Backlit Stand for SmartMicroScope

(Compatible with the SmartMicroScope, SmartMicroScope 500 SmartMicroScope 5M, SmartMicroScope 5M-500 and SmartMicroScope iGO)


The SmartMicroScope 500

The SmartMicroScope 500 handheld digital microscope is powerful, versatile and easy to use.  The single focus dial allows students to explore hidden worlds all around us.  View the different stages of mitosis.  What does salt look like?  How are plant and animal cells alike and different?  What do insect eyes look like?  What lives in pond water?  The SmartMicroScope is a great discovery tool for all grades.


Chromebook, PC and MAC Compatible

The cloud-based SmartMicroScope Viewer Online software requires NO INSTALLATION and is compatible with chromebook, PC and Mac.  Simply go to the website and log in to view the live image, take pictures, record videos and more.  The SmartMicroScope 5M also comes with a site license for PC and Mac installed software.

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Life Science-

  • View microscops slides and Mitosis
  • Explore plant parts and water organisms
  • Compare plant and animal cells
  • Observe sweating

Earth Science-

  • Explore rocks, sand, and soil.

Physical Science- 

  • Compare grains of salt, sugar and other common substances
  • Compare clothing and other textiles
  • Explore how common printers make different colors

The SmartMicroScope 500 can record still images, videos, or time-lapse videos to view a weeks worth of change in minutes.  It has 6 LED lights that are easily controlled with a dial on the SmartScope.

Unlike the SmartMicroScope which has a range of magnifications, the SmartMicroScope 500 has FIXED magnfication of 500x.  This powerful magnification can make all the difference when looking at pond water organisms or plant and animal cells.  The SmartMicroScope 500 features a high resolution image (1280×1024 pixels).

The SmartMicroScope comes with easy to use software to take still images, videos, or time-lapse videos.  The software has a zoom feature to take an even closer look at objects and has a measurement feature to measure change over time.

The SmartMicroScope 500 is especially useful in classrooms with traditional microscopes.  The ability to show students what they are looking for is very powerful.


Backlit Stand (Compatible with the SmartMicroScope, SmartMicroScope 500 SmartMicroScope 5M, SmartMicroScope 5M-500 and SmartMicroScope iGO)

USB Cord

SmartMicroScope 500

SmartMicroScope Stand

Software CD

SmartMicroScope 500 Specifications:

Magnification:  500x FIXED Magnification

Resolution:  1280 x 1024

Illumination:  6 LED built-in and adjustable

O/S:  Windows XP SP2, Vista, and Windows 7, 8, 10 and Mac OS 10.7 & up 

Chrome, and Linux 

Gain Control:  Auto Gain Control (AGC)

Snapshot Mode:  Hardware/Software controllable

White Balance:  Automatic

Power Source:  5VDC through USB port