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  1. has anyone tried anything like this and does it work? Thank you https://cosmosmicroscopes.store/collections/frontpage/products/1000-times-usb-microscope-digital-microscope-mac-support-android-mobile-phone-microscope-usb-microscope-mobile-phone?fbclid=IwAR0y7cmRrG4VI7SzGwfznFC7wWPL9yHcLWWRUL1dWELeXftTcdRyPwOzGKU
  2. Any suggestions on used stereo microscopes? Lens power? Depth of field? Lighting? Cost? Boom assembly? DIY? Thanks
  3. I'm thinking of investing in a quality work light to serve dual purpose identifying/prepping fossils and also in my woodworking adventures. Do ya'll use combo light/magnifying lamps? What works, what doesn't work? What spectrum works best for you? Any suggestions for best bang for the buck? Thanks
  4. Ive been thinkin about gettin one of these for years! I finally broke down and bought one, with extra scope lights. Right now its sittin on the kitchen desk. Just gots to clean up my prep bench now. I also have to find my micro scribes. Bought em years ago, never used them. I wonder where they are? Once I do fine em, I will be ready to join the Big Boys Prep Club. Maybe they will make me presidnt of the club. If so I will make my club goal to have happy hour! Ha!!! I should be a shoe in! RB
  5. I am looking for input on what type of microscope I should get for prepping fossils like trilobites, ammonites from Montana, and other fossils from the Midwest. What magnification I would need. Any suggestions would help me decide. I mainly use air scribes but have done some cleaning with picks.
  6. I have come to the conclusion that I need something to magnify my specimens for prep and viewing. Any recommendations? I know a microscope is a big help however I am thinking of a table clamp or floor mount style magnifier with the lamp. What is a good one or one I should stay away from? Also what power should I be looking at getting? I looked at ones at Harbor Freight and a hobby store but the were low power, like 2X. That did not seem like very much for working on small shells and such.
  7. What do each of y’all recommend as a good range of magnification for general microfossil use? I know if it’s to little it won’t make the image big enough to see, and if it’s to much, you will be “zoomed in” to much, and only see just part of the fossil. I have a 500X digital microscope that USB plugs into the computer. I don’t have a particular type of microfossil I’m targeting. Just getting into it. But the smaller ones I can see, the better. So so what is y’alls recomendations?
  8. Was surprised to receive a few packages very far ahead of anticipated delivery date. The first is an OMAX 3.5x - 90x trinocular scope with boom arm. If I'm going to be doing more detailed prep, a stereo scope with boom arm to position over a blast box is an absolute must. Of course, it came in a zillion pieces and the instruction manual was for an entirely different model that bore very little resemblance to the one I was putting together. But after an hour of trial and error - and some very colourful language - it is all assembled. I've taken it out for its test run, and works g
  9. Hi Everyone, I'm in search of an affordable handheld digital microscope. Does anyone have any suggestions? The "Zoomy 2.0 handheld digital microscope" had been suggested to me by a local fossil hunter who takes all of his pictures for presentation purposes using the small egg-shaped device. https://www.learningresources.com/product/zoomy--8482-+2.0+handheld+digital+microscope+-+blue.do?sortby=ourPicks&refType=&from=Search&ecList=6&ecCategory= Thanks!
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