Meiji Techno TC-5100/5200 Inverted Biological Microscopes

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SKU: TC5000

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  • Two LWD objectives, 10x, 20x
  • SWH 10x eyepieces
  • Binocular or trinocular
  • 30W halogen illumination
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty

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  • Meiji TC-5100/5200 Inverted Biological Microscope


Designed for examining tissue cultures, microbes and other live specimens in petri dishes and culture bottles, the TC5000 offer a cost effective and high quality inverted microscopy solution. Two TC plan achromat infinity corrected long working distance objectives (10x and 20x) are mounted in a quintuple nosepiece and combine with two SWH10x eyepieces for magnification powers of 100x and 200x. The microscope has a chemical resistant baked enamel finish.


The Siedentopf head, inclined at 30°, is available in binocular or trinocular format. Interpupilliary adjustment is 53mm to 75mm and there is a diopter on the left eyetube for individual eye focusing. Eyepieces include two SWH10x widefield high eyepoint eyepieces, FN 22 with a 25mm reticle mount. Optional eyepieces include SWH15x, SWH20x and SWH10x-F focusing. Two long working distance plan objectives are included, 10x and 20x set in a ball-bearing operated quintuple nosepiece. Optional 4x and 40x objectives are available.

A C-Mount camera adapter is available for the front body port of the microscope, MA877. This adapter can be used with either binocular or trinocular versions of the microscope. Please note that to mount a camera separately to the trinocular head, an adapter in the MA151/35 series may be needed.

Stage & Focus

The plain stage measures 180mm (X) x 245mm (Y) plain stage and includes a replaceable glass insert with 45mm opening. An optional mechanical stage and a variety of specimen holders are available. Focus controls are low-positioned for comfort with coaxial, coarse/fine focus knobs with adjustable tension control.

Condenser & Illumination

The condenser is an extra long working distance, NA 0.30, WD 73mm. An optional condenser, NA 0.55, WD 20.5mm is available for use with a 40x objective. Koehler illumination employs a 6V 30W halogen lamp. An aspheric condenser lens, a diffusion filter and a heat absorbing filter are also integrated into the lamphouse. A lever-type iris diaphragm is provided for aperture control. Operates with universal voltage via an automatic voltage sensor.


Manual, dust cover


Specifications of Component Options

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  • TC-5100 Binocular

    TC-5200 Trinocular
    SKU TC5100TC5200
    Warranty Limited Lifetime WarrantyLimited Lifetime Warranty
    Product Weight 23.000023.0000
    Product Length 485 mm485 mm
    Product Width 220 mm220 mm
    Product Height 411 mm411 mm
    System Type Brightfield, InvertedBrightfield, Inverted
    Optical Design Infinity CorrectedInfinity Corrected
    Head Type BinocularTrinocular
    Ocular Angle 30°30°
    Diopter Adjustment SingleSingle
    Interpupillary Adjustment Arc (Seidentopf)Arc (Seidentopf)
    Interpupillary Adjustment Range 53 – 75 mm53 – 75 mm
    Trinocular Type  Switchable Beam-Split
    Trinocular Standard  23mm DIN
    View Orientation Inverted ViewInverted View
    Ocular Tube Diameter 30 mm30 mm
    Nosepiece Style Quintuple (5)Quintuple (5)
    Focus Controls Coarse & Fine, CoaxialCoarse & Fine, Coaxial
    Focus Mechanism Rack & PinionRack & Pinion
    Focus Control Location Dual AmbidextrousDual Ambidextrous
    Focus Controls Graduated? YesYes
    Stage Type FixedFixed
    Stage Features GlassGlass
    Includes Eyepieces? YesYes
    Included Eyepiece Quantity 22
    Included Eyepieces (X) 10X10X
    Eyepiece Style SWF Super Widefield (FN 20mm)SWF Super Widefield (FN 20mm)
    Min Standard Mag 100X100X
    Max Standard Mag 200X200X
    Included Objectives (Qty) 22
    Objective Lens PlanPlan
    Included Objective Types Brightfield, InvertedBrightfield, Inverted
    Condenser Features Aspheric, Iris Diaphragm, Long Working Distance, Swing-out Filter HolderAspheric, Iris Diaphragm, Long Working Distance, Swing-out Filter Holder
    Condenser N.A. 0.30 mm0.30 mm
    Filter Diameter 51 mm51 mm
    Illumination Type HalogenHalogen
    Illumination Style TransmittedTransmitted
    Collector Type KohlerKohler
    Collector Features Diffusion FilterDiffusion Filter
    Transmitted Light Type HalogenHalogen
    Transmitted Light Specification 6V 30W6V 30W
    Transmitted Light Control VariableVariable
    Power Supply 110V-230V AC Auto Voltage Sensing110V-230V AC Auto Voltage Sensing
    Imaging Compatibility (with adapters)  23mm
    Available Imaging Mounts 0.66X C-Mount, F-Mount, Other SLR, T-Mount0.3X C-Mount, 0.45X C-Mount, 0.5X C-Mount, 0.7X C-Mount, 1.0X C-Mount, F-Mount, Open C-Mount (no lens), Other SLR, T-Mount
    Included Extras Dust CoverDust Cover

  • MA820 TC Planachromat 4X Infinity Corrected Objective

    MA823 TC Planachromat 40X Infinity Corrected Objective
    SKU MA820MA823
    Warranty Meiji Limited Lifetime WarrantyMeiji Limited Lifetime Warranty
    Compatible With ML*ML*
    Objective Lens PlanPlan
    Objective Lens Power 4x40x