At home fecals.. Best microscope

Discussion in 'Health & Wellness' started by Danielle Stormes, Oct 20, 2020.

  1. Danielle Stormes

    Danielle Stormes Member

    Apr 7, 2020
    New Jersey
    Hi I was wondering if anyone does fecals themselves and if so what microscope do you use. I wanted to see what everyone uses before I buy one.
  2. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    I bought a used AmScope M100C-LED with an Omax eyepiece camera. It works great.
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  3. Michaela Van Mecl

    Michaela Van Mecl Well-Known Member

    Sep 3, 2018
    Northern Virginia
    Same as @MadHouse . I really like it. I recommend purchasing fecal flotation solution until you get comfortable.
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  4. NigerianDwarfOwner707

    NigerianDwarfOwner707 Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2018
    East Coast, USA
    It seems like most work well as long as they have 4x, 10x, and 40x magnification. AmScope is a good brand.
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    Sep 21, 2014
    Cobbtown, Ga.
    Why do I have so much trouble using the 40x? It’s like nothing is under the scope. I can’t get it regulated at all.
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  6. GoofyGoat

    GoofyGoat Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2018
    Here's the one I have. I used it when I was teaching biology. It's very functional and you can do a lot with it. The quality is also amazing.

    I also recommend the website in general for supplies and they have great customer service.
    They also have videos to teach folks how to use their equipment and do different experiments for homeschooling.
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  7. MellonFriend

    MellonFriend Well-Known Member

    Do you mean you can't get it in focus?
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