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An overview of the LM microscope adapters
We offer LM digital adapter solutions for the following microscopes
Online configurator: LM microscope adapter for all digital cameras and microscopes
LM adapter solution for c-mount microscope ports with reduction optics (0.5x / 0.6x / 0.7x or f=55mm / f=75mm / f=100mm)
LM Macroscope 24x (15x and 11x) for Focus Stacking: Highest resolution without compromise
LM Macroscope 9x (5x and 3x) for Focus Stacking: Highest resolution without compromise
LM photo microscopes: the flexible photography solution for large sensor cameras!
Macro Close-Up Lens: LM Macro lens 40/80 with plan achromatic optics
Special mounting medium for microscopy, non toxic,water solved,light hardening,fast solidifying and drying,neutraldoes not make air bubbles,high optical solution,color protecting,solvent free,high refractive index
Micro Tech Lab advisory service: microscopy, digital cameras, high quality photo
Service: improving image quality by giving your microscope a professional check-up
Camera ranking for microscopy use
Camera recommendation for microscopy application
DSLR camera or special-purpose microscope cameras?
Image sensor: dynamic range and it's influence on image quality
Microsocope recommendation
The Zeiss Stemi 508 stereo microscope: microscope adapters for digital cameras (DLSR and system cameras)
The Olympus IX2 series: enhanced versatility for use in a wide range of application
Our LM digital adapters open the Zeiss SV8 stereo microscope to a new, digital world
Nikon’s SMZ 645 and 660 stereo microscopes in microphotography
With the help of LM Digital adapter the inverse Nikon Eclipse MA100 and MA200 microscope become fit for photomicrography
Capture exceptional images with the Leica DM4 B/DM6 B and our LM digital adapters
LM photo microscope with Nikon C-mount camera DS-Fi2 and control panel DS-L3 for measurement tasks, long-term studies and lengthy observations
Install modern camera systems (DSLR, system- or c-mount cameras) with our LM digital adapter on the Olympus SZX9 – a stereo microscope for industrial applications
Capture One Pro software: Tethering in microscopy with Live View for a large variety of cameras
Preview: The Nikon D850 – the new number 1 in our camera ranking!
Sony Alpha 9 – a camera that has everything you need!
Sony Alpha 7S II – a video specialist with ultra-high light sensitivity
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 – an interesting solution for long-term video recording at the microscope
Professional camera with full-frame sensor Leica M10 on the microscope
The new Canon DSLR EOS 1300D – a “microscope camera” with an unbeatable price/performance ratio

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Impact of the number of pixels on image quality in microscopy



Particularly with compact cameras, it has been demonstrated that a large number of pixels (picture elements) does not always have a favourable influence on image quality. This is due, on the one hand, to the fact that compact cameras are becoming increasingly smaller, and therefore the size of the image sensors must also necessarily be reduced. On the other hand, the competitive market is demanding an ever-increasing number of pixels. This means that more and more picture elements (pixels) must be made to fit onto smaller sensors. The result is a reduction in the sensitivity of the camera and an increase in the signal-to-noise ratio. Practically speaking, this means that the colour reproduction is not optimal, and that the image itself appears washed out, like a poor copy.
Specifically for microscopy purposes, digital cameras with 5 to 8 million pixels are perfectly adequate, as the limitation comes exclusively through the numerical aperture of the lens. Even with the best plan apochromatic lenses currently available on the market, a higher resolution cannot be achieved, despite of the higher number of pixels.
From our point of view, an investment in plan fluoride or plan apochromatic microscope lenses would be more useful than a higher number of pixels.


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 / Panasonic DMC-FT3 / Panasonic HDC-SD800 / Panasonic HDC-SD909 / Panasonic HDC-TM900 / Panasonic HDC-HS900 / Nikon Coolpix S8100 / Nikon Coolpix S9100 / Sony DSC-HX9V / Sony DSC-HX100V / Sony DSC-WX7 / Sony DSC-WX10 / Sony DSC-H70 / Sony DSC-HX7V / Sony DSC-TX10 / Sony DSC-TX100V / Panasonic DMC-FS18 / Panasonic DMC-FS35 / Panasonic DMC-FS37 / Fujifilm FinePix F550EXR / Fujifilm FinePix F500EXR / Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR / Canon IXUS 1000 HS / Panasonic DMC-TZ22 / Canon IXUS 310 HS / Sigma DP2s / Panasonic DMC-FS16 / Panasonic DMC-TZ18 / Olympus SP-610UZ / Fujifilm FinePix Z90 / Fujifilm FinePix T300 / Fujifilm FinePix XP30 / Fujifilm FinePix S2950 / Fujifilm FinePix S3300 / Fujifilm FinePix S4000 / Canon PowerShot S80 / Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom / Sony HDR-CX700 / Nikon Coolpix P500 / Panasonic DMC-FX77 / Panasonic DMC-FT3 / Sony DSC-HX7V / Casio Exilim EX-H30 / Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35 / JVC GZ-HM845 / Canon PowerShot A3300 IS / Samsung PL170 / Nikon Coolpix S6100 / Sony DSC-W570 / Sony DSC-J10 / Sony DSC-T110 /

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