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KERN OCM 165 Compound (Inverted) Microscope



Model OCM 165 Compound (Inverted) microscope is ideal for the research and breeding of cell and tissue cultures. It is supplied with trinocular head, infinity plan objectives and halogen lamp with both transmitted and incident illumination types.

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The Kern OCM 165 Compound (Inverted) Microscope offers an ergonomic, robust and stable benchtop microscope. Includes a trinocular eyepiece and dust cover, with further options available for your individual applications, such as a selection of eyepieces, objectives, specimen holders and other phase contrast units. With a large working distance and optimum adjustable fluorescent illumination with both incident and transmitted light types available, it is suited to a broader range of applications than the OCM 161 model, such as sample viewing in flasks, petri dishes and microtitre plates, as well as challenging samples that are thin, translucent and/or low-contrast (e.g. living mammal cells, tissue, microorganisms, Immunofluorescence, FISH, DAPI staining and more).

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  • Ergonomic and robust design
  • Trinocular eyepiece
  • Large working distance of 72 mm ideal for researching cell and tissue cultures
  • Specimen holder (∅ 110 mm)
  • Bright and adjustable 20 W halogen illumination
  • Additional Osram 100W-HBO Epi fluorescence illumination unit available as a fluorescence microscope
  • Special Abbe N.A. 0.3 condenser with aperture diaphragm
  • Variety of accessories available
  • C-mount adapter required to connect a camera


  • Dimensions (W×D×H): 782×304×530 mm
  • Optical system: Infinity
  • Tube type: Trinocular
  • Ocular magnifications: 10x
  • Ocular visual field: 22 mm
  • Standard objectives: 10×, 20×, 40×, PH 20×
  • Lens quality: Infinity Plan
  • Illumination type and intensity: Transmitted light, Halogen 30 W. Reflected light, 100 W blue green HBO
  • Focusing mechanism: Coaxial coarse and fine drive (minimum 0.002 mm)


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KERN OCM 165 Compound (Inverted) Microscope