Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc. has introduced four new basic stereomicroscopes. Stemi DR1040 and Stemi DR 1663 are two new entry-level stereomicroscopes that offer integrated, two-position fixed magnification for fast switching between reproducible, standard magnifications. The Stemi DR1040 has a 10x overview magnification and 40x magnification for detailed observation, while the Stemi DR 1663 features 16x and 63x magnifications. The Stemi DV4 is equipped with a new patented continuous zoom system that guarantees high-resolution images of exceptional quality from 8x overview to 32x detail view. The Stemi DV4 SPOT has a fiber-optic cold light illuminator integrated into the microscope body to ensure a fully illuminated specimen field at all times.