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Axioscope 5 – Smart Microscope for Research and Routine in the Materials Lab

The upright light microscope ZEISS Axioscope was designed specifically to meet the most common optical imaging requirements of materials laboratories. It is the right choice if your routine inspection tasks place high demands on usability, reproducibility and automation – and you also need advanced optical microscopy for materials analysis and metallography. Being a complete material laboratory solution, Axioscope is also the first choice from an economic point of view.

  • Turnkey solution for materials research and metallography
  • Affordable high performance with outstanding usability
  • Reliable results thanks to advanced light management
  • Digital integration from device control to archiving
  • Full motorization of the motion axes for automated imaging

Affordable High Performance

Axioscope – with its outstanding usability and advanced automation features – is ideal for demanding routine tasks. And, even at its attractive price, it also offers powerful capabilities commonly associated with more advanced research light microscopes.

Reliable Results

With coded components and advanced light management, Axioscope delivers trustworthy, reproducible results. Moreover, the motorized Axioscope 7 gives you the ability to fully automate investigative workflows – so it is quick to become the lab favorite.

Digital Integration

With the Axiocam camera portfolio and ZEN core imaging software, Axioscope becomes a powerful digital documentation system. From device control – to image capture, analysis and documentation – to archiving your analytics, Axioscope delivers a fully digitized workflow.

A Turnkey Metallography Solution

Axioscope is performance-ready, with all features working in concert to deliver a complete metallography solution for the materials laboratory: cameras as the most important interface for digitizing your sample data, lenses with application-specific properties, and an imaging software specially developed for materials research and metallography.

Imaging Software with Integrated Materials Modules

ZEN core is your command center for automated imaging and analysis functions. Modules for the determination of grain sizes, phases and layer thicknesses, as well as for the classification of graphite particles, enable Axioscope to provide all meaningful metallographic applications under a uniform user interface.

Easy to Use for Powerful Workflow Efficiencies

Axioscope is designed to make everyday operations as comfortable and safe as possible.

  • Ergonomic Operating Concept:  Axioscope is designed to make everyday operations as comfortable and safe as possible. Important controls – like focus drive, stage drive, light manager and image capture – are arranged on both sides such that they can be operated without overworking either hand.
  • Easy Image Acquisition:  Simply press the ergonomically located snap button, and acquire images while maintaining control over position, magnification or contrast. In this way, the microscopic examination can be fully documented, while you always keep the sample in view.
  • Perfect Control of All Stage Axes:  The operating concept of Axioscope 7, the motorized product version, gives you full control over all stage movement, without having to take your hands off the microscope. Switch the focus drives between Z-axis control and XY stage control with a simple press of a button.