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USB Digital Microscope

This USB Microscope allows for real-time display on computer screens, enabling multiple students to view detail at the same time. With a connected computer wired to a projector, an entire class or auditorium can participate, making it ideal for facilitating student understanding of the 6 goals within NETS (National Educational Technology Standards). Now with an adjustment for light on the cable and is Windows 7 compatible.

  • Manual focusing from 4” to infinity
  • Takes image snapshots to appear on a computer screen
  • Light adjustment
  • USB connection (4' cable)
  • Fully adjustable, detachable microscope stand
  • Protective lens barrel

MSRP $146.80

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CM1-USBBlended Learning
Upgrades USB Microscope
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Operating SystemWindows 2000XP/Vista/
Windows 7 / 32bit & 64-bit
Min. System requirementsIBM PC or compatible PC or laptop with USB port; Pentium 700MHz; Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 Operating Systems; 20MB free HD space; CD-ROM drive; 32MB RAM; VGA card w/ DirectX support
Sensor1.3 MegaPixel Color CMOS
LensF2.4 2P M12 Lens
USB Cable Length4 ft
Focus RangeManual Focus from 50 mm-Infinite
Image Resolution Settings1280x1024, 800x600, 640x480, 352x288,
320x240, 160x120
Color Resolution24-bit
Frame RateMax:30 f/s Under 600 Lux Brightness
Flicker Control50 Hz/60 Hz Option
Video Capture FormatAVI
Capture Driver CompatibilityTWAIN / VFW / Direct Show AP (Driver)
USB CompatibilityUSB1.1 & USB2.0
Snap Shot CapabilitySoftware and Hardware
Transmission Rate320x240 30F/s, 640x480 15F/s
Signal/Noise Ratio> 48dB (30F/s 220LUX)
Dynamic Range> 72dB
Built-in Image Compression• Automatic brightness adjustment with integrated bright white LEDs for lighting the subject
• Automatic color compensation
Dimensions (L x R):112 x 33mm
Weight9.6 ounces, shipping weight 1 lb.
Warranty1 year for use in schools
Updated on: 2/12/2015
Blended Learning Wireless Washable Non-Washable
Q: Is there an alternate way to take the snapshots besides pressing the red button on the USB Computer Microscope (CM1-USB)?
Q: Does the USB Computer Microscope (CM1-USB) feature time limit setting for video recording?
Q: Does the USB Computer Microscope (CM1-USB) feature preset Photo Frames?
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