Cole-Parmer® Focuses on Clarity and Comfort for New Microscope Portfolio


Vernon Hills, IL, January 24, 2023—The new Cole-Parmer compound and stereozoom microscopes offer everything for guaranteed performance including advanced optics, high-quality materials and components, and ergonomics to meet today’s standards. All provide excellent clarity and resolution, are rugged and sturdy, and comfort while minimizing fatigue. A variety of general and specialty models are available for uses in education, life sciences, veterinary, metallurgy, and biomedical laboratories. The new portfolio includes a variety of options:

Cole-Parmer MSU Series compound microscopes are compact and designed for viewing small samples less than 7 micron and available in four MSU Series with a variety of models.

  • MSU-100 and 200 Series are entry-level models, easy to use and rugged—ideal for education. They can withstand extensive use and rough handling. High-quality, yet affordably priced, these microscopes match these demands due to the design and use of high-quality materials.

  • MSU-400 and 600 Series are versatile and advanced microscopes with the finest optical components and smooth operation for effortless objective changes and optimal viewing—ideal for higher education and professional laboratories.
Cole-Parmer MSS Series stereozoom microscopes are designed for viewing large samples and available a in a variety of models.
  • MSS-200 and 400 Series stereozoom microscopes are professional models ideal for laboratories and those preparing biological samples. With enhanced zoom capabilities, the MSS-200 is ideal for laboratory applications. The MSS-400 microscopes allow specimen examination with higher precision, generating three dimensional images, suitable for the highest demanding applications.
All microscopes are equipped with energy-efficient LED illumination, antibacterial protection, integrated X-Y mechanical stage, rotating 360-degrees head, Abbe condenser, ergonomics for the utmost comfort, and more.

View the complete line of Cole-Parmer MSU and MSS Series microscopes at or technical support. Our team of technical support representatives are highly trained product experts with scientific backgrounds and industry experience. Customers rely on this team for help in selecting the right product for their application, troubleshooting existing equipment, and solving regulatory compliance issues. For more information, visit