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Meade 9260 vs LOMO P-111

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Meade 9260 vs LOMO P-111

Postby giri_giri on Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:12 pm

Among Meade 9260 and LOMO P-111 which one is better? If you have think one is better than the other please let me know why.
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Postby opticsplanet.com on Mon Dec 18, 2006 2:01 pm

Hi

The LOMO P-111 sells for less than $100, but it has absolutely nothing in common with other microscopes in its price range. It is a Russian made(not Chinese, like the 9260) and is basically a stripped down version of the high-end LOMO Multiscopes. It uses the same iris control and dual focsing (not found on the 9260) and it also uses the same quality objectives as the research grade LOMOs. It is priced low only because we purchased this model in bulk from LOMO in Russia. This is easily the best buy in a beginner's microscope on the market and when the remaining stock are gone, there won't be anymore. No longer made by LOMO, but it does take all the standard LOMO Multiscope accessories.
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