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Publication Date: 02/1/2012
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Saelig Debuts Low-Cost USB Microscope
Budget-priced electronic utility microscope.
Pittsford, NY — New from Saelig Company, Inc. is the MV200UM — a new 2 megapixel USB digital microscope for capturing high quality magnified images and video for display on a PC using a USB 2.0 PC connection.

The USB-powered instrument contains a built-in white LED illumination ring for viewing circuit boards, tiny components and markings, examining traces and solder joints on printed circuit boards, or for detailed product examination and record-taking, inspection, and quality control purposes.

Simple plug-and-play operation with the included software allows objects to be magnified using the instrument's full-color 2 mp sensor on any Windows PC. Two interchangeable clear ring stands of different heights allow precise separation from objects, providing up to 200X magnification on a 17-in. (432mm) monitor with the MV200M's 1,280 x 1,024 pixels. The microscope can also be handheld at distances of 8 to 200mm for inspecting parts at lower magnification. Fields of view can be as small as 1.9 x 1.5mm, or as large as 82 x 65mm. Moving images can be displayed at 30fps in VGA resolution via the USB 2.0 interface.

The free software included allows snapshots, video recording, taking time-lapse pictures, and making calibrated measurements.

The microscope comes in a lightweight 4-oz (113.4gm), attractive black 36 x 120mm housing with easy access to power, snapshot, and focus controls. It is especially suitable for industrial inspection, science education, forensics, printed circuit board (PCB) inspection, medical, serial number identification, printing, quality control, and parts assembly. The instrument package includes: Miview Microscope, microscope rest, two transparent stand spacers for different focal lengths, Miview Software (Windows XP, Vista, 7) with measuring and calibration functions.

Contact: Saelig Company, Inc., 1160-D2 Pittsford-Victor Road, Pittsford, NY 14534 888-772-3544 or 585-385-1750 fax: 585-385-1768 E-mail: Web:

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