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Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope

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Product Description

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Get a closer look at your surroundings with the Edu Science M1280x Microscope, a Toys'R'Us exclusive! This 'scope comes fully loaded with a revolving turret, 3-position illumination switch, mobile phone attachment and much more. Tons of accessories deliver a world of fascinating microbiology fun!

  • 45+ piece set includes a microscope with a mobile phone attachment, prepared slides, blank slides, slide covers, blank labels, collection vials, pipette, stainless steel tweezers, magnifying glass, graduated cylinder, shrimp hatchery, shrimp eggs, instruction booklet and carrying case

  • Attachment lets you take pictures of an object/specimen with your smartphone

  • 2 interchangeable eyepiece sets (10x/16x); wide-field viewing

  • Geared focusing system with a coarse and fine focus knob

  • LED illumination with top/bottom lights and a 3-position switch

  • Revolving turret and adjustable binocular head

  • 4x, 10x, 40x objectives

  • Metal stage condensers

  • Dark-field condenser

  • Color filter wheel

  • Magnification: 80x-1280x

  • Metal base

  • Booklet features operation/preparation instructions and 10 experiments

  • Zippered case has handles for easy carrying

  • Microscope Dimensions: 11.5 x 6.5 x 6 inches

  • Package Weight: 3.5 lbs



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468646

946F0668

803516044946

5F60960

3 AA batteries are required (not included)

4 pounds

12.5 x 8.7 x 7.6

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Average Customer Rating:

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Toys R Us 1001325Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope
 
2.3

(based on 61 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (33)

36%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Easy to assemble (11)
  • High quality (7)
  • Lasting fun (6)

Cons

  • Poor design (17)
  • Flimsy (10)
  • Cheaply made (7)
  • Poor instructions (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Home (19)
  • Outside (5)
  • Creative development (3)
  • Imaginative play (3)
  • Indoor (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (33), Education oriented (19), Educator (6), Stay at home parent (4), Thrifty (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (41), No (17)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

This product is great for Fingerprinting Merit Badge!!!!

This Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope is really great to use to complete the requirements of Fingerprinting Merit Badge, Insect Study Merit Badge, Nature Merit Badge, Textiles Merit Badge and Plant Science...Read complete review

This Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope is really great to use to complete the requirements of Fingerprinting Merit Badge, Insect Study Merit Badge, Nature Merit Badge, Textiles Merit Badge and Plant Science Merit Badge while attending Ockanickon Boy Scout Camp located in Pipersville, Pennsylvania with my troop this week of July of 2016. This product is really great. This product has magnification power of fingerprints from 80 times to 1,280 times and the fingerprint patterns can by studied and identified. This product has both top and bottom lights and has a feature where the viewing of samples through the microscope may be transmitted and saved on a person's smart phone or other computerized storage capability from this microscope. Photographs of bacteria and amoebas that live in the water of the lake can be viewed using this microscope. One viewing objective may be used with microscope objective oil that helps with the ability to view samples that are placed for viewing by a person who is looking through the lens of the microscope. This is a really great microscope that is portable and may be hiked in while backpacking to our campsite. This microscope may be used for quite a few merit badges as well as for completing school work during the school year. This is a really great merit badge.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Almost a toy, if only it was actuallyfun

I bought this because I wanted to get my kids a stereo microscope. I figured that at this price it was worth the risk (thankfully I can return it).
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I bought this because I wanted to get my kids a stereo microscope. I figured that at this price it was worth the risk (thankfully I can return it).

As soon as I opened it, I knew I should return it, but decided to at least look through it anyway. (I wanted to try it out before giving it to my kids to make sure it worked, I did not want them to be disappointed.)

First - False Advertising. The box says 'course and fine focus knob', this is essential for high magnification. I guess it is not really false advertising, because both adjustments are on the same knob (note, they did not state 'knobs'). Turn a lot for course, turn a little for fine.

Second - The top illuminator was not even aimed to the scope stage. This is easy to fix by simply unscrewing the bezel, and gently moving the white LED. The top illuminator is pretty dim - they could have put a brighter LED in there.

Third - At the highest magnification, I cannot get any light throughput. Makes it kind of useless if you cannot see anything.

Bottom line is that I will be returning this, and hopefully finding something else. I was hoping to get my kids something that was usable, but was disappointed (and one present short).

Wish there was a way of leaving Zero stars - 1 star makes it seem that it gets a 20% satisfaction rating, where it is really a big zero.

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4.0

nice microscope

By sim

from paducah, ky

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Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

      Works very well, easy

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      5.0

      great!!

      By cuca

      from Philadelphia,PA

      About Me Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Assemble
      • Easy To Use
      • High Quality
      • Lasting Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outside

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

        my son is amazed with microscope!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Awful

        By Felicity

        from Florida

        Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

        Worst ever - my daughter who loves Science and loves playing around with the gadgets in the set - but she was so excited on using the Microscope we have tried and tried to get it working and all we can see is our eyelashes , floaties in our eyes and dust I am so poorly disappointed and have been denied on returning it countless times... now I am stuck with a dud product and will never buy this make of anything ever again for shame Edu Science and Toys R Us for not standing behind your products and trying to keep a customer.

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        4.0

        Fun learning toy for kids.

        By Raymond

        from Seattle, WA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

          Fun way to get your kids interested in science and learning.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          This product is great for Fingerprinting Merit Badge!!!!

          By Ockanickon Boy Scout Camp attendee

          from Pipersville, Pennsylvania

          About Me Education Oriented, Parent

          Pros

          • Easy To Assemble
          • Easy To Use
          • High Quality
          • Lasting Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Outside
            • Travel

            Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

            This Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope is really great to use to complete the requirements of Fingerprinting Merit Badge, Insect Study Merit Badge, Nature Merit Badge, Textiles Merit Badge and Plant Science Merit Badge while attending Ockanickon Boy Scout Camp located in Pipersville, Pennsylvania with my troop this week of July of 2016. This product is really great. This product has magnification power of fingerprints from 80 times to 1,280 times and the fingerprint patterns can by studied and identified. This product has both top and bottom lights and has a feature where the viewing of samples through the microscope may be transmitted and saved on a person's smart phone or other computerized storage capability from this microscope. Photographs of bacteria and amoebas that live in the water of the lake can be viewed using this microscope. One viewing objective may be used with microscope objective oil that helps with the ability to view samples that are placed for viewing by a person who is looking through the lens of the microscope. This is a really great microscope that is portable and may be hiked in while backpacking to our campsite. This microscope may be used for quite a few merit badges as well as for completing school work during the school year. This is a really great merit badge.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            1.0

            Remarkably bad

            By Giver of bad birthday gifts

            from nashua, nh

            About Me Education Oriented, Parent, Strong science background

            Pros

            • Easy To Assemble

            Cons

            • Flimsy
            • Poor Design

            Best Uses

              Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

              The stage(focus) adjustment is horrible! The focus slips if you let go of the knob. Say you want to help your kid look at something or he wants to share what he's looking at with you. It's impossible to set the focus and then let the other person look through because the focus is lost immediately. My son was immediately disappointed. The only thing that could be seen clearly was the massive amount of dust on the optics.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              4.0

              If neede i would buy this product again.

              By Josie

              from Canton,Mi

              About Me Education Oriented, Parent, Thrifty

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • High Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Outside

                Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

                A big help for my grandson's learning process.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                4.0

                scope-tastic

                By Mom

                from New Jersey

                About Me Education Oriented, Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

                  Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

                  This product is cool for little ones that have an early interest in STEM

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  Go Science!

                  By angmince

                  from Cedar Park

                  About Me Education Oriented, Parent, Thrifty

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • High Quality
                  • Lasting Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Outside
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

                    I bought this item for my 10 yr old daughter. She loves it,and for being her first microscope it is the perfect product. The dual eye pieces works great, I really like that feature. The whole design is perfect for children. The price is average so it doesn't break the budget and if you are a rewards member use your coupon. I would definitely buy this product again. I especially liked that it has its own case to store everything in.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    2.0

                    Not good quality

                    By Cristina

                    from Katy, tx

                    About Me Parent, Scientist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Assemble

                    Cons

                    • Poor Design
                    • Poor quality

                    Best Uses

                    • Home

                    Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science M1280X Ultra Student Microscope:

                    The lenses are not clear and it does not focus properly.!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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