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Aluminum USB Microscope with Precision Stand

SKU: ADA1061

$251.50 AUD, inc GST
$228.64 AUD, exc GST

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Aluminum USB Microscope with Precision Stand
251.5 AUD

SKU: ADA1061

$251.50 AUD, inc GST
$228.64 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 16 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Fri, 29th of Sep with Express Post within Australia.

As electronics get smaller and smaller, you'll need a hand examining PCBs and this little USB microscope is the perfect tool. Its smaller and lighter than a large optical microscope but packs quite a bit of power in its little body. There's a high quality 640x480 camera sensor inside and an optical magnifier that can adjust from 20x (for basic PCB inspection) to 200x (for detailed inspection). Eight mini white LEDs are angled right onto whatever you're examining so you get enough lighting to see, and are smoothly adjustable via a dial on the side.

If you plug this into any computer, it just shows up as a standard USB camera so you can use any webcam software (there's some included software for Windows - for Mac we suggest just using QuickTime Player which comes with all Macs).

Adafruit tried a bunch of different USB microscopes and when you need a thin camera, with a precision stand, this one is the best combination of optical clarity, usability, and price. It's perfect for electronics hacking, rework, SMT (de)soldering, inspection, and soon you'll find yourself pulling it out to look and photograph all sort of cool small stuff around your lab and home. Its small size means you can poke inside of enclosures to get a good peek!

This microscope is faster than the other USB scope We carry, and its much better for soldering-while-magnifying as the video lag isn't as noticeable.

Package comes with a USB microscope with 4.5ft/140cm long cord, an adjustable metal stand, and CDROM with drivers/software.


Technical Details

  • Datasheet
  • DSP: Digital Image Monarch Processor
  • Sensor: high-quality CMOS sensor
  • Resolution: 640*480
  • Colors: true color 24bit (RGB)
  • Interface: USB2.0.
  • Frame rate: 30 frames/sec (CIF and VGA).
  • Magnification: 200×
  • Size: 12mm in diameter,
  • USB cable length: 1.6 meters

Here are the PC files that come on the CD - for Mac, please use Quicktime Player

Documentation and Resources:

Product Comments

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

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Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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