Trinocular Stereo Microscope

The SX45-TR trinocular stereo microscope with its precision optics and compact design is the perfect solution to many industrial, biological and life science applications that need image capture.

  • 8x – 50x magnification (200x max.)
  • 6.3:1 zoom ratio
  • Extra-long working distance

    Trinocular Stereo Microscope

    With more than 50 years experience in design and manufacture of high performance optical systems, Vision Engineering’s SX45-TR delivers value, performance and flexibility.

    The SX45-TR provides high quality stereo viewing, ideal for industrial, biological and life science applications.

    Perfect for image capture and documentation when used with a digital camera or video camera, the SX45-TR’s extra-long working distance great for manipulation, SMT re-work, dissection, or simple inspection tasks.

    Additionally, a wide range of stand options and accessories allow tailoring to suit individual requirements. Part of the SX family of stereo microscopes for industry and life sciences.

    Stand Options

    Bench Stand

    • Compact and versatile
    • Low-profile base optimises ergonomics for reduced operator fatigue
    • Built-in transformer with intensity adjustment for both surface and substage illumination

    Boom Mount

    • Ideal for larger specimens
    • Stable platform base, or for mounting directly to user’s work surface
    • Enhanced freedom of movement


    Articulated Arm

    • For enhanced flexibility
    • Designed specifically for applications requiring extended reach, without compromising stability
    • Multi-point adjustability allows precise positioning and alignment


    Floor Stand

    • Perfect for inspection of large or immovable subjects.
    • Height and reach adjustments for inspection of different sized or positioned samples.
    • Articulated adjustable horizontal arm.
    • Heavy duty wheeled base provides mobility to move around practice or lab.




    Stereozoom Microscope Accessories

    A range of accessories are available to complement the SX family of products to cater for a wide range of situations.

    Image Capture, Archive & Documentation

    • Trinocular head option permits the use of digital or video camera. Modular multimedia solutions are available for image archiving, acquisition, processing, analysis and documentation.

    Digital / Video Camera

    • Moticam 1000 – 1.3 Mp USB2.0 digital camera (higher resolutions available)
    • Pixel-fox – 3.1 Mp USB2.0 digital camera
    • Canon EOS Digital SLR – Standalone 12.2 Mp digital SLR camera
    • Optika video camera (HD options available)

    C-mount and T-mount camera adaptors available.

    LED Ringlight

    • For use with bench stand variant, where additional surface illumination is required (standard option with articulated arm and boom mount variants).

    Floating Stage

    • For use with bench stand models, the floating stage provides smooth sample control, ideal for inspection tasks.

    Polarisation Set

    • Useful accessory when used for material science, metallurgy, petrology, as well as many geological and pharmaceutical applications.
    • Polarising filters can be accommodated with bench stand variant.



    To discuss your particular requirements in further detail, please contact your local Vision Engineering representative.

    Optical data

    EyepiecesObjective LensesZoom RangeWorking Distance
    10x/22 F.N.0.5x*4x – 25x220.6mm
    10x/22 F.N.1.0x8x – 50x115.0mm
    10x/22 F.N.2.0x16x – 100x57.5mm
    15x/16 F.N.0.5x*6x – 37.5x220.6mm
    15x/16 F.N.1.0x12x – 75x115.0mm
    15x/16 F.N.2.0x24x – 150x57.5mm
    20x/13 F.N.0.5x*8x – 50x220.6mm
    20x/13 F.N.1.0x16x – 100x115.0mm
    20x/13 F.N.2.0x32x – 200x57.5mm

    Technical Data

    • Greenough stereo zoom microscope
    • Zoom ratio 6.3:1
    • Observation tube inclination 45°
    • Interpupillary distance adjustment (52 to 75mm)
    • Dioptre adjustment on both eyepieces


    Bench Stand

    • A = 240mm
    • B = 285mm
    • C = 300mm
    • D = 215mm max., less working distance *

    * with 1x objective

    Boom Mount

    • E = 275mm
    • F = 395mm
    • G = 485mm
    • H = 442mm max.
    • I = 285mm max., less working distance *


    Articulated Arm

    • J = 600mm max., less working distance *
    • K = 950mm max.
    • L = 305mm (removable)


    Additional information

    Ergonimic 'Eyepiece-less"


    Image Capture



    Low (20x max)

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