[vcf-midatlantic] Binocular Loupe vs Microscope for vintage electronics repair

David Gesswein djg at pdp8online.com
Fri May 24 20:42:55 EDT 2019


On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 09:40:43AM -0400, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>    I use a Donegan OptiVISOR for soldering work. Model DA-4, 2X at 10".
> 
> https://doneganoptical.com/product/optivisor/
> 

I picked up one like this at a hamfest. Works pretty well for me
and you have choice of magnification and light. At the highest level you 
don't have clearance to solder but works fine for checking your work.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Jewelers-Head-Headband-Magnifier-LED-Illuminated-Visor-Magnifying-Glasses-Loupe/332733661046?hash=item4d7878bf76:g:QwkAAOSwVwRbWgxw


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