Foldscope in the field

We have put a lot of effort in the redesign of the new foldscope kit; to be ultra portable and still provide a large number of tools (20ish) with the microscope – available and ready for you to use. Some time ago, we thought of a pencil box for microscope (since we compare foldscope to pencils all the time). Growing up in India, I had used “geometry box” all my life – and Jim came up with the vision of making something that looks like a pencil box, but for a foldscope.

The new foldscope kit will allow you to carry your foldscope, wherever you go. It’s ultra rugged and I through it in my backpack without thinking. I just got back from a trip to Utah, and here are a few pictures of the box in some remote locations. Will soon be posting data from the field..

We can’t wait to deliver these kits to users around the world..



Ps: in case you are curious what I was doing at this red sand beach, watch a brief “Facebook live” feed from this place and my hunt for cercariae. Itchy stuff!!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. laksiyer says:

    @Manu incredible box and the foldscope looks so easy to use. Cant wait to get my hands on it 🙂

  2. Mitali says:

    Manu sir, the kits looks amazingg it’s so colourful 😀 Can’t wait to get one of these !!

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