Get Glasses for Surface Pro 3 for Clear Documents Take 2

 

A while back I wrote about experiments to try to take usable document photos with the Surface Pro 3 camera.

 

I’ve got a somewhat better solution now, thanks to Hydrotac +3.00 diopter stick on lenses from Amazon (I had a credit there burning a hole in my pocket) and some non abrasive clear sticky tape.

 

Check out this crystal clear image (click to open and see original size)

 

output

 

Here’s my “modded” Surface Pro 3:

 

fasten with clear tape

 

This low tech solution is usable. I still wish Microsoft would have used a variable focus camera so that clear and crisp document capture was a usable scenario.

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