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EXO Labs On UNITRON

May 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

The  UNITRON inverted microscope is pretty cool in and of itself. When paired with the EXO Labs Camera (ELC), this vintage instrument went from old-school analog to [...]

Vintage Inverted Microscope

May 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Microscopes  and telescopes are amazing devices because they can “transport” us to other worlds at the speed of light. This is why we constantly scour [...]

EXO Labs: Camera Stand

April 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

We  don’t collect rocks, but we do have a large rock collection, and a rather well-organized one at that. Here are  some of the boxes from the collection. They are [...]

EXO Labs: Focus Custom Case

February 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

As  most readers know, we love to take our gear out into the wild. When we first saw the Exo Labs’ Focus camera kit, we recognized that it was a very cool piece of [...]

EXO Labs camera: FirstUse

February 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

We  posted a FirstLook of the Exo Labs’ Focus camera kit for the iPad last November. Exo Labs conceived the camera to “… engage students and inspire [...]

EXO Labs: iPad Microscope/Telescope camera

November 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The  great thing about instruments like microscopse and telescopes is that they extend our senses, open up new worlds, and let us explore right from our chair. The big [...]

Otterbox iPhone lens case

October 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

We are always looking for accessories which will enable us to extend what we can do with the iPhone 4. Lens attachments for the phone’s 5-megapixel camera are such an [...]

Nixie Tubes

August 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  photo of the Digital Readout unit from our Craigslist purchase got the emails flowing. Many of you were eager to share your stories of  nixie tube projects. [...]

Scherr Tumico Toolmaker’s Microscope

August 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  RainyDayInterns are tasked with scouring Craigslist and flagging anything which may be interesting to use for DIY projects. We never know what they will find, but [...]

iPhone Microscope Outside

May 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Last week we posted a write-up of the Brando iPhone4 microscope lens. It generated a bit of email asking if the setup is at all practical out “in the field.” [...]
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