SX100

Binocular Zoom Stereo Microscope

Powerful, high quality binocular stereo microscope, SX100 delivers exceptional color and clarity. SX100 delivers performance, flexibility and reliability: while quality optics ensures superior stereo viewing.

  • 8x – 80x magnification (320x max.)
  • Powerful high quality binocular stereo microscope
  • Modular with range of stand options to suit requirements

    Binocular Zoom Stereo Microscope

    With an 10:1 zoom ratio, the SX100 provides the ability to inspect components/specimens at low and high magnification in a single system, with the added flexibility of a wide range of options and system configurations.

    The fine focus option permits ultimate focus control, ideal for higher magnification work.

    Building on more than 50 years optical experience, Vision Engineering’s SX100 binocular stereo microscopes deliver high quality, highly versatile stereo viewing, making an ideal choice for users who demand outstanding optics and affordability.

    The SX100 provides the highest zoom ratio in the SX family of quality stereo microscopes.

    Stand Options

    Bench Stand

    • Compact and stable low profile ergonomic base
    • Integrated focus and fine focus (optional) control
    • Built-in transformer with intensity adjustment for both surface and substage illumination

    Boom Mount

    • Ideal for larger samples
    • Enhanced freedom of movement
    • Stable platform base, or for mounting directly to user’s work surface

    Dual Arm Boom

    • Designed specifically for applications requiring extended reach, without compromising stability
    • Easy adjustability allows precise positioning and alignment
    • Stable platform base, or for mounting directly to user’s work surface

    Accessories

    A wide range of accessories are available to complement the family of SX binocular and trinocular stereo microscope products.

    To discuss your particular requirement in further detail, please contact your local Vision Engineering representative.

    Image Capture, Archive & Documentation

    • Photo tube option permits the use of digital or video camera.
    • Modular multimedia solutions are available for image archiving, acquisition, processing, analysis and documentation.
    • Software options include the capabilities for particle analysis and image stitching functions.

    LED Ring Light

    • For use with bench stand, where additional surface illumination is required (standard option with boom mount and dual arm boom variants).

    Floating Stage

    • For use with bench stand models, the floating stage provides smooth sample control, ideal for inspection tasks.

    Fine Focus

    • For use with bench stand, the fine focus feature permits precise focus control, ideal for higher magnification work

    Polarization Set

    • Polarizing filters can be accommodated with bench stand configurations.

    Double Iris Diaphragm

    • Enabling the size of the internal numerical aperture to be changed on both optical paths for greater depth of field throughout the zoom range.

    Technical

    To discuss your particular requirements in further detail, please contact your local Vision Engineering representative.

    With an 10:1 zoom ratio, the SX100 has a standard magnification range of 8x – 80x (320x max.) providing high performance stereo magnification, while maintaining a long working distance at higher magnification.

    Optical data

    SX100 Optical Data

    Eyepieces

    Objective Lenses

    Zoom Range

    Working Distance

    10x/22 F.N.0.5x4x – 40x5.12″ (130mm)
    10x/22 F.N.1.0x8x – 80x3.07″ (78mm)
    10x/22 F.N.2.0x16x – 160x1.28″ (32.5mm)
    15x/16 F.N.0.5x6x – 60x5.12″ (130mm)
    15x/16 F.N.1.0x12x – 120x3.07″ (78mm)
    15x/16 F.N.2.0x24x – 240x1.28″ (32.5mm)
    20x/13 F.N.0.5x8x – 80x5.12″ (130mm)
    20x/13 F.N.1.0x16x – 120x3.07″ (78mm)
    20x/13 F.N.2.0x32x – 320x1.28″ (32.5mm)

    Technical Data

    Technical Data

    Optical SystemCMO (Common Main Objective)
    Total Magnification4x – 320x
    Zoom Ratio10:1
    Observation Tube Inclination20°
    Interpupillary Distance55mm – 75mm
    ObjectivesPlan Achromatic 0.5x, 1.0x, 2.0x
    EyepiecesWF10x F.N.22; WF15x F.N.16; WF20x F.N.13

    Dimensions

    Bench Stand

    • A = 9.45″ (240mm)
    • B = 11.22″ (285mm)
    • C = 15.35″ (390mm)
    • D = 7.28″ (185mm) max., less working distance *

    * with 1x objective

    Boom Mount

    • E = 10.83″ (275mm)
    • F = 15.55″ (395mm)
    • G = 19.09″ (485mm)
    • H = 17.40″ (442mm) max.
    • I = 9.06″ (230mm) max., less working distance *

    * with 1x objective

    Dual Arm Boom

    • J = 9.65″ (245mm) max., less working distance *
    • K = 26.38″ (670mm) max.
    • L = 15.94″ (405mm)

    * with 1x objective

    Additional information

    Ergonimic 'Eyepiece-less"

    Yes

    Image Capture

    Yes

    Magnification

    Low (20x max)

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