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Olympus BX50 Top Illuminator


This LED illuminator replaces the original Olympus BX50 Top Illuminator. Provides a whiter, brighter light than the original, while using far less power. Intensity control is continuous from 0-100%. Since the illuminator is at the top of the microscope, is is easily accessible, and the normal location for the intensity adjustment pot is on the main illuminator body. Contact us if you want the adjustment located elsewhere.

  • Custom-designed to fit the form factor of the Olympus BX50.
  • Option for brightness control potentiometer on the new illuminator or on an existing control on the microscope.
  • Easy installation with instructions and most tools provided.
  • All illuminator systems are backed by our 3-year warranty.


  • Illuminator Dimensions: 3.25 x 3.50 x 2.33 inch
  • Power Requirements: 5V 2.5A
  • Brightness: 825 lm
  • LED Expected Lifetime: >50,000 Hours
  • Material: Anodized 6061 T6 Aluminum

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