cpia driver for microscope: any success?

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at laptop.org.au
Sun May 1 22:45:08 EDT 2011

On 23 April 2011 00:08, K. K. Subramaniam <kksubbu.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 Apr 2011 12:03:38 am Cherry Withers wrote:
>> I had much success with the Veho 004, but at now $99 a piece I can't afford
>> to buy more of them for my trip to the Philippines this June.
> This is actually good because it serves as a warning sign of going off-track
> ;-).  Lasting learning outcomes come out of using locally available materials
> for experiments - like fashioning a magnifier by filling a discarded tungsten
> lamp with clear water or making one out of clean sheet of plastic etc.
> How about taking a couple of lenses or jeweller's eyepieces and then using
> digicam or cameraphone (with macro feature)? The combo is harder to get
> working but such hard fun should be part of learning.

That's basically the approach described at

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