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

corey cohen coreyvcf at gmail.com
Sat May 25 18:51:13 EDT 2019


What magnification do you use for though hole? 

Also if I never intend to use a camera is it really worth the extra money for the SM-4T? 
corey cohen
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> On May 24, 2019, at 9:22 PM, RETRO Innovations via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
>> 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.
> 
> Jim
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