Learning Resources Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope on Ubuntu 14.04

johnny candj01 at att.net
Tue Jan 20 18:00:44 UTC 2015

http://plugable.com/products/usb2-micro-200x this one should. Says they 
have tested it on a *For Linux – Raspberry Pi running Raspbian.

Johnny 333

On 01/19/2015 02:38 PM, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:00:31 -0600 "Ubuntu user technical support,  not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com> wrote:
>>> Does anyone know if this device will work under Ubuntu 14.04?
>>> http://www.learningresources.com/product/zoomy--8482-+handheld+digital+microscope.do
>> I was curious about this -- over the recent holidays a friend showed off a
>> (different model) USB microscope he had snagged from meh.com earlier in the
>> year for $10. https://meh.com/forum/topics/tasco-digital-microscope-1 For
>> some reason he demonstrated it in Windows, even though his laptop
>> dual-boots Ubuntu, and I didn't ask why. We (younger and older but all
>> chronologically adults) had a great time examining objects under it for an
>> evening.
>> If you search Amazon.com for "USB Microscope" you will see the model you
>> mentioned as well as several others, some of which specifically promise
>> linux compatibility, but most do not. I just searched the Amazon questions
>> and reviews on this specific model, and nobody has mentioned linux in
>> general or Ubuntu specifically.
>> You might ask a question on Amazon and hope someone who owns one replies.
>> Or you might contact the manufacturer. Or you could buy one and be prepared
>> to send it back if you cannot make it work.
> I've already contacted the manufacturer.  Other than an Ack, no information as
> yet.
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