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Marijuana microscope

  • For those with Android smartphones: Plugable USB Microscope
  • For Apple users or those without smartphones: Jeweler’s Loupe
    • Apple products don’t support OTG yet, so USB microscopes won’t work for this group. Surprisingly, a jeweler’s loupe is the next best thing in our book!

Best example: You can’t really go wrong with a loupe. Almost any loupe you get from a local hydro store or online will suffice. This is the one we used in the pictures above: Wesley’s Jeweler’s Loupe

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Best Overall Magnifier/Loupe/Microscope:

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Notes: Using a stereo microscope to view trichomes is going overboard. Although they’re a blast to use and cool in a very nerdy way, there’s almost no chance that one of these will ever pay for itself in terms of making your harvest better.
Best Value Magnifier/Loupe/Microscope:
Best example: First and foremost, if you get a microscope meant to clip on to your phone, make sure you get one that fits. If the clip isn’t the right size for your phone, the camera won’t be able to focus on your beautiful trichomes. Nebula and I both use this pocket microscope since it fits our Galaxy phones. Clip-on microscope

by Sirius Fourside

Do you want to maximize your cannabis yields and potency? Read our guide to learn how to use magnifiers/microscopes and pick the perfect harvest time!