Category Archives: USB2-MICRO-250X


Finally, a Consumer-Class DNA Microscope

REDMOND, WASHINGTON April 1, 2016 – The cost of DNA sequencing has been dropping quickly, now reaching the $1000 price point. But these techniques don’t really give us visibility into what DNA and related biological processes look like. Plugable Technologies, which manufactures the most popular consumer class microscope sold on Amazon, revealed today their solution […]

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Robust and Adjustable Stand for Plugable’s 250x USB Microscope

The Plugable USB microscope is an incredibly versatile and fun product to use. When I plugged it in, I was immediately struck by how even the most mundane objects became totally fascinating. This week I designed a rigid stand for the microscope to allow stable picture-taking and durability. Here is the design. While the gooseneck […]

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Plugable Digital USB Microscope with Observation Stand

Features 2.0 Megapixels, up to 250x magnification Capacitive touch snapshot button to instantly capture images LED halo light with brightness adjustment control Uses a webcam chipset and sensor to support a nearly any operating system and standard webcam software. Flexible arm stand with graduated observation pad Included software for Windows and OSX installs hassle-free with […]

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