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USB Microscope 1000x Zoom 1080p Digital Mini Microscope Camera with OTG Adapter and Adjustable Stand Compatible for Android Mac Window Linux

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.1
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
71
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
2
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Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Yes
USB
8
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
LED
TYPE

Review Summary - 69 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ease of Use
 17
easy, use, set, simple, setup
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I have only used it with a laptop as this was the easiest to use for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to use and the price is impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and use  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to set up, magnification is better than expected. ... Gives you an insight to a whole new world, very simple to use  ...  "
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" ...  Great piece of kit, but not easy to set up or understand.  ...  "
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For Kids
 14
things, son, fun, toy, science
+100%
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" ...  First, I called this a toy. ... My son has even started comparing to things he's learned in school.  ...  "
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" ...  Great fun for that kind of money good for kids to learnmore about things that you can't see with your eyes ... Took a while to link up to the lap-top, but the kids loved looking at different things up close, got them really interested in science. ... My 12 year old grandson was delighted to receive this and was very impressed with it's actions.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for kids.  ...  "
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" ...  This provides a fun learning activity to do with kids! ... But the microscope works well and it was fun to use with my kids.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a present for my son. ... I think my son will find it very handy and will make a very good use of it in his discoveries. ... I prefer to give him an educational present rather than another xbox that that he gets anyway  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loves it and can't wait to take it to show and tell  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my kids to be able to use for STEM.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this to get my 6 year old daughter interested in science, and it hasn't disappointed.  ...  "
For Fun
 12
microscope, kids, bit, words, things
+100%
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" ...  Fun and educational.fantastic Microscope no bad words for it but the holder snapped first time i used it so could be a bit stronger  ...  "
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" ...  Had no real plans for this other than a fun toy.  ...  "
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" ...  Great fun for that kind of money good for kids to learnmore about things that you can't see with your eyes  ...  "
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" ...  Had lots of fun with this.  ...  "
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" ...  My son had great fun finding things to investigate, so great for kids to have a bit of fun  ...  "
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" ...  Great little microscope to have fun.  ...  "
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" ...  But once you do, lots of fun.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely fascinating and the whole family have enjoyed playing with this microscope.  ...  "
Price
 12
well worth, use, money, worth, overall
+83%
-17%
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" ...  For the price and ease of use its a great buy.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an excellent and cheap product worth every penny and my grandson aged 4 is able to use it on his own.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm overall happy with this item, but I went into this with a perspective based on the price point and what I envisioned the use of this item.  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth the money just to see the smile on his face.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall worth the money  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a present so unsure what it looks like but great price  ...  "
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" ...  Was surprised at the quality for the price, great product, highly recommended  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, it's well worth it  ...  "
Zoom
 11
focus, magnification, wheel, images, woods
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Zoom is just digital.  ...  "
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" ...  In use the images were very clear although as expected it takes a little bit of practice to focus at high magnification.  ...  "
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" ...  The Zoom capabilities are okay but you can't $200 quality out of a $20 microscope.  ...  "
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" ...  It is amazing what you can see when you zoom in on man made materials.  ...  "
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" ...  Realistically images at extreme magnification aren't going to be crystal clear but for general use the results are perfect - I'm really very pleased with my purchase - off to the woods to forage now!  ...  "
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" ...  Realistically images at extreme magnification aren't going to be crystal clear but for general use the results are perfect - I'm really very pleased with my purchase - off to the woods to forage now!  ...  "
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" ...  The focus ring is hard to turn and since its focus is very precise, you may find yourself struggling to focus.  ...  "
Software Platform
 10
android, use, work, app, phone
+40%
-60%
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" ...  I tested this on Android 9.0 and a PC, and the video feed from the microscope will freeze randomly.  ...  "
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" ...  lousy inoperative software .  ...  "
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" ...  I didnt even get to use this item because even though it says it's for android use the adapter is for an iPhone and will not work in android phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to disable the software and use software from another device.  ...  "
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" ...  An update: I got an email from one of the employees at DigiHero the other day. ... The software and instructions were vague and not working properly.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 9
quality, pictures, image, microscope, gross
+100%
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" ...  The photos i have attached are of the project i am working on one image is from my phone to display the overall size (with a ruler) the rest are from the software in the highest reseloution (the spaceing between the chip pins are 0.65mm (you can select between 160X120 to 6324X4724) although the camera is only 1080 so higher res wont look any better anyway even tho it will export the photo at your selected size.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture is clear, connecting lead is long enough to connect it comfortably.  ...  "
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" ...  Didn’t want to gross anyone out with the pictures but it’s amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  Great picture quality  ...  "
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" ...  Anyhow, using the PC I was able to enlarge objects and have a clear picture of what I was viewing.  ...  "
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" ...  picture, but it is great fun and for young children so much easier than squinting down a microscope.  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures are amazing with this microscope I definitely recommend it.  ...  "
Apps
 8
software, work, use, mobile, phone
+63%
-38%
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" ...  hopefully, they will upgrade their software.  ...  "
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" ...  The software loaded easily and quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  However, my son had a video app that actually worked well with it and allowed for recording.  ...  "
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" ...  Just download the app and plug it into your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I finally gave up trying the mobile app.  ...  "
Build Quality
 8
plastic, microscope, heavy, metal base, metal
+50%
-50%
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" ...  2- description says metal base. ... Base is chromed plastic, nothing is metal.  ...  "
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" ...  The "metal" stand in mostly cheap, chrome colored plastic which makes it top-heavy and falls down easily.  ...  "
Setup
 7
works, use, setup, instructions, software
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Setup was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  As far as I can see, you need the CD to install the microscope, but installation is fairly straightforward and the microscope works instantly.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and use  ...  "
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" ...  Installed faultlessly and just worked.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 7
work, computer, android, would, use
+29%
-71%
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" ...  It doesn't work with my LG phone even it's in the list.  ...  "
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" ...  I didnt even get to use this item because even though it says it's for android use the adapter is for an iPhone and will not work in android phones.  ...  "
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" ...  it constantly flashes the icon and a status box message when device is plugged in.  ...  "
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" ...  Would not work with Galaxy S8 or my computer.  ...  "
Controls
 4
well, type, plastickly, like, hardware
+50%
-50%
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" ...  photo button does not work.  ...  "
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" ...  I couldn't get the buttons on the sides to work and the app is kind of confusing to use.  ...  "
Lens
 4
woods, results, realistically, images, general
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Picture is blurry accept at one focus level gets microscope close just not 1000x close.product is not as described.it only does 40x.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, there is no focus - object under inspection must be placed at the exact distance from the lens for it to be in focus.  ...  "
Camera
 4
pictures, microscope, amazing
+75%
-25%
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" ...  This camera is so cool! ... The quality of pics that it takes is great!  ...  "
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" ...  Great wee camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures are amazing with this microscope I definitely recommend it.  ...  "
Size
 4
gadget, easy to use, easy
+100%
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" ...  This is a really neat little gadget.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very compact but it does everything I would expect it to do.  ...  "
Capacity
 3
+100%
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" ...  I Bought this and well my room mate wont stop playing with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Over the weekend my son took me exploring the woods behind our house using this.  ...  "
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" ...  Enjoying this with my family and friends.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 3
using, sure, works well, software, instructions
+100%
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" ...  Had an ingrown for weeks in an unseen part.  ...  "
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" ...  My 10 year old had a good time using it.  ...  "
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" ...  After an initial problem which was my fault am happy with the help given and the product works well now  ...  "
Comfort
 3
spores, species, shape, one, look
+33%
-67%
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" ...  One of the key ways of identifying different species is to look at the colour and shape of their spores.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the key ways of identifying different species is to look at the colour and shape of their spores.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  8 
Camera
Video:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Type:  LED 
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Yes
USB
8
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
LED
TYPE