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Overview: The Cosmos LCD Handheld Digital Microscope by Celestron is a
microscope with built-in 2.4" LCD screen (320 x 240). It has up to 54x
magnification, and has a built-in 3 MP digital camera, so you can capture photos
or videos of your subject. The microscope weighs only 6-1/2 ounces, and is ideal for viewing
insects, plants, rocks, coins, stamps, and more. A soft carrying pouch is
Built-in Digital Camera: The Cosmos LCD digital microscope
has a 3 MP color CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 2048 x 1536
(interpolated). It can take digital still images as well as record video. The shutter release is located on the
front of the microscope. The microscope has an SD card slot that will accept
cards of up to 16 GB. A 2 GB SD card is included for saving still images and
videos. In addition, the microscope has a built-in 128 MB internal flash memory. Images and videos can be transferred to your computer via the supplied USB cable.
Note: The supplied 2 GB SD card is pre-loaded with 50
images of sample specimens that you can view on the 2.4" LCD screen.
LED Illumination Ring: The microscope has a ring of 6 white
LEDs surrounding the lens to illuminate your subject. With the illuminator
adjustment button, you can set the illumination to bright (6 LEDs lit), dim (3
LEDs lit) or Off.
Focus Wheel: The large focus wheel on the side of the
microscope adjusts the magnification and brings your subject into sharp focus.
It has a range of 3.7x to 54x magnification. The digital zoom increases the
optical focus by 2x or 4x.
Power Requirements: The Cosmos Handheld LCD microscope is
powered by two "AA"
batteries (not included).