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Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope

Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope
alaScore 77

55 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 55 reviews)

User Reviews  

Showing 1 - 9 of 9 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (2)

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Easy install, easy to use


Consumer review by:

Great camera!


I have seen similar cameras that are multiple times more expensive. This camera gets the job done! Very easy to use and the pictures are incredible. For this amount of money, you just can't beat it.

Accurate","Compact","Quality Lenses","Strong Construction

Consumer review by:

Works as advertised


It took a little bit of playing with it to figure it out but once I did it worked as advertised. It could be made better if it had a way to determine what power an object was being viewed at and also if there was a way to switch between mm and inches...



Consumer review by:

This is a good tool


I have used this microscope to view the sharpened surface of a knife edge. It does a good job of showing the condition of the surface.

Consumer review by:

Misleading advertisement


When it was advertised as having different settings, as in 30x 50x or 150x you would think that the scope had different settings that you could change but it does not. You have to move the scope closer-farther away from the subject to achieve this.

Strong Construction

Difficult To Focus","Difficult to Use","Poor Lens Quality

Consumer review by:

Microscope OK[...]


Used to examine plant products. Nothing all that great about the product. It is fairly usable but difficult to focus. Also does sort of a blinking thing, off and on.

Quality Lenses

Difficult To Focus","Difficult to Use

Consumer review by:

Celestron handheld


Great desktop microscope, good quality construction, easy to use.

Accurate","Best bang for your buck","Compact","Quality Lenses","Strong Construction


Consumer review by:

works good enough


I have a family heirloom diamond ring with 4 large diamonds ,going to get it repaired, I want to make sure I get back the same diamonds which have no inclusions when I get the ring back this took very detailed pictures of the diamonds. I put the...


Consumer review by:

focus and light are not good design


this product is not good design, user can not control the lights, focus is also very difficult.


Difficult To Focus","Difficult to Use

Product Specifications

Handheld digital microscope. 10x to 40x & 150x digital power. 1.3 amp digital camera for snapshots and video LED illuminator Powered by USB 2.0 cable.