GXM L1500 Binocular head upright microscope

GXM L1500 Binocular head upright microscope

Available to order

SRP £573.17

Price includes VAT, a delivery charge, if any, will be added during Checkout 

This microscope has been discontinued and repalced by the SMART series 


The L1500 microscope is a superb research grade biological upright microscope.  It provides excellent quality images to both the eyepieces and any attached camera system through its infinity corrected optical system.

The optics are mounted on an ultra-modern design, substantial stand which provides a stable platform for high magnification imaging and allows a wide range of accessories to be added such as epi-fluorescence kits, materials epi-illuminators, camera systems and motorised stages.

The microscope has been design for research microscopy yet it is offered at a price which means that routine microscopy and teaching laboratories can afford it.

With this level of microscope the majority of instruments are supplied with cameras.  The phototube of the trinocular head can be fitted with a large range of cameras including Digital SLRs, Digital Compacts and cameras designed specifically for microscopy.  For each type of camera a specific camera adapter is available.

The GXM L1500 microscope can be supplied with a large variety of accessories which include a phase contrast kit, epifluorescence kit, epi-illumination kit, polarising kit, darkfield kit



This microscope is suitable for use in a wide range of laboratories including biological research, medical research, hospital pathology, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, universities and government research.

Applications include Histology, Cytology, Botany, Zoology, Immunology, Pharmacology, Veterinary Sciences, Plant Sciences, Entomology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Haematology, Trichology, Polymer Sciences, Powder Technology, Dermatology and Histopathology.

As standard the GXM L1500 is supplied a high quality biological microscope for brightfield imaging.

With accessories you can also use it for phase contrast imaging, darkfield imaging, materials and metallurgy and fluorescence imaging.

  • Wide field eyepieces, choice of Achromatic or Plan Achromatic objectives 
  • Coaxial coarse/fine focus system, with tension and limit stopper 
  • Mechanical stage size: 135mmX135mm. 
  • Height adjustable Abbe condenser, NA=1.25. 
  • Illumination with 6V 20W halogen lamp, adjustable brightness 
  • Choice of monocular, binocular and trinocular heads 
  • ƒ Wide range of accessories and options including LED illumination 


Further information

  • Routine & Teaching grade microscope
  • Binocular head
  • Quadruple nosepiece 
  • 4x,10x,40x,100x oil
  • 4 semiPlan Achromatic objectives
  • Pair 10x widefield eyepieces
  • Mechanical stage
  • Coaxial coarse/fine focus
  • Abbe condenser on rack and pinion
  • LED adjustable lighting 
  • Range of accessories 


Product Note Price
GXM Turret phase kit for L1500 microscope GXM Turret phase kit for L1500 microscope
£799.00 *

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