The MEC2 inverted trinocular metallurgical microscope is offered with digital imaging. Designed for use in materials inspection and quality control in a production line or laboratory environment, the MEC2’s compact, ergonomic design and durable construction provides users with an affordable instrument with excellent optical performance for observation of metallurgical samples, electronic components, and metal parts. It offers infinity corrected plan achromat brightfield objectives which provide bright, crisp images with high NA values and long working distances. Fixed stage design provides stable control even with heavy samples. Small footprint saves workstation space.