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The best microscope for a beginner

Postby sirflob on Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:03 pm

Which is best for an 8 year old to begin? My husband says the lightbulb would be best as my son will not have to angle mirror for best light source
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Postby Jne_K on Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:05 pm

Hi

A built-in light is the best option in terms of ease of use and effectiveness, if it is a real light, as in the Celestron 4050 not the little light supplied on some kids microscopes, such as Meade 8200 Microscope for School Students & Kids. Those are all but useless.
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