Olympus BX50 Light Microscope with QImaging Retiga 2000R digital camera.
The Olympus BX50 Light Microscope is an upright microscope with 4X, 10X, 20X, 40X (with collar correction for coverslip thickness), and optional 60X (oil) and 100X (oil) objectives. It is fitted with Mercury epi-fluorescence and Halogen direct illumination systems and binocular infinity optics eye pieces. The microscope is equipped with filter blocks to visualize 488 (excites blue, emits green, such as FITC), 568 (excites green, emits red, such as Rhodamine), with a multi filter cube which provides 488, 568 and UV light (used for DAPI). The blank setting is used for UV and bright field. Visit Chroma.com for further information.