Sunday, February 7, 2016
Making smartphone microscope from laser lense (DIY)
Got this laser torchlight for RM3.50 from supersave store. Now i am going to hack it and remove the laser lense and use it as microscope onto the smartphone camera. The whole process is not so difficult other than taking the lense from the laser casing. The only thing is i haven't tested under enough lighting for the magnification but it can detect the RGB color on monitor screen as shown below.
One simple circuit to step up voltage using LM2577 -Adj P+ chip. The schematic is from Texas Instrument and it works expected - and below is...