The base of the microscope can be unscrewed allowing
access to the storage location of
the second objective.
The Metami is the middle microscope in the series of
portable microscopes that Hensoldt produced consisting
of the Tami, Metami, and Protami models.
The outer case and the microscope are constructed of
metal and brass with painted and chrome surface finishes.
The cased microscope measures 6 inches tall, while the
microscope is 9 inches tall with both calibrated drawtubes
fully extended as shown in the photos. The microscope is
focused by means the knurled collar located midway on
the body of the microscope. The stage can be swung out to
allow easier access. The instrument comes with two objectives
and a sub-stage Abbe condenser with iris diaphragm.