The USB Microscopes are good for extreme close-ups, IMO. I have a Dino-Lite USB (got a good deal on it) and it is wonderful for close-ups, and not good at all for full image taking (at least I have not figured it out).
"I tell her coins keep me off the streets and out of the bars." Moe145
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