Category Archives: Firearms & Tool Marks

Leeds Announces it is the New North American Distributor for Evofinder® Ballistics Identification System (BIS)






Minneapolis, MN – Leeds Precision Instruments, Inc. is pleased to announce that Leeds has been appointed by ScannBI Technology Europe GmbH as its exclusive North American distributor of the Evofinder® Ballistic Identification System (BIS). Evofinder® captures ballistic evidence images in … Continue reading

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Introducing the Discovery-Z motorized comparison microscope, designed and built by Leeds with Zeiss optics






Introducing the new Discovery-Z motorized firearms and tool marks comparison microscope.   Designed with Leeds’ new magnetic adjustable stage controllers, examiners will experience: Real-time, tactile controls -provides a feeling similar to controlling a non-motorized stage Positionable controls – magnetic controls can be adjusted for … Continue reading

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Putting Leeds Forensic Products to the Test






As a manufacturer of comparison microscopes and imaging systems for forensic and education laboratories in the United States and around the world, Leeds products often follow a similar path from start to finish: Design – Manufacture – Install In most … Continue reading

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Introducing LCF3 Comparison Microscope Video Tutorials






To answer some commonly asked questions regarding the LCF3 Leeds Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope, we recently released the LCF3 Tutorials Playlist on our YouTube channel.  Tutorials currently published over the following topics: Gamma & Brightness Adjustment Diopter Adjustment Spot Software … Continue reading

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Kern Regional Crime Lab Calls the Leeds LCF3 an “Incredibly Powerful” Comparison Microscope






Kern Regional Crime Lab located in Bakersfield, CA, gave its two new Leeds LCF3 Firearms and Tool Marks Comparison Microscopes a ringing endorsement in the lab’s publication, The Lab Report.  Specifically, the lab stated:  “The new Leeds LCF3 Firearms and … Continue reading

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FBI purchases six LCF3 Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscopes






Leeds Forensic Systems is pleased to announce that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has recently purchased six LCF3 Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscopes for their laboratories.  The LCF3 is a powerful comparison microscope used to analyze bullet casings … Continue reading

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Leeds Forensic Systems Sells its 500th Forensic System






Minneapolis, Minnesota – Leeds Forensic Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of forensic comparison microscopes and forensic imaging systems, has just announced that it has sold its 500th forensic system. Leeds forensic products include firearms … Continue reading

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Introducing the Discovery, Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope






Introducing the Discovery Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope.  Built with Zeiss Optics, this powerful comparison microscope is revolutionary in the world of firearms examination.  Offering over 900 magnification matched set points (with the 1.0x objective), the Discovery offers a … Continue reading

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Forensic Firearms & Tool Mark Lab favors Leeds LCF Comparison Microscope






As the Calgary police celebrate their 100 year anniversary of crime scene investigation with the unveiling of their new Firearms & Tool Mark Forensic lab, Leeds Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope is the lab’s firearms comparison microscope of choice. … Continue reading

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Leeds LCF3 Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope Receives High Marks






Leeds installed several LCF3 Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscopes in multiple labs in a state crime lab system and one examiner had this to say in an email report sent to staff at the respective labs:  First of all, … Continue reading

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