Plugable USBWith a 2.0 USB and a flexible arm that is easy to control, the Plugable microscope can cater to your parasite, coin or stamp observation needs. You can take time lapse videos of your specimen thanks to the time lapse option included in this device. It also includes eight LED lights for illumination and it is very stable thanks to the solid stand. It is compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and it uses your computer's webcam software. However, you may experience a few issues with the resolution but all in all, this is a device worth considering.
Celestron Handheld Digital MicroscopeThe Celestron Handheld Digital is designed with students and enthusiasts in mind. This microscope comes with a number of features including five glass lens, an adjustable height stand and it is equipped with Celestron Micro Capture Pro Software CD with measuring feature. It is an easy to use device that allows you to get detailed observations thanks to the 5.0 megapixel. The LED lights give you adequate illumination for clear observation and the four foot USB cable gives room for easy movement. Moreover, it is compatible with both Windows and Mac.
DBpower USB DigitalSuitable for observing stamps, coins, rocks etc, the DBpower USB Digital microscope packs features that make it perfect for beginners who are on a budget. You can conveniently adjust it to suit your needs thanks to the 5 megapixel sensor and magnification power. In addition, the eight LED lights are equipped with an adjustable brightness control mechanism for better observation of the specimen. You will not have problems operating this microscope thanks to the user-friendly software. However, it is not powerful enough to be used in the lab.
Maozua Ideal for students, collectors and testers, the Maozua is an amazing choice. It comes with a 5.0 megapixel and the visual magnifier has the option of simple or thorough inspection. It is also equipped with eight LED lights to ensure that there is adequate lighting during observation and a fitted dial to control the amount of illumination. However, the lighting may not be bright enough but this microscope still a great option and it is also very affordable.
Dino Lite HandheldThe Dino Lite is a handheld USB microscope that is an affordable and suitable option for beginners and students. It has a broad range of magnification of upto 200x and a dial that you can use to zoom in and zoom out so you do not have to change the lens during observation. It is equipped with four LED lights that ensure you get clear vision during observation. However, it is not compatible with IOS and it is not powerful enough for professional use.
Celestron 44302This is a handheld device that offers you a 2.0 megapixel sensor. It is compact and a very convenient choice as it does not take up a lot of power. It has six LED lights that illuminate your specimen to give you clear observations. It has an in-built measurement tool that you can use to check the size of your specimen and it runs on Windows software. It is compatible with Mac OSX and Windows 7, Vista and XP.
Digital Microscope USB Computer by HorizonThe set up of the Digital Microscope USB Computer by Horizon is very straightforward and it is easy to use. With a 5 megapixel sensor, you are assured of high resolution images and videos. It comes with eight LED lights that give you enough lighting during observation and the focus is also adjustable to provide you with clear images of your specimen. This device is also compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems. The only downside is that it is expensive and the software has to be installed after purchase.