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284USB Powersource for your microscope light

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  • Sam Droege
    Apr 30, 2008
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      Becky Loncosky's husband has wired up one the flashlight microscope lights so that it plugs into a computer's USB port.  It turns out the voltage from a USB port is just right for the flashlights being used.

      You can check out the technical specs of USB voltages and power at:


      Have fun.


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