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Re: Microscopes and computer images or Intel.Play

Hello there,

just in case somebody is interested in this microscope, it's on sale for 
$46.99 on yahoo.


Apparently it's being discontinued.


At 03:48 PM 8/24/2002 -0400, Diana wrote:
>Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 10:33:08 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Diana Berberich <fishfaceid at yahoo_com>
>Subject: Microsopes and computer images or intel.Play
>Hello Folks:
>     When I was working in semi-conductor industry on
>micro imaging devices the CEO brought in a telescope
>by "intel" which you hook up to the computer in order
>to focus, view and take digital images of whatever you
>were viewing.  The computer micro-scope is called the
>QX3, with CD rom.  It costs about $90.00 and for
>aquarists uses would be excellent.  At work we could
>view our pixel array on a micro imaging screen the
>size of a postage stamp.  If anyone can find it for
>less than $90.00 without backordering it let me know.
>Amazon had it for $60.00 and has had it on back order
>for a year now (back order must mean "Good Luck, cause
>you won't get it for that price ever agian."). Our
>engineers were really impressed at a toy such as this
>which is listed for kids 6+ years.  At work we were
>using scopes worth thousands of dollars, equipped to
>view and take images on the computer.
>     Check it out, Diana