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Cross Company is proud to partner with Vision Engineering to bring you the Mantis series. Mantis Stereo Microscopes are the accepted standard for ergonomics and high performance magnification. These eyepiece-less microscopes allow for clear 3D viewing without operator fatigue. The ergonomic design allow users to be more efficient, accurate, and productive.

The Mantis line features three models: Compact, Elite, and Elite-Cam HD. Magnification options from 2x-20x with a maximum working distance of 167mm at 2x. The Elite-Cam HD comes with uEye image capture PC software which allows the user to capture images, add annotations, and record video.


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Trade-in any microscope and receive up to $1600 towards a Mantis eyepiece-less system! For a limited time, Vision Engineering is accepting trade-ins on any microscope, in any condition. In return they are offering a 25% discount off the price of a Mantis Compact, Mantis Elite or Mantis Elite-HD. Mantis Highlights…

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Did you know... the precision measurement group at Cross was founded in 1939 by our current CEO's grandfather, Jim King. That's a whole lot of calibration!
Did you know... A fingerprint weighs about 50 micrograms. We know, we weighed it! The residue left from a finger can actually make a difference in weight results which is why we wear gloves when we calibrate weights. For reference, a sheet to paper is about 4.5 grams, that’s 4.5 million micrograms.
Did you know… Cross Company is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Our ESOP started in 1979 and as of 2006, we are a 100% employee owned! Learn more about our ESOP and how that benefits both team members and our customers.
Did you know… Cross Company has grown significantly since our start in 1954. Over the years we've acquired 26 companies! Today, our five groups have expertise in everything from industrial automation to precision measurement, and industry knowledge going all the way back to 1939.