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Offline Andrew K Fletcher

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« on: 11/12/2008 16:50:12 »
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Explore the undiscovered miniture world with this amazing USB Microscope from Veho.

10 - 200x Magnification USB microscope
USB Powered, no external PSU needed
Handy palm sixe that enables portable viewing and recording
Snapshot and video record function (Software included)
Built in light for dark image area's
Ideal for science education, technical exploration and having fun
Retail blister tube box, ROHS and CE as standard.

40.00 inc. VAT     from    aria.co.uk
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« Reply #1 on: 11/12/2008 16:59:01 »
Interesting. Thank you.
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« Reply #2 on: 11/12/2008 18:52:39 »
I found it was pretty funky too, A slight problem with colour due to someone using incorrect resolution settings apparently which turned the image to black and white but was resolved. Kinda making me think about getting shut of my antique microscope and kit. But tis a wonderful bit of precision instrumentation I have here so very reluctant to part with it for a new fangled usb thingamajig. Have put a digital camera down the lens of my old scope and results have been gob smackingly beautiful. This usb joby on the other hand puts the images right onto your hard drive.
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« Reply #3 on: 11/12/2008 19:26:59 »
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This usb joby on the other hand puts the images right onto your hard drive.

That's something I like about it.
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« Reply #4 on: 12/12/2008 21:08:14 »
It may be possible to convert a cheapo webcamera to fit your "antique microscope" ... http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=9khTIkwNmW8

 

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« Reply #5 on: 12/12/2008 22:14:52 »
Cool video thanks RD

I use my digital camera because the additional zoom plus the autofocus in the camera works pretty well and delivers huge magnification.

It may be possible to convert a cheapo webcamera to fit your "antique microscope" ... http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=9khTIkwNmW8

 
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