National DC4-212


Featuring precision optics and rugged construction, this microscope is enhanced with the addition of 100x oil immersion lens, 1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser, and professional quality built-in mechanical specimen holder with coaxial controls. A truly full-featured microscope with 3.0 Mega Pixel built-in camera, for optimum image quality and detail.


Microscope Specifications:


  • Widefield 10x eyepiece with pointer. Accepts optional #965-160 eyepiece reticle.
  • 45° inclined monocular viewing head rotates 360° for easy sharing by more than one student.
  • DIN standard 4x (0.10 N.A.), 10x (0.25 N.A.), 40xR (0.65 N.A.) and 100xR (1.25 N.A.) objectives are supplied for 40x, 100x, 400x and 1000x magnification. All are achromatic, parfocalled, parcentered and color-coded.
  • 4-hole objective turret, reverse position, ball-bearing mounted for smooth, precise changes in magnification.


  • Built-in corded LED illumination, delivers greater light and longer life than standard 20-watt tungsten bulb. Virtually no base heat and a 10,000-hour rated bulb.
  • Base mounted on/off switch, heavy-duty 3-wire grounded electrical system and plug.
  • 0.5A time delay fuse.


  • Separate low position coarse and fine focusing controls.
  • Stage moves up or down, eyepiece and body remain fixed.
  • Slip clutch prevents damage to focusing system.
  • Tension adjustment eliminates stage drift.
  • Safety rack stop prevents damage to slides and objective lenses.


  • Large 135mm x 135mm (5 1/4 in. x 5 1/4 in.) stage, with professional quality, low profile mechanical specimen holder with low-position coaxial x-y controls.
  • 1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser with spiral focusing mount, iris diaphragm, swing-out filter holder, blue filter supplied.


  • Rugged cast metal, gray enamel finish.

Camera Specifications:

  • 3.0 megapixel digital signal @ 2048x1536 maximum resolution
  • Includes: USB cable (removable), Calibration slides, Software CD Motic Images 2.0ML


  • Processor: 2 Ghz or Above
  • USB 2.0 (Required) RAM: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk: 1 GB (Free Space)
  • Video Card: 256MB Video Memory
More Information
MSRP 1,124.00
Head Type Monocular
STEM Approved Yes
Digital Camera Resolution 3.0 Megapixel
Connection Type USB
Illumination LED
Power Corded
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National DC4-212