ioLight Portable Microscope, x400 1mm field of view, 1µm high resolution


Key Features

Upright, inverted and fluorescence models also available, enquire below.

  • 1 micron resolution (1/1000 mm), adjustable top and bottom illumination
  • 1mm field of view, x200 on an iPad Air, x500 or more with digital zoom
  • Images: 5MP; Video: MPEG-4; colour; up to 1296 x 972; 10 fps
  • Compatible with iPad, iPhone and Android devices
  • Can fit in a jacket pocket


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Special Requirements?



The highest resolution digital field microscope. Ideal for observing plant and animal samples at the cellular level. The ioLight microscope will even display limited structure in blood cells, which are 5-10µm across.


Magnification x400Field of view 1mm fixed width
Resolution 1µm (0.001 mm)
Working distance 1mm from lens to sample
Illumination Adjustable top and bottom illumination
Sample stage Glass
Display Smart phone, tablet or computer with WiFiDirect 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.
ioLight App 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
Operating Dimensions 160mm x 101mm x 107mm
Weight 440g with neoprene case
Power supply Integrated Li-ion rechargeable battery USB charger (supplied)


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
USB charger, international model
Protective pouch
Users’ guide and certificate of conformity

Terms of purchase

Payment Credit card or PayPal with order placement online
Delivery Up to 2 weeks
Cancellation Customers may cancel their orders without reason before deliveryFull refund, excluding postage, on the return of any product up to 30 days after receipt