[sdiy] stereo optical microscope for assembly and repair

Matthias Herrmann matthias.herrmann at fonik.de
Sat Aug 17 09:47:30 CEST 2019

I use something similiar. I like the fact that there is no tray but the optics
are mounted to a beam.


> Hi,
>   I got one of these -
> https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B006QN5T5G/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_
> title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
>   AMScope, have to say, it's fabulous.. it's got a heavy (and I mean
> heavy) base so I can put that on the back of my bench and swing the
> scope round when I need it, also has a good focal distance so I can get
> tweezers/pliers/soldering iron under it without discomfort. I can also
> work on it with my glasses on which makes swapping from looking in the
> scope to looking at schematics on screen/paper super easy.
>   The LED ring light is also fab.
>   I would recommend this to anyone doing surface mount in a flash
> Paula

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