MiTeGen V8 Stereo Microscope Kit

If you are looking for a high-quality stereo microscope for crystallization screening and crystal harvesting, the MiTeGen ZEISS Discovery V8 is a good option to consider. It provides a comfortable ergonomic setup with the magnification capable of visualizing small crystals, a large working distance for sample manipulation, a wide base for ease of use, and adjustable lighting for great illumination, and the ability to add high-quality imaging of samples.

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Product Information

Here are some specific features of the Discovery V8 that are beneficial for crystallization screening and crystal harvesting:

  • 8:1 zoom magnification range allows you to easily zoom in on small crystals and droplets for detailed observation
  • Apochromatic objectives provide sharp, clear images with excellent color fidelity, which is important for accurately assessing the quality of crystals
  • Integrated LED illumination provides bright, shadow-free light that minimizes glare and improves image clarity
  • Three-position illumination turret allows you to choose the illumination that best suits your needs, such as brightfield for general observation, oblique for highlighting surface features, or darkfield for revealing internal structures
  • Long working distance of 81 mm makes it easy to handle crystals and droplets without obscuring your view
  • Ergonomic design with easy-to-use controls makes it a pleasure to use, even for extended periods of time
  • Durable construction ensures years of reliable performance, even in demanding laboratory environments

Overall, the ZEISS Discovery V8 is a powerful and versatile stereo microscope that is well-suited for a variety of applications, including crystallization screening and crystal harvesting. It is a good choice for laboratories that require high-quality images and a comfortable viewing experience.


  • ZEISS Stereo Discovery V8 body
  • 10 to 80x magnification range (easily upgraded to 125x)
  • Large working distance (>60 mm) for easy harvesting
  • Cold transmitted-light via fiber-optic LED source provide bright cool light
  • Large working area for easy screening of multiple plates
  • Cross-polarization filters provide observation of crystal bi-refringence
  • Transmitted-light base allows easy adjustment of lighting
  • Dust Protection Set M
  • Binoc Phototube Ergo Stereo 5-45
  • Eyepiece PL 10x/23 Br foc
  • Folding Eyecup
  • Stand base Profile S
  • Transmitted Light Equipment S
  • Cold-light source Zeiss CL6000 LED
  • 6200K color temperature
  • Control of intensity & 6 memory positions
  • Filter slider for 2 filters 35x26x4mm (sold separately)
  • Analyzer S Rotatable
  • Polarizer D =84mm
  • Manual focus drive f/ Discovery
  • Mount S with 76 mm Diameter Support
  • Achromat S 1.0x Reo WD=63 lens
  • If you intend on using the Axiocam 208 Microscope Camera (sold separately) with this microscope, then you will need to also purchase the Axiocam Camera Adapter (sold separately).