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We proudly present the Discovery optics series that is produced by Levenhuk and endorsed by Discovery.
The Discovery Artisan 64 digital microscope is easy to use as it features a built-in LCD screen. Due to this feature, the microscope is not necessary to connect to a PC, but it can also be used with a computer as it is compatible with Windows and Mac OS (connection via a USB cable). The microscope has a wide field of application: repair of small equipment, soldering microcircuits, studying metals, sharpening knife blades, checking the authenticity of old coins, restoring objects of art, and much more. It features the upper illumination, you can only study opaque objects with this device.
Magnification is adjustable, it varies from 20x to 600x. Focusing is done manually in the range from 5 to 80 mm. The microscope has 8 white LED lights around the camera’s objective. The camera is used as an objective, it renders the image. Its 0.3Mpx sensor (with interpolation up to 8Mpx) renders a sharp and detailed image of the observed samples, you can observe it in a real-time mode and, if necessary, save photos and videos to a memory card (included). The special software (included) enables measuring the angular and linear sizes of samples.
The microscope is mounted on a professional stand that has a stage with measuring scales and clips. The microscope operates from a built-in battery that can be charged via a USB cable.
The kit includes:
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.
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 110V device into a 220V outlet and vice versa without using a converter.
The Discovery Artisan 64 digital microscope is not compatible with external digital cameras.