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89 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: jig tip microscope smartphone smart phone

I thought some may be interested in this little project I came across on the Instructables site.

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#1 posted 89 days ago

I like that a lot. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 89 days ago

COOL! Thanks!!

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#3 posted 87 days ago

This is really interesting. Have you tried it Garry? Not sure my phone’s camera is up to the task.

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#4 posted 87 days ago

Very cool.

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#5 posted 86 days ago

No I haven’t tried it. But it looked like something some LJs might like to try.

It uses one or two lenses from small laser pointers (use two for increased magnification) so it’s not dependent on the lens in your camera to achieve the magnification.

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#6 posted 86 days ago

I probably have everything to build this, might give it a go.

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#7 posted 86 days ago

Yes Gary, I have to agree with you on the Instructables site has a lot of interesting projects from almost any subject matter you can imagine. And, 99% of it works!

I did one a long time ago gut haven’t added another for quite some time!

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