Do the Blips lenses work with dual camera smartphones?

YES! You only need to put the lens on the main camera. The dual camera phones have one main camera and one secondary camera. Align the Blips lens on the objective lens of the main photocamera and use the phone as a microscope, or as a camera for macrophotography! How can you recognize which one is [...]

Is my device compatible with BLIPS?

BLIPS is designed to work on almost all the smartphone models in the market; the fast rate of new smartphone models put into the market does not allow us to test the proper fitting of Blips on all of them. The lenses work well on camera at the same level of the phone body, or [...]

How long the adhesive will last?

The lenses stick on glass by electrostatic force, without glue. For this reason, when they lose stickiness, they usually need to be cleaned from grease of dust on the rear side. There are 2 lateral adhesive bands behind the film to help the adhesion on every surface. These adhesive bands have been engineered for multiple [...]

Does it work with my tablet-iPad?

Blips works perfectly on tablets and iPads, and the larger screen of these devices offers a great, detailed  view on the micro-world! We only suggest, for Lab Kits, to buy a second stage in order to sustain your tablet in a stabler way.

What is the magnification power of BLIPS?

When you apply BLIPS Macro you can see on your screen an image magnified about 8-15x without the use of additional digital zoom. The range 8-15x is due to the differences among the cameras of the smartphones or tablets employed. With BLIPS Micro you can see on your screen images magnified about 16-28x, while the [...]

Light source: is it special?

The light source offered among the accessories, inside all our LabKits and within the Full Kit 2018 Edition is a bright, white led light source. It is powered by 2 Lithium batteries, already included. It is not a "special" light, but it has the right intensity for providing good illumination through the samples without saturating [...]

How to measure the magnification level

- With BLIPS applied on the camera of your device, take a picture of a ruler without any digital zoom - Measure on your screen the distance between two tick marks - Divide this distance by the real distance between the two tick marks on the ruler Other products claiming very high magnification levels, without [...]

Why don’t you offer BLIPS for higher magnification?

The level of optical power (i.e. magnification) has been selected with attention in order to provide the best whole of optical performance and usability. Moreover, magnification is not an important parameter for digital optics (and microscopy); the most important parameters are resolution, i.e. the ability to distinguish tiny features, and field of view, i.e. the [...]