[vcf-midatlantic] Binocular Loupe vs Microscope for vintage electronics repair
coreyvcf at gmail.com
Sun May 26 20:20:10 EDT 2019
Thanks. Do you use the .5 Barlow to get the large working distance? Or do you leave it off?
Also how wide is the clamp? I have a small piece of oak securely attached to my workbench for my current magnifier’s articulating arm. The table is too thick otherwise. I was hoping to use that mounting point for the scope. It’s about 2.5” wide. Is the clamp wider than that?
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> On May 26, 2019, at 5:50 PM, alan--- via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Make sure you also get the 30mm eye-pieces. With that combo you have a
> 6-12" variable working distance with a wide range of magnification.
> Forget the camera. It's useless. Too low rez and it's hard to tune the
> camera lens and the eye lenses into the same focal distance. I've only
> used it once.
> I've wanted a Targano for a while but can't justify the 4K price tag! :)
>> On 2019-05-26 13:13, corey cohen wrote:
>> I just ordered the same one as you, started doing a lot of research this weekend and I like the idea of extra workspace from the articulating arm since I work on a lot of boards that are about 10x15" in size.
>> corey cohen
>> uǝɥoɔ ʎǝɹoɔ
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>>> On May 26, 2019, at 3:27 AM, alan--- via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> 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).
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