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Olympus CX21 Educational Microscope

-Setting a new standard in educational microscopy and routine laboratory applications

MELVILLE, NY, June 2003 OLYMPUS AMERICA INC., is pleased to announce the new Olympus CX21 microscope. The CX21 is solid, easy to operate and reliable. This microscope is designed for educational and routine laboratory users performing biological applications. It is equipped with infinity-corrected Plan Achromat objectives, which offer exceptional flatness and produce sharp, clear images right up to the edge of the field of view. The CX21 system is affordably priced for as low as $899.

Other built-in features of the CX21 include: 6V/20W halogen bulb with an aspherical collector lens that delivers clear, stable illumination; fixed Abbe condenser N.A. 1.25; right-hand stage with rackless design and low positioned X,Y controls; and quadruple revolving nosepiece. The CX21s compact design allows for easy portability and storage. The eyepieces, objectives and condenser are all factory attached to the microscope body ensuring that no component is dropped or detached during transportation or regular use.

Two preset, economically priced packages are available for purchase directly through the Olympus Emporium at https://emporium.olympus.com/microscopes. For literature on the CX21 microscope or other Olympus microscopes and accessories, contact: Olympus America Inc., Two Corporate Center Drive, Melville, NY 11747; E-mail: olympusseg@econnextions.com; Phone: