Top Microscopy Brands

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Whether you are brand new to the world of microscopy or are a seasoned professional, purchasing a new microscope is a big deal. Microscopes are expensive and delicate pieces of research equipment, and you want to ensure you are both selecting a model that meets your research needs, but is also durable and high-quality. Just like any other big purchases in your life, you turn to the most trusted brands first. While there are many fantastic brands in the world of microscopy, here are three brands where you can’t go wrong. 


Widely recognized for optical precision and innovative technology, the company is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning and super-resolution microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopy. In their product portfolio, you will find microscopes for life science including biotechnology and medicine as well as for research and development of raw materials and industrial quality assurance. Leica also offers a key advantage: you can configure their modular microscope systems to suit your specific requirements, which means that you will not only be purchasing a high-quality product, but also one that perfectly meets your needs.


The world of microscopy isn’t just about the microscopes themselves — the supporting tools for research are just as important. The Japan-based Mitutoyo America Corporation offers innovative precision measurement solutions and is a trusted brand in the field. The corporate motto is “Good environment, Good people, Good technique” and it is clearly demonstrated in the quality of their products. If precise measurements are core to your research, consider adding a Mitutoyo product to your lab.


For over 90 years ACCU-SCOPE has been providing high quality, certified microscopes with a world-class reputation for excellence. ACCU-SCOPE optics are renowned for crisp, high contrast images with outstanding resolution. All microscopes and cameras are manufactured in strict accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards, so you can be sure you will be making a safe purchase each time. ACCU-SCOPE has a long-maintained tradition of manufacturing the highest quality microscopes for a wide range of uses, as well as professional-grade microscope optics and accessories. From biological and amoeba microscopes to blood and cell microscopes, at ACCU-SCOPE, there’s bound to be a microscope for your specific application.

Now that you know of a sampling of some of the most trusted brands in microscopy, contact one of our knowledgeable sales representatives here for a personal consultation for your next purchase.