University teaching laboratories
The following range of student microscopes are designed for use at college level and in university teaching laboratories.
Our carefully considered range of microscopes for education have been chosen for their:
We have options to suit all budgets and are willing to negotiate educational discounts for bulk purchases – please email us here to discuss options.
As an independent supplier of microscopes across a wide range of brands, we are able to bring a selection of microscopes to your teaching laboratory for an on-site demonstration from brands including (but not limited to) GX Microscopes, Leica Microsystems, Evident (formerly Olympus), Nikon and Motic.
GT Vision Ltd. is an official supplier for the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) and our microscopes can be found in most universities across the UK, including the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, the University of Southampton, the University of Bristol, the University of Manchester and most others.
Our Service Department offers ongoing on-site support for microscopes of all brands and ages.
|Biological upright / compound microscopes for students|
Upright Biological Compound Microscopes are used for observing thin, transparent, slide mounted specimens under magnifications typically ranging from 40X to 1000X.
|Stereo microscopes for students|
Stereo/Dissecting Microscopes also known as low power microscopes are used for the observation of larger specimens that may be non-transparent ‘lumps’. Typical magnifications used are 7X to 90X.
|Digital microscopes for students|
Digital Microscopes are available in a huge variety of formats. They all have the common feature of including a built in camera which will convey either live images to a computer or a video display or images and video to memory devices.
|Materials microscopes for students|
Materials Microscopes are used to for observing fine details and features on a material sample at high magnifications typically ranging from 50x to 800x.
|Fluorescence microscopes for students|
Fluorescence Microscopes are used to observe specimens that emit fluorescent light at magnifications ranging typically from 40X to 1000X.
|Polarising Microscopes for students|
Polarising microscopes are used to observe the polarisation characteristics of materials. Typical specimens are geological, crystals, asbestos, fibres and polymers.
|GT Vision Recommended Student Microscopes|
Our top recommended microscopes for student use within university teaching laboratories.
|Biological Inverted Microscopes For Students|
Inverted Microscopes are used for observing materials, cells and organisms in culture and in the bottom of flasks, petri dishes, microtitre plates and tubes.