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A student microscope with LED illumination and exclusive CFI infinity optics delivering clear, bright images at every magnification.*

Designed for years of high quality use, the Eclipse E100-LED is an upright microscope with outstanding optical performance combined with elegant ergonomic touches. The E100-LED, ideal as an educational or student microscope, incorporates Nikon's exclusive CFI infinity optical system and an high-intensity LED eco-illumination system that is IR-free, virtually eliminating eyestrain for users. In addition, advanced Nikon BE Plan Achromat objectives have been designed especially for the E100 with excellent optical corrections and very flat optical performance. This means clear, bright images at every magnification.

* Halogen version also available

Key Features

Enhanced LED Eco-Illumination

The E100 incorporates a high-intensity LED eco-illumination system that is IR-free, virtually eliminating eyestrain for users. Eco-illumination boasts a long lifetime of 60,000 hours, and reduces the need for frequent lamp changes. LED illumination also offers very low power consumption and heat generation and eliminates color temperature changes that occur with halogen light sources.


Standard 30 Degree Eyepiece Tube

30 degree eyepiece tubeSiedentopf-type eyepiece tube inclined at a comfortable 30 degrees. Interpupillary distance of 47-75mm is largest in its class. 180 degree rotatable eyepoint adjustment to accommodate operators of different builds.


High-Eyepoint Eyepieces

Wide 18mm field of view with built-in diopter adjustment on both eyepieces provides easy parfocality adjustment. Eyepieces lock to prevent theft, damage, or vandalism.


Upper Limit Stage Stop

Allows the user to set the upper limit of the stage movement so objective does not hit the specimen slide, protecting both from damage.


Removable Lens Unit Cover

Turning the microscope upside-down to replace lamp is no longer necessary. Simply open the top corner on the base to replace the 6V/20W halogen lamp safely and easily.


4 Position Reversed Nosepiece

Microscope comes standard with 4x, 10x, 40x, and 100x objectives. 20x and 60x Dry objectives are also available.


Compact Design

Utilizing a lightweight design, the Eclipse E100 was created with a small footprint that is compact and easily fits into a storage cabinet.


BE Plan Achromat Objectives

Specially designed for the E100, CFI BE Plan objectives provide a bright, high contrast and flat-field image over the entire 18mm field of view.


CFI45 Infinity Corrected Optical System

The Eclipse E100 incorporates Nikon’s revolutionary CFI Infinity Corrected Optical System with advanced specifications for crisp, bright images at every magnification at a modest price.


Anti-mold design

Anti-mold paint and an anti-mold tablet are used in the objective lenses, eyepiece lenses and eyepiece tubes to prevent mold forming in high-humidity environments.


Nikon Manufactured Glass

To further assure quality control of the lenses and design versatility, Nikon manufactures its own glass from raw silica to the final optical coatings.


Optional Techniques

Newly designed accessories for simple phase contrast and darkfield are available.



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