NEED HELP: Wanting to buy a microscope.

Gary Radice Radice at urvax.urich.edu radice at urvax.urich.edu
Wed Mar 23 12:38:44 EST 1994


In article <146717 at hydra.gatech.EDU>, gt2617c at prism.gatech.EDU (Brad Smalling) writes:
>I would like to buy a standard High-School level optical microscope.  My
>guess is that they are relatively expensive (i.e. small demand, big price).
>My questions are:
>
>  (1) Where can I find a seller?  (I'm in Atlanta, but any general info
>      will be greatly appreciated.)  Any names of magazines, distributers,
>      retailers, wholesalers, catalog companies, etc... will forever endear
>      you in my eyes.  Price isn't a big deal--if I find a good selection,
>      I'm sure I can find one in my price range (US $50-$100).
>
>  (2) Are used microscopes available?  If so, again, where can find a
>      seller?
>
>  (3) Are there any manufacturers that I should look for or avoid?
>
>  (4) Do you have any other advice, information, or opinions on the subject?
>
>I want it for strictly personal/recreational use (I'm a software geek looking
>for inspiration).  I've checked the back of Popular Science and only found
>one catalog that _might_ contain something useful.  I figured I'd go straight
>to the people who use them--I really know very little about the subject.
>
>Any and all information will be GREATLY appreciated!!  Thanks!
>--
>
> Brad Smalling : Sr.EE : Georgia Tech : Atlanta, GA : gt2617c at prism.gatech.edu
> = I never said that.  You misunderstood me. ======== ccastbr at prism.gatech.edu



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