Olympus BX61

Instrument: Olympus BX61

Fluorescent Microscope used for Fixed sample imaging


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Post author: Cameron Nowell. Last update: 20/01/2015 at 3:03 pm by Cameron Nowell.




Manufacturer: Olympus, BX61. Installed 2008.

A simple motorised upright fluorescent microscope for imaging tissue sections or single cell layers on slides.

Funding sources: Institutional

Benefits of the Olympus BX61

– Sensitive monochrome camera
– Easy to use

Technical features and specifications

– 10x, 20x, 40x and 60x (oil) objectives
– Fluorescent filters for blue, green and red fluorophores


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: User operated training provided, User or facility staff operate pricing may vary
Access: External researcher use available