RM-1 POL Series



Principle Use

Ideal for amateur microscopists, schools and colleges.

Product Description

The Microtec RM-1 POL is a research quality polarising microscope with transmitted illumination. The standard microscope system comprises the followiing:

Binocular viewing tube with phototube

Seidentopf type with beam splitter – 100% visual or 100% to the vertical photo tube


Widefield 10x/18 eyepieces – one focusing with cross-line and scale graticule

Intermediate Tube

Containing a 360° rotating analyser with 2° 30′ divisions, a centerable Bertrand Lens and a compensator slot


Quintuple centering nosepiece

Rotating Stage

158mm diameter centering rotating stage with 1° scale and 6’ vernier

Strain Free Infinity Corrected Objectives

Planachromat 4x/NA = 0.10

Planachromat 10x/NA = 0.25

Planachromat 20x/NA = 0.40

Planachromat 40x/NA = 0.66

Coarse and Fine Coaxial Focusing

Fine focusing calibrated to 2μm

Focusing Condenser

Centering Abbe NA 1.25 condenser with iris diaphragm and 360° rotating polariser with 5° scale


First order red 1λ

Quarter wave plate 1/4λ

Quartz wedge 1 – 4 orders

Incident Illuminator

12v 50w Halogen incident illuminator with field iris and aperture iris controls

The following accessories are also available:

Attachable mechanical stage

Planachromat objective 60x / NA = 0.80

C-mount adapter 0.5x

C-mount adapter 0.3x

RMP-01: Attachable mechanical stage

RMP-060: Planachromat objective 60x / NA = 0.80

RMP-1TV2: C-mount adapter 0.5x

RMP-1TV3: C-mount adapter 0.3x

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