Pole stands have a chromed alloy post on which the focusing holder is mounted. This allows the holder to be moved up or down to accommodate a wide range of working distances, and makes it easy to change holders. Many pole stands have built-in illumination.
External illuminated pole stand with "FX" focusing holder and integrated incident and transmitted light illuminator ports only, no light source is included. The transmitted light base includes a fully rotatable mirror for brightfield or pseudo-darkfield work. The 25mm illuminator ports can accept versatile illuminators like our MA264 or MA264H or fiber optic light source with light pipe and lens. Supplied with 94.5mm diameter clear glass stage plate and two stage clips.