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SMZ25 and SMZ18
World’s Leading High-Performance Zoom Stereo Microscopes
Nikon’s SMZ25 and SMZ18 revolutionise stereo microscopy with exceptional image resolution and the unique provision of 25:1 and 18:1 zoom ratios respectively.
Applications range from routine inspection of critical components to research and development and failure analysis of innovative structures and devices.
Nikon SMZ25 and SMZ18
The SMZ25 and SMZ18 are the world’s leading high-performance stereo zoom microscopes.
Applications include innovative material research utilising the largest zoom range available (25:1).
Realising Outstanding Stereoscopic Optical Performance
Nikon’s perfect zoom system, the world’s highest zoom ratio (25:1), matches the high numerical aperture values of the left and right optical axes simultaneously.
Digital Communication and Image Processing
The SMZ25 and SMZ18 both have a wide range of digital imaging capabilities utilising Nikon’s Digital Sight cameras together with the NIS-Elements imaging software suite.
Outstanding Optical Zoom Performance
The remarkable zoom ratio is achieved by an opto-mechanical mechanism that continuously changes the distance between the two optical axes during the zooming process.
Superior Resolution, Parfocal Objectives
Nikon’s innovative and parfocal SHR Plan Apo objective lens series is capable of the highest resolution of 1100LP/mm (SHR Plan Apo 2x at maximum zoom).
Modular Accessory Components
From the stand to the eyepiece, every component option may be chosen to closely match the requirements of a user’s application.
Ergonomic advantages follow from the design of function controls and optimisation of operator posture. Positioning of the controls and variable angle observation tubes allow comfortable, fatigue-free work.
(Using 10x eyepiece)
(Depending on objective used)
(Depending on objective used)
|Zooming Body||Optical system||Parallel-Optics (zooming type)|
|Aperture diaphragm||Zooming body built-in|
NA / Working Distance (mm)
|0.5x||0.078 / 71||0.075 / 71|
|1x||0.156 / 60||0.15 / 60|
|1.6x||0.25 / 30||0.24 / 30|
|2x||0.312 / 20||0.3 / 20|
|Tubes||Tilting trinocular tube / Low eyelevel trinocular tube|
|Epi-Fluorescence attachment||Motorized / Manual filter cube turret (4 filter cubes mountable)|
|Bases / Stand||LED Diascopic base / Fiber Diascopic base
Episcopic plain base / Episcopic plain stand
|Episcopic illuminators||Coaxial Epi illuminator / LED ring illumination unit
LED ring fiber illumination unit. Flexible double arm fiber illumination unit
|Diascopic illuminators||LED dark field unit / Polarizing attachment|
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