Phase Contrast Microscope

The Novex BBS binocular phase contrast microscope was developed through the collarboration of Euromex Microscopen BV and L.J. Smith & Sons. This microscope has been designed for use at universities and laboratories as well as for the testing element of the asbestos industry.

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Phase Contrast Microscope Details

The Novex BBS binocular phase contrast microscope was developed with assistance from Jean Prentice MSc (Hons) of McCrone Consulting LLP, this microscope is fully compliant with the HSG 248 requirements for phase contrast microscopes used for fibre counting.



The microscope is simple and easy to use, and easy to transport thanks to the lightweight but sturdy foam-lined metal flight case. The case has built-in compartments for all detachable accessories to prevent damage to them and to the microscope during transport.


  • Two 12.5x wide field, high eye point focusable eyepieces with rubber shields
  • Walton & Beckett type 22 reticle
  • 40x 0.65NA phase objective
  • 10x phase or 4x objective for low-magnification filter scan
  • Abbe condenser with centrable iris
  • Slide-insert centrable phase rings
  • X-y transfer controls below mechanical stage
  • Kohler-type illumination
  • Field iris
  • Phase telescope
  • Green filter
  • Luxury foam-lined case

Note a test slide is NOT included.

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