What is this beast?

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What is this beast?

#1 Post by hkv » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:20 pm

Anyone know what this is and how it works? Just optics and a camera in a bulky packaging or something more advanced?

At least the price is right... Shipping most likely ten times more.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Photovolt-Micro ... 2126611627?
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Re: What is this beast?

#2 Post by zzffnn » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:57 pm

It seem to be a digital measuring microscope. Search "microwatcher" in that patent and you will see:

https://www.google.ch/patents/US6273146 ... harePatent

Funny how the seller called it portable.

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Re: What is this beast?

#3 Post by Yann E. » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:40 pm

Depending on the exact % of import taxes to Sweden, shipping seems to be around $90 to most European countries, import taxes included...

Try replacing the ".com" by ".fr", ".co.uk" and ".de" in the address and you'll get a reasonably accurate estimate of shipping costs & import duties to Europe, unless import taxes to Sweden are much higher.

As to what it's worth, well... :mrgreen:

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