The head is mounted on a circular dovetail such that it can be positioned anywhere within 360 degrees horizontally. The substage condenser unit is permanently positioned and has a fully functional iris diaphragm. It can be switched between low power and high power setting by pulling the unit down and rotating it. The mechanical stage has ergonomic, low-position coaxial controls, and serves well to hold or reposition a specimen.There is an illuminator built into the base which uses a halogen bulb and has a knob that controls the intensity. The coarse and fine focus are the most common design found on Zeiss microscopes and likewise work very well. Cosmetically this microscope is similarly in excellent condition with just a few minor scratches and dings present here and there. To evaluate the cosmetic condition further, please take a close look at the photographs.
Combine great optics with a sophisticated design and rugged construction, and what could be better? This is a great instrument for anyone, young or old, who is serious about microscopy. Also, I would be remiss, if I didn't mention that this microscope would make a great present for any actual or potential microscopist in your life.
Why should anyone try to make do with dysfunctional Chinese trash, while these top-quality microscopes are still available in good shape at a modest price? When you can get the best for less, why not do it?This microscope has is been rigorously tested and is working in all respects, both optical and mechanical. Whether it is for a research, academic, or laboratory application, it's time to put this microscope to work on your project! The item "Carl Zeiss microscope, KF2, binocular, 4 objectives, 8X oculars, light, works" is in sale since Thursday, September 14, 2017. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Healthcare, Lab & Life Science\Lab Equipment\Microscopes". The seller is "jamus_xdydb" and is located in Murphysboro, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.