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Kern OBN Phase Contrast Microscopes

Kern OBN Phase Contrast Microscopes

OBN 158 - Click name for details


This series stands out through its wide-ranging phase-contrast feature which goes beyond the standard OBN level of quality

A strong and continously adjustable 20 W halogen transmitted illumination unit (Philips) ensures the optimum illumination of your samples

This series has a professional Koehler illumination unit with a special height-adjustable PH universal rotary condenser which can be centred as well as an aperture diaphragm and field diaphragm

The extremely large mechanical stage table with ergonomic, coaxial coarse and fine focusing knob on both sides enables you to adjust and focus your sample rapidly and accurately

The combination of a professional quintuple condenser wheel, the phase contrast condenser and the Infinity Plan phase contrast objectives makes the KERN OBN 158 a high-quality, fully-equipped microscope for all applications related to contrast procedures

A wide variety of modular systems, such as, for example, a swing-out condenser, various eyepieces, objectives. colour filters, a darkfield condenser, a simple polarising unit through to complete fluorescence units are available to you as accessories

This centring eyepiece for adjusting the phase contrast, a protective dust cover, eye cups as well as multi-lingual User instructions are included with the delivery

A C-mount adapter is required to connect a camera. You can select this adapter from the following model outfit list

Scope of application

Haematology, urology, gynaecology, dermatology, pathology, microbiology and parasitology, immunology, entomology, oncology, sewage treatment plants, vets, water analysis, breweries


specially for extremely translucent, thin, low-contrast, challenging samples (e.g. living mammal cells, bacteria, tissue) with phase contrast

Product Features


12 Month Warranty

Infinity optical system

Quadaplex nosepiece

Siedentopf 30° inclined, 360° rotatable

Diopter adjustment both-sided

Overall dimensions W×D×H 390×200×400mm

Net weight approx. 9 kg

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Product Specification

Manufacturer Kern & Sohn

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