video Recording and Measurement functions

AmScope "Awarded 2018 Best Students and Kids Microscope Kit" - 40X-1000X Dual Light All Metal Microscope with Slides and Microscope Book

AmScope
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • The M162 is a highly-versatile microscope, with the features of both a high-powered biological microscope, and a low-powered inspection microscope.
  • The wide range of magnifications, 40X, 100X, 250X, 400X, and 1000X, provides the ability to view anything from garden leaves to microscopic cells.
  • The upper and lower LED lighting system provides the transmitted illumination needed for translucent specimens like plant and animal cells, as well as reflected illumination for opaque objects like coins, stamps, leaves, and moss.
  • Optical glass elements, sturdy metal frame with coaxial coarse & fine focusing, single lens condenser with 6-hole disc diaphragm
  • Includes the popular book, The World of the Microscope, and a 10pc prepared and blank slide kit

AmScope M160C-2L-PB10-E3 Digital Cordless Compound Monocular Microscope, WF10x and WF25x Eyepieces, 40x-1000x Magnification, Upper and Lower LED Illumination + 3MP Camera

AmScope M160C-2L-PB10-E3 Digital Cordless Compound Monocular Microscope, WF10x and WF25x Eyepieces, 40x-1000x Magnification, Upper and Lower LED Illumination + 3MP Camera
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020
  • Optical glass monocular microscope with top & bottom LED lights
  • 40X-1000X Five widefield magnifications
  • 10pc prepared & blank slides, AC power adapter and AA batteries included
  • Digital camera with advanced editing, processing & measuring software for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10

Jakks EyeClops Bionic Eye Could Be a Hot Holiday Gift for Inquisitive Kids

Do you remember when you were in school and microscopes were just something you used in science class? They were rather boring and didn't offer much for entertainment value? Well things have changed today as microscopes can be fun. At least EyeClops Bionic Eye can.

So, you might be wondering why this is so much fun for kids. Well, the first thing is that it's extremely easy to set up. All you have to do is plug the Eyeclops into your television. You don't need to have any special cables or software, it plugs into the standard video input on most televisions. The thing that will kids love about it the most though is that it's not meant to be used for educational purposes. Yet, as parents you know they will be learning as they explore with it.

For your kids to make any object they wish magnify up to 200 times it's usual size, just plug the Eyeclops into your television and let them have some fun. They just decide on the object they would like to have magnified and point the "eye" of the Eyeclops at that object. They can then just look at the television and see that object magnified up to 200 hundred times. Your children can explore anything from the hair on your pets, to candy bars, bugs, ice, yarn, dust, even their own skin. The magnification power of the Eyeclops will let them discover details they can't see with their naked eye.

The big question with the Eyeclops is how long will it hold your children's attention? Is it going to be worth the price it is currently selling at which is $40-50. The answer probably depends on the inquisitive nature of your child and their friends. It is true that this toy is one that your child might get tired of in a short period of time, and considering the expense there could be other presents they will get more use out of for the money you spend on them. Yet, with the popularity of shows such as CSI and other crime investigative shows, with the right type of child it can provide hours upon hours of entertainment. Eyeclops is expected to be a hot item for Christmas this year, so you might want to start looking for it now if it's on your child's list.

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