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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun May 26 13:26:40 EDT 2019

On 5/26/19 3:27 AM, alan--- via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Can't speak for the other models listed here.  But I do a lot of SMT
> soldering - usually 8+ hours per week on average (week after week).  I
> have an AmScope SM-6TPZ-64S-3M with the boom arm and the EP20X30 30mm
> eye-pieces and highly recommend it.  Not cheap however (about 1K).

  That's a very fine microscope.

  I similarly do a lot of SMT soldering; I use a Mantis by Vision
Engineering and I love it.  Cold dead fingers, etc.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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