Powerful, portable microscopy

The Em1 microscope is the result of years of award-winning design* and rigorous field testing. With a number of different models available, it is used by both professionals and amatuers in some of the world's most challenging environments as well as in a laboratory setting.

The Em1 is simple to set up in seconds and used in numerous industries, from microbiology, aquaculture, envionmental monitoring and water sanitation to tropical disease diagnosis and scientific education.

* Joint winner of the Commonwealth Digital Health Awards 2020 and finalist E&T Innovation Awards 2020

Our story

  • Ultra Compact

    154 x 122 x 66mm and light at just 48g (that's less than a cup of coffee!)

  • 1,000 Hours

    Exceptional battery life of up to 1,000 hours

  • 100x - 1000x

    Sharp, high quality images at different magnifications

  • Precision Optics

    High quality, precision ground Schott glass optics

  • Accessories

    A range of accessories for smartphones and cameras

  • Mountings

    Two standard tripod mounting points for stability

  • > Tropical Diseases

    > Veterinary Pathology

    > Environmental Sciences

    > Military/Homeland Security

  • > Healthcare/Medicine

    > Water Sanitation

    > Micro Photography

    > Fibre Analysis

  • > Field Sciences

    > Entomology

    > Policing/Forensics

    > Scientific Education