[sdiy] Cheap microscope for SMD

Neil Johnson neil.johnson97 at ntlworld.com
Tue Feb 7 17:29:57 CET 2012

Grant wrote:
> Picked up a stereo, dual-lamp version that does 10x & 30x.  find 10x in
> stereo just about perfect.  I'm done with loupes!

Yeah, agreed!  I picked this stereo microscope off eBay a few years
ago, and it sure makes inspecting SMD work much easier, and soldering
small parts a doddle:


The heavy base allows the arm to swing out over the bench.

For those in the UK on the hunt for something similar I see a few of
them on eBay right now (290666512618, 280819266918, 190629249787).

Modules and more: http://www.cesyg.com
Homepage: http://www.njohnson.co.uk

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