Microscope for Soldering and Inspection Work
alan at alanlee.org
Sat Jan 14 12:29:17 CST 2017
I have high 5 figures invested into a home soldering lab. I use a
digital video scope now, however for 5-6 years before that, I used this
scope nearly every day for mostly 0402/.5 mm pitch soldering and repair:
Along with these eye pieces:
The combination with swing arm allows me to move the scope anywhere on
my work bench and gives a use-able work height of up to 18 inches
I highly recommend it.
P.S. Disregard the camera. I thought it would be useful when I bought
it, but never once used it.
On 2017-01-14 03:48, Rob Jarratt wrote:
> Has anyone had experience of using an item like this for soldering and PCB
> inspection work?
> https://www.amazon.co.uk/AmScope-Widefield-Binocular-Inspection-Microscope/d 
> <https://www.amazon.co.uk/AmScope-Widefield-Binocular-Inspection-Microscope/ 
> AmScope+sm-3bx> &qid=1484294314&sr=8-1-fkmr0&keywords=AmScope+sm-3bx
> At the moment I have one of these:
> http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/22w-fluorescent-magnifying-craft-lamp-a29ff  which
> I find OK, but sometimes it gets in the way of the soldering iron and it
> isn't that easy to move it to a position and have it actually stay there.
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