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

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Fri May 24 21:22:59 EDT 2019

On 5/24/2019 7:30 PM, Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Henry,
> I picked up the AmScope SM-4T from eBAY a while back.  The favorable 
> reviews on multiple YouTube channels made the decision easy.
> Still shopping for a decent CCD camera, with the added wrinkle that it 
> be compatible with the new telescope in the CDL lab.
> Martin
> On 5/24/2019 7:39 PM, Henry S. Courbis via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> Second choice would be AmScope SM-4T. 7x-45x.  Like $500.  See 
>> youtube for
>> reviews.  Best thing it's trinocular so you can mount a CCTV camera and
>> output to any monitor you want.  So no eye strain if you do lots of 
>> work.

I second the Amscope SM-4T.  I *LOVE* mine.  Not a portable device, mind 
you, but even for through hole, it makes soldering a breeze.


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