The Perfect Gift For A Hobbyist: A Handheld Digital Microscope

 

If you have family members or friends who are collectors, lovers of small objects, crafters, or electronics dabblers, they might just consider the 500X Digital Microscope a necessity. Certainly, it will be one of the best gifts they will ever receive....

500X Handheld Digital Magnifier: image via hammacherschlemmer.com500X Handheld Digital Magnifier: image via hammacherschlemmer.com

 

This super-microscope is super versatile.  Not only does it magnify up to 500 times digitally, but up to 20 x 200 times optically. You can take still photos or videos with it, so it's a camera as well as a magnifier.  And you can view the Handheld Digital Microscope's images on its screen, a computer screen (operates with Window products only) or on your TV.  You can also store images on a microSD card (not included).  Optimal resolutions for still images are 960 by 240 pixels on the Microscope or they can be saved as JPEGs up to 2592 by 1944 pixels. Video resolution is 640 by 480 pixels.

The Digital Microscope weighs less than 8 ounces, comfortably fits in your hand or on its flexible stand, so you can use it hands-free when you need to. (see image below).  You can position the stand to an appropriate tilt for the subject you're observing.

 

500X Handheld Digital Magnifier with accompanying stand: image via hammacherschlemmer.com500X Handheld Digital Magnifier with accompanying stand: image via hammacherschlemmer.com

 

Hammacher Schlemmer customers of the Digital Microscope have rated it very highly, and report using it to observe and record special features of their hobbies. Maybe I can find all the little creatures that are killing my plants!

The 500X Digital Microscope comes with Hammacher Schlemmer's lifetime guarantee, so your investment in this great gadget is secured.