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Posted : Friday, 5 August 2016 11:10:37 AM(UTC)

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Link: BBC Science: Make a Webcam into a Microscope

Ideal for real closeup details on found stuff :)

I just ripped up an old cam I had lying around - and the results aren't too shabby
Seems to like LED illumination for best image for some reason. I used three headlamps and natural daylight to give an even spread.

1872 shilling

Happy Tinkering :)

Muppet Labs

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Posted : Friday, 5 August 2016 5:14:56 PM(UTC)

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Many smart phones can also get microscope accessories.
But do some research as some are better than others.
Treasure/coins: $1
Other artifacts: 1888 button
Lead: 914g
Copper: 46