Advanced Stereo Zoom Microscope
The SteREO Discovery V12 optical microscope from Zeiss features a pair of AxioCam MRc5 cameras, 12x zoom, 0.83 to 10x magnification, motorized XY stage, focus and zoom. The microscope is capable of through the lens, backlighting and oblique illumination. Image capture and post processing is done through the AxioVision software, which also allows extended focus and mosaic imaging. The stereo microscope is used to image cross-sections of materials, fracture surfaces and defects, image whole objects and devices for measurement or documentation and stereo imaging. It is also used to perform quantitative analysis such as measure dimensions, angles, areas manually and identify, count and measure objects automatically.