Orbital International Inc.



ME121M Series Monocular Microscope, 1000X, Built-in Mechanical Stage, LED (Grade 9 To College Level)

SKU: VME0012-M

Quick Review:

  • Modern Euro design with rugged metal construction
  • LED illumination
  • Coaxial coarse & fine focus
  • Professional quality, low profile mechanical specimen holder low-position coaxial X-Y controls
  • Ideal for high school and junior college biology studies



The ME121M Series Microscopes feature a unique euro style base design, and an ergonomic arm for convenient transport and a sturdy aluminum die-cast stand for durability. This is a standard microscope offered at a great price. Its LED illumination is a cooler, white light source with a low voltage providing hours of use for your microscope. It comes with DIN objectives combing with a 10 wide-field eyepiece, which offers a magnification of 40X, 100X, 400X and 1000X. They are achromatic, color-coded, parcentered and parfocaled. It provides an excellent optics for biology studies as well as laboratory applications. The arm and base are made of one piece construction. Grade 9 through college level application.


Packing List:

  • One monocular microscope with built-in LED illumination
  • One locked-on 10X wide-field eyepiece with calibrated pointer
  • One dust cover
  • User manual


Shipping Information:

  • Package dimensions: 15.5” x 10.5” x 18.5”
  • Package weight:
  • Monocular: 10 lbs



Product List:

Item No.



DIN Objective

Mechanical Stage




LED Corded

4X, 10X, 40XR, 100XR

Built In Mechanical

1.25 Abbe / Iris




Viewing Head

Monocular head, 360° rotating inclined at 45°


Locked-on 10X wide-field eyepiece with calibrated pointer; locked on for security to prevent misplacement or damage


4-position reverse nosepieces with positive click stops


Achromatic DIN objectives: 4X, 10X, 40XR, and 100XR (oil immersion); they color-coded, parcentered, and parfocaled; the 40XR and 100XR objectives are retractable (R)

Focusing System

Coaxial coarse and fine focusing control

Rack and pinion coarse focusing with slip clutch at both ends of travel to prevent damage to the microscope gears

Safety rack stop ensures delicate specimens and objective lens are not damaged

Tension adjustment eliminates focus drift


Built-in X-Y mechanical stage 12.5cmX11.5cm with 0.1mm increments for precise measurement

With X-Y control torque

Smooth X/Y calibrated movement with cross travel range 7.4cm x 3cm


Focusable 1.25 N.A. Abbe condenser

Can be moved up and down controlled by a rack and pinion system

Iris diaphragm that has clear optical plastic protection to protect diaphragm from dust and foreign objectives

Turn wheel control makes it easy to adjust the size of central aperture of Iris diaphragm to match the N.A. of the objective in use


Built-in LED illumination

Light intensity control helps to achieve better contrast

LED bulb lifespan is 10,000 hours

Three wire-grounded power cord for corded models only


Full 14.5" in height with 9.2" x 8" base, an ergonomic arm for convenient transport


Limited 5 year warranty for microscopes


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