Build A $10 Smartphone To Microscope Stand

A while back we shared a tip on taking high magnification macro photographs using a cell phone and a lens from an old DVD.

Build A $10 Smartphone To Microscope Stand

Here is a pretty cool twist on this hack from Instractable user Yoshinok using a lens from a laser pointer rather than a DVD (I guess DVDs are getting more scarce these days).

Not only that this microscope provide about X40-X180 magnification, which is pretty cool, but rather than a hand held device it is a full microscopic capabilities. [Read more...]