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March 11, 2016

EUROMEX AT PITTCON

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Euromex Microscopes, Pittcon Booth 2016

Euromex launched at Pittcon with a stylish booth that was noticeably fresher than some of the competitors. Anchored by the iScope Biological microscope, NexiusZoom stereo and the wonderful new Q Scope handheld digital microscope, the line up looked impressive and caused quite a stir. Overall numbers were down for Pittcon but I am happy to say that we were kept remarkably busy answering queries on Euromex and the show was unquestionably a success.

It marked the launch of the Q Scope handheld digital microscope, which includes five staring models: a 1.3 MP, 2.0MP, 9.0MP, a 500x model and a WiFi model. Beautifully made and with startlingly clear resolution, the quality of the Q Scope combines with low prices to pose a serious threat to established competitors. The 1.3MP model starts at $149.00 and the 9.0MP at just $189! There are a handful of solid stands and we suspect the Q Scope will quickly establish a significant market share.

The new Q Scope Handheld Digital Microscope

The new Q Scope Handheld Digital Microscope

The iScope also generated excitement and deservedly so……at approximately $1,200 and with optics that match the best available, it is what I call a “door buster”. It will prove irresistible for Life Science customers because it presents a value equation that is almost irresponsible to ignore!

Dennis in fornt of the stand at Pittcon 2016

Dennis in front of the stand at Pittcon 2016

Beyond the products, the show was made more than enjoyable by the two highly professional reps from Euromex: Xavier Puig and Dennis van Baaren. Xavier is Sales Director for Euromex. A┬ároad warrior extraordinaire, he is a real professional and has been a significant factor in Euromex’s growth since he joined. He became the Petanque champion one evening! Dennis is a Product Manager with in-depth knowledge of all Euromex products. He has been a terrific support to us in these early days of launching Euromex in the US and is nothing if not credible when he speaks. A huge thank you to both of them for making Pittcon both worthwhile….and enjoyable!

Euromex Microscopes are now available at www.microscope.com.