Zeiss Axio Compound Microscope A1
The Zeiss Axio Scope A1 microscope was engineered for universities, research labs, industrial, and medical applications. It is a popular modular member of the Zeiss microscope family.
Besides teaching and medical research, industrial uses range from quality control and materials development to the geosciences including oil exploration.
A unique aspect of its design is that the upper and lower parts of the stand may be separated by 30mm and 60mm spacers up to a total distance of 110mm to allow large specimens to be examined directly under the objectives.
To gain more room for atypically sized objects the stage carrier can be lowered and the condenser carrier removed to accommodate objects up to 380mm in height.
Different upper, lower, and column combinations allows for 23 different configurations.