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Pricing for repairs.

Objective lens rebuilding:

MMI will rebuild objectives at our shop. Biomedical objectives are rebuilt the most 10x thru 100x achromats are $45 ea. plus $20 for each element/case repair. Plan 10x thru 100x are $120 ea. plus $20 for each element/case repair. Cases are sealed where and when possible. Please call for other types of objectives.

Light source and illuminator repairs:

Illuminator repairs are $65 per illuninator plus parts. The first thing a sales person will tell you is: "That illuminator can't be repaired - why don't you buy a new microscope." Micro-Maintenance would like to repair it for you. Don't throw it away!

Monocular, binocular and trinocular head repairs

Double image in binocular/trinocular heads are the most common kind of repair. Repairing double Image is $65 per head plus $20 for each prisms/mirror moved to make the double image repair.

Stage repair

Mechanical stages can loose bearings or have problems with rack and pinions or just need to be rebuilt. So if the stage requires a pair of pliers to move x or y - it might be time to get it repaired. The same goes with the controls you have moved but a lag in specimen movement. Get it repaired- its $45 plus parts (if available).

Focus repairs both fine and coarse

Before you end a microscope base with a drifting coarse focus- check the friction adjustment beside the coarse focus knob (if your scope has one)- that will save you some money. In coaxial focus sytems- fine focus shafts or spur gears need to be replaced- sometimes repaired. While focusing withe the fine focus- sometimes the image come into focus and then goes out again. Disassembly and rebuild the fine focus is what we would do to repair that problem. Focusing problems are $65 plus parts..

Repair of slide holders.

Is the spring in the slide holderbroken- we can fix it for you for $35 plus parts.

Condenser repair

Condensers can sometimes have leaf blooming problems-mainly because the leaves have oil on them- the oil gets nearly dry and "blooms" the condenser. Repairs are $65.00 plus parts if the parts are available.

Microscope Maintenance
(770) 449-6896 Fax (770) 446-5761
2648 Simpson Circle Duluth, Ga. 30096


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Cleaning the mirrors and prisms in a binocular/trinocular head costs the same as above because the mirrors and prisms must be removed accomplish the service.