A microscope is an instrument by which one can easily see minute objects which can’t be seen by naked eyes. It is an essential instrument for those involved in microscopy. Microscopy is the branch of science that investigates minute objects as well as structures with the help of microscope. There are different types of microscopes available for different purposes. When it comes to kids, the best microscope is the compound microscope.
A compound microscope is the one which works on a simple principle that a tiny object when magnified and placed just beyond the focus of its objective lens, gives a virtual, inverted and highly magnified image formed at the least distance of distinct vision from the eye held close to the eye piece.
The best compound microscope is the Omax 40X-2000X Digital Lab LED Binocular (MD82ES 10 Biological). This microscope from Omax has a digital binocular swivel head which can rotate 360 degrees, and a revolving quadruple nose-piece which contains 1.3megapixel USB in-built camera that can record images as well as video. It has an advanced software application which is compatible with Windows 7/8/10 and Mac Software.
This microscope, basically, has eight levels of magnification varying from 40X to 2000X with the help of 4 objective lens, which includes one oil immersion lens, and two pair of eyepieces. It contains a double layer stain-resistant
mechanical stage with a lock to protect the objectives as well as slides. It uses condenser Abbe NA1.25 and a LED illumination of variable intensity.
The users who had a great experience in microbiology reported that this Omax microscope is a high-quality instrument which provides clear images up to 1000x magnification. Its in-built software was reported to be user-friendly. The most important feature of this microscope was that it had movable slides on both the axes. It was cheaper and provided value for money.
With some positive reviews, Omax microscope got negative reviews from some customers. Some of these negative reviews coming form the source include the CD provided being defective. In some CDs, software drivers of Windows were missing. With such mixed reviews, this microscope from Omax is a reputed brand and works well with kids.