SMZ445 and SMZ460

A high performance to cost instrument ideal for production QC functions in both routine and critical applications, failure analysis, determining and predicting modes of failure, as well as verifying solutions.

Compact Design Enables Easy to Achieve Fine Resolution

The SMZ445 and SMZ460 models offer great optical performance in compact bodies enabling quality images for the user with superior flatness, all achieved from an optical design and high production quality standards applied to all Nikon’s stereo microscope zoom systems.

Nikon SMZ445 and SMZ460

There is a huge range of applications for these versatile microscopes throughout materials science and industrial tasks.

100mm working distance as standard

The SMZ445 and SMZ460 both have an impressive standard working distance of 100mm before any supplementary lens accessory is fitted.

Product Highlights

Standard Zoom Magnification Range

The standard optical magnification and zoom range is 0.8 to 3.5x for SMZ445 (4.4:1 zoom ratio) and 0.7 to 3.0x for SMZ460 (4.3:1 zoom ratio).

All-in-One LED Hybrid Stand

The C-LEDS Hybrid LED stand features both a built-in diascopic and an episcopic illumination system and the light intensity of each can be adjusted individually.

Core Features

Stereo Microscopes

TypeTwin zooming objective optical system
Total Magnification8x ~ 35x (4x ~ 70x by replacing eyepiece and/or auxiliary objective lens)7x ~ 30x (3.5x ~ 60x by replacing eyepiece and/or auxiliary objective lens)
EyepieceSM 10xB eyepieces (F.N. 21), SM 15xB eyepieces (F.N.14), SM 20xB eyepieces (F.N. 12)
Zoom Range0.8x ~ 3.5x (Zoom ratio: 4.4:1)0.7x ~ 3x (Zoom ratio: 4.3:1)
Auxiliary Objective LensAL0.5x, 0.7x (optional)

Working Distance100mm (standard configuration), 127.5mm (AL0.7x), 181mm (AL0.5x)
Eyepiece Inclination45º60º
Optical SystemTrue erect image, 12º inner bevel, independent adjustment of right and left eyepieces, and 54 to 75mm interpupillary adjustment
Weight (Zooming Body)Approx. 1.0kg
SMZ445 + C-PSC Compact Plain Stand

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Accessories for SMZ Series

A wide range of component accessory functions and features is available for Nikon’s research and routine stereo microscope models. Objective lenses and revolver turrets, supplementary objectives, many incident and transmitted light bases, eyepieces and the Digital Sight Camera range with Nikon’s NIS-Elements software join a full set of third party accessories.
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