Zoom In. Enhance.

Sometimes hidden worlds are best kept hidden. 

Use this: to start your super-successful Tumblr, "Stuff Under My Fingernails 2day" 

Don't use this: to look at your feet, or you will spend the night with them soaking in vinegar. 

Some skeptics wonder: whether we wouldn't all be better off not knowing what the creatures who live in our drinking water look like. 

In 99.9% of uses, this doesn't: reveal a tiny civilization living in your arm hair and waging war against the tiny civilization living in your leg hair.

A real Amazon review of this product states that: "The Tasco 120x USB-Equipped Digital Microscope is best described as a toy, but it's something that could be much more in the hands of someone with a little imagination."

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Recommended Ages: 13 Years & Up

By combining optics with electronics, Tasco’s innovative Digital Microscope will help you explore the natural world around you. Utilizing three objective lenses with powers up to 120x magnification, the microscope allows you to view the microscopic details of plants, animals, and minerals right on your PC computer monitor. Like what you see? This unit also features a built-in digital camera for saving snapshots and videos of your favorite specimens.

  • 10x, 60x or 120x magnification
  • Equipped with USB port
  • Includes accessory kit with prepared and blank slides
  • View the microscopic details of plants, animals and minerals on your PC monitor and even capture photos or videos
  • Resolution (still photos): 1280x1024 pixels / Resolution (Video): 640x480 pixels per frame (via USB 2.0)

Shipping Note: Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii is not available for this item

A physical address is required for delivery. No Military or PO Box shipments available

Warranty: 1 Year Tesco


  • Power supply USB connection version 1.1 or later (5V)
  • Data transfer USB connection version 1.1 or later
  • Magnification 10x, 60x,120x selectable
  • Image resolution RGB 1280 x 1024 pixels
  • Video resolution RGB 640 x 480 pixels (with connection to USB 2.0 port)

System Requirements (for PC computer):

  • Pentium® III 800 MHz or higher is recommended for DV (Digital Video)
  • Microsoft® Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (software is not Mac compatible)
  • 128MB RAM (256 MB or higher is recommended)
  • Monitor capable of displaying thousands or millions of colors (1024 x 768 pixels)
  • Windows pointing device (mouse, etc.)
  • USB 2.0 interface for highest possible video resolution (connection via USB 1.1 allows a maximum resolution of 320 x 240 pixels per frame)

In the box:

  • USB Microscope, consisting of the base stand and removable microscope tube
  • USB Cable
  • CD with USB 2.0 PC Camera application/driver (Windows only)
  • Box of 12 slides (5 prepared and 7 empty slides)
  • 4 Sample flasks (gum media (adhesive), Eosin dye, sea salt, brine shrimp eggs)
  • Storage container and culture dish
  • Plastic Tweezers
  • Instruction Manual

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Tasco 120x USB-Equipped Digital Microscope
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