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Explore the invisible microscopic world around you with an affordable microscope kit you construct yourself.
Explore the invisible microscopic world around you with an affordable microscope kit you construct yourself.
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    EARLY BIRD Intro Microscope Kit

    The EARLY BIRD kit is the initial release of the kit for early adopters who are eager to help refine and improve the very first version. Ships early!

    Our most basic kit, everything you need to make a DIY microscope in about 15 minutes. No frills: a simple design that's ready to go!

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    Intro Microscope Kit

    Our most basic kit, everything you need to make a DIY microscope in about 15 minutes. No frills: a simple design that's ready to go!

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    Microscope Plus Kit

    The intro kit plus a 20x microscope lens for higher magnification images.

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    Super Microscope Kit

    The intro kit plus a 40x microscope lens for very high magnification images.

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    Pi Camera Microscope Kit

    The intro kit plus a 40x microscope lens for very high magnification AND a Raspberry Pi camera for high resolution images AND a laser-cut stage.

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    Super Pi Camera Microscope Kit

    The intro kit plus a 100x microscope lens for super high magnification AND a Raspberry Pi camera for high resolution images AND a laser-cut stage.

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    Deluxe Pi Camera Microscope Kit

    The intro kit plus 20x, 40x and 100x microscope lens for super high magnification AND a Raspberry Pi camera for high resolution images AND a laser-cut stage.

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    Classroom Kit

    Materials for building six Intro Kits in a classroom setting plus slides, slide covers, droppers and sample containers.

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    Microscope Research Kit

    The intro kit plus 20x, 40x and 100x microscope lens for super high magnification AND a Raspberry Pi camera for high resolution images AND a laser-cut stage AND a set of slides, slide covers, droppers and sample containers, and a fancier light. We'll also upgrade the camera to the 8 megapixel v2 Pi Camera and include an infrared camera and immersion oil for your lenses, a microscopic "micrometer" ruler, and 2 micron calibration spheres to boot.

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