VEE GEE Scientific VanGuard 1200 Series Fluorescence Microscopes

From $5,031.95
List Price From $5,586.00

VEE GEE Scientific VanGuard® 1200 Series Fluorescence Microscopes achieve high UV transmission levels for quality imaging. Choose from models including brightfield and phase contrast. Various camera packages are available as options: including digital, video, and 35mm systems.

All models feature DIN optics, 10X WideField eyepieces, 100W HBO mercury & 20W variable quartz halogen illumination, blue & green broadband fluorescence filters, 1.25 N.A. Abbe condensers, mechanical stages, and are backed by a 5-Year Warranty.

Key Features

  • Precision Optics
  • Fluorescence, Phase Contrast, & Brightfield
  • 100W HBO Mercury Reflected Illumination
  • 20W Variable Halogen Transmitted Illumination
  • Integrated Koehler Illumination
  • 5-Year Warranty
Specifications for VEE GEE Scientific VanGuard 1200 Series Fluorescence Microscopes
  1282ECM 1286ECM
Optical System Fixed 160 mm
Viewing Head
Type Trinocular
Tube Inclinination 30°
Rotatable 360°
Interpupillary 55-75 mm
Dioptric -5 to +5
Camera Port 20/80 Split
Magnification 10X
Type Widefield
Field Diameter 18mm
High-Eyepoint No
Rubber Eyecups No
Positions 4
Pitch Reverse
Illumination Technique(s) Fluorescence/Brightfield Fluorescence/Phase/Brightfield
Type Plan Achromatic
Magnification (N.A) 4X (0.10), 10X (0.25), 20X (0.40) (model 1286ECM Only),
40X (0.60), 100X (1.25)
DIN Standard Yes
Fluorescence Filter
Blue Broadband
Peak: 445nm; Excitation: 420-485nm; Emission: 520+nm, 
Intended Dyes: FITC, Acridine Orange, & Propidium Iodine
Green Broadband
Peak: 546nm; Excitation: 535-550nm; Emission: 580+nm, 
Intended Dyes: Ethidium Bromide & TRITC
Type Mechanical
Shape Rectangular
Dimensions 160 x 140 mm
X-Y Control Drop-Down, Right-Hand, Rack & Pinon
Cross Travel Range 75 x 50 mm
Slide Holder Removable Spring Clip
Finish Chemical Resistant
Type Coaxial
Controls Coarse/Fine
Tension Adjustment Yes
Safety Auto-Stop Yes
Focusing Range 40mm
Precision 0.002mm
Type 1.25 N.A w/ Iris Diaphragm
Focusing Control Rack & Pinon
Zernike Phase Annuli N/A 10X, 20X, 40X, & 100X
Transmitted Illumination
Type 20W Variable Quartz Halogen
Koehler Yes
Filter-Holder Swing-In
Reflected Illumination 100W HBO Mercury
Base 250 x 200mm; Anti-Skid Rubber Feet
Body Cast Metal w/ Stain-Resistant Enamel Finish
Dimensions 250L x 200W x 435H
Weight 8.8kg
Voltage 110V (220V Available on Request)
Warranty 5-Year Optical/Mechanical; 1-Year Electrical
Supplied With
Clear Diffusing Filter, Blue Filter, Green Filter (1286ECM only), 
Telescoping Eyepiece (1286ECM only), Spare Lamps & Fuses,
Dust Cover, & Operation Manual
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Cat # Optical System Configuration Illumination Additional Features Units Of Measure Availability Price Quantity
Fixed 160 mm Trinocular Fluorescence/Phase/Brightfield
  • Objectives: Plan Achromatic
  • Condenser: 1.25 N.A w/ Iris Diagphragm
  • $5,031.95
  • List: $5,586.00
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