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  • 40x to 600x magnification, up to 2400x with digital zoom
  • 4.3" LCD touchscreen
  • 5MP CMOS built-in digital camera
  • 5 fully achromatic objective lenses: 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x
  • Top & bottom adjustable LED illumination
  • 180° rotatable LCD screen
  • Fully mechanical stage
  • Coarse and fine focus knobs
  • Filter wheel/diaphragm
  • AV/TV output with cable
  • Optional battery mode
  • SD card slot with 4GB SD card included (Supports up to 32GB)
  • Universal AC adapter with multi-plugs for international usage
  • Accessories included: 10 prepared slides, hard carrying case, dust cover, touch pen, USB cable, AV cable

Celestron PentaView LCD Digital Microscope

The professional-level Celestron PentaView LCD Digital Microscope is a touchscreen LCD microscope with advanced features at a reasonable price. PentaView features 5 fully achromatic lens objectives, a mechanical stage, a 4.3" TFT full color touch screen, 5MP CMOS sensor, and a 4GB SD card for storing your photos and videos. Taking high-resolution images and video of specimen slides has never been easier.

The LCD screen rotates 180 degrees so you can easily share your viewing with others. For an even bigger audience, use the TV output to display on a television or projector. With magnification from 40 to 600x (2400x with digital zoom), PentaView is ideal for viewing a range of cellular specimens on slides.

Great for the discriminating professional or serious hobbyist, the LCD Digital Microscope with touchscreen is an excellent tool for labs, schools, scientific research, and more.

Coin and stamp collectors or those seeking lower magnification to observe large objects (2mm and larger), please see our popular low-power digital microscopes:

  • Deluxe Handheld Digital Microscope
  • Handheld Digital Microscope Pro
  • Infiview LCD Digital Microscope


Type of Microscope LCD Desktop
Head 180° roatatable head w/4.3" TFT LCD Screen
Nosepiece Quad with click stop
Objective(s) Type (5) Achromatic objectives on turret
Objective(s) Standard DIN 35 RMS
Objective(s) Magnification 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x (included-not connected)
Objective(s) Thread WJ 4/5" x 1/36"
Focus Type(s) Course Focus | Fine Focus
Focus Travel (per rotation) 0.2mm to 35.3mm (.007" to 1.39") (est.)
Magnification Range 40x, 100x, 200x, 400x, 600x | Up to 2400x with digtial zoom
Illumination Type LEDs
Illumination Position(s) TBD
Illumination Adjustability Mechanism Adjustable wheels at base
Power Source Universal 100 to 240V, 50/60 hz multi-country plug | (4) AA (optional)
Battery Options Yes (4AA)
Stage Fully mechanical with metal clips, 88mm x 88mm (3.5" x 3.5") | With Filter wheel | Red, blue, green | 1mm, 3mm, 6mm apertures
Condenser Type Aplantic
Condenser N.A. N.A. 65
Stage Diaphragm Multiple on wheel
Eyepiece Type CMOS Sensor in lieu of eyepiece
Sensor Size 5MP | 1/2.5"
Pixel Size 2.2 μm
Screen type High definition touch, 480 x 272 pixels resolution, 109mm (4.3") with 4x digital zoom, rotates 180°
Screen Size 4.3"
Memory Type SD Card
Memory Size 8G SD included | Supports up to 32G
Port(s) In AC Plug (power) | SD Card slot (32Gmax)
Port(s) Out Video/ TV out | USB 2.0
AC Adapter 5-6V DC, 200-1000mA tip positive electrical input. Jack should be 5.5mm (.21") OD, 2.1mm (.08") ID and 12.5mm (.49") long
Still image capture resolution 1920x1080 | 2048x1152 | 2560x1440 | 3072x1728 | 3648x2048 | 3072x1728
Video resolution VGA (640 x 480)
Shutter trigger position On LCD Screen
Software Internal Firmware
Microscope Dimensions 78mm x 140mm x 330mm (7" x 5.5" x 13")
Microscope Weight 67 oz (1.9 kg)
Included Accessories 8GB SD Card | USB 2.0 Cable (data transfer) | 10 Prepared Slides | 4 plug, multi-country AC adapter | Dust Cover | Carrying Case