Tyco expands microscope product offering

August 17, 2005 Harrisburg, PA -- Tyco Electronics has introduced its Amp Netconnect fiber-optic microscope. According to the company, weighing less than 0.5 lb., and just over 7" long, the microscope incorporates high quality glass optics for 200x magnification, LED lighting for 100,000 hours of service, and disposable type "LR44" batteries for up to 7 hours of continuous use.

Aug 17th, 2005

August 17, 2005 Harrisburg, PA -- Tyco Electronics has introduced its Amp Netconnect fiber-optic microscope. According to the company, weighing less than 0.5 lb., and just over 7" long, the microscope incorporates high quality glass optics for 200x magnification, LED lighting for 100,000 hours of service, and disposable type "LR44" batteries for up to 7 hours of continuous use.

Other features of the microscope, according to the company, include a built in IR-laser attenuation filter, dual-illumination lighting, an ergonomic, impact resistant outer shell, a neck lanyard, a padded carrying case with belt loop, a universal 2.5mm adapter, and available interchangeable adapters in several universal and dedicated connector styles.

With a 500-µm field of view and both coaxial and oblique illuminations, the microscope meets proposed TIA/IEC Hand Held Microscope Specification requirements for both a Polish Quality Scope (coaxial illumination) and General Conditions Scope (oblique illumination).

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