Meiji TC5000 Inverted Brightfield Microscope Series


SKU: MTC5100 / MTC5100E / MTC5200 Brand:
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The TC Series makes routine examining of tissue cultures, microbes and other live specimens in petri dishes and culture bottles fast and easy while delivering an excellent performance-to-cost ratio compared to other quality manufactures. The TC Series is available in brightfield, phase contrast and epi-fluorescence models. A great feature of the TC5000 Series Microscopes is that they have an integrated front mounted camera port with adapters available for 35mm, CCD, CMOS and other cameras that come standard on the binocular models.

Each configured model comes with 10x Super Widefield eyepieces, a quintuple smooth operating ball bearing mounted objective changer and an assortment of newly designed Planachromat Infinity corrected objectives for brightfield, phase contrast and fluorescence microscopy. The condenser on the brightfield and phase models has a N.A. of 0.30 with an extra long working distance of 73mm. A powerful 6v 30w halogen illumination system with pre-centered bulb provides enhanced image quality and brightness. There is an optional attachable mechanical stage available that measures 112mm (x) x 72mm (Y) and a variety of other objectives, eyepieces and accessories available. This microscope is recommended where critical viewing is required. Included with this microscope is a manufactures lifetime warranty.

Binocular models, the TC5100 and TC5300, incorporate the MA814 Siedentopf-type binocular head while the trinocular models, the TC5200 and TC5400 have the MA816/10 Siedentopf-type trinocular head. The MA816/10 uses an 80/20 beamsplitter that can be engaged for photo-microscopy. (100% to eyetubes or 80% to phototube and 20% to the eyetube.) Each microscope head has the eyetubes inclined at 30 degrees with the left eyetube having graduated diopter settings. The interpupillary distance on the viewing heads is adjustable between 53mm – 75mm. An optional ergonomic binocular head is also available.

10X Super Widefield High Eyepoint eyepieces are standard and 15X and 20X eyepieces are also available as an option. A Super Widefield High Eyepoint 10X focusable eyepiece that accepts standard 25mm reticules is also available.

The smooth-operating, ball bearing mounted, quintuple nosepiece provides effortless objective changes.

Meiji Techno offers an assortment of newly designed Planachromat Infinity Corrected objectives for Brightfield, Phase Contrast and Fluorescence Microscopy.

The optional attachable mechanical stage measures 112mm(X) x 72mm(Y). It has ergonomically positioned right-handed coaxial drop down controls. It also accepts the following optional accessory plates: 35mm, 55mm, 65mm, Petrie Dish Holders, 96-well Terasaki Plate Holder, 1" x 3" glass slide holder, Hemacytometer holder. Slide, chamber, and petri dish holding plates of various sizes are available separately.

The standard condenser has a working distance of 73mm.

A powerful 6 volt 30 watt halogen bulb with pre-centered socket provides enhanced image quality and brightness for the observation of specimens.

Lifetime warranty.

Model Head Eyepieces Objectives Stage Condenser Illumination
TC5100 Binocular SWH10x FN22 Quintuple Nosepiece
LWD 10x & LWD 20x
Plain Fixed Stage
180mm x 247mm
TC Condenser N.A. 0.30, W.D. Koehler w/o iris, 6V 30W halogen
TC5100E Ergonomic Binocular
TC5200 Trinocular

CE and ISO 9001 Certified


Meiji Eyepieces for MT5000, MT6000, MT5000D, TC5000, MT7000, MT7500, MT8000, MT8500, MT9500, IM7000 & IM7500 Series
Product Code: MA817 / MA818 / MA819 / MA859 $145.60$259.35
Meiji Filters for TC5000 Series
Product Code: MA861 / MA863 / MA856 / MA857 / MA858 $77.35$145.60
Meiji Viewing Heads for TC5000 Series
Product Code: MA814 / MA816/10 / MA957/15 / MA1034 $459.55$746.20
Meiji TC5000 Condenser
Product Code: MA853 / MA854 $150.00 $136.50
Meiji Specimen Holders – Use with MA380/05 Attachable Mechanical Stage for TC5000 Series
Product Code: MA382 / MA383 / MA384 / MA385 / MA387 / MA864 / MA378 $77.35$86.45
Meiji Attachable Mechanical Stage for TC5000 Series
Product Code: MA380/05 $685.00 $623.35
Meiji MA849 4x Plan Fluorescent Objective For TC Series
Product Code: MA849 $441.00 $401.31
Meiji Plan Phase Objectives For TC Series
Product Code: MA825 / MA826 / MA827 / MA828 $404.95$586.95
Meiji Plan Brightfield Objectives For TC Series
Product Code: MA820 / MA821 / MA822 / MA823 $259.35$459.55
Meiji MA326 Halogen Bulb, 6V 30W
Product Code: MA326 (P5761) $28.95
Meiji MA151/35/50 “C” Mount Adapter with 0.5x Lens
Product Code: MA151/35/50 $420.00 $382.20
Meiji MA151/35/25 “C” Mount Adapter with 2.5x Lens
Product Code: MA151/35/25 $265.00 $241.15
Meiji MA151/35/20 “C” Mount Adapter with 0.7x Lens
Product Code: MA151/35/20 $265.00 $241.15
Meiji MA151/35/15 “C” Mount Adapter with 1.0x Lens
Product Code: MA151/35/15 $265.00 $241.15
Meiji MA151/35/05 “C” Mount Adapter with 0.5x Lens
Product Code: MA151/35/05 $265.00 $241.15
Meiji MA151/35/04 “C” Mount Adapter with 0.45x Lens
Product Code: MA151/35/04 $265.00 $241.15
Meiji MA151/35/03 “C” Mount Adapter with 0.3x Lens
Product Code: MA151/35/03 $265.00 $241.15

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