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Topcon SL-2E

From: $3,295.00 From: $1,839.00

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Refurbished:

This device has undergone a complete internal and external refurbishment & cleaning process, and is operating to factory specifications. Learn about refurbishment times >

  • Ultra-durable metal frame w/ thick plastic dials and knob
  • ‘Zeiss-Style’ converging galilean optics
  • Elevation ring and smooth joystick for easy use
  • Standard 12.5x oculars
  • 3 step magnification: 10x, 16x, 25.6x

 

The photos displayed here are of an actual finished product (unit) currently utilized for demo purposes at our facility in Denver, Colorado.  Learn more about our photos >

 All Accessories Included

  • (1) Topcon Power Converter (Mounted to base table)
  • (1) Topcon SL-2E Slit Lamp Table Base (w/ rails)
  • (2) Topcon Slit Lamp Rail Guards
  • (1) Hospital Grade Power Cord

*Buzz slit lamps do not include tonometer mounts, patient contact guards, or external fixation lights as standard. 

 90-Day Standard Warranty

Covering manufacturing defects and faulty workmanship for a period of 90-days / 365 days with extended warranty selection. Don’t worry, we offer repair and tech. support after the warranty has expired.

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 FREE Shipping

This device typically arrives within 9-23 calendar days. Don’t worry, we’ll keep you updated via email. If you need this device sooner, please let us know.

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 15-Day, No-Questions-Asked Returns

Send this instrument back within 15 days of delivery for a complete refund– no questions asked. Please note that a 10% re-stocking fee may apply.

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Description

BOTTOM LINE

It can be difficult to write a good review about ‘Zeiss-style’ slit lamps when they all feel so similar. Most slit lamp microscopes are based on the same diagnostic principles of 30+ years ago, and the examination procedure has remained much the same– with the exception of imaging. So when writing a review on “commoditized” devices, we try to point out the effect or perhaps aspects that are immediately noticeable when using the instrument. The SL-2E is firstly incredibly robust, and it has become one of the best selling slit lamps  based largely on this; thanks to an incredibly strong metal alloy frame, and very thick plastic components, knobs, and dials. Drop the SL-2E off the instrument stand base and chances are it still works- perhaps even better than it did prior! That being said, robustness from Topcon comes at an operational cost. The entire microscope feels quite heavy, and doesn’t exactly move as freely (on the base) as we see with Reichert’s ‘feather-touch’ control examples or other competitors. Swinging the ocular arm or the illumination base feels very mechanical and provides feedback that instantly makes you aware that what you’re maneuvering is heavy. We’ve talked to many whom have come to like a slit lamp that feels heavy in the hand– primarily those with large hands that appreciate a heavier and stiffer feel. We can understand that preference, however with 30 patients per day- we’re not sure Topcon’s steel-frame would be our best selling choice.

 

OUR TAKE: As you’d expect from a ‘Zeiss-style’ slit lamp, with a heavy frame made of very durable metals and plastic knobs and dials. 

Robustness :  9.0 of 10
Aptitude      :  7.5 of 10
Comfort       :  7.0 of 10
Design         :  7.0 of 10
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92004, 92014:  $39.44
Diagnostic Exam 

*coverage of the above procedure may be subject to local reimbursement amounts and special provisions

DIAGNOSTIC EXAM Calculator
*based on CPT 92004 assuming full threshold tests.

The Converging binocular tubes combined with the parallel objective lens allow easy fatigue-free stereoscopic examinations.

 

Galilean-type drum provides three fast magnification changes of 10X, 16X and 25.6X using the standard 12.5X Hi-eye point eyepieces.

 

The Topcon SL2E is one of the highest sold slit lamps in the US, and is known to last for many years.

SPECIFICATIONS:


*These specification tables are provided directly from the manufacturer and are accurate to the best of our knowledge. Please note that accessories or other specifications pertaining to models not listed for sale on Buzz may not be included or offered on this device. 

Additional information

Weight 40 lbs
Warranty Coverage

90-Day Standard, BuzzCare+