OLYMPUS announces biological microscope CX23 for Educational Trainings –Apr 02, 2015– Tokyo, Japan (Techreleased) – Olympus Corporation today announced that its Scientific Solutions Business is commencing the progressive worldwide release of its biological microscope CX23 that support the use of microscopes in educational trainings.

Biological Microscope CX23
Biological Microscope CX23

Olympus supplies an extensive range of biological microscopes that extend from its top-end FLUOVIEW series of microscopes used in the latest life science research through to its workhorse BX3/IX3 series and the CX series of entry-level models used for laboratory teaching in universities and other educational institutions. It is contributing to the progress of life science by offering products that meet a diverse range of needs.

The new CX23 is the successor to the existing CX22LED entry-level model and represents the first model change in four years. While maintaining Olympus’s tradition of excellent optics performance and durability, the CX23 has been designed to be easy to use, with consideration for the series of steps involved in microscope training, from setup through to observation and tidying up afterwards. This facilitates use of the microscopes in educational training at university and other teaching laboratories.

Launch Overview

Product Name Launch Date
Biological Microscope CX23 April 2, 2015

Main Features

  1. Excellent optics performance and durability
  2. Easy-to-use design and the lightest weight microscope in its class*, with a total weight of 5.9 kg

Biological Microscope CX23 Specifications

Body Aluminum die-casting metal frame, Protective covering
Light source Built in 0.5 W LED
Revolver Four-hole revolver, fixed arm
Objectives Plan objectives (with anti-fungus treatment): 4X, 10X, 40X
Eyepieces 10X (field number: 20, anti-fungus treatment)
Condenser Abbe condenser, numerical aperture (NA):1.25
Weight 5.9 kg approx.
Power consumption 2 W or less