SX80

Binocular Stereo Zoom Microscope

Powerful, high quality binocular stereoscopic microscope, SX80 delivers exceptional color, contrast, and clarity. SX80 delivers performance, flexibility, and reliability, while quality optics ensures superior stereo viewing.

  • 8x – 64x magnification (256x max.)
  • Powerful high quality stereo binocular microscope
  • Modular with range of stand options to suit requirements

    Binocular Stereo Zoom Microscope

    With an 8:1 zoom ratio, the SX80 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.

    Building on more than 60 years optical experience, Vision Engineering’s SX80 binocular stereo microscopes deliver high quality, highly versatile stereo viewing, making an ideal choice for users who demand outstanding optics and affordability.

    The SX80 has the second 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 capability for particle analysis and image stitching functions.

    LED Ring Light

    • For use with bench stand, where additional surface illumination is required.

    Floating Stage

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

    Fine Focus

    • For use with bench stand, the fine focus option permits ultimate focus control, ideal for higher magnification.

    Polarization Set

    • Polarizing filters can be accommodated with bench stand configurations.

    Double Iris Diaphragm

    • Enables 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 8:1 zoom ratio, the SX80 has a standard magnification range of 8x – 64x (256x max.) allowing fast and accurate viewing of all subjects. A compact, modular design allows accessories to be added to the configuration, without loss of contrast and clarity.

    Optical data

    SX80 Optical Data

    Eyepieces

    Objective Lenses

    Zoom Range

    Working Distance

    10x/22 F.N.0.5x4x – 32x5.12″ (130mm)
    10x/22 F.N.1.0x8x – 64x3.07″ (78mm)
    10x/22 F.N.2.0x16x – 128x1.28″ (32.5mm)
    15x/16 F.N.0.5x6x – 48x5.12″ (130mm)
    15x/16 F.N.1.0x12x – 96x3.07″  (78mm)
    15x/16 F.N.2.0x24x – 192x1.28″ (32.5mm)
    20x/13 F.N.0.5x8x – 64x5.12″ (130mm)
    20x/13 F.N.1.0x16x – 128x3.07″  (78mm)
    20x/13 F.N.2.0x32x – 256x1.28″ (32.5mm)

    Technical Data

    Technical Data

    Optical SystemCMO (Common Main Objective)
    Total Magnification4x – 256x
    Zoom Ratio8:1
    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 = 11.02″ (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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