Vision Engineering Mantis Compact 3D Stereo Microscope


The Mantis Compact is a low magnification visual inspection microscope, providing truly superb 3-D imaging with unparalleled freedom of head movement. Featuring Vision Engineering’s patented eyepieceless technology, Mantis Compact is the low magnification stereo viewer of choice for a wide range of inspection, manipulation or rework tasks requiring magnification. x2, x4, x6 and NEW! x8 quick change magnification options.

Below prices reflect “common configurations, please contact us for quote on additional options and stands not shown below for special applications.

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Vision Engineering Mantis Compact 3D Stereo Microscope Features:

  • True color, LED illumination providing over 10,000 hours of shadow-free viewing
  • Superior ergonomics for improved productivity and increased throughput
  • Superb hand-eye co-ordination for inspection and manipulation tasks
  • Long working distances for easy sample manipulation and rework
  • Choice of stands. Flexible swing arm with small footprint; Versatile articulated arm for applications requiring extended reach; Rigid bench stand for added stability or illumination options.


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Vision Engineering Mantis Compact 3D Stereo Microscope Technical Specifications:

Optical data
Objective Lenses Working Distance Field of View
2x 6.57″ (167mm) 1.77″ (45.0mm)
4x 3.78″ (96mm) 1.08″ (27.5mm)
6x 3.78″ (73mm) 0.76″ (19.2mm)
8x 2.30″ (58.5mm) 0.56″ (14.3mm)


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Mantis Compact Stereo Microscope 2X-8X Magnification

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  • MFlex Articulated Arm. Complete with stand and C-clamp, 115v PSU, Dust Cover. Extended reach 697mm. For use with Mantis Compact Head
  • MFlex Articulated Arm w/ 115vPSU and Dust Cover (stand and C-clamp NOT included) – for use with Mantis Compact (The MCF-003US is intended to be used with the MF-006 Floor Stand.)

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