AM2011 Dino-Lite Basic
Featuring the basics to start digital microscopy.


  • USB 2.0 Interface

    Digitize the microscopy experience; allow easy recording and sharing of observations in the office or out in the field with a compatible PC or MAC

  • Up to 200x magnification

    Have the freedom to magnify from 20x to 50x the closer the Dino-Lite is to the target, using the Dino-Lite knob to focus for each magnification. Achieve an additional 200x when the Dino-Lite is at close range.

  • Take pictures & record video

    For all our USB models, you can take pictures as well as record video directly on a computer.


Use the Dino-Lite in a classroom or at home. The Dino-Lite Basic AM2011 is an easy and fun USB digital microscope for anyone curious to see the world closer than you can ever see with the naked eye.

The Dino-Lite Basic AM2011 is a simple and hassle free all in one portable handheld microscope. Magnify images with variable magnification up to 200x without carrying or changing a lens. Always have lights to illuminate the things you are viewing with built-in LED lighting. No need to search for the USB cable because it is tethered to the microscope. With everything attached, there is nothing to take apart or loose.

The Dino-Lite Basic AM2011 comes included with the DinoXcope software for Macintosh computers with OS 10.4 + and DinoCapture 2.0 software that is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and 7 operating system. The software's allows you to save and share your experience for others to see over and over again! Easily take pictures, record video, and create time-lapse video with the Dino-Lite. Want to emphasize something interesting in your picture? Simply draw and annotate right on an image. The Dino-Lite Basic is a great little digital microscope for the young and the young in heart.

Information about working distance and field of view

M WD FOV (x) FOV (y) DOF
20 51.7 21 15.7 8.02
30 24.1 14 10.5  
40 11 10.5 7.9  
50 3.8 8.4 6.3 1.95
60 -0.6 7 5.2  
200 -0.4 2.1 1.6 0.46
210 0.6 2 1.5  
220 1.7 1.9 1.4  
230 2.8 1.8 1.4  
M = magnification rate
WD = working distance
FOV = field of view
DOF= depth of field
Unit = mm
AM Series Variable Magnification Optics


Model AM2011 Dino-Lite Basic
Interface USB 2.0
Product Resolution 640x480 pixels (VGA)
Magnification Rate 20x~50x, 200x
Sensor Color CMOS
Frame Rate Up to 30fps
Save Formats Image:

DinoXcope: PNG, JPEG


DinoCapture2.0: WMV, FLV, SWF
DinoXcope: MOV

Lighting 4 white LED lights for illumination
Operating System Supported Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP
MAC OS 10.4 and newer
Unit Weight 100(g)
Unit Dimension 10cm (H) x 3.2cm (D)
Package Dimensions 16cm(L) x 16cm(W) x 6cm (H)


Software for Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP
Software Compatibility Last Update Download File
DinoCapture 2.0 All Dino-Lite USB Series 2014/03/27 Release Notes download
Software for MAC OS 10.4 or later
Software Compatibility Last Update Download File
DinoXcope AM2011, AM2111, AM311S, AM313, AM411, AM413, AD413, AM423, AM3013, AM3113, AM4013, AD4013, AM4113, AD4113, AM4115, AM4023, AM7013, AD7013, AM7023, AMH, AMH2 Series 2014/01/28
Release Notes