Inverted light microscope Zeiss Axio Observer Z1m


Jiří Holas


Inverted light microscope with motorized specimen stage, including motorized Z-drive. Stage control is carried out by joystick or by PC included. PC enables users to take snaps and perform image analysis using software AxioVision. Microscope is equipped with 5 different objectives for resultant magnification from 50 x till 1000 x. Microscope offers all relevant methods in transmitted and reflected light: brightfield, darkfield, polarization and DIC.





Magnification10 x
Field of vision diameter23 mm
Dioptric correctionyes


MagnificationNumerical aperture
5 x0.13
10 x0.25
20 x0.50
50 x0.80
100 x0.90

Available observation methods

Polarized light
Circular differential interference contrast (C-DIC)

Available stage inserts

Round shapedØ 36 mm
Round shapedØ 28 mm
Drop shapedØ 23 mm

Modules for image analysis

Extended focusfor images with better depth of field consists of Z-stacks
Panoramafor composition of images in X-Y plane
Interactive measurementfor quick measurement and suitable choice of parametres
Automeasurefor automatic image analysis, based on predefined conditions
Online measurementfor measurement on live image without need of saving image
Asset archivefor saving images into users database, searching by different parameteres
MosaiXfor automatic creating of large format images using motorized stage
Z-stackfor scanning in Z axis with high precision
Autofocusfor automatic focusation of live image