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Monocular. Achromatic optics. LED illumination Magnification: 40–400x

40 — 400
How much the size of a sample increases when you observe it through a microscope
The microscope head is a core element of the microscope that you look through to see a magnified sample
Application and use of the microscope

Product ID 77964
Brand Discovery
Warranty 10
EAN 5905555013664
Package size (LxWxH) 15x33x22
Shipping Weight 1.69


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We proudly present the Discovery optics series that is produced by Levenhuk and endorsed by Discovery.

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Levenhuk Discovery Nano is a classic entry-level monocular microscope for observing specimens at 40—400x magnification. You can study both prepared slides from the kits and self-prepared slides with this microscope. The microscope is a great choice for the first acquaintance with the microbial world, it enables you to carry out simple scientific experiments at home. It will become a great assistant in studying biology at school. The kit includes everything that is necessary for observations, including accessories as well as the colorful "Invisible World" knowledge book.

The optical system includes achromatic objectives and a wide-field eyepiece. All of the lenses are made of optical glass and, therefore, they render a sharp and contrast image. The microscope enables the observation of small parts over the entire magnification range. The 40x objective is equipped with a protective spring-loaded frame. The monocular head can be tilted 30°, and so you will not get tired when working with the microscope for long periods.

The stage features sample holding clips and a diaphragm disk with six holes for regulating the luminous flux. The microscope uses a dual LED illumination that is placed above and under the stage. This allows for studying samples of any degree of transparency. The illumination is powered by standard batteries that are included in the kit.

The microscope also comes with the "Invisible World" knowledge book. This colorful book explains all the complicated things involved, such as microscope parts and their functions, what bacteria and protozoa look like, what can be seen in a drop of water, and other things all in simple language. Besides theory, the book also describes interesting experiments that can be conducted at home using the Levenhuk Discovery Nano microscope.


  • Monocular microscope with 40–400x magnification
  • Monocular head can be tilted 30°
  • Glass lenses; achromatic objectives; wide-field eyepiece
  • Dual LED lights are powered by batteries
  • Classic entry-level microscope for study and hobbies
  • Comes with a colorful knowledge book

The kit includes:

  • Microscope
  • WF10x eyepiece
  • Achromatic objectives: 4x, 10x, 40xs
  • Dust cover
  • "Invisible World" knowledge book
  • Levenhuk Discovery Flora & Fauna 24 Prepared Slides Set
  • User manual and warranty card
Product ID 77964
Brand Discovery
Warranty 10
EAN 5905555013664
Package size (LxWxH) 15x33x22
Shipping Weight 1.69
Type biological, light/optical
Head monocular
Optics material optical glass
Nozzle fixed (non-rotatable)
Head inclination angle 30 °
Magnification, x 40 — 400
Eyepiece tube diameter, mm 23.2
Eyepieces WF10x
Objectives achromatic: 4x, 10x, 40xs (spring)
Revolving nosepiece for 3 objectives
Stage, mm 90x90
Stage features with clips
Stage moving range, mm 0–16, vertical
Condenser N.A. 0.65
Diaphragm diaphragm disc (6 apertures)
Focus coarse (0.5mm)
Body plastic, metal
Illumination LED
Power supply 3 AA batteries (not included)
Power supply: batteries/built-in battery yes
Light source type lower: 0.2W, upper: 0.1W
Operating temperature range,°C 5...+40
User level beginners
Assembly and installation difficulty level easy
Application school/educational
Illumination location dual
Research method bright field
Experiment kit included
Pouch/case/bag in set dust cover
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