The microscopes you will find on this page are good quality, durable, well-supported, student microscopes with all the basic features and functions you need for general biology courses.
All on this page have: WF10X eyepiece, 3 objectives (4X, 10X, 40XR), stage clips, integrated light, coarse and fine focus
The (Motic) Swift M2251 Series is a tried and true, classroom favorite. Maybe a little old-fashioned in appearance, they do provide history of proven performance in classrooms grades 5-12. Dependable. Still a great value.
M-S-M2251CL (Corded) $237
M-S-M2251C (Cordless, rechargeable) $274
Up to 40 hours operation/charge.
The National 131, another tried and true, old-timer; another stellar classroom performer! Everything you need; nothing you don't. Excellent bang for your buck!
M-NO-131-CLED (Corded) $242
M-NO-131-RLED (Cordless, rechargeable) operate for a week on one charge $251
Accu-Scope's EXM-150 is another excellent option for your classroom. Sturdy, but with a more-modern appearance, the EXM-150 meets all your typical specs for a general biology, student compound microscope. comes only in cordless, rechargeable. Cordless, L.E.D. illuminator operates for approx. 4 hours/charge.
Swift's M3600 Series is considered to be their flagship model. They are premium microscopes that come standard with integrated camera port, precise coaxial focus, PointMaster eyepiece, variable L.E.D. illumination, up to 40 hours operation/charge,
M-S-M3603 (Corded) $346
M-S-M3603C (Cordless, rechargeable) $355