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Zeiss Long Distance 40x Phase Contrast Objective

Zeiss Long Distance 40x Phase Contrast Objective

All 160mm Tube Length Inverted Microscopes


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Zeiss long distance (LD) 40x/0.60 phase contrast objective for 160mm tube length microscopes.  Recommended for inverted tissue culture microscopes.  Correction collar to correct for vessel thickness between 1.0 - 1.5mm thich.  RMS thread mount.  Couples with PH2 condenser ring to deliver phase contast image or open position of condenser for brightfield.  Also usable for fluorescence.   

Excellent condition.  Optics show no marks, scratches or delamination.  Correction collar works smoothly.  Some minor signs of use on outer barrel which do not affect performance.  Bench tested on Universal stand - image is sharp and crisp.  

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  • Zeiss p/n 460716
  • Magnification: 40x
  • Numerical Aperture: 0.60
  • PH2 phase contrast ring
  • Correction collar 1.0-1.5
  • Correction:  Plan
  • Use with vessel thickness between 1.0-1.5mm
  • 160mm tube length
  • Working Distance: 1.5mm
  • RMS thread