Hi all I am a devoted viewer of the OPB Computer Chronicles. This
week they showed a digital camera that was also a microscope with from
10 x to 200 x that also did video. It is a cylinder camera which can
be hand-held or placed in a stand for the traditional use position as
a microscope. The demonstration of it was noting less than fantastic!
It easily hooks to the computer where the image is seen on the
As I watched it, I guessed at the price for such performance, thinking
a mile a minute about pictures of jewelry and stones, small sketches,
and my grandson with whom I share the world of bugs and good stuff.
I figured the price to be about $800., given the cost of what I have
seen in the regular market place. Nope. just $99 It is made by
Mattel, but it is far more than a toy. That opinion was shared by the
show host who said it was well made and could see duty in a science
Thought you would like to know about it.