ordering details

THE ITEMS ON THIS PAGE ARE ALL NEW STOCK AND WE INCLUDE MANY OF THEM WITH OUR RRR LEITZ MICROSCOPES.  THE CODE NUMBERS AND PRICES YOU SEE BELOW ARE ALL SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR ANY UPDATES PRIOR TO PLACING YOUR PURCHASE ORDER OR TO INITIATE A PAYPAL TRANSACTION WITH OUR COMPANY.  WE ONLY ACCEPT SCHOOL AND INSTITUTIONAL PURCHASE ORDERS FOR DELIVERY WITHIN USA BORDERS....NO EXPORTS.

PAYMENT TERMS FOR VALID PURCHASE ORDERS WILL BE NET 30 DAYS AND DELIVERY CHARGES ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE.  PAYPAL TRANSACTIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO SHIPPING CHARGES AND WE USUALLY SHIP UPS GROUND OR USPS PRIORITY DEPENDING ON THE SIZE AND WEIGHT OF THE PACKAGE. CORPORATE
AND PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL ORDERS ARE ALL SUBJECT SHIPPING CHARGES AND PAYMENT MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO SHIPMENT OF ANY PRODUCTS.  WE ACCEPT CORPORATE OR PERSONAL CHECKS WITH CLEAR TIME PRIOR TO SHIPMENT.

USA-MADE LED for LEITZ MICROSCOPE MODELS "ORTHOLUX I",  "DIAVERT" and "LABORLUX (160 Series)".........                LESS THAN    $200.00
(Contact us for details on these economy models that are fine for adding to your existing lamp housing with collector lens - Perfect for phase
contrast and polarized light methods)


USA-MADE LED FOR RETROFIT TO YOUR EXISTING MICROSCOPE - BRIGHTFIELD, DARKFIELD, PHASE CONTRAST, FLUORESCENCE AND POLARIZED LIGHT
PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE DESIGNATED SUFFIX TO THE CODE NUMBER FOR YOUR MICROSCOPE MAKE AND INCLUDE THE EXACT MODEL OF YOUR MICROSCOPE IN THE DESCRIPTION (ADAPTERS WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - A $60.00 VALUE!)

#080100-XX High intensity (800lm) white light LED for photomicroscopy and low light level methods (DF, PH, DIC, POL)          $550 - $800.00 *
#080360-XX LED for NEAR UV FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY (360nm) for your existing fluorescence microscope                                  $975.00
#080200-XX LED for BLUE LIGHT FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY (470nm) for your existing fluorescence microscope                             $975.00
#080300-XX LED for GREEN LIGHT FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY (540nm)    for your existing fluorescence microscope                      $975.00
                                               (FLUORESCENCE LED SHOWN BELOW MOUNTED ON A LEITZ MICROSCOPE-SINGLE SPECTRA)
ADAPTERS FOR ABOVE LED UNITS:
                  -LE  Leitz microscope accepting #50 or 102 LAMP (Ortholux II, Laborlux S, Dialux 20, Diavert, Dialux 20)
                  -OL Olympus microscope such as BH or BX models (specify in description)
                  -NI Nikon microscope such as Eclipse or older finite tube length models (specify in description)
                  -ZE Zeiss microscopes (Standard, Axio etc) (specify in description)
* STANDARD LED 410lm is in the $600.00 range. Contact us with your exact make and model microscope

THREE AND FOUR LAMBDA LED ILLUMINATORS FOR YOUR EXISTING MICROSCOPE (CUSTOM SPECTRA AVAILABLE - CONTACT US BEFORE ORDERING
(ADAPTERS WILL BE INCLUDED AT NO CHARGE - USE LE, OL, NI OR ZE SUFFIX AS ABOVE):

#090303-XX THREE LAMBDA LED for your existing fluorescence microscope (365nm, 470nm and 545nm) with controller                     $2,899.00
#090404-XX  FOUR LAMBDA LED for your existing fluorescence microscope (365nm, 470nm, 545nm and 630nm)                                   $3,499.00
(OPTIONAL LED SPECTRA:     385nm, 405nm, 450nm, 525nm, 560nm and 660nm)

BE SURE YOUR EXISTING FILTER CUBES ARE IN GOOD CONDITION - EXCITER FILTERS MADE 20 YEARS AGO ARE MOST LIKELY COOKED AND WILL NEED REPLACEMENT.   VISIT www.chroma.com FOR VARIOUS FILTER OPTIONS AS WELL AS A CURRENT LISTING OF FLUOROCHROMES AND THE  REQUIRED SPECTRA FOR BEST IMAGING RESULTS. WE CAN HELP YOU WITH REPLACEMENT ORDERING AS WELL AS COMPLETELY NEW FILTER CUBES FROM CHROMA IN VERMONT.

DIGITAL CAMERAS (C-MOUNT SMALL FORMAT) FOR DIGITAL PHOTOMACRO OR MICRO REQUIREMENTS - CONTACT US IF YOU NEED AN APPROPRIATE C-MOUNT COUPLER FOR YOUR PARTICULAR MICROSCOPE:

#075HDI  CMOS FOR HDMI 2K/4K DISPLAYER - includes SD card slot and mouse. 5MP SD card resolution for transfer to your
                   computer or archives and publication.  Best choice for teaching and realtime 2K viewing and photomicroscopy with
                   unmatched price/performance value. Includes pointer for discussion.  No computer needed for operation but you
                   will need a good 2K 16:9 displayer with HDMI port.   Consumer big screens are very inexpensive and the students
                   love interacting and picture taking with their own SD cards.                                                                                                                       $  500.00
                                                                                                                                      

#0755PRO CMOS COLOR DISTORTION-FREE, GLOBAL SHUTTER PERFORMANCE AND USB3 CONNECTION TO YOUR WINDOWS
                      10 OR BETTER COMPUTER.    Image stitching with Microvisioneer software. High resolution (5MP) performance with
                      distortion-free motion recording of live samples or microfluidic documentation.                                                                               $1,300.00

#075AF6    HIGH SPEED CMOS COLOR CAMERA - AUTOFOCUS FOR INDUSTRIAL OPAQUE SAMPLES ONLY - WINDOWS OR MAC
                     CONNECT TO HDMI MONITOR OR YOUR COMPUTER SOFTWARE INCLUDED                                                                                     $1,250.00

#07520C    CMOS COLOR CAMERA AND COOLING FUNCTION FOR FLUORESCENCE STUDIES - WINDOWS or MAC o/s. USB3 20MP     $1,700.00

#07520BW CMOS MONOCHROME CAMERA AND COOLING FUNCTION FOR FLUORESCENCE STUDIES - WINDOWS ONLY
                      USB3 20MP WITH IMPROVED DARK CURRENT FOR NOISE REDUCTION                                                                                              $2,000.00

NOTE: Contact Bunton for information and availability on older ANALOG cameras with CCD....color or monochrome from firms such as DAGE-MTI USA
             We also can tell you about several new high performance, instrument grade CMOS cameras that are suitable for live cell imaging and low light
             light level fluorescence microscopy.  Dhyana 400DC high sensitivity scientific camera with s-CMOS true color, USB3 connectivity and Mosaic
             software and driver, Peltier cooling and WINDOWS/Linux (MAC in development)....$6,500.00.     More details upon request.

ACCESSORIES FOR LEITZ MICROSCOPES FOR SIMPLE POLARIZED LIGHT, DARKFIELD AND PHASE CONTRAST METHODS:

#082300      Polarized light kit for LEITZ microscopes with analyser slot near nosepiece:  170 DIALUX, ORTHOLUX 1, LABOLUX (black 170), ORTHOLUX II
                Fits to #400 (Phase turret) and #600 (brightfield) with swing-out top lens) Includes: dual filter holder, rotating polarizer in holder, lollipop holder with
                FIRST ORDER RED compensator (aka LAMBDA PLATE).   Includes dual filter slider with high quality ANALYSER.                                                    $188.00

#082400      Polarized light kit for LEITZ LABORLUX-S condenser with analyser slot.  Only fits LK brightfield condenser with swing-out top lens.
                 Includes dual filter holder, rotating polarizer with rotation mount and first order red compensator.  Analyser in slider.                                         $188.00

#082401       Polarized light kit for LEITZ LABOLUX (160TL) 11-12-K EARLY MODELS WITHOUT ANALYSER SLOT. Includes dual filter holder
                 only for use with the LK brightfield condenser with swing out top element. The kit also includes a high quality analyser in mount
                  that is inserted in the nosepiece rear aperture by simply removing the body tube.  Includes rotating polarizer in mount as well as
                  the LAMBDA PLATE in holder.                                                                                                                                                                                                           $188.00

#082301       Polarized light kit for LEITZ ORTHOPLAN with #400 or #600 condenser with swing out top lens. Includes dual filter holder,
                  rotating polarizer and first order red compensator. Dual analyser slider with high quality analyser.                                                                           $206.00

#080700      Push-in stop for LEITZ 600 condenser only. One end provides darkfield at low to medium magnifications and inversion provides
                        PHASE RING #2 for Leitz PHACO objectives 25x or 40x.                                                                                                                                                          $15.00          


HIGH SPEED MONOCHROME CAMERA (USB3 WINDOWS) WITH GLOBAL SHUTTER FOR MICROFLUIDIC SLOW MOTION RECORDING: *
                                                                #MHS010  USB3 GLOBAL SHUTTER MONOCHROME HIGH SPEED CAMERA 
                                                                                     SOFTWARE FOR CONTROL OF CAMERA RECORDING AND PLAYBACK
                                                                                     AND MEASUREMENT FUNCTIONS  Visit: www.motion-scope.com                                                                      $2,399.00
                * No obligation test unit can be sent to qualified government or private labs for a two week trial on your microscope. We pay the shipping
                   to you and you pay the return shipping charges to us after a two week trial period. Instructions and thumb drive will be included.
                   Delivery on new camera and software is 3 weeks or less after receipt of your purchase order or payment in advance.


WHOLE SLIDE DIGITAL IMAGE STITCHING WITH MICROVISIONEER WSI SOFTWARE (WINDOWS ONLY) AND COLOR C-MOUNT GLOBAL SHUTTER
DIGITAL CAMERA:

#82027 2.35.6MP COLOR GLOBAL SHUTTER CAMERA WITH USB3 CONNECTIVITY AND manualWSI SOFTWARE (WINDOWS ONLY) FOR USE WITH PLAN
ACHROMATIC OBJECTIVES AND YOUR MICROSCOPE C-MOUNT COUPLER 0.5X (NOT INCLUDED).                                                                                         $3,390.00

#82029 9MP COLOR GLOBAL SHUTTER CAMERA WITH USB3 CONNECTIVITY AND manualWSI SOFTWARE (WINDOWS ONLY) FOR USE WITH
PLAN FLUORITE OR APOCHROMATIC OBJECTIVES TO PROVIDE INCREASED RESOLUTION AND CONTRAST. C-MOUNT COUPLER IS NOT
INCLUDED (0.6-0.7x) CONTACT US IF YOU NEED A COUPLER FOR YOUR PARTICULAR MICROSCOPE MAKE AND MODEL.                                              $3,750.00

Contact Bunton if you already have a global shutter camera that has been approved for use with manualWSI (software)....Motic, Zeiss, Olympus.
Older USB2 cameras or cameras with ROLLING SHUTTERS are not useable with this software.



ACCESSORIES FOR Z-STACKING AND SPECIMEN HOLDING ACCESSORIES (3D PRINTED AND BUNTON EXCLUSIVES):

#07Z-XX     RetroZED Z-stacking kit includes stepper motor on vertical support stand, digital control unit with all cables.
                      XX-add the GRIPPER CUP closest to the FINE FOCUS KNOB on your microscope: 25, 30, 35, 40 or custom size in MM.
                      Use with a Windows o/s computer and software from ZERENE or HELICON FOCUS (not included).  You will also need
                      to order the appropriate cable to go from the controller to your particular make/model DSLR or MILC.
                     www.zerenesystems.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                $775.00

#070334     RetroCUP macro sample tilting device for easy adjustment of the sample angle in relationship to the optical axis.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $  39.95

#070329     RetroH2O micro aquarium/culture and micromanipulation dish. Use with the Leitz Diavert or any of the Leitz upright micro-
                     scopes with standard 3x1 slide holder. Includes o-ring and supply of 25mm round coverglass #1.5 for increased resolution
                      while viewing and photographing (including digital cinematography) live aquatics, cultured cells or eggs/embryos.  Free stage
                      insert for use of RetroH2O with DIAVERT, LABOVERT or FLUOVERT inverted microscopes....magnetic to allow precise  movement
                     of the dish in X and Y without the need for an expensive mechanical stage. Exchange coverslips in seconds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $ 74.99
                    


               
 







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LED USA-MADE on LEITZ LABORLUX MICROSCOPE WITH PLOEM ILLUMINATOR...

SOME THOUGHTS FOR THE MICROSCOPIST SHOPPING FOR A NEW INSTRUMENT OR ACCESSORIES FOR THEIR EXISTING "WORKHORSE".....

These days we have all experienced the inconvenience of restricted travel and having to communicate with associates, students and commercial vendors via the internet. Zoom was launched at a good time that is for sure!
Thanks to websites such as YouTube and Vimeo we can all find useful information for due diligence pertaining to new products and methods.   This is all very important to anyone using an optical microscope and digital imaging tools.

Unfortunately there are many providers of information on the internet that do not know what they are talking about. It is up to those who wish to be "educated consumers" to study any information found on-line carefully....very carefully.  Our goal at Bunton is to sort out the B.S. and inaccuracies in the world of microscopy and point the microscopist in the right direction for their due diligence and quest for correct use of their microscopy and imaging tools in the lab.  Our extensive roster of YouTube presentations was a start. More is coming from Bunton and our associates ....stay tuned to our website and YouTube channel.  

TIP-OF-THE-DAY:    The useful magnification of an objective lens is based on the numerical aperture engraved on that objective.   A typical 10x achromat will have a n.a. = 0.25.  This objective used with a 10x ocular will result in a visual mag of 100x. The rule is to never exceed 1000 times the n.a.. In this case 250x. Any mag beyond 250x is called "empty magnification". No improvement in resolution beyond 250x.....the image is actually degraded.  

Confused by the many on-line microscope seller's websites?  Most of these products come from China.  Very few are familiar with the needs of beginning hobby and citizen microscopists seeking "reasonably priced" microscopes with "high quality optics", contrasting methods (darkfield, phase contrast, polarized light, oblique illumination)....and the ability to add a camera of some sort.  Even students will benefit from simple and inexpensive devices to enhance a basic brightfield microscope.  Very few even know the benefits of using an inverted microscope for many applications and areas of interest. Prospective microscope buyers must invest their time and due diligence to learn the basics of light microscopy and write down their desired requirements and budget limits for their purchase decision-making.
Consider fine old microscopes such as those from the NOZL firms (Nikon, Olympus, Zeiss and Leitz).....look at the prices on Ebay.  A Leitz Ortholux basic stand can be had for less than the price of a Chinese-made teaching microscope.   Most used microscopes found on Ebay will need service and/or repairs. They usually are in need of basic items like light sources, objectives to meet your requirements and accessories for contrasting methods. We can help you if you want to make this a DIY project....free advice. The other option is to let us do the work for you and you end up with a complete functional microscope that is bespoke for the beginning microscopist or advanced hobbyist looking for the next step up in their home-lab.  We stand ready to be of service!  We specialize in the Leitz microscopes from about 1965 to 1990.   Visit our microscope offering pages for the lineup.

Jim Averill, President


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