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Microscope Review

Started by ehsjr March 15, 2020
The review:  Buy it!

https://www.banggood.com/G600-Digital-1-600X-3_6MP-4_3inch-HD-LCD-Display-Microscope-Continuous-Magnifier-Upgrade-Version-p-1152799.html?gmcCountry=US&currency=USD&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_elc&utm_content=frank&utm_campaign=pla-mix-us-pc-0626&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs4aS4eSb6AIVEGKGCh2gIQYAEAQYASABEgJnQfD_BwE&cur_warehouse=CN

Or Google  Mustool G600

Ed
ehsjr <ehsjr@verizon.net> wrote in
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> > The review: Buy it! > > https://www.banggood.com/G600-Digital-1-600X-3_6MP-4_3inch-HD-LCD-D > isplay-Microscope-Continuous-Magnifier-Upgrade-Version-p-1152799.ht > ml?gmcCountry=US&currency=USD&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping > &utm_medium=cpc_elc&utm_content=frank&utm_campaign=pla-mix-us-pc-06 > 26&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs4aS4eSb6AIVEGKGCh2gIQYAEAQYASABEgJnQfD_BwE&cu > r_warehouse=CN > > Or Google Mustool G600 > > Ed >
Damn! I LIKE IT! Great reasonable price too. Hell, the entire 'family' on that page is cool. Choose your resolution and price point. We've come a long way. I have a binocular inspection scope that has an old camera on top. Pretty sure all I need to do is get a better camera, but they cost way too much for that mount paradigm. Toss the expensive binocular boat anchor and old camera mount style and get one of these. Hell yeah! Thanks.
On Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 11:35:35 AM UTC-4, DecadentLinux...@decadence.org wrote:
 
> Toss the expensive binocular boat anchor and old camera mount style > and get one of these. Hell yeah!
I agree. The stand alone is probably worth the asking price. At work, we ditched our optical microscopes in favor of some $300 Chinese camera + stand with movable arms arrangement. More flexible than the one here, but 10x the price too. (Still, a HUGE bargain.) The $300 ones came with an SD-card compatible camera, a large work stage, and spare LED lighting (a ring light, and two more LED lamps on flexible arms). Resolution is at least 1K (1920x1080) and maybe higher - I would have to check. Regardless, I think for nearly all PCB inspection or SMD hand-soldering applications, these cheap camera setups are definitely the way to go. No more hunching over the work bench trying to see what you're going while simultaneously trying to maintain enough distance to physically solder your parts and not pass out from breathing in all the flux fumes!
On 3/15/2020 12:57 AM, ehsjr wrote:
> > The review:&nbsp; Buy it! > > https://www.banggood.com/G600-Digital-1-600X-3_6MP-4_3inch-HD-LCD-Display-Microscope-Continuous-Magnifier-Upgrade-Version-p-1152799.html?gmcCountry=US&currency=USD&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_elc&utm_content=frank&utm_campaign=pla-mix-us-pc-0626&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs4aS4eSb6AIVEGKGCh2gIQYAEAQYASABEgJnQfD_BwE&cur_warehouse=CN > > > Or Google&nbsp; Mustool G600 > > Ed
Mine is on order as of today. Thanks for your info!
On Sun, 15 Mar 2020 12:55:07 -0500, John S <Sophi.2@invalid.org>
wrote:

>On 3/15/2020 12:57 AM, ehsjr wrote: >> >> The review:&#2013266080; Buy it! >> >> https://www.banggood.com/G600-Digital-1-600X-3_6MP-4_3inch-HD-LCD-Display-Microscope-Continuous-Magnifier-Upgrade-Version-p-1152799.html?gmcCountry=US&currency=USD&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_elc&utm_content=frank&utm_campaign=pla-mix-us-pc-0626&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs4aS4eSb6AIVEGKGCh2gIQYAEAQYASABEgJnQfD_BwE&cur_warehouse=CN >> >> >> Or Google&#2013266080; Mustool G600 >> >> Ed > >Mine is on order as of today. Thanks for your info!
I recently bought one of these: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/8-LED-Digital-USB-Microscope-1000x-Magnification-Endoscope-1080P-HD-PC-Tablet/383102052533?epid=26026769726&hash=item5932a968b5:g:k2cAAOSwP-hdUu6K Since it was only the equivalent of about $15 including shipping I wasn't expecting much. However, I was totally knocked-out by the results it gives; simply jaw-dropping. These are for higher magnification use than the one shown on the Banggood link so you can't really work on the subject whilst viewing it, obviously it's not intended for that, but for making hi-mag close ups of tiny parts, it's unbeatable at this price - and there's no need to spend any more IMV as it has zoom, infinitely adjustable magnification up to 1000x, quick -photo button and adjustable in-built light source that works brilliantly. How do they do it? I don't care, I'm just glad they do!
On Sun, 15 Mar 2020 01:57:37 -0400, ehsjr <ehsjr@verizon.net> wrote:

> >The review: Buy it! > >https://www.banggood.com/G600-Digital-1-600X-3_6MP-4_3inch-HD-LCD-Display-Microscope-Continuous-Magnifier-Upgrade-Version-p-1152799.html?gmcCountry=US&currency=USD&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_elc&utm_content=frank&utm_campaign=pla-mix-us-pc-0626&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs4aS4eSb6AIVEGKGCh2gIQYAEAQYASABEgJnQfD_BwE&cur_warehouse=CN > >Or Google Mustool G600 > >Ed
Excellent! This finally gets me into the useful microscope market! At a good hobbyist price, too. I've had one of the pencil-sized endoscopes for a while. It's really handy for examining the small parts and joints, but it's focus is so short that you really can't work on anything while using it. Plus it's USB-based, so it has to be plugged into a computer to use it at all. This one looks to be very good for working on the SMT stuff that I'm still learning about. My eyes definitely aren't what they used to be and even with my readers I've been having a lot of problems. I recently moved to a flip magnifier, but it's clumsy at best. Some day when I grow up I hope to get a binocular microscope I can use, but I'll have to get seriously involved before it becomes worth the money. Many thanks for putting this up here, Ed! I sprung for the little $9 clip-on light too. Ray
On Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 5:46:12 PM UTC-4, Cursitor Doom wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Mar 2020 12:55:07 -0500, John S <Sophi.2@invalid.org> > wrote: > > >On 3/15/2020 12:57 AM, ehsjr wrote: > >> > >> The review:&nbsp; Buy it! > >> > >> https://www.banggood.com/G600-Digital-1-600X-3_6MP-4_3inch-HD-LCD-Display-Microscope-Continuous-Magnifier-Upgrade-Version-p-1152799.html?gmcCountry=US&currency=USD&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_elc&utm_content=frank&utm_campaign=pla-mix-us-pc-0626&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs4aS4eSb6AIVEGKGCh2gIQYAEAQYASABEgJnQfD_BwE&cur_warehouse=CN > >> > >> > >> Or Google&nbsp; Mustool G600 > >> > >> Ed > > > >Mine is on order as of today. Thanks for your info! > > > I recently bought one of these: > > https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/8-LED-Digital-USB-Microscope-1000x-Magnification-Endoscope-1080P-HD-PC-Tablet/383102052533?epid=26026769726&hash=item5932a968b5:g:k2cAAOSwP-hdUu6K > > Since it was only the equivalent of about $15 including shipping I > wasn't expecting much. However, I was totally knocked-out by the > results it gives; simply jaw-dropping. These are for higher > magnification use than the one shown on the Banggood link so you can't > really work on the subject whilst viewing it, obviously it's not > intended for that, but for making hi-mag close ups of tiny parts, it's > unbeatable at this price - and there's no need to spend any more IMV > as it has zoom, infinitely adjustable magnification up to 1000x, quick > -photo button and adjustable in-built light source that works > brilliantly. How do they do it? I don't care, I'm just glad they do!
What do they use for software to display the image? Does it include a CD or download or use something standard like a video player? I see some very similar looking units that claim 0.3 Mpixel video (VGA), but 2 Mpixel still. The title says "10MP" whatever that means. Does yours actually give a HD image or is the resolution less than the number of pixels? -- Rick C. - Get 10,000 miles of free Supercharging - Tesla referral code - https://ts.la/richard11209
On 15/3/20 4:57 pm, ehsjr wrote:
> The review:&nbsp; Buy it! > https://www.banggood.com/G600-Digital-1-600X-3_6MP-4_3inch-HD-LCD-Display-Microscope-Continuous-Magnifier-Upgrade-Version-p-1152799.html?gmcCountry=US&currency=USD&createTmp=1&utm_source=googleshopping&utm_medium=cpc_elc&utm_content=frank&utm_campaign=pla-mix-us-pc-0626&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs4aS4eSb6AIVEGKGCh2gIQYAEAQYASABEgJnQfD_BwE&cur_warehouse=CN > Or Google&nbsp; Mustool G600 > Ed
Nice one. If you prefer AliExpress, the Mustool official store is here: <https://www.aliexpress.com/store/group/MUSTOOL-Microscope/5595054_516794704.html> The model you show even ships from a fulfillment centre in Australia (for those of us here). They have a couple of other models too. Beware, the high-magnification lean-back version doesn't have a 1080p screen. CH
Rick C <gnuarm.deletethisbit@gmail.com> wrote in
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> What do they use for software to display the image? Does it > include a CD or download or use something standard like a video > player? >
Well for not much more and really the better bargain given what one gets... <https://www.banggood.com/HAYEAR-16MP-1080P-60FPS-USB-C-mount-Digital- Industry-Video-Microscope-Camera-with-HDMI-Cable-p-1416576.html? rmmds=search&cur_warehouse=CN> Although you then still need an actual camera accepting microscope.
Rick C <gnuarm.deletethisbit@gmail.com> wrote in
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> What do they use for software to display the image? Does it > include a CD or download or use something standard like a video > player? >
It says "package includes:" And in the list is: "Data line" Referring to (from the pictures) an included USB cable, so, it may be a standard COTS (haha) Windows auto-recognize and install driver for a "webcam". Or even built in to the camera circuitry. Though I think Windows cancelled that vulnerability years ago. Still get security seminars about random USB stick insertion though. Your screen capture will grab that (whatever is displayed) at YOUR screen res (if you zoom it), despite what the camera throws out. I think that VLC media player will capture too.