Microscopes are used in many applications, including Beer & Wine-making where they play a crucial role in quality control. They can help a beer/wine maker detect an infection before it is noticeable in the beer/wine. A microscope is a necessary tool to count the yest sells in the sample as well as view bacteria, and mold. A standard brightfield microscope can be used to keep costs down however a phase contrast microscope will make viewing your specimen easier and speed up the process. Typically 400x magnification is used for cell counting. We offer a large selection of microscopes appropriate for yeast cell counting / examination at all different price points and qualities. Please contact us to help you select the right microscope for you! Any of our Beer & Wine Making microscopes can be configured with a camera, we can help you make the perfect package!