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Olympus Model IX70
Multiple ports for attaching cameras
Inverted Tissue Culture
Fluorescence Microscope

USD $11,500


MODEL: Olympus IX70
Shipping Cost: To be determined

Photography Camera Port:

  • U-TR30: Trinocular head with camera-video port. Three positions: all light to eyepieces, all light to camera, or split.
  • SLR camera port on front of frame.
  • Video – Camera port on side of frame.
  • Camera is not included. But we have one that we recommend. It is detailed below in the optional accessories.


Special Features:

  • Inverted design with objectives facing up. This gives ability to view petri dish cell culture specimens from the bottom of the dish.
  • Fluorescence Vertical Illuminator for Reflected Light.
  • Halogen Illuminator Overhead for Transmitted Light.
  • Sextuple 6-Place Nosepiece.
  • Built-In 1.5X Magnification Changer.


Objective Lenses:

  • UPlanFl 4x/0.13 Infinity /-
  • UPlanFl 10x/0.30 Infinity /-
  • LCPlanFl 20x/0.40 Infinity / CAP-P1.1 +/- 0.5
  • LCPlanFl 40x/0.60 Infinity / CAP-P0.5 +/- 0.5, Correction collar -0.5 to +0.5.


Final Viewing Magnifications: 40x, 100x, 200x, 400x. With 1.5x magnification changer engaged: 60x, 150x, 300x, 600x.

Fluorescence Filter Cubes:

Rotating Turret Holder with places for Four cubes. Model IX-RFAC.

We have refurbished this equipment and included the following brand new dichroic filter cube sets.
Click this link for more information.
Refurbished with brand new Omega filters

Transmitted Light Condenser:

Ultra Long Working Distance Condenser Model IX-ULWCD

Phase Contrast Turret Inserts PHL (for 4x phase objective) and PH2 (for 40x and 60x phase objectives).
The phase contrast turret insert for IX-PHCU or IX-PH1U has an opening to be installed in, but they are not installed. They would be used with phase 10x and 20x objectives.

General Features:

Frame model: Olympus IX70-S8F, Made in Japan.


  • WH 10X-H/22 (Focusable Diopter adjustment Helicoid) and WH 10X/22.
  • Widefield High Eyepoint (can use eyeglasses when viewing) Eyepieces. Field of view 22mm.
  • 100 Watt High Pressure Mercury Arc Lamp Housing, model U-ULS100HG.
  • Olympus 100 Watt Mercury Lamp Power Supply. External box.
  • 12 Volt, 100 Watt Quartz Halogen Lamp Housing, model IX-ILL-100LH.
  • Stage model IX-SP.
  • Low Postion XY stage moment for Right Hand Operation.
  • Transmitted Light Filters: IF550 (green interference filter), Frosted Glass.
  • Power Cord. This is supplied but not shown in the images.
  • 110V/220V Selectable Voltage Switch on Frame.



This is a reconditioned microscope and is in excellent working condition.

User Manual and Instructions:
Olympus IX50 IX70 Inverted Microscope Manual

Optional Accessories:

Need a high sensitivity camera for good fluorescence imaging? Click here for details. No camera is included, however, we can provide.
Optional high-end camera for fluorescence microscopy

Payment Method:We generally accept purchase orders from government, educational, and industrial facilities. For some orders, we accept credit cards. We also accept bank wire (telegraphic transfers) transfers. Contact us for details.

Shipping Costs:

Shipping costs vary. Please contact us and we will review your location and the cost to ship.

Money Back Guarantee:

We guarantee you will be satisfied with your purchase. If in the unlikely event you are not satisfied and want to return your item, please contact us within 10 days of receiving it. We will then arrange to get you an RMA number and details about how to return it. Shipping costs are non-refundable. We have no restocking fees. We will refund the full price of the equipment.


We warranty all our reconditioned products to be in good working order. We will repair or replace equipment at no charge, during our 90 day warranty period. We have a one year warranty period for labor.

Beware of counterfeit fake parts:

Be sure of who you are buying from as a lot of “used dealers” are selling counterfeit parts, passing them off as originals.

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UV light and Mercury Bulbs are Dangerous! YOU MUST Read BEFORE purchasing!

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Safety with UV Light