Celestron 5 MP Handheld Digital Microscope Pro
Innovative and Easy to Use
Uses and Maneuverability
As a handheld digital microscope, the Celestron microscope pro is also extremely versatile, and can be used for viewing large object surfaces as well as accessing tight spaces.
Although it is a handheld microscope, the Celestron Handheld
Digital Microscope Pro also comes with a height adjustable stand, which
enhances functionality by accommodating tall specimens.
Using the height
adjustable stand, the user can raise or lower the digital microscope to the
ideal height to view the specimen under observation. The stand also has in
place two metal clips that can be used to hold such specimens as money in place
Apart from its portability, the Celestron digital microscope pro
is also computer powered, which means that it can easily be carried anywhere
the laptop can go. The microscope also comes with a 4 foot long USB 2.0 cable
that allows for easier maneuverability during viewing. With this long cable in
place, the user will enjoy some flexibility with the handheld microscope while
the PC remains in one place.
With the frontal zoom panel, the user can either
increase or decrease magnification levels depending on their needs and get to
observe the finer details of the slide. Moreover, the USB cable allows for
real- time images to be displayed on the Television screen or even projected in
the classroom, and is therefore ideal for making presentations and sharing the
The microscope also comes with a 5-Element IT cut high quality
glass lens with 20x to 200x magnification that is great for low power viewing
of 3D specimens. Here, the final magnification will be dependent on the size of
the monitor. Using the built- in CMOS camera sensor, the user will also be able
to capture still photos and videos with 5 megapixel resolution.
With its precision, 5 element infra-red reducing glass LED and
true 5 megapixel imaging sensor, the Celestron Pro microscope ensures that the
user achieves sharp focus on the specimen under observation for clear images on
the PC. The Micro Capture Pro software is compatible with both.
Mac and Windows computers, and allows for such functions as:
- Manipulation of the images
- Take accurate measurements
- Save transmitted
images from the microscope
Some of the other features of this microscope include:
- Intuitive software
with robust measuring features
- 8 white adjustable
Manual focus from 10mm to infinity
- Micrometer Calibration ruler
- A quick set-up
- It captures very
- It allows for quick and easy calibration
- Good image quality of the camera
- Very easy to use
adjusting the height of the arm on the stand, using fine adjustment knob and
adjusting the focus ring of the camera, which some users may find tedious.
- It may not be easy to maintain an accurate focus when holding the
camera in ones hand.
- Software support
for Mac may prove problematic for some users.
The Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope Pro Product is ideal for
beginners and young students, and will prove easy and fun to use. Its features
make it a powerful tool for capturing high resolution images, VGA videos, time
lapse animations and more.
When connected to the PC, it will allow the users to make measurements of the specimen and manipulations while making notes using the available icons. With the intuitive software and robust measuring features, the user will have the opportunity to compare a variety of specimens while making notes.
It is also particularly ideal in the classroom, where students and even teachers can use it to show parts of the specimen (e.g. insects) to a group of students without having them crowding at one place to try and see the specimen. Hobbyists, beginners and young students will definitely enjoy the versatility of the Celestron 5 MP Handheld Digital Microscope Pro.
Be sure to also check out these awesome buys from Celestron:
Celestron 44302 Handheld Digital Microscope
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