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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
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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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The Canon Rebel T6i (EOS 750D) and the Canon Rebel T6s (EOS 760D) – two cameras from the Canon entry-level range tested for suitability in microscopy

With the EOS 750D (Rebel T6i) and the EOS 760D (Rebel T6s), Canon has brought two successor models to the Canon EOS (Rebel T5i) 700D on the market at the same time. Both models are almost identical, only differing in user interface and price. The question in our particular case is: Which of the cameras is better suited to the specific needs of microscopy/macroscopy and what are the differences between them and the Canon EOS 700D (Rebel T5i)?

  Canon EOS 760D front view Canon EOS 750D front view

If both cameras are placed next to one another, it immediately becomes apparent that their operating controls differ. The mode selector dial is located on opposite sides, and the Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s) has a control dial on the rear, while the Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i) only has four simple arrow keys.

The camera body of both models is made of plastic, weighs around 560 grams and has a robust build.

Both cameras feature a 3" display that rotates and tilts and is packed with over a million pixels. In addition, the monitor is touch-sensitive on both models.

Both the Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i) and the Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s) have an APS-C sensor with 24.2 megapixels, while their predecessor, the Canon EOS (Rebel T5i) 700D, only has 18 megapixels. Overall, this translates into a small improvement in dynamic performance.

In standard mode, ISO sensitivity can be adjusted from 100 to 12,800; in manual mode, ISO can be expanded to up to 25,600. 

A new feature in comparison with the predecessor model is the built-in WiFi, an upgrade to meet the requirements of modern users.

Videos can be recorded in full HD in MP4 format. 

Both the Canon Rebel T6i (EOS 750D)  and the Canon Rebel T6s (EOS 760D) have an HDMI port for Live View output on a large external monitor.

Of course, both cameras have a magnification function in Live View mode and both can be controlled remotely via PC or Mac with the tried and tested Canon EOS Utility software.

 Canon EOS Utility microscopy

Using our LM digital adapters, both cameras can be easily attached to the eyepiece tubes or photo tubes of almost every conventional microscope.

eyepiece tube lm digital adapter camera

For our test series, we connected the cameras to the photo tube (38 mm with C-mount port) of a Nikon Eclipse E600 microscope using an LM wide-field microscope adapter.

Nikon Eclipse E 600 LM digital adapter

Our test specimen was a fruit fly (drosophila), specifically the legs. The focusing optics was a Plan Neofluar 10x microscope objective, and we used our LM UV-Matrix mounting medium to prepare the specimen.

fruit fly Canon EOS T6i, LM digital adapter and Nikon Eclipse E600

Conclusion:

Both cameras offer a good price/performance ratio and are very well suited for microscopy applications. If you are only working in the laboratory, the Canon (Rebel T6i) EOS 750D is entirely adequate, as cameras are usually controlled via PC in a stationary setting and the enhanced operating controls of the Canon (Rebel T6s) EOS 760D are therefore not really a bonus. In comparison with the predecessor models, the sensor has been slightly improved, resulting primarily in a higher number of pixels. A guide to help you select the camera that is best suited to your needs can be found at the following link: Camera selection guide 

22.12.2015



New LM Digital Adapter for:

Canon EOS 6D Mark II / Canon EOS 1D X / Canon EOS 6D / Canon EOS 5DS R ( without low-pass filter) / Canon EOS 80D / Canon EOS 5DS / Canon EOS 70D / Canon EOS 200D / Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i / Canon EOS 77D / Canon EOS 5D Mark III / Canon EOS 60D / Canon EOS 750D / Rebel T6i / Canon EOS 760D / Rebel T6s / Canon EOS 5D Mark II / Canon EOS 1D Mark IV / Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i / Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i / Canon EOS 7D / Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i / Kiss X4 Digital / Canon EOS 1300D / EOS Rebel T6 / Canon EOS 100D / Canon EOS 50D / Canon EOS 1200D / EOS Rebel T5 / EOS Kiss X70 / Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 / Canon EOS 1D Mark III / Canon EOS 40D / Canon EOS 60Da for astrophotography /

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Capture exceptional images with the Leica DM4 B/DM6 B and our LM digital adapters
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The Leica DMi8 – an inverted microscope featuring a modular design
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Microscope adapter: Zeiss Axio Examiner – fixed flexibility for microphotography
LM digital adapters combined with the Zeiss Axiostar plus – easy handling for great images!
Produce laser-sharp images using LM digital adapters with the Leica LMD6 and LMD7 microscope systems
Olympus SZX10 and SZX16 – stereo microscopes with top-notch optics
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LM digital adapters for Leica DM1000 – DM3000 research microscopes
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LM photo microscope with Nikon C-mount camera DS-Fi2 and control panel DS-L3 for measurement tasks, long-term studies and lengthy observations
LM microscope adapters: Canon’s new midrange DSLR camera, the EOS 80 D, is a perfect fit for microscopes!

 

High-end intermediate optics for connecting microscopes to:
  • digital SLR cameras
  • digital mirrorless system cameras with an interchangeable lens mount
  • c-mount-, USB- and firewire cameras
  • digital compact cameras and camcorders
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