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Headset magnifier for insect viewing

Postby madkatz1 on Mon Aug 10, 2009 6:48 pm

I need a hands free magnifier for viewing butterflies at close range for extended periods of time. I need something comfortable and the least amount of eye strain possible. Any suggestions?
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Re: Headset magnifier for insect viewing

Postby Jne_K on Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:15 am

Hi

Anything you wear over your eye will require you to hold the specimen up close to the magnifier. A clip on like the Zeiss or a headset like the B&L will do, nicely. Best option for you might actually be a field stereo microscope like the little Nikon Mini It will outperfom any magnifier and be more comfortable to use to boot.
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