The Best Compact Microscope - December 2021

Based on the analysis of 7,351 reviews.



Top Choice Best Value
Carson MicroBrite 60x 120x Lighted Microscope product image


Microscope Magnification Inspection Compatible Smartphone product image


BXGTECH LED Pocket Microscope 20X 40X Multifunctional Portable Microscope Compact Handhold Microscope product image


AmScope LED 80S Microscope Compact Built product image


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AmScope LED 144S Adjustable Microscope Compact product image


ExploreOne 900x Microscope Set Case product image


BXGTECH LED Pocket Microscope 20X 40X Multifunctional Portable Microscope Compact Handhold Microscope product image


AmScope LED 80S 80 LED Microscope Compact Ring Light with Built in Dimmer by AmScope product image


TELMU Microscope Magnification Illumination Microscopes product image


Microscope YINAMA Magnification Microscopes Compatible product image

Top Compact Microscope Brands


Count on Carson to deliver you really innovative, high quality opitcs at an outstanding value.     We've become a major supplier in consumer loyalty for people of all ages and interests.     Whether you're a hunter, birder, sports fan, or concert goer, Carson has the Ideal optical product to enhance your viewing experience.     Our brand new state of the art design centre enables us to offer innovative and ergonomically designed products at a reasonable cost.     Carson's dedicated sales team provides the personalized assistance required to meet your every need.  

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Our Products

AmScope has been manufacturing premium quality, innovative microscopes and accessories to both professionals and amateurs since 1996. Our products are made under strict ISO 9001 quality management standards and are created by the greatest optical component and tool fabricators in the world. The AmScope collection is produced by the very same technicians and on exactly the same production lines which produce optical devices for Olympus, Cannon, Celestron, Konus, Bushnell and a number of other brands.

Customer and Technical Service

Our highly trained suport staff is here to help answer some of your queries, Monday - Friday from 6:00am to 6:00pm, PST. Contact us toll free at: 1-888-950-2888. Or email us at: and we'll have a reply for you within 24 hours.  


We provide a 5-year limited guarantee on most of microscopes and also a 1-year guarantee on all accessories from any defects in material and workmanship from the date of purchase. Warranty doesn't cover problems due to improper handling, misapplication, natural disasters, or ordinary wear and aging. Consumable accessories and parts, like bulbs, are not covered under warranty. The warranty is limited to replacement or repair of the faulty product and doesn't cover the price of shipping.  

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