Dr. Bott, which manufactures and distributes of Mac peripherals, is now offering the ProScope bus-powered handheld USB microscope through their
The ProScope lets you display and capture microscopic images with your Mac. It comes in a package that brings its own light source directly to the object and makes microscopy a point-and-shoot technique much like digital photography, according to Eric Prentice, CEO of Dr. Bott..
Bodelin Distribution brought the ProScope to the U.S. It’s available immediately for US$229 with a 50x lens and Mac OS 9 software (a Mac OS X version is due soon). Other accessories are also available, including 1x to 200x lenses.