SmartphoneMagnifier

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This is the wiki page for a project DaveB is thinking about.

Overview

Most hive members have smartphones. In addition to the stereoscopic microscopes that are often around the hive, it would be nice to build a smartphone magnifier for doing inspection of SMT soldering work and getting a close up view of stuff in general.

Current Status

This project is currently in the early planning stage.

Links to similar works

$10 Smartphone magnifier

Inexpensive Macro lens for smartphone or tablet

Magnifier Macro Lens

Magnifier from DVD lens

http://www.demilked.com/macro-snowflakes-diy-camera-alexey-kljatov/ magnifier from camera lens]

Next step

Cannibalize something and come up with a lens. Probably use laser and make most pieces from acrylic or laser cut wood. Any/all feedback about lens selection welcome. Trial and error will probably provide best answers.