The ioLight Magnificent Mobile Microscope

Malignant melanoma courtesy of UK pathology lab

Sage leaf showing characteristic hairs

Head Louse - see it dance in our video gallery!

Through plated circuit board hole 0.5mm in diameter

Spider's web with sticky glue blobs to trap insects


Onion skin with art effects

Portable Microscope – High Resolution

High resolution
Great images on your iPad or Android
Pocket Microscope
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The many users of the ioLight digital microscope

Science Labs

  • Field microscopy: Take it anywhere that your research takes you
  • Low enough cost for each scientist to have his or her own personal microscope
  • Portable field microscope: No booking or set up time, just keep it in your desk drawer or leave it in the experiment
  • A video microscope: High-resolution images and HD videos straight from your iPad, iPhone or Android to your report


  • Handheld digital microscopes: Great digital images of plant and animal cells clearly visible to all
  • The teacher sees the same as the student
  • Capture images for projects and homework
  • Project images onto the classroom whiteboard
  • Pocket microscope – Great for field trips

Discovery Centres & Museums

  • Cost effective digital microscope giving high-resolution images and videos straight to your mobile device
  • Simple to use, focus on the sample not the microscope
  • No risk of cross-infection from conjunctivitis – great for young children
  • Public can download app and take home their own digital image or video via WiFi

Field Work

  • Go anywhere: you just need a tablet and, if you like, some slides and coverslips
  • Fits comfortably in a rucksack pocket or camera bag
  • Self-contained robust unit, no stand, no wires
  • Hours of battery time
  • Great for veterinary use, or as a sales tool to show off the minute details of your product

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