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Built specifically for use in the classroom, the Califone USB Digital Microscope gives students a chance to learn about the world around them up close. It can be connected to a classroom computer, so students can be split into groups to conduct experiments and see the whole picture on the screen at the same time.
This USB Microscope allows for real-time display on computer screens, enabling multiple students to view detail at the same time. With a connected computer wired to a projector, an entire class or auditorium can participate, making it ideal for facilitating student understanding of the 6 goals within the National Educational Technology Standards, or NETS.
10x - 200x magnification with manual focusing from 4" to infinity
Takes image snapshots to appear on a computer screen
USB connection to computers allows for group monitoring and easy image capturing
Fully adjustable, detachable microscope stand
Protective lens barrel
Integrated bright white LEDs for lighting the subject
Multiple filter choices to highlight different aspects (Light enhanced, square base, color or black and white 3D, reverse tone, blue/red/green filters)
Automatic brightness adjustment & color compensation
Video Capture (choice of resolution & frame rates) or Still Picture mode (with choice of image resolution settings)
One year warranty for school use (most consumer electronics warranties would be voided if used in schools)
In the Box
Califone USB Digital Microscope
4' USB Cable (integrated)
1-Year Limited Warranty applicable to School Use
Table of Contents
Digital Handheld Microscope
One Piece with Stand
Single objective with fixed lens mount
Dual axis 27x & 100x microscope lens (F2.4 2P M12) Provides a Magnification ratio of 10x to 200x
Single knob manual focus (4" - infinoty Focus Range)
4x white light LEDs (integrated)
Automatic brightness adjustment
Color CMOS sensor
Powered via USB Interface
Continuous video Preview (640 x 480 @ 30 fps under 600 Lux Brightness) with Flicker Control (50 Hz or 60 Hz) through PC
1280 x 960 800 x 600 640 x 480 352 x 288 320 x 240 160 x 120
24-Bit true color with Automatic color compensation
AVI Motion JPEG 640 x 480 @ 15 fps 320 x 240 @ 30 fps
System & Software Requirements
Windows System Only
IBM PC or compatible with Pentium 700MHz Processor or better
Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista
20MB free Hard Drive space
VGA card with DirectX support
4.5 long x 1.3" diameter (112 x 33mm) not including stand