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  • Microscopes

1. Short Introduction to Microscopes

If you are a beginner shopping for your first microscope or a parent or grandparent buying a microscope for your favorite beginner, you need to carefully match the microscope features with the intended level of use. The basic choice is between a toy microscope and a student microscope and if you choose a student microscope, you need to carefully check the features.

How to Choose a Student Microscope