Video Screen Microscope with 2MP Resolution

Video Screen Microscope

This USB supported microscope uses an LCD screen instead of a standard eyepiece to display objects as small as a strand of hair with its 40X lens.

The compound microscope uses a built-in 2 MP digital camera to capture still images or videos and displays objects on its 3 1/2 inches thin-film transistor LCD at 320 x 240 resolution. The three objective lenses (4X, 10X, or 40X) provide magnification from 40X-400X (up to 1600X when used with its 4X digital zoom feature); objects can either be illuminated from the top (for solid objects) or from the bottom (for prepared slides) using two separate 6-watt LED light sources that can each be controlled by turning an exposu re value knob. A filter wheel provides six different colors to help block out wavelengths to make objects clearer.

The camera’s built-in 128 MB memory can store up to 120 still shots or up to 40 minutes of video at 1600 x 1200 resolution; an SD card slot allows for memory expansion. It has easy-to-use controls for taking and reviewing pictures and videos; it also has a USB port (USB cable included) that allows you to download your pictures and videos to your computer. Includes five slides (insect and plant parts) and a carrying case. Plugs into AC with included adapter.

The Video Screen Microscope measures 13(H) x 6(W) x 4 1/2(D) inches and the product is available from Hammacher Schlemmer for $299.95.

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2 Responses to “Video Screen Microscope with 2MP Resolution”

  1. Shipment to EU possible?
    In case YES, then please:
    – under what conditions and price of shipment?
    – payment method PayPal is OK?
    Thanks

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