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Field of view approx. 1mm, resolution 1µm

Sample containerPetri dish, flask, well plate or cavity side with clear transparent base and lid.
Maximum focal length6mm stage to sample
Maximum sample (flask) height50mm. Taller flasks to order
IlluminationTop and bottom; adjustable
Top (trans) illumination modes: Brightfield; Low NA brightfield; High
contrast brightfield; Darkfield and Digital phase contrast.
DisplaySmartphone, tablet or computer. No WiFi infrastructure or router is required.
Image sharingImages and videos are stored on the display device for easy sharing.

Images can be viewed remotely in Google Photos or any image sharing software.

Time-Lapse images can be recorded on Android devices

ioLight AppFree for download from the Apple® or Google Play® app store

Built-in web server available from any computer with Chrome and other browsers

Image format5MP (2592 x 1944 pixels); colour JPG.

BMP and PNG available on the web browser

Video formatMPEG-4; colour; up to 1296 x 972; 10 fps
Time-LapseApp for Android device enables Time-Lapse image sequences
Dimensions190mm deep x 140mm wide x 120mm high

Taller flask models are >120mm high

Power supplyIntegrated Li-ion rechargeable battery with USB charger (supplied)

The power cable is sealed into the housing to prevent the atmosphere from entering the microscope and can be extended if required.


Either a tablet or phone running iOS 8.1 or higher or Android® 4.4 or higher, or a computer with WiFi and Google Chrome (or another web browser)

We recommend newer, faster devices. Older low-performance devices may run the app, but this is not guaranteed

ioLight 1mm Portable Digital Inverted Microscope

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