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Carson® MM-480 zORB™ Digital Microscope

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Grades 3–12. The zOrb™ is a 2-MP USB digital microscope with integrated camera that displays a magnified image right on your computer screen. Capture true life magnified images with the click of the shutter button. You can even record close-focus video! The impressive 65x effective magnification (on a 21" monitor) allows you to see ordinary object details you never knew existed. The built-in internal LED illuminator ensures a clear, bright image. Max picture resolution is 1,600 x 1,200 pixels. The zOrb™ is best used for relatively flat surfaces such as plant parts, small insects, hair, fabric, etc.

One-year limited warranty. For the latest software drivers, visit the Carson website. Requires a USB 2.0/3.0 port. Compatible with Windows® and Macintosh® computers. Note: Does not work with tablets and Chromebook® computers.


What’s Included:
  • 1 Carson® MM-480 zORB™ Digital Microscope
  • 1 USB Cable
  • 1 CD-ROM Software
  • 2 Clear Adapters
Features, Dimensions & Weight:
  • Computer System Requirements: Windows® XP or higher; Macintosh® OS
  • Magnification: 65x
  • Power Requirements: USB 2.0/3.0 port
  • Resolution: 1,600 x 1,200
  • Size: 1.8 x 1.8 x 2.4"
  • Warranty: 1 year limited
  • Weight: 3.6 oz
Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.