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Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope

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The Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope is a powerful 60-100x magnification microscope with an extremely lightweight and portable design.  It features a built-in LED illumination which provides bright, clear images with superb color balance.  It has a rubber eyecup for comfortable viewing.  It is so small and light that it fits easily in your pocket to bring with you anywhere.  Images are rendered inverted, because it does not have any prisms in the optical path (this is common to high-magnification devices).

LED illumination renders subjects in high contrast with lifelike color
60-100x Zoom magnification
Lightweight, portable design weighs just over 3 ounces (86g), including batteries
Comfortable rubber eyecup
Built-in lamp operates off of 3 "SR41W" batteries (included)
Fits in a shirt pocket
Dimensions 1.3 x 3.3 x 0.8" (32 x 83 x 19mm) WxHxD
Weight 0.19 lb (86g)
Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope
  • 3 x SR41W (V392) 1.55v Silver Battery
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty
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    CarsonMicroMax LED Portable Microscope
     
    4.3

    (based on 26 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    92%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (17)
    • Good image quality (12)
    • Quiet (4)
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Low light (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual photographer (11), Pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (13), Yes (5)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great for kids and adults!

      I gave this to my 5 year old nephew and he love's it. Today he wants to be a scientist, [yesterday he wanted to be Superman]. The adults love it as well....Read complete review

      I gave this to my 5 year old nephew and he love's it. Today he wants to be a scientist, [yesterday he wanted to be Superman]. The adults love it as well. If you get one, buy two or all the kids and some adults will be trying to get a turn to use it. It works just as advertised. There's a whole world we never see with our naked eye. The portable microscope opens that new world up.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Just okay.

      The cover of the battery compartment has a tab to pull before you can turn the light on. I pulled it, and the cover fell off, and the batteries spilled out. After getting...Read complete review

      The cover of the battery compartment has a tab to pull before you can turn the light on. I pulled it, and the cover fell off, and the batteries spilled out. After getting them back in, the cover wouldn't snap shut any more. I had to put some scotch tape over it.
      So I was disappointed that 5 seconds after opening it, it was broken.
      But the lenses are good, and it does what it says, so I guess it's an okay deal for a cheap little scope.

      Reviewed by 26 customers

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      5.0

      Great tool

      By Ahmed

      from Cairo, Egypt

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Image Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home
        • KIDS

        Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

        wonderful home use tool, the picture is nice and sharp enough, the only thing that the led light is a little bit bright than required.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Best on the market

        By Scoobz

        from California

        Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

        I bought this for one purpose and found out I use it on everything. Greatest pocket microscope that's a can't miss

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        5.0

        Great Portable Microscope

        By Donnieb55

        from Greensboro, NC

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light

          Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

          I like this microscope. I have been looking for a replacement and this one fits the bill. Adjustable from 60 to 100 zoom and in between. Good bright light that hits the mark.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Greatest Pocket Microscope Ever

          By Sam the man

          from Hendersonville, NC

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy And Simple To Use
          • Good Image Quality
          • Handyuse Handy And

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Identifying Minearls

            Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

            My wife and I love going out rock and fossil collecting, and in the field, this little
            Pocket microscope is invaluable! Identifying either the minerals or type fossil,
            Is so easy. The light, along with the base, aid tremendously in finding just the right
            Focus, and then you can zoom in even more and see the finest details

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            3.0

            Emergency Microscope

            By Rollster

            from Beaumont, TX

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                  Not great optics, but can be used as emergency device. Cheap fun for kids.

                  • Ease of Operation:
                  • 5
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  Best Little Microscope Ever

                  By Organic Gardner

                  from Ferndale, CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                      The enlarged image through the MicroMax is extremely clear and bright. The focus is crystal clear.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Tiny but works well

                      By Science dreamer

                      from Providence, RI

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Image Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                          I bought two of these as gifts, and both recipiants are enjoying them. I'm not sure my son has looked at more than fabric and his sisters head, but my coworker has been using hers in during walks. Especialy identifying ticks and other critters found in our woods. She is impressed.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          3.0

                          Inexpensive microscope

                          By Jones

                          from San Diego, CA

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Low Price

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                              Works, center of image is clear, light is good, but field of view is narrow. Zoom does not seem to change magnification - more like a second focusing wheel. Not as useful as expected, but it's inexpensive and good enough see flat object at high magification.

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope

                              By Saemon

                              from Hartford, CT

                              About Me Casual Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                              • Poor In Low Light

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                cheap but works. took quite a bit of practice to learn to stay focused and to keep hands steady. LED light very helpful.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Better than expected

                                By Seattle Botanist

                                from Seattle, WA

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                                • Good Image Quality
                                • Good Image Stabilization
                                • Large Clear LCD
                                • Quiet

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                    I figured for the price that it would be a cheap/ineffective microscope.....I was wrong. This product was much better than expected. Powerful microscope, clear lens and picture and the led light helps illuminate your subject - and all at a size that fits in your pocket comfortably. I ended up buying a few others to give to colleagues.

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Exactly what I needed

                                    By BenDiesel

                                    from SoCal

                                    About Me Casual Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Good Image Quality

                                    Cons

                                    • Small

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors/Low Light

                                    Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                    I needed a small handheld portable microscope and this one is perfect. I ordered on a Friday and it came in the mail on a wednesday, so very pleased with that as well. Two thumbs up.

                                    • Ease of Operation:
                                    • 9
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    MicroMax Led Portable Microscope

                                    By Chevy88RulesU

                                    from South Carolina

                                    Verified Buyer

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                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                          [...]It does take some practice to get the hang of using it,but overall,very happy with it.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          4.0

                                          very nice

                                          By GDP123

                                          from mansfield,MA

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                              pretty dope microscope, you can see true details of your herb/item. the only hard part is keeping your hands still!

                                              Cheers!

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                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Awesome!

                                              By Galamoth

                                              from Beaumont,TX

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Good Image Quality

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                                  i'll put it like this,its the best thing i'v ever got for[$]!!!Pro's:i love the size,its so small and cool.Con's:none

                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No

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                                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Excellent Product for the price

                                                  By Bronco53

                                                  from Nebraska

                                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Easy To Use
                                                  • Good Image Quality

                                                  Cons

                                                  • None

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                                    Works as advertised, easy to use, clear and sharp focus. I was really impressed at the value for the dollar. It does everything that I need it to do.

                                                    • Ease of Operation:
                                                    • 10
                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No

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                                                    4.0

                                                    almost too small...

                                                    By just a guy...

                                                    from Wa. st.

                                                    About Me Casual Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Easy To Use
                                                    • Good Image Quality
                                                    • Quiet

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Exploring

                                                      Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                                      it was a little hard to focus at first, but after i got the hang of it, it works great,, nice clear views, i can sure see what i look at,,, bottom line its great for young or old,,, explore a whole new world...

                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • No

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                                                      4.0

                                                      Excellent little microscope

                                                      By Alex

                                                      from Kansas City, MO

                                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Easy To Use
                                                      • Quiet

                                                      Cons

                                                      • Small magification range

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Indoors/Low Light

                                                      Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                                      This is a great little gadget for an introduction to the microscopic world. The zoom is only 60-100X and I was startled at how small it is, but I have enjoyed scouting out new things to look at!

                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • Yes

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                                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Does what it needs to do

                                                      By Nature Man

                                                      from Sarasota, FL

                                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Easy To Use
                                                      • Good Image Quality

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Hobby

                                                        Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                                        This microscope is useful for viewing things on flat surfaces and even more free structures, such as leaves on a plant, if you can stabilize the microscope properly with your hands. The light it is very useful for viewing and the compact size is smaller than I had imagined, easily fitting in my jean pocket. It's plastic, but mine has not broken for over two weeks of use about every other day or more.

                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No

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                                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Sharp, clear, bright, close-up, & easy!

                                                        By Infobia

                                                        from Helena, MT

                                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Easy To Use

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                            Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                                            Lives up to my expectations. And what a great price!

                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                            • No

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                                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                             
                                                            5.0

                                                            Would buy again

                                                            By Neven

                                                            from Kansas City,Mo.

                                                            About Me Casual Photographer

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Easy To Use

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Comments about Carson MicroMax LED Portable Microscope:

                                                                Perfect pocket microscope for a child to take exploring.

                                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                                • Yes

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                                                                Batteries & Power

                                                                General Brand -  SR41W (V392) 1.55v Silver Battery
                                                                • You Pay: $3.50
                                                                 

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