Vision Engineering DX21 Laboratory Microscope (DX-21)


Vision Engineering’s DX21 is a robust, simple to use high quality routine lab microscope with a range of illumination options, ideal for routine lab, biomedical, clinical and educational applications.

  • Compact and modular for easy addition of accessories
  • Outstanding infinity optical system
  • Brightfield, polarized light, phase contrast and darkfield

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Vision Engineering DX21 Laboratory Microscope Features and Benefits:

  • Designed for routine lab and educational use, the portable DX21 is a simple to use upright binocular microscope with a small footprint ensuring available bench space is maximised.
  • The DX21 upright microscope offers clear, sharp images with a range of accessories including phase contrast, darkfield, simple polarized light and image capture facilities.
  • Observation tube includes an interpupillary adjustment of 48 - 75mm with an inclination of 30º and a compensation free trinocular head.
  • The quadruple nosepiece is reversed allowing unrestricted access to the specimen whilst the focussing turners and stage controls are conveniently positioned promoting fatigue free operation.
  • A pre-focus stop prevents slides and objectives from collision and damage and also allows for quick return to the focal point after the introduction of immersion oil.


  • 40x - 1000x magnification range
  • Excellent ergonomics for optimum operator comfort
  • Outstanding optical performance
  • Range of illumination options, including phase contrast, darkfield and simple polarized light
  • Compact, stable design with infinity optical system


Vision Engineering DX21 Laboratory Microscope Technical Specifications:

Microscope Body
Focus Coaxial bilateral coarse and fine adjustment with adjustable limit stop
Torque adjustment for coarse focus control
Illuminator Built in illumination for transmitted light
6 volt 20W Halogen bulb (pre-centred)
Built-in variable transformer
Nosepiece Reverse quadruple nosepiece
Optical System Infinity optical system
Observation Tube
Interpupillary Adjustment 48 to 75mm
Inclination 30°
Compensation free binocular head
Mechanical Stage
Stage Dimensions 140 x 140mm
Controls Low positioned coaxial controls
X & Y Movement 75 x 50mm
Abbe condenser (N.A. 1.25)
Infinity plan achromat x4, x10, x40, and x100 (Oil)
Widefield high eyepoint x10/F.N 20

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