Easy to use.
The single focus dial allows students to explore hidden worlds all around us. What does salt look like? How are plant and animal cells alike and different? What do insect eyes look like? What lives in pond water? This is a great discovery tool for all grades. Hand microscope with numerous illumination and magnification configurations to choose from, the SmartMicroScope 5M is truly second to none.
The SmartMicroScope iGo2 is not compatible with PCs or MACs. It was designed specifically to work with mobile devices.
High Quality Image.
The SmartMicroScope iGo2 digital microscope has a high quality lens for true to life undistorted color image. It can record still images and videos. The 6 LED lights are easily controlled with a dial on the SmartMicroScope iGo2. You can use hand microscope to record the micro world, capture screenshot and record video.
The SmartMicroScope iGo2 has a broad magnfication range which is great for the classroom. This can make all the difference when looking at pond water organisms or plant and animal cells.
The SmartMicroScope iGo2 iPad digital microscope was designed with iPad STEM carts in mind. It is compatible with the iPad, iPhone, Android tablets and Android phones. It is an affordable STEM tool for any classroom. This iPad microscope is fantastic for field trips since it does not require any infrastructure. The iGo2 wireless digital microscope generates its own WiFi signal so it can be taken anywhere. Connect to up to three mobile devices with this portable wireless digital microscope at once. Each device can then take magnified images and record videos independent of the other devices. Each device can view the live magnified image from the wireless digital microscope.
Getting Started Video Series
Need professional development? We’ve created a training video series to help get started with the SmartMicroScope iGo2. This series includes step-by-step instructions for installing the app for iOS and Android, details for what’s in the box, how to take pictures and record videos and how to access our teaching materials for elementary science, middle school science and biology. All investigations are in the 5E model and are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and many state science education science standards.
Elementary Investigation Book
SmartMicroScope iGo2 (comes with three rechargeable AA batteries and the Charger)
SmartMicroScope iGo2 Specifications:
Compatible Host Devices: Apple iOS devices (iOS 4.1 and up)/ Android devices (OS 2.3 and up) INCLUDING: Android Tablets, Android phones, iPad iPod Touch and iPhones
Connected Devices: Can connect 3 devices simultaneously to the SmartMicroScope iGo2 (Any combination of iOS devices or Android devices). Each can take pictures and record video independent of one another.
Magnification: Up to 200x depending on screen size. (maximum magnification is 80x on the iPad screen)
Resolution: HD Resolution (1280×720)
Lighting: Adjustable LED lights
Snapshot mode: Hardware(device) / Software(APP) controllable
Support Portocol: 2.4GHz WiFi IEEE802.11b/g/n
Support video code protocol: MPEG4
Operational range: 10 meters from a Wi-Fi connected device (outdoors)
Frequency: 2.4GHz band width
Power source: 3 x AA(Alkaline,Ni-MH) batteries (Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries are recommended.)
Power Consumption: 3.6V/440mA
Continuous Operation time: Approximately maximum 3.5 hrs with Ni-MH 2500mA battery (Dependent on environment and battery capacity)
Gain Control: Auto Gain Control
White Balance: Automatic
Outside Dimensions: 155mmx75mmx37mm
Weight: 140g (without batteries)
Hand microscope is most useful when examining flat objects.
- Explore plant parts, insects and water organisms
- Compare plant and animal cells
- Observe sweating
- Explore rocks, sand, soil and water
- Compare grains of salt, sugar and other common substances
- Compare clothing and other textiles
- Explore how common printers make different colors
- Compare fingerprints, soils and tire tracks
- Examine clothing, carpet fibers, hair and blood splatter