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40 to 1000x Magnification "Endoscope"

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#1 desertstars

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 11:00 AM

Has anyone in this group experimented with this gadget, or one like it? An acquaintance who is into finding micrometeorites recommended it for field work (my interest in it would be botanical - identifying plants in the field) but my "too good to be true" feelers are quivering.

 

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#2 Geo.

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 11:14 AM

On of the guys in the OnStep group found an astro use for one. He was able to adjust the alignment of his toothed drive pulleys on an Atlas conversion where they are hidden inside the casting.



#3 ed_turco

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Posted Yesterday, 11:34 AM

I've sorted through a lot of claims for huge magnifications.  Seems as if the 1000x is an area measurement, not linear.



#4 Microscopy

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Posted Today, 11:34 AM

Every cheap toy microscope can easily magnify 1000x. Only problem: it's not about magnification, it's about *resolution*...




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