ioLight ,1mm field of view with XY stage


Key Features

  • Laboratory quality images and video displayed on smart phone, tablet or computer
  • 1 micron resolution for beautiful images of cells
  • x200 magnification on an iPad – zoom to x400 or more
  • Folds to fit your jacket pocket – take it anywhere
  • Uses standard microscope slides and cover slips
  • Top and bottom illumination to light any sample
  • Counting of cells, algae and other samples
  • Easy positioning of the sample
Special Requirements?


The ioLight microscope displays laboratory quality images onto any smart phone, tablet or computer. Beautiful images can be viewed and shared instantly by the whole team. The microscope folds to fit a jacket pocket and can be used anywhere: on farms, in classrooms or even in the jungle.

The microscope’s 1 micron resolution allows everyone to see animal and plant cells clearly. Images and videos are shared with colleagues at the touch of a button. When you are ready to move on, the ioLight microscope folds simply to fit a jacket pocket.


A tablet or phone running iOS 8.1 or Android® 4.4 or higher, or a computer with WiFi and Google Chrome (or another web browser)

We recommend newer, faster devices. Older low-performance devices may run the app, but this is not guaranteed.

What's in the Box?

  • Your ioLight Magnificent Mobile Microscope
  • Supplied with carriages for both 25mmx75mm, 1”x3” slides and counting chambers and 32mmx75mm/3” counting chambers
  • Carriage for 32mm wide counting chambers
  • USB charger, international model
  • Protective pouch
  • Users’ guide and certificate of conformity

Additional information


x400, Field of view 1mm fixed width


1µm (0.001 mm)

Working Distance

1mm from lens to sample


Adjustable top and bottom illumination

Sample Stage



Smart phone, tablet or computer with WiFi. Direct connection, no WiFi infrastructure or router is required (internet is not required)

Image Sharing

On a smartphone or tablet, images and videos are stored in the gallery / camera roll for easy sharing. On a computer, images and videos are stored in the web browser’s downloads folder.


Free for download from the Apple® or Google Play® app store

Image Format

5MP (2592 x 1944 pixels); JPEG; colour

Video Format

MPEG-4; colour; up to 1296 x 972; 10 fps

Folded Dimensions

160mm x 101mm x 32mm


160mm x 101mm x 107mm


440g with neoprene case

Power Supply

Integrated Li-ion rechargeable battery USB charger (supplied)