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)