Nikon Eclipse Ci-POL


Slim and compact, the ECLIPSE Ci-POL is a personal-type polarizing microscope that doesn’t occupy your entire desk. With cutting-edge CFI60 infinity optics, it offers advanced optical performance and user-friendly operation. Built-in capture button located near the front of the microscope base allows easy imaging with DS series cameras.

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Nosepiece uses the same DIN standard compensator slot design as the LV100N POL to accept various compensators for advanced quantitative measurements. All five objectives are centerable.

The intermediate tube incorporates a Bertrand lens as standard, enabling both observation and capture of conoscopic and orthoscopic images.

Diascopic/Episcopic illumination type
Both diascopic and episcopic polarizing observation are possible by mounting the LV-UEPI-N universal epi-illuminator. The epi-illuminator uses the high-intensity 50W lamp as standard which provides brighter illumination than a conventional 100W lamp. A noise-terminator mechanism is employed to provide sharp images with high S/N ratios.

CFI60 Optical System
The industry-acclaimed infinity optics – the CFI60 system – successfully deliver long working distances and high NA and produce tack-sharp aberration-free images. They employ an eco-glass that is manufactured with no harmful substances such as lead and arsenic. The episcopic objectives are from the newly developed CFI60-2 series and produce pin-sharp aberration-free images regardless of magnification.

  • Focus stroke has been improved to 30mm, facilitating observation of tall samples.
  • Clamp-type upper limit focusing mechanism makes for easy and safe sample exchange.
  • Excellent cost effective and precision manufacturing is balanced with superb basic performance in a standard level polarizing microscope.

Main body optical system:

CFI60 infinity

Main body illumination:

6V-30W halogen lamp; 6V-30W transformer built-in; ND8, ND4 filters built-in

Main body focusing:

Coaxial coarse/fine focus knob
Focus stroke: 30mm
Coarse: 9.33mm per rotation
Fine: 0.1mm
Minimum reading: in 1µm increments


10x (F.O.V. 22mm)

Eyepiece tube:

P-TT3 Trinocular Tube for polarizing microscopy; P-TB2 Binocular Tube for polarizing microscopy

Intermediate tube:

Built-in focusable Bertrand lens removable from optical path
Switchable Conoscopic/Orthoscopic observations
Built-in Analyzer
Plate/compensator slot


360° rotary dial
Minimum reading at angle 0.1°


Centering quintuple nosepiece (detachable); DIN slot


Ball bearing rotary stage
Rotatable 360° horizontally
Can be fixed at a specific position
Graduated 360° (in 1° increments)
Rotation clamp equipped
Attachable mechanical stage: 35 x 25 mm travel
Vernier 0.1mm


Dedicated strain-free swing-out type; P Achromat N.A. 0.9


No scale markings


CFI P Achromat 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 100x
CFI TU Plan Fluor Epi P 5x, 10, 20x, 50x, 100x

Episcopic illuminator:

LV-UEPI-N Universal Epi Illuminator
Requires an external power supply


Standard 1/4 Lambda and tint plate, quartz wedge or Sernamont compensator can be inserted into intermediate tube slot

Power consumption:



Approx. 14kg (standard binocular set)

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