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Carson zPix MM-740 Digital Microscope

You Pay: $46.95
Product Highlights
  • 1.3 MP (1280 x 1024) Resolution
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • Battery-Free Operation

Carson zPix MM-740 Digital Microscope is a compact 5x optical zoom microscope with a digital zoom function that can display its magnified image right on your computer screen, providing hours of fascinating and educational entertainment for adults and children alike.  With impressive 34x-168x effective magnification (including digital zoom), you'll be able to see details of ordinary objects you never knew existed.  It has a built-in internal illuminator, which ensures that the magnified images are clear and bright, and you can use the base attachment to view prepared slides or remove the base and place the microscope on any surface to reveal fine details.

The zPix MM-740 Digital Microscope is extremely easy to set up and use. Just install the included driver software, and attach the digital microscope to the USB port of your computer - you'll instantly see a live image appear on your computer screen. To capture and keep an image you are viewing, simply press the shutter button on the top of the microscope and the image will be captured and displayed in a separate window. Click on File and select Save from the drop-down menu and the image is yours to keep.

Integrated digital camera captures still images and video clips
View prepared specimen slides or place right onto ordinary objects to view
5x Optical zoom capability (34x-168x effective magnification including digital zoom)
Amazing educational and entertainment tool for both children and adults
Battery-free operation - draws power directly through your computers USB Port
Included software makes viewing images and video on your PC monitor easy
1.3MP image resolution
Compatible with: Mac OSX 10.4 or later, Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, and Vista.
Requires an available USB Port
Microscope Type Digital monocular
Eyepiece Not applicable
Objective(s) 5x Optical zoom
Focuser Helicoid
Light Source USB-powered LED
Light Control None
Specimen Stage None
Dimensions 3.4 x 5.1" (86 x 130mm) WxH
Weight 0.29 lb (130g)
Carson zPix MM-740 Digital Microscope
  • USB Cable
  • Specimen Base
  • 3 Blank Specimen Slides
  • 1 Prepared Specimen Slide (Cotton Fibers)
  • Forceps
  • Eyedropper
  • Software CD-ROM
  • User Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    CarsonzPix MM-740 Digital Microscope
     
    3.0

    (based on 2 reviews)

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    3.0

    Nice !

    By Miroslav

    from Brazil

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Close Focus
    • Compact
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Not Waterproof
    • Poor Construction

    Best Uses

      Comments about Carson zPix MM-740 Digital Microscope:

      Very good to kids (beginning) and very easy to use .

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      3.0

      Would like more control

      By Technicallymark

      from Sacramento

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Difficult To Focus
      • No Light Control

      Best Uses

        Comments about Carson zPix MM-740 Digital Microscope:

        I use this scope to inspect image quality of ink jet photo prints. It does an adequate job providing an image but would be nice if the LEDs could be turned off or dimmed.

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        • No

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