The smooth arm is more convenient with a coarse adjustment knob!
There is a coarse adjustment
knob for convenience when
working on a desk.
Stroke: 67 mm
There is no troublesome lock, allowing smooth operation to improve work efficiency!
Conventional microscope arms
have locks on each joint.
You have to tighten these
locks every time you set a
This model does not have
a lock on each joint.
When you release your hand
in any position,
the arm will stop in place.
Work efficiency is greatly
improved by smooth operation.
* Reference picture is of a trinocular model.
US patent obtained!
AFN-0745 stays in any position
in space due to mechanical
balance without locking.
(US patent obtained)
Just hold the horizontal short
arm part (arrow part) by hand
and change the angle.
* Reference picture is of
a different model.
It stretches smoothly and stops immediately.
It rotates and saves quickly.
It allows comfortable operation!
It can stay mechanically stationary in any position.
Smooth arm that can be freely angled up, down, left and right
You can move the microscope head by 90 °
from horizontal position to upward position
and by 30 ° from horizontal position to
Each joint can rotate.
※Reference picture is of a different model.
The arm can be moved from the 90° position to the 25° position.
* Reference picture is of a different model.
Mounted on the edge of a workbench
It can be attached to the edge
of a workbench with a clamp (vise).
(Clamp is standard equipment)
Maximum clamping width: 65 mm
Actual operation video
Example for use in attachment to a cart
Height (when stored)
Load capacity * Mechanically required weight
Introduction of options
Auxiliary lens that reduces the magnification but allows you to extend the working distance when required
Auxiliary lens for YM series 0.5x
Auxiliary lens for YM series 1.5x
By attaching a 0.5x auxiliary lens, you can observe from 156 mm.
By attaching a 1.5x auxiliary lens, you can observe up to 67.5x.
0.5x auxiliary lens
for YM series
Working distance: 156 mm
1.5x auxiliary lens for YM series
Working distance: 45 mm
Specialized option to observe with brighter lighting
LED ring light
Attach the 56 LED ring light to the tip of the objective lens.
・Double-line 56 LED ring light
・Accept 100-240V power supply and can be used overseas
Specialized option for when there is no space on the desk or shelf to hold the vise
[Grommet to be attached to workbench / desk]
Desk grommet mount AFN-2522
Make a hole of about Φ10mm in the top plate
or shelf of the desk, and pass it through
the Φ10mm hole with the screw part of the
grommet from above.
Insert the main arm into the grommet mount fixed to a desk.
Optional Parts if you want to install it on an optical laboratory table.
[M6-25mm matrix optical laboratory table flange]
Optical laboratory table flange AFN-2050
There are screw holes for attachment to the M6-25mm matrix optical laboratory table.
Option to fix the arm to a shelf and lower the microscope
Smooth spin AFN-2105
By installing this instead of the horizontal arm of the standard arm, you can move the microscope below the mounting shelf.
The smooth arm can be installed not only on the edge of a desk but also on a shelf.
It can be folded into a compact shape when not in use.
Specialized option to mount the microscope on a shelf
[Wall mount bracket]
Wall mount bracket for AFN series AFN-2512
A bracket for mounting the smooth arm directly on the wall. You can use the smooth arm in a small space by rotating it to the left.
Save even more space by using it in combination with Smooth Spin!