Experience of Zenith microscopes

Discussion in 'Macro Photography' started by David H. Bebbington, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. David H. Bebbington

    David H. Bebbington Inactive

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    Does anyone have experience of Zenith microscopes? They seem to be made by LOMO but also seem to have a reputation for good value and consistent quality.
    The model I am considering is the Zenith Ultra-500LM Laboratory Microscope, which is available in the UK for £310.00.

    Regards,

    David
     
  2. Dan Fromm

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    David, have you searched and asked on usenet? IIRC there used to be a group named something like sci.microscopy.

    Cheers,

    Dan
     
  3. Helen B

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    "They seem to be made by LOMO but also seem to have a reputation for good value and consistent quality."

    I think of Lomo as a reputable optics company that makes specialised high-end lenses for all kinds of purposes, at comparatively low prices. A number of them are made to be sold by other companies at fairly high prices (ie motion picture lens prices), with their origin kept quiet.

    Best,
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  4. Sparky

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    ...or... you could get yourself a nice Wild-Heerbrugg, Nikon or Olympus, second hand on ebay for about the same price... it's up to you, of course!