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The LUXO Microscopes by UNITRON product line is designed with today’s high-tech and manufacturing environments in mind. LUXO Microscopes by UNITRON offers a variety of products that meet the demands of numerous application requirements from inspection to assembly to rework. Inspection operators will appreciate the magnification range and ergonomic features of the microscope systems, and assembly and rework technicians will benefit from the greater working distances and versatility of the digital imaging systems.

UNITRON News & Events

Optical vs. Digital Microscopes: Which Is Better for Your Application?

Both digital and optical, or traditional, microscopes have made significant advancements in the past 50 years. At UNITRON, we recognize that there is a need for both types of microscopes...

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Back to Basics: Illuminated Magnifiers

Today’s illuminated magnifiers offer an extensive array of features and functionalities to suit individual preferences, ergonomic concerns, and an ever-expanding range of working conditions and applications.  While users appreciate the...

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UNITRON Ltd. Renames Industrial Microscope Product Line

Same Great Products, New Name Commack, NY [August 1, 2020] — UNITRON Ltd., a leading manufacturer of precision instruments for electronics, industrial, metallurgical, materials science, research, and educational applications, has...

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Optical vs. Digital Microscopes: Which Is Better for Your Application?

Both digital and optical, or traditional, microscopes have made significant advancements in the past 50 years. At UNITRON, we recognize that there is a need for both types of microscopes, as they both have distinct advantages for certain applications. Continue reading

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How Are Microscopes Used in Forensic Science?

Sometimes referred to as "criminalistics," forensic science is the application of science in criminal and civil investigations. Of course, forensic science demands precision, and the microscope is an essential piece of equipment for researchers in all of its different fields. Here are some specific ways that forensic science microscopes help medical experts, law enforcement agencies, and researchers conduct their vital work: Continue reading

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Compound vs. Stereo Microscopes: What’s the Difference?

Different microscopes have different uses, and being familiar with any given instrument’s specifications can help you choose the right tool for the job. Whether you're trying to get into a new hobby, a seasoned technician inspecting a part you made in a machine shop, or buying a gift for the gemologist or coin collector in your life, it is highly beneficial to know what microscope is best for your desired purpose and why. UNITRON makes specialized microscopes for a full range of applications ranging from forensics to metallurgy,  but most of these scopes fall into two main categories: stereo and compound (“upright” or “inverted”). Continue reading

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UNITRON Bolsters Sales Channel Support

[April 2020] – UNITRON Ltd. is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrew Gerson as Director of Sales for BioScience and Materials Microscopy.  In this newly created position, Andrew will...

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What Is Metallography, and Why is it Important?

You may not have heard of metallography, but if you’ve used a phone, been on a plane, or rode in a car, you have benefitted from its existence. Metallography is defined as “the study of the atomic and chemical structure of all types of metallic alloys using microscopy.” It traces its roots back to 19th-century British scientist Henry Clifton Sorby, but advances in technology have helped it maintain relevance and led to new discoveries about the properties of metals.   Continue reading

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UNITRON Ltd. Responds to the COVID-19 Situation

With the serious health issues surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the health and safety of our customers and employees always come first.  UNITRON has implemented a response plan based on recommendations from the World Health...

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Benefits of Stereo Microscopes With Digital Cameras

It can be difficult to keep one eye closed while looking through a microscope eyepiece with the other eye. A stereo microscope eliminates the need to close one of your...

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Visit UNITRON at IPC APEX Expo 2020

UNITRON will be exhibiting at IPC APEX Expo 2020 (Feb 3-5) with our good friends at Ash Technologies. Visit our booth (#2212) to see the full line of Ash's digital...

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Inspecting a Threaded Receiver Using the OMNI Core

How can you observe and inspect pitched threads for quality control?   Use an OMNI Core, 1x Plan lens, auto focus and the overlay graticule.     Learn more about...

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Pass/Fail Inspection of Biopsy Needle Using the OMNI Core

How do you inspect and measure a device/sample for consistency and adherence to standards? How can this process be easily automated? Use an OMNI Core, graticule overlay and measurement apps...

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Inspecting a Repeating Feature Using the OMNI Core

How do you rapidly inspect a device/sample to ensure consistency in a repeating feature like a coil? Use an OMNI Core, graticule and measurement apps, and an X-Y stage. Learn...

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Balloon Catheter Inspection with the OMNI Core

How do you inspect a balloon catheter or other reflective device/sample and see the detail within? Use an OMNI Core with Plan 1x lens and polarized light. Learn more about...

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Stent Inspection Using the OMNI Core

How do you inspect a stent or other small part that is reflective from multiple angles?  How do you make this inspection a process that is both repeatable and reproducible...

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Visit UNITRON & Ash Technologies at MD&M Minneapolis for FREE

Join UNITRON and Ash Technologies at MD&M Minneapolis 2019.  Try the INSPEX II or OMNI Core with automated capabilities for inspection and quality control of medical devices. Also, get a...

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Visit UNITRON at SMTA International

UNITRON will be exhibiting at the SMTA International meeting on September 22-26, 2019 at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  Visit us in Booth 1239 to see digital inspection...

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UNITRON Ltd. Secures Master Distribution Agreement with Luxo Corporation

[June 1, 2019] — UNITRON Ltd., a leading provider of high quality, precision instruments for electronics, industrial, metallurgical, materials science, research and educational applications, announces a new master distribution agreement...

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See UNITRON at AFTE 2019 in Nashville, TN

UNITRON is excited to be exhibiting again this year at the annual AFTE meeting (The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners). The meeting takes place from May 26-31, 2019...

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Introducing the Z12 Zoom Stereo Microscope from UNITRON

It's been nearly a year since UNITRON introduced the Z12 Zoom Stereo Microscope. With a 12.5:1 zoom ratio, Apochromatically-corrected optics and the longest working distance in its class, the Z12...

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What's Next for Visual and Optical Inspection?

Authors: Mark Clymer1, Kieran Slicker2 and Ed Balcerzak1 1UNITRON Ltd., Commack, NY (http://www.unitronusa.com) 2Ash Technologies, Naas, Ireland (http://ash-vision.com) Originally published by Mid-Atlantic Tech Publications, Inc., May 2018: http://us-tech.com/RelId/1966467/ISvars/default/What_s_Next_for_Visual_and_Optical_Inspection_.htm The need...

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UNITRON and LUXO Microscopes by UNITRON to Exhibit at IPC APEX EXPO 2019

We are delighted to be exhibiting again at the IPC APEX EXPO 2019. Stop by and see a selection of our traditional and digital stereo microscopes and inspection systems.  See...

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Visit LUXO Microscopes by UNITRON at the 8th Annual Expo & Tech Forum, November 1, 2018

What:  LA/Orange County 8th Annual Expo & Tech Forum When:  November 1, 2018 Where: The Grand, 4101 E. Willow St., Long Beach, CA 90815 Join LUXO Microscopes by UNITRON at...

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INSPEX II Digital Inspection System

New INSPEX II Digital Inspection System View this short video for an introduction to the new INSPEX II Digital Inspection System from Ash Technologies.

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What is it about White Balancing?

Remember “the dress?”  Was it gold and white or black and blue?  The answer comes down to an issue of illumination and white balance.  Cameras are “stupid” – even on...

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Master a Digital Inspection Microscope in 20 Minutes!

Digital Microscopy Speeds and Simplifies Inspection This video is a webinar recording on the OMNI Core digital microscope system from Ash Technologies. The video demonstrates the ease of operation, and...

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Visit UNITRON at IMTS 2018, Booth #135307, in the Quality Pavilion

Stop by and see a selection of stereo microscopes and inspection systems.  We'll be joined by Ash Technologies, developers of the innovative OMNI Core digital microscope and measurement system, the...

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The Deal with Megapixels

Is More Better? As microscopists and also general consumers, consumer (non-scientific) camera manufacturers have tricked us into thinking “more” megapixels translate into better images.  NOT TRUE, at least not in...

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Color Cameras in Microscopy

For decades, photographic film was the only option for snapping pictures with microscopes -- prior to that and to the best of their ability, scientists sketched what they saw through...

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Cleaning Microscope Optics

Would you wear dirty eyeglasses or sunglasses? Just like these, microscope optics work better when they are free of dust and smears. Grime on your optics reduce the resolution, create...

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Press Release - 05-18-18 - UNITRON Introduces the Omni Core Digital Inspection System

UNITRON Introduces the Omni Core Digital Inspection System Commack, NY [May 18, 2018] — UNITRON Ltd. is delighted to introduce the Omni Core Digital Microscope & Measurement System. As the successor...

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Demystifying Numerical Aperture

We are often asked to recommend the appropriate objectives for a microscope.  The objective sits closest to the specimen, is an integral component of the microscope and is crucial to...

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Press Release - 02-15-18 - UNITRON Introduces the Z12 Zoom Stereo Microscope

UNITRON Introduces the Z12 Zoom Stereo Microscope Commack, NY [February 15, 2018] — UNITRON Ltd. is pleased to introduce the Z12 zoom stereo microscope. With a magnification range from 8X to...

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Press Release - 02-13-18 - UNITRON Introduces the OMNI Lite Digital Inspection System

UNITRON Introduces the OMNI Lite Digital Inspection System Commack, NY [February 13, 2018] — UNITRON Ltd. is delighted to unveil the OMNI Lite digital inspection system. The OMNI Lite offers many...

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Press Release - 02-8-18 - UNITRON Introduces the Versamet 4 Inverted Metallurgical Microscope

UNITRON Introduces the Versamet 4 Inverted Metallurgical Microscope Commack, NY [February 8, 2018] — UNITRON Ltd. is pleased to introduce the Versamet 4 inverted metallurgical microscope. The Versamet 4 is the latest...

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Press Release - 11-28-17 - NEW 16MP High Definition Color Camera Available from UNITRON

NEW 16MP High Definition Color Camera Available from UNITRON Commack, NY [November 28, 2017] —UNITRON Ltd. is pleased to introduce the MPX-16C 16-megapixel color microscopy camera, the latest addition to the Excelis...

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Press Release - 10-5-17 - UNITRON Ltd. Adds Luxo Microscopes To Its Portfolio of Industrial Microscopes

UNITRON Ltd. adds Luxo microscopes to its portfolio of industrial microscopes Delivering more for our customers Commack, NY [October 5, 2017] — UNITRON Ltd., a leading provider of high quality...

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