ioLight, 2mm field of view with XY stage


Key Features

  • Laboratory quality images and video displayed on smart phone, tablet or computer
  • x150 magnification on an iPad
  • Field of view 2mm fixed width
  • 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?


High-resolution general purpose field microscope with a field of view of 2mm. Ideal for counting cells using a haemocytometer. Also great for opaque samples such as coins. Delivers beautiful images to your Apple or Android device without wires. Illumination from above and below the sample and a high-quality glass stage display plant and animal cells in any rainforest or desert. Ideal for labs,vets, field scientists, site engineers and teachers.


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


x150, Field of view 2mm fixed width

Working Distance

2.5mm 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)