MiTeGen V121 Stereo Microscope Kit

Providing all of the great features of the V8 but with added magnification range and motorized zoom, this high-quality stereo microscope, the MiTeGen ZEISS Discovery V12 is a great option to consider for crystallization screening and crystal harvesting. The added magnification allows for harvesting some of the smallest crystals. The motorized zoom allows for quick transitions between viewing drops and harvesting crystals.

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*note: Kits may at times have extended delivery schedules of 2 – 12 weeks

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Here are some specific features of the Discovery V12 that are beneficial for crystallization screening and crystal harvesting:

  • Motorized 12:1 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 100 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 V12 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.


  • Top of the line microscope for Crystallographers
  • Ergonomic adjustable eyepieces
  • A wide array of accessories available
  • 8-100x w/ 10x eyepieces (up-gradable to provide a 12.8 x 160x magnification with 16x eyepieces)
  • 12:1 zoom ratio
  • Fully-motorized zoom, with memory location HIP
  • Binoc Phototube Ergo Stereo 5-45
  • 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
  • Mount S with 76 mm Diameter Support
  • Achromat S 1.0x Reo WD=63 lens
  • Dust Protection Set M
  • 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).