Binocular laboratory microscope. Characteristics include a 6V, 20W tungsten halogen lamp, quadruple revolving nosepiece, a binocular body, un-graduated mechanical stage, 4X,10X,40X and 100X plan achromatic objectives. Unit has a 1.25 condenser with mount, an auxiliary swing-in condenser, two (10X) widefield eyepieces, dual diopter adjustment and may include a carrying case. Used in the laboratory to perform observations on laboratory cultures and samples. Microscope to be provided with appropriate light source and filters for phase contrast microscopy.