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Zeiss Discovery V8 Trinocular PentaFluar Fluorescence Stereo Microscope

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  • Zeiss Discovery V8 Trinocular Stereo Microscope
  • Achromat S 1.0x FWD 69mm Objective
  • Zoom Range: 1x-8x
  • Diagnostic Instruments Transmitted-light Base w/ coarse drive and variable trans-illumination
  • Schott Ace-1 Light Supply
  • Fluorescence
    • PentaFluar 5 Position
    • Choose One:
      • Used Metal Halide
      • Upgrade to: New X-Cite 110LED System with Adapter X-Cite 110LED, speedDIAL remote, 3mm x 1500mm Liquid Light Guide
      • Upgrade to: New X-Cite mini + System Includes: LED head, miniCUBE controller, speedDIAL remote Includes: – LED head, miniCUBE controller, speedDIAL remote, – Microscope Coupling Flange
      • Upgrade to: New X-Cite XYLIS, XT720S w/1.5m LLG, adaptor Includes: – X-Cite XYLIS (XT720S), speedDIAL remote, 3mm x 1500mm Liquid Light Guide
    • Cubes (Additional Cubes available):
      • GFP
      • DAPI
      • CY5

Improved Stereoscopic Image
The noticeably improved three dimensional image perception helps you to prepare and manipulate your samples – especially in developmental biology and quality assurance. Acquire crisp and brilliant images throughout the whole 8:1 zoom range. The selectable click-stops for discrete magnification steps allow you to calibrate pixel sizes in the imaging software packages ZEN and AxioVision.

Stereo V.8 Illumination

  • Manual 8:1 zoom
  • Seamless integration into the modular system of Stereo microscopes
  • Manual or motorized focus
  • Manual or motorized X-Y stages
  • Illumination and contrast methods based on cold light or LED
  • Developmental Biology

More Insight for Your Research in Developmental Biology

  • Gentle, uniform illumination for your zebrafish and Drosophila embryos
  • Switch from shadow-free annular illumination to lateral oblique light at the click of a button – another plus for your research
  • Connect numerous phototubes for digital photo and video cameras with the 60N interface
  • Simply upgrade your fluorescence equipment with PentaFluar S
  • Use up to five different fluorescence filters
  • Quality Assurance

Your Quality Tool for Quality Assurance

  • Acquire crisp images without distortion to determine surface characteristics
  • Profit from excellent 3D impression
  • Make your work comfortable: define the viewing angle between five to fourty five degrees using the ergo phototube
  • Digitally measure and record your sample
  • Freedom of movement with large working distance
  • Extract maximum information from your sample with variable illumination options

Additional information


Dissection / Inspection


Contrast Technique

Brightfield, Fluorescence

Equipment Condition

Imaging Capability

Trinocular / Camera Port

Microscope Type

Stereo / Dissecting


Discovery V8 Fluorescence

Brightfield Illumination Type


Fluorescence Type


Fluorescence Illuminator

Used Metal Halide, New X-Cite 120Q Metal Halide System with iris, lamp and 1.5m LLG, New X-Cite 110LED System with Adaptor and 1.5mLLG, New X-Cite XYLIS, XT720S w/1.5m LLG, adaptor, remote