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BA210E
BASIC BIOLOGICAL MICROSCOPE
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CONTENTS BA 210E CATALOGUE
INTRODUCTION
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THE MECHANICS
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THE OPTICS
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THE ILLUMINATION
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THE ACCESSORIES
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DOCUMENTATION
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SPECIFICATIONS
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With the introduction of the new BA210 Elite model, Motic again has listened
to the educational market and its demands on a basic transmitted light microscope. Designed for ease of use and longevity, the BA210E features robust
mechanics combined with improved optical performance for the student level.
The new EC-Plan Achromat objectives display the advanced quality level of
Motic’s CCIS® Infinity Optics and provide repeatable image quality for reliable
results.
The rackless stage without prominent gear rack enables a safe x/y scanning
especially for unexperienced users. The extended stage pole allows a simultaneous right-hand fine focussing.
The BA210 Elite’s illumination system allows an easy replacement of its
Halogen light source by LED modules of different color temperatures. Its
efficient power resources guarantee upgrade options for contrast methods
such as polarization, darkfield and phase contrast. Additionally the new
Epi-LED S modules allow the implementation of the Fluorescence method in
educational environments.
The manufacturing of the complete BA210E microscope follows current RoHS
standards and thus avoids lead-containing materials in student environments.
To protect the system from fungus growth in high-humidity environments, an
anti-fungus treatment is applied to all parts of the microscope.
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BA210E
BASIC BIOLOGICAL MICROSCOPE
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THE MECHANICS
RACKLESS STAGE | EYEPIECE TUBES
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INTRODUCTION
THE MECHANICS
THE OPTICS
THE ILLUMINATION
THE ACCESSORIES
DOCUMENTATION
SPECIFICATIONS
A STUDENT PROOF CONCEPT
FOR ROUGH USE
The ergonomic functionality of Motic’s BA210E is visible in any aspect of its mechanical setup. Elegant
and sturdy, the microscope stand follows all needs of educational environments.
The hard-coated stage allows a safe evaluation of transmitted light samples. The rackless stage is
especially appreciated in teaching environments, where the x/y movement without prominent gear rack
improves safety of unexperienced users.
Due to an ergonomic viewing angle and an easy adjustment of the interpupillary distance, the BA210E
eyepiece tubes guarantee fatigue-free microscopic work for hours. Countersunk fixing screws prevent
inadmissible removal of the eyepieces and confirm Motic's dedication to the daily demands of teachers. The trinocular tube option with a 20/80 light split if activated allows the adaption of a digital devices
and the presentation of microscopic images to a larger audience.
Transport and storage of classroom microscopes are facilitated by an easy grip on the stand and a
space saving power cord hanger.
EYEPIECE TUBES | Interpupillary distance adjustment
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THE OPTICS
OBJECTIVES | EYEPIECES
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INTRODUCTION
THE MECHANICS
THE OPTICS
THE ILLUMINATION
THE ACCESSORIES
DOCUMENTATION
SPECIFICATIONS
SUPERB PERFORMANCE
FOR AN EFFICIENT TEACHING
Motic’s new EC Plan Achromat objectives deliver a remarkable level of optical performance. With
excellent field flatness and resolution, the EC optics offers superior color fidelity and contrast through
multi-layer coated glass lenses. An intermediate image without any colored fringes is delivered for
professional digital results. The modern CCIS® Infinity concept guarantees maximum flexibility for
optional upgrades.
Especially in educational environments, the increased working distances of the objectives greatly
reduce contamination risk when changing from oil lenses to dry lenses, while protecting lenses in
rough usage.
The standard eyepieces N-WF 10X/20 with high eyepoint for eyeglass wearers, made of high quality
optical glasses with multi-layer coating, provide consistent diopter adjustment for both eyes.
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THE ILLUMINATION
ILLUMINATION SOURCES | CONDENSER
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INTRODUCTION
THE MECHANICS
THE OPTICS
THE ILLUMINATION
THE ACCESSORIES
DOCUMENTATION
SPECIFICATIONS
POWERFUL AND FLEXIBLE
ILLUMINATION
A powerful and practical illumination is a basic necessity for any educational microscope. Motic has
contributed a full interchangeability between Halogen light source and LED modules to the BA210E.
The importance of LEDs as safe and long-term illumination sources has increased especially in teaching environments as lifetime and reduced heat are superior to halogen bulbs. Nevertheless, experienced users may still prefer the “warm” halogen illumination with a large portion of long wavelengths.
In the BA210E the user may choose his illumination source freely.
A high quality condenser with maximal NA 1.25 with aperture diaphragm is implemented for visualisation of weakly or non-stained samples.
HALOGEN BULB
LED MODULE
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THE ACCESSORIES
CONTRAST METHODS
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INTRODUCTION
THE MECHANICS
THE OPTICS
THE ILLUMINATION
THE ACCESSORIES
DOCUMENTATION
SPECIFICATIONS
MODULARITY FOR ADDITIONAL
CONTRAST METHODS
Besides the standard packages, the BA210E accepts a variety of upgrades. For additional contrast methods, the standard condenser comes with a slot for phase contrast and darkfield sliders. For single phase
contrast lenses, the respective phase slider has to be chosen, while the darkfield slider can be used with
all objectives up to 40X magnification (up to NA 0.65).
Simple polarization can be performed with a set of polarizer/analyzer. Convenient and easy, the polarizer
is placed on top of the collector lens and can be rotated freely for maximum extinction. The analyzer is
placed between the eyepiece tube and the microscope body and may stay in the light path.
EC-H PLAN PHASE OBJECTIVES
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THE ACCESSORIES
CONTRAST METHODS
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INTRODUCTION
THE MECHANICS
THE OPTICS
THE ILLUMINATION
THE ACCESSORIES
DOCUMENTATION
SPECIFICATIONS
MODULARITY FOR ADDITIONAL
CONTRAST METHODS
LED light sources for Fluorescence are starting to replace mercury bulb technology. This is a good
message for all teachers and students in the biomedical field, as up to now due to safety reasons (heat
development, risk of leakage of mercury, mercury disposal) the traditional mercury technology was kept
away from young students.
The advantages of LEDs are numerous. No warm-up period has to be taken into consideration, so the
teacher can quickly implement the fluorescence method into the daily curriculum. No special alignment
of the illumination is needed. Just switch on the system and start working. A convenient intensity adjustment protects delicate and rare samples from bleaching. The initial costs for LED fluorescence are by far
lower than for a mercury based system, and LED lifetime of minimum 20.000 hours reduces running
costs significantly.
Motic’s Epi-LED S modules for BA210E include a 3W LED light source, combined with a suitable filter
combination. The module is placed as an add-on between microscope stand and eyepiece tube. A fast
change from Bright field to Fluorescence and vice versa is possible by moving the LED module back and
forth. A change in excitation is possible by simply exchanging the compact illumination module. The
integrated IR-sensor detects the user and turns off the Fluorescence automatically when the microscope
is left, again taking young users into consideration.
Epi-LED S Module Components
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DOCUMENTATION
STANDARD PHOTOMICROGRAPHY | DIGITAL DOCUMENTATION
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INTRODUCTION
THE MECHANICS
THE OPTICS
THE ILLUMINATION
THE ACCESSORIES
DOCUMENTATION
SPECIFICATIONS
OPTIONS FOR IMAGE
PRESENTATION AND DATABASE
In many educational institutions, limited resources increase the importance of image presentations to a
greater audience. A fully-corrected intermediate image without colored fringes is accessible through the
photo port of the trinocular tube. So best image quality is available for digital access. Besides, a step by
step storage of images may finally lead to an image database for tutorials.
Standard photomicrography delivers high resolution images of small fields. Live images can be supplied
in most cases by the camera’s manufacturer software.
The combination of a BA210E with a member of the Moticam series of digital C-mount cameras delivers
excellent live images, which can easily be presented through laptop, tablet or beamer. The appropriate
adapter has to be chosen in relation to the chip size of the digital camera. All Motic cameras come
equipped with software to transform the BA210E into an analysis and documentation station.
For limited bench-top space, Moticam 1080 with HDMI output delivers High Resolution images without
computer. The images can be saved on an SD card. The Wi-Fi models Moticam X and Moticam X2 create
a wireless signal to be shared by tablets and smartphones.
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SPECIFICATIONS
BA210E
STANDARD CONFIGURATION
& OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
General Specifications
Optical system
Observation system
Interpupillary distance (mm)
Eyepieces
Eyepieces diopter adjustment
Optional Configuration
CCIS®
Siedentopf 30°
55-75
N-WF 10X/20
N-WF 12.5X/18; N-WF 15X/16
+/- 5 dpt
Reticles (Ø25mm)
Crosshair
10mm/100 divisions
Crossed double scale 10mm/100 divisions
Pointer
Trinocular light split
Nosepiece
Objectives EC-Plan Acromats
20/80
Reversed quadruple
4X/0.10; 10X/0.25; 40X/0.65; 100X/1.25 Oil
Objectives EC-H Plan Achromats +/- Phase
10X/0.25; 20X/0.45; 40X/0.65; 100X/1.25 Oil
Objective mounting thread RMS standard (W 4/5'' X 1/36'')
Yes
Built-in coaxial mechanical stage with sample holder
Yes
Stage size (mm)
150 x 130
Travel range (mm)
80 x 30; rackless
Upper limit stop
Preset; adjustable
Condenser
Focus mechanism
Fine focus precision (µm)
Abbe Focusable type N.A.1.25; with slot for Phase/DF sliders
Coaxial; tension adjustment
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Z-axis movement (mm)
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Filter holder with fixing cap
Yes
Illumination
Halogen / LED interchangeability
Illumination position
30W Halogen
Built-in
Built-in
Power supply
110-240V (CE)
Dimensions (mm)
Weight (Kg)
3W LED / mirror
Yes
Transformer
Filters
20X/0.45; 60X/0.80;
Blue
Green, yellow, green interference, neutral density, didymium
360 x 220 x 398
7,2
Contrast techniques
Brightfield
Phase contrast
Simple Polarization
Darkfield
LED Fluorescence
Yes
Slider
Yes
Slider
Yes
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SPECIFICATIONS
BA210E
EPI-LED S MODULE AVAILABLE FILTERS
Auramine
Epi-LED
S Fluorescence
O
attachment - AO
Epi-LED
Auramine
S Fluorescence
O
attachment - MB
Exciter 480SP Dichroic 505LP Barrier 520LP
Exciter 480SP Dichroic 505LP Barrier 520LP
Fluorescence intermediate part
LED excitation module, 455nm LED lamp and filter cube
Fluorescence intermediate part
LED excitation module, 470nm LED lamp and filter cube
100.0
100.0
T (%)
T (%)
50.0
0.0
0.0
400.0
600.0
800.0
Epi-LED
Auramine
S Fluorescence
O
attachment - G
Exciter BP532/33 Dichroic 575LP Barrier 590LP
Fluorescence intermediate part
LED excitation module, 530nm LED lamp and filter cube
100.0
50.0
0.0
500.0
600.0
Wavelength (nm)
400.0
600.0
Wavelength (nm)
Wavelength (nm)
T (%)
50.0
700.0
800.0
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SPECIFICATIONS
BA210E
SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS (units: mm)
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57
180
401
65
402
98
189
210
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SPECIFICATIONS
BA210E
SYSTEM DIAGRAM
4X
Photo Eyepiece
Phase Centering
Telescope
N-WF10X/20
N-WF12.5X/18
0.5X C-Mount
camera adapter
N-WF15X/16
1X C-Mount
camera adapter
0.65X C-Mount
camera adapter
Siedentopf
Binocular Head
2.5X
Photo Eyepiece
SLR Projection lens
Siedentopf
Trinocular Head
LED excitation module
Epi-LED S
Fluorescence
Module
*CCIS® EC-H
PL PH 10X
*CCIS® EC-H
PL PH 20X
*CCIS® EC-H
PL PH 40X
*CCIS® EC-H
PL PH 100X-oil
CCIS®
4X EC Plan
CCIS®
10X EC Plan
CCIS®
20X EC Plan
CCIS®
40X EC Plan
CCIS®
60X EC Plan
CCIS®
100X EC Plan
Analyzer
Rackless Stage
Short X/Y pole
for Left Hand Control
10X Ph1 Phase Slider
20X/40X Ph2 Phase Slider
100X Ph3 Phase Slider
BA210E
N.A. 1.25
Abbe Condenser
Collector
Mirror Set
Darkfield Slider (10X-40X)
3-Position Phase slider (Ph1/Ph2/BF)
3W LED Module
(6000K)
Didymium
(10X/20X/40X)
* Standard: positive phase; negative phase available on request
Blue Filter
ND Filter
Green Interference
Green Filter
Yellow Filter
Polarizer
3W LED Module
(4500K)
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Updated: May 2016