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BTW I am in the market to get a used AFM(Atomic Force Microscope) Does anyone know where I could go to check out some prices. I know brand new one of these things go for multi millions of $$$ but a used one from say a couple of years ago which would make it old and obsolete now(Microscopes now have a resolutions of 0.1 angstroms.) wouldn't be that expensive, or so one would think.
Originally posted by ShadowXIX
I found a Atomic force Microscope control unit (Topo Metrix ECU Plus Unit ) on Ebay for $1,499.95 org cost over $24,000. Never came across a actual AFM though perhaps there are some older ones surplus. Im sure they dont hold their price that long after better tech comes out.
Oh and BTW, IMO, without having read any of the links posted in this thread, it seems to me that nanobots would only be capable of world domination if they were organic, and designed to break down organics to perpetuate themselves. In my understanding of nanotech, there are currently no systems even close to doing something like this. Biotech, to my knowledge, has nothing like this.
mattison, I thought most people were using EFM's nowadays And I know its a serous piece of equipment thats why I wanna fool aroudn with it
Just fer fun. I make a pretty good living and if its within say 20,000 bucks USD I could easily scrape that together(better that then a car).
I'm not a scientist, heck I'm not even an engineer I just like to tinker around and I will take your comments to heart as it is quite clear you know what you are talking about.
I know how big they are seen em in use they look complicated but I'm sure I can figure some of it out. I am sure I've seen them on some websites going for like 30k - 150k.
We were talking Potential not current. Just theorizing and hypothesising It's why I come here.