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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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Additional Info

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
 
2.2

(based on 56 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (32)

31%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to assemble (9)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • High quality (5)
  • Lasting fun (4)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Home (17)
  • Creative development (3)
  • Imaginative play (3)
  • Indoor (3)
  • Outside (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (31), Education oriented (18), Educator (6), Stay at home parent (4), Thrifty (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (39), No (16)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Go Science!

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...Read complete review

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.

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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.

Reviewed by 56 customers

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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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          1.0

          I returned this product.

          By CB

          from Granger, IN

          About Me Educator

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Flimsy
            • Poor Design

            Best Uses

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

              My son in law with a masters degree in biology could not get this microscope to work.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              4.0

              Not only does our little scientist love it, her Dad does too

              By CuteMsLadybug

              from Atlanta, Ga.

              About Me Parent

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Assemble
              • High Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home

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

                Santa got this for our budding 9 yr old scientist, and it's a hit. Not only does she enjoy using it, but her Dad has been using it too lol. Mom's a happy camper :)

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                5.0

                Work well if you know what to do

                By Happy GPaw

                from NorCal

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

                I bought his before I read all the negative reviews. I wanted to take it back without trying out. It was a Xmas gift and I was out of time and I have it any way. I m glad I did. The images are fine and similar to more expensive microscopes. The beginner should start magnifying at the lowest magnification and get good with that before the move up to higher magnification. 10 minutes into this I was taking pictures using the nifty cell camera adapter. Don't hesitate to buy this just be patient while learning what it does and how it works.

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                4.0

                Very pleaswd. My grandson loved it.

                By Rachel Barker

                from Dayton Ohio

                About Me Education Oriented, Educator, Parent, Thrifty

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lasting Fun

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

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

                  Gave as a gift

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  Great Deal

                  By Gingerbread2015

                  from Gingerbread2015

                  About Me Parent

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

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

                  It is a Christmas gift.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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