Leica Microsystems offers customized stereo microscopes for research, industry and education. Our macroscopes for industry, medicine and research offer exceptional optics and ultra convenient operation. Stereo microscopes and macroscopes from Leica enable you to view, analyze and document your specimens in two and three dimensions for any application.
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Stereo microscopes are the workhorse of any lab or production site. Designed for a wide range of applications, by selecting the right stereo microscope, hours spent inspecting, observing, documenting, or dissecting samples, is key to long-lasting, satisfactory use.
Leica's focus on ergonomics and modularity allows our stereo microscopes to adapt to their users for fatigue-free work while greatly enhancing productivity. Modular designs allow configurations for individual applications to increase efficiency and help maintain a high quality of work.
What is the application?
When deciding which Leica microscope solution will best suit your needs, it becomes important to determine what applications it will be needed for. Different applications make different demands of a stereo microscope. Thanks to the modular design of our stereo microscopes, we can provide a customized solution for different applications.
Which structures need to be observed, documented, or visualized?
Whether your priority is high resolution, depth of field, optical quality, Leica provides the solutions that will cover your needs. Integration with Leica DFC cameras and Leica Applications Suite allows for automation of routine tasks for consistent results and documentation.
What is the available budget for the microscope?
Modular solutions may look like a higher investment, but in the long run they will save money thanks to their versatility, ability to accommodate different users, and a large variety of add-ons and accessories.
How many different people need to use the microscope? How many hours will they work at the microscope?
When it comes to using the microscope for many hours, it is important to consider ergonomic accessories as they can prevent repetitive strain injuries. Depending on the number of different users, it is advisable to have a microscope which can be adjusted to the preference of each user.
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Ergonomic Accessories for Stereo Microscopes
Whether you need an entry-level solution or an advanced analysis and documentation package, Leica Microsystems provides ergonomically-designed manual stereo microscopes for routine tasks. This modulare product range can be customized to your needs with ergonomic accessories, special bases and extensive illumination options.
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Frequently Asked Questions Stereo Microscopes
The free AirLab software, compatible with MAC or ANDROID, allows the user to immediately share images, videos, and comments.
We have adapters for all C-mount compatible cameras.
Yes, use of a 3rd party software is possible.
LAS X software only runs with Windows, but for a MAC we have a dedicated software called Leica Acquire that you could download for free from the Apple store:
There is no software for Linux.
There are a lot of accessories. Please get in contact with your local Leica sales representative.
There are a lot of ergonomic accessories for our products. Please contact your local Leica sales representative for more details or visit: Ergonomic Accessories for Stereo Microscopes
With the FLEXACAM C1 camera you can directly save images on an IT network server or USB medium. You can also send the images via e-mail without having to use a computer.
It is certainly a great solution. If a greater range of magnification values is required, all our high-end M series stereo microscopes, such as the M205, can be equipped with an IC90 E camera for documenting and sharing results.
No, you don’t. By installing a FLEXACAM C1 camera, you can directly save the images on an IT network server or USB medium. You can also send the images via e-mail over your network without the need for a PC.
All our encoded microscope solutions offer calibration and image comparison. Furthermore, Leica Microsystems offers the free Store & Recall software which allows you to restore all system settings saved with the acquired image.
Leica Microsystems offers the free Store & Recall software which allows you to customize the microscope functions, adapting them to the requirements and needs of each individual user. The software also allows you to restore all system settings saved with the acquired image.
Leica microscopes are modular and shipped in the configuration that best fits your stated needs or application. In case your needs change later, you can always upgrade your workstation by adding available accessories.
Excellent sample preparation is the key to observing the finest textures and details and as such, the right workflow and tools in pre-preparation lead to not only excellent samples but produce reliable and precise results. Leica solutions are streamlining your daily workflow with intelligent automation allowing you to run your processes with a few mouse clicks.
The study of virus-infected tissues and cells to understand infection mechanisms and develop treatments for disease have dramatic implications for human health. Stereo microscopes help in all areas of studying related cellular mechanisms and immune responses for virology research.
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