Changing a Microscope Bulb is usually pretty simple and quick. You can pay a professional like Munday Scientific to come in if you are unsure. But we have included a few videos below of our most common microscopes and how simple it can be to change the bulb yourself.
The Olympus CX is a very common microscope in Lab environments. It uses a 6V20W lamp and you can purchase the lamp here if you do not have one
The Olympus BX is our most popular series of microscope. It's very common in several applications, especially for Pathology and Lab Settings. They use the 6V30W lamp and you can purchase the lamp here if you do not have one
The Olympus BX51 and other 12V100W models are very common. Users struggle with removing the lamp house to get to the bulb. This microscope along with Olympus IX models use the 12V100W lamp. You can purchase this lamp here if you do not have one. Once you have the lamp house removed, I show you how to replace the lamp in this video. The Olympus IX uses the same procedure as the BX lamp house. It's the same Halogen 12V100W box.
The Lamp Socket cover is a little tricky on the E200. I show you how to get to the bulb in the video above. Once you get to the bulb, it's very simple to change it. The Nikon E200 uses a 6V20W Lamp and you can find that here if you do not have one
The Nikon E400 and 50i are really common in all lab settings. In the video above show you how to change the bulb. It uses a 6V30W bulb and you can purchase them here if you do not have one
The microscopes listed below are some of the more common ones we see and are relatively simple to replace a bulb in. If you have trouble or we do not have a video for your microscope. Please reach out to us by filling out a contact form here