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Machine Mountable Measuring Microscopes (MM Series)
These are a family of superbly engineered, top quality, extremely robust specialist microscopes from Japan that are designed for industrial applications where inspection of components and parts during manufacture is required, in situ, mounted on or near a machine, often with a magnetic clamp stand. These unusual and extremely useful microscopes are equally useful in research and development environments where special rigs and inspection systems are required. These microscopes have the advantage of being able to be supplied in a huge variety of formats with almost any configuration possible including specially adapted configurations and OEM instruments.
A typical system comprises of (starting from the top):- Eyepiece with Micrometer Scale or a Camera Adapter. Lens Barrel with an Objective, all mounted on a Stand with Illumination. For cameras see C-mount cameras on this page
EXAMPLE COMPLETE SYSTEMS:
The fundamental component is the optical 'Lens Barrel' this is available in a variety of shapes including straight tube, 45deg angled, 90 deg angled each can be supplied with an eyepece or camera mount.
EXAMPLE LENS BARREL CHOICES, including single magnification (interchangeable lenses), zoom magnification and turreted objectives:
The 'Lens Barrel' can be supplied with different magnification eyepieces, numerous measurement reticles, camera adapters, individual objectives with numerous magnifications (including zoom) or even a turret of objectives giving up to 592X magnification (or greater with some camera configurations.
OBJECTIVES & EYEPIECE MICROMETER RETICLES for MEASUREMENT:
SEE BELOW FOR A FULL LIST OF OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES
Shown here are just a sample of the myriad combinations of complete systems that can be created using the MM series microscope components. You can be certain to find the perect solution for your requirements.
The Lens Barrel is the main component of the MM series microscope system.
MM series Objectives attach to the bottom of the MM Series Lens Barrels.
The Eyepieces fit into the the top of the MM series Lens Barrel.
C-Mount Cameras can be attached to Monitoring Scope Lens Barrels using a c-mount adapter.
Eyepiece Cameras can be attached to all MM series Microscopes and do not need an adapter.
Reticle Micrometers are inserted into an eyepiece and project a measurement or counting pattern overlayed on top of the image of the item under examination. They are avail;able in a wide range of patterns.
Select from our wide range of superbly engineered stands.
There are a range of useful accessories available for MM Series microscopes, some of which are shown here.