Entry-Level Stereo Microscope

Low cost and high quality, the SX25 entry-level zoom stereo microscope delivers performance, flexibility and reliability. Quality optics ensures superb stereo viewing.

  • 10x – 45x magnification (180x max.)
  • Low cost, robust, high quality binocular stereo microscope
  • Range of stand options to suit requirements

    Entry-Level Stereo Microscope

    The SX25 is a low cost, high quality stereo microscope, designed to provide value without compromising performance.

    With more than 60 years experience in design and manufacturing of high performance optical systems, Vision Engineering’s SX25 stereo microscope delivers performance, flexibility andreliability.

    Quality optics ensure the SX25 delivers high resolution, flat field imaging, making it ideal for routine industrial and life science work. It is the first step in the SX family of quality stereomicroscopes.

    A range of stand options and accessories allow tailoring to suit individual requirements.

    Stand Options

    Bench Stand

    • Low profile base optimizes ergonomics for reduced operator fatigue
    • Built-in transformer with intensity adjustment for both surface and substage illumination

    Boom Mount

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


    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 adhering directly to user’s work surface


    A wide range of accessories are available to complement the SX family products to cater for almost any situation.

    LED ring light

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

    LED ring light

    SX45-TR Polarisation Set
    • Used for material science, metallurgy, petrology, as well as many geological and pharmaceutical applications.
    • Polarizing filters can be accommodated with the bench stand.


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

    Optical data

    EyepiecesObjective LensesZoom RangeWorking Distance
    10x/20 E.W.0.5x*5x – 22.5x7.09″ (180mm)
    15x/16 W.F.0.5x*7.5x – 33.8x7.09″ (180mm)
    20x/11 W.F.0.5x*10x – 45x7.09″ (180mm)
    10x/20 E.W..0.75x7.5x – 33.8x4.72″ (120mm)
    15x/16 W.F.0.75x11.3x – 50.6x4.72″ (120mm)
    20x/11 W.F.0.75x15x – 67.5x4.72″ (120mm)
    10x/20 E.W.1.0x10x – 45x3.82″ (97mm)
    15x/16 W.F.1.0x15x – 67.5x3.82″ (97mm)
    20x/11 W.F.1.0x20x – 90x3.82″ (97mm)
    10x/20 E.W.2.0x20x – 90x1.18″ (30mm)
    15x/16 W.F.2.0x30x – 135x1.18″ (30mm)
    20x/11 W.F.2.0x40x – 180x1.18″ (30mm)

    * stand extension required when using 0.5x objective lens with bench stand model to accommodate increased working distance.

    Technical Data

    • Greenough stereo microscope
    • Zoom ratio 4.5:1
    • Interpupillary distance adjustment (52 to 75mm)
    • Eyepiece dioptre indexing


    Bench Stand Dimensions

    • A = 7.20″ (183mm)
    • B = 9.84″ (250mm)
    • C = 11.22″ (285mm)
    • D = 6.10″ (155mm) max., less working distance*

    *with 1x objective


    Boom Mount Dimensions

    • E = 10.83″ (275mm)
    • F = 15.55″ (395mm)
    • G = 19.09″ (485mm)
    • H = 17.40″ (442mm) max.
    • I = 11.61″ (295mm) max., less working distance*

    *with 1x objective


    Dual Arm Dimensions

    • J = 12.80″ (325mm) max., less working distance *
    • K = 26.38″ (670mm) max.
    • L = 15.94″ (405mm)

    *with 1x objective

    Additional information

    Ergonimic 'Eyepiece-less"


    Image Capture



    Low (20x max)

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