SX25 Elite

Compact Stereo Microscope

Compact and high quality, the SX25 Elite entry-level zoom stereo microscope delivers performance, flexibility and reliability. Quality optics ensures superb stereo viewing.

  • 10x – 45x magnification (180x max.)
  • Compact, robust, high quality binocular stereo microscope
  • Range of stand options to suit requirements

Compact Stereo Microscope

Increase your productivity and production quality with the SX Elite microscope range.

The SX25 Elite is a entry level, high quality stereo microscope, designed to provide value without compromising performance.

With more than 60 years experience in design and manufacture of high performance optical systems, Vision Engineering’s SX25 Elite stereo microscope delivers performance, flexibility and reliability.

Quality optics ensure the SX25 Elite delivers high resolution, flat field imaging, making it ideal for routine industrial and life science work. It is the first step in the SX Elite family of quality stereo microscopes.

A range of stand options and accessories allow tailoring to suit individual requirements.

Stand Options

Bench Stand

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

Boom Mount

 SX45-TR Elite trinocular stereo microscope on boom stand
  • Stable platform base, or for mounting directly to user’s work surface
  • Enhanced freedom of movement


Dual Arm Boom

  • Designed specifically for applications requiring extended reach, without compromising stability
  • Stable platform base, or for mounting directly to user’s work surface
  • Easy adjustability allows precise positioning and alignment


Floor Stand

SX Elite microscope on articulated 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.




A wide range of accessories are available to complement the SX Elite family products to cater for almost any situation.

LED ring light

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


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

Eyepieces Objective Lenses Zoom Range Working Distance
10x/20 E.W. 0.5x* 5x – 22.5x 180mm
15x/16 W.F. 0.5x* 7.5x – 33.8x 180mm
20x/11 W.F. 0.5x* 10x – 45x 180mm
10x/20 E.W.. 0.75x 7.5x – 33.8x 120mm
15x/16 W.F. 0.75x 11.3x – 50.6x 120mm
20x/11 W.F. 0.75x 15x – 67.5x 120mm
10x/20 E.W. 1.0x 10x – 45x 97mm
15x/16 W.F. 1.0x 15x – 67.5x 97mm
20x/11 W.F. 1.0x 20x – 90x 97mm
10x/20 E.W. 2.0x 20x – 90x 30mm
15x/16 W.F. 2.0x 30x – 135x 30mm
20x/11 W.F. 2.0x 40x – 180x 30mm

* stand extension required when using 0.5x objective lens with bench stand model to accommodate increased working distance.

Technical Data

  • Greenough stereo microscope
  • Zoom ratio 4.5:1
  • Interpupillary distance adjustment (52 to 75mm)
  • Eyepiece dioptre indexing


Bench Stand Dimensions

SX25 Elite bench stand dimensional drawing
  • A = 183mm
  • B = 250mm
  • C = 285mm
  • D = 155mm max., less working distance *

*with 1x objective


Boom Mount Dimensions

SX Elite microscope single arm boom with base
  • E = 275mmF = 395mm
  • G = 485mm
  • H = 442mm max.
  • I = 295mm max., less working distance *

*with 1x objective


Dual Arm Dimensions

SX Elite microscope double arm boom with base
  • J = 325mm max., less working distance*
  • K = 670mm max.
  • L = 405mm

*with 1x objective

Additional information

Ergonimic 'Eyepiece-less"


Image Capture



Low (20x max)

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