Microscope for Soldering and Inspection Work

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Sun Jan 15 17:51:02 CST 2017

On 01/14/2017 01:12 PM, COURYHOUSE at aol.com wrote:
> Many other  stereo microscopes also have this provision  to add a  clear
> filter or aux  booster or de-creaser in power lens.   always  best to keep
> active optics  covered  with   some protection  to save  from solder splash,
> sharp things  sticking up  from scratching  etc etc...
Also, flux smoke gets all over the lenses.  That is one 
downside on my Olympus, the bottom is not sealed.  I made up 
some card stock and glued it in place to try to prevent the 
smoke getting inside.  But, it still gets on the lenses 
requiring periodic cleaning.


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