ZEISS upgrades to improve performance and life time

Available Upgrades

Additional Functionality, Improved Performance, Modernization & Extended Lifetime

Push the boundaries.

Upgrade your microscope.

New samples or tasks may challenge the boundaries of your current microscopy instrumentation. Upgrade your microscope when there’s no budget for the latest instrument generation. Benefit from additional functionality, improved performance or extended microscope lifetime – to gain your required microscopy results fast in this ever-changing world.

Learn More about Upgrades

And their Benefits for Your Processes

Choose the category of your microscope below and learn how your instrument performance and lifetime can benefit from an upgrade.
Please contact your local sales representative if you have any questions on upgrade opportunities for your product.

Scanning Electron Microscopy


With ZEISS FIB-SEMs, you benefit from a 3D nano-workstation. Combine imaging and analytical performance of a field emission scanning electron microscope (FE-SEM) with the processing ability of a focused ion beam (FIB).

Upgrades for FIB-SEM


Upgrades for the following series:

  • Crossbeam series
  • AURIGA series
  • NVision series
  • NEON series
  • 15xx XB series



Get high resolution images in excellent quality even from challenging samples, conveniently and fast - with Gemini technology. Gemini optics stands for more than 20 years of experience in field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM).

Upgrades for FE-SEM


Upgrades for the following series:

  • GeminiSEM series
  • MERLIN series
  • Sigma series
  • ULTRA series
  • SUPRA series
  • 15xx series



ZEISS C-SEMs deliver high resolution surface information and superior materials contrast.
They scan a sample with a focused electron beam and deliver images with information about the samples’ topography and composition.

Upgrades for C-SEM


Upgrades for the following series:

  • EVO series


X-ray Microscopy

ZEISS Xradia Versa

Extend the limits of your exploration with non-destructive sub-micron X-ray imaging from the Xradia Versa X-ray Microscopes. The most advanced model in the Xradia Versa family builds on industry-best resolution and contrast, expanding the boundaries of non-destructive imaging.

Upgrades for Xradia Versa

Upgrades for the following series:

  • Xradia 520 Versa
  • Xradia 510 Versa
  • Xradia 410 Versa

ZEISS Xradia Ultra

Achieve spatial resolution down to 50 nm with ZEISS Xradia Ultra, the highest among lab-based X-ray imaging systems. With unique X-ray optics adapted from synchrotron technology, image in 3D a wide range of materials such as polymers, ceramics, rocks and metals.

Upgrades for Xradia Ultra

Upgrades for the following series:

  • Xradia 810 Ultra
  • Xradia 800 Ultra