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SteREO Discovery V.12

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New Dimensions in Operating Comfort Carl Zeiss is expanding the borders of stereomicroscopy with increased depth of field, excellent color reproduction, high-contrast images and significantly more image information.


  • Coarse/fine drive with Profile S column on stand base 450 to Profile S
  • Motor focus with Profile S column on stand base 450 to Profile S
  • Boom stand A and SDA
  • Stand S with 260 mm column 32
  • Stand N with 350 mm column 32
  • Motorized zoom: Zoom range 0.8x to 10 x, apochromatic zoom optics
  • Magnification range
    • For stereo observation: 8x to 100 x (basic version with 1x objective and 10x eyepieces); 2.4 x to 575 x (with exchangeable optics)
    • For 2D observation: 2.4 x to 875 x (with exchangeable optics)


  • Reflected light: Fiber optic cold-light 150 W or 250 W (Spot illuminators, Ring lights, Line light, Coaxial illumination, Diffuser), LED (VisiLED segment rings)
  • Transmitted light: Fiber optic cold light 150 W or 250 W (Transmitted light equipment S), LED (VisiLED ACT transillumination contrast stage ACT, VisiLED transillumination BF)


  • Achromat S (0.3x / 0.4x / 0.63x / 1x / 1.5x), Plan S (1x) and PlanApo S (0.63x / 1x / 1.5x / 2.3 x / 3.5x mono)


  • Observation tubes: Binocular tube S 35, binocular tube S 20, binocular phototube S 20, binocular ergo- phototube S 5-45
  • Stages: Mechanical stage S 100 x 100, Mechanical stage 75 x 50 mot. CAN, Scanning stage 130 x 85 piezo, Gliding stages, Ball-and-socket stage, Rotating Pol stage

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