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Fibre-optic binocular tweezers

Up close and personal
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BorgCo Labs have a new product on offer !

A pair of very high quality tweezers; the tips are interchangeable. Mounted just behind the tips on a bracket are a pair of lenses and a powerful but compact light source, probably an array of LEDs.

Leading back from the lenses is a parallel-core fibre optic "cable" that connects to the front of a pair of goggles. Within the goggles, optics allow the wearer to see a binocular view of the tips of the tweezers and just beyond.

The optics are adjustable for focus, dioptre compensation, etc.

On the DeLuxe version there is a zoom facility.

The light source is powered from an (optionally rechargeable) powerpack fixed to the headband of the goggles, or from a mains adaptor (not included).

Comes in a tough blow-moulded carry case.

Ideal for tying fishing flies, SMD electronics, removing splinters, earwax or nostril hairs, amateur dentistry, watchmaking, or playing chess on a photo-etched microscope slide slip cover using grains of sand as playing pieces.

8th of 7, Jul 21 2012

Laser Tweezers http://www.youtube....watch?v=IiIRPk81bpk
Tweeze this! [sqeaketh the wheel, Jul 22 2012]

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       Ah, so the Borg have hit that stage of life when Mother Nature hides the end of the Sellotape and makes your arms too short for comfortable reading. My condolences.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 21 2012
  

       Lies, all lies ! There's nothing wrong with OUR optical scanners … fully operational. Any more baseless calumny like that and we will open fire in the general direction of your voice.
8th of 7, Jul 21 2012
  

       "or playing chess on a photo-etched microscope slide slip cover using grains of sand as playing pieces."   

       Yeah, now all you need to do is figure out how to compensate for the trembling.
normzone, Jul 21 2012
  

       If you can replace the LEDs by powerful lasers then you can utilise laser tweezers <link>, by which you can grab ahold of those nose hairs and yank them out and cauterise at the same time.
sqeaketh the wheel, Jul 22 2012
  

       I like.
AusCan531, Jul 22 2012
  
      
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