This blog is for stuff that doesn't fit in my politics blog. I'm on a quest for discovery. I'm searching for the truth, but it may just be a self-destructive phase... Mar/07
First Pics from Dino-Lite
This is the 1st pic I took of my new Enzo Trapper, flat ground, D2 knive edge with my newly unpacked Dino-Lite AM-2011 digital microscope. The software was as quick 'n' simple as can be to install on my older Dell WinXP computer. After installing the software, I plugged the scope into my USB extension cord and it's LED lights lit up. So far as I can tell, the scope is turned off and on by plugging and unplugging into the USB port. The software left an icon on my desktop, so I clicked on it, and the program page appeared with a 640x480 box. I aimed my scope at my finger and the pic was seen in the box, so I pulled out my new knife and inspected the edge. I laid the knife on the table, and held the scope with one hand. I quickly focused it and inspected my knife edge. There are coordination techniques to be learned, it plain to see, but the pic was steady enough to take a snap shot. The grain of the steel looked different depending on the angle of the scope and object. I would say it was only a matter of a couple of minutes from the time I popped the CD into my computer and I took this pic. There are many options to choose from in this microscope program that I will later sample. This is my 1st impression and so far, I'm very satisfied. More pics to come.