Discovery Artisan 256 Digital microscope

Product ID: 78163
Portable USB microscope for applied work. 3'' LCD screen. Magnification: 20–500x. Digital camera: 5Mpx (interpolated to 12Mpx)
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The Discovery Artisan 256 microscope is a portable digital microscope with an LCD screen and rechargeable battery that can be used for a variety of professional tasks. It can be utilized for quality control of metals, soldering, electronics, and clock repair. Moreover, it can be used for jewelry and art objects evaluation, viewing the structure of stones, coins, and other things. The microscope is user-friendly. It can work with a computer (Windows and Mac OS are supported) or TV, it also allows you to take pictures, record videos, and measure distances, angles, radii, and areas.

The image is formed by a built-in 5 camera with interpolation up to 12Mpx. The illumination around the objective includes 8 white LEDs with adjustable brightness. If you don’t need the illumination, you can turn it off. The microscope magnification range is from 20x to 500x, the focus can be adjusted in manual mode in the range from 0 to 30 mm.

The microscope’s body is rubber-armored, which provides for a comfortable grip. The set includes a small stand. You can use it for long-term observation. For easy transportation of the microscope, a pouch is included.

Note: A memory card is used to record photos and videos (not included).


  • Portable digital microscope with 3’‘ LCD Screen
  • Can be connected to a Windows or Mac OS TV or computer
  • Photo, video recording and object measurement functions
  • Digital camera instead of an objective lens: 5Mpx (interpolated to 12Mpx).
  • Magnification: 20-500x; focus: 0-30mm
  • 8 white LEDs with adjustable brightness
  • Battery or AC powered, microSD support
  • Pouch for transportation and a stand included

The kit includes:

  • Microscope
  • Stand
  • Adapter (100-240V, 50/60Hz)
  • USB cable
  • AV cable
  • Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Strap
  • Pouch
  • Cleaning wipe
  • Software CD
  • User manual and warranty card

Recommendations on using the software:

  • In order for the program to operate correctly, please launch the installed application only when your microscope is connected to a PC and ready for observations.
  • Once connected to the PC, it does not support the magnification change function

Note: Remember that mains voltage in the U.S. and Canada is 110V and 220-240V in most European countries. Please refer to the specifications table for the correct voltage and never attempt to plug a 110 V device into a 220 V outlet and vice versa without using a converter.

The Discovery Artisan 256 digital microscope is not compatible with external digital cameras.

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