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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!
Example application: Sand under the LM photo microscope
Example application LM macroscope 24x: European garden spider (Araneus diadematus)
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
Canon EOS 800D DSLR - test on microscope with LM DSLR widefield adapter with planachromatic optics
Canon EOS 200D - practical test on microscope with LM DSLR widefield adapter with planachromatic optics
Various LM digital adapter solutions for many microscopes with the new Canon EOS 77D DSLR

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A genuine alternative to stereo microscopes: the Olympus OM-D M5 with the practical LM 40 mm macro close-up lens on the LM macro stand 3

Our LM 40 mm macro close-up lens is the perfect tool for anyone interested in experiencing an easy and straightforward start in the exciting world of photomicro– and –macrography. For our test application, we used the Olympus OM-D M5 with a Zuiko Digital 12-50 mm zoom lens. 

Olympus OM-D M5 LM Makro close-up 40mm

We began by screwing the LM 40 mm macro close-up lens to the front of the camera’s zoom lens using a step-down ring (STR5237). Then we attached the entire camera unit to our LM macro stand 3 – which is particularly robust and stable – and we were set to go!  We strongly recommend using the LM macro stand 3, as this eliminates focus blur and makes it possible to obtain exceptionally high image quality, even at high levels of magnification.

LM macro stand 3, tripod , LM close-up lens 40mm

With this combination of equipment, you can achieve a level of magnification that is roughly equivalent to that of an 8x microscope magnification. At the lowest zoom setting, there is some peripheral darkening, but this disappears when medium and higher zoom settings are selected.

Due to the high numerical aperture obtained by combining the Zuiko digital lens and the LM close-up lens, the optical system not only delivers outstanding imaging performance, but also yields better results than conventional Greenough-type stereo microscopes. A direct comparison between the two systems demonstrates that at the same level of magnification, the LM close-up lenses make it possible to capture the specimen in greater detail.

This is attributable to the high-quality plan achromatic optical system of the LM macro close-up lenses combined with a short working distance and large diameter front lens. The central optical path makes it possible to obtain planar images that have a sharp focus all the way to the edges.

close-up lens 40mm, Olympus OM-D M5, micro tech lab

If you are looking for an even more powerful solution where resolution and magnification are concerned, then our LM 16x and 32x macroscopes are excellent options. We designed this equipment specifically for macrophotography, and it delivers outstanding photographic results! Where photography applications are involved, these macroscopes are a genuine alternative to stereo microscopes.

LM macroscope lens 16x und 32x

25.04.2016



Ordering codeProduct descriptionPricePriceAvailable
DMLDSLR40LM Macro 40 - close-up lens 40mm (37mm thread)

Data Sheet0
Operating Instructions1
Euro 689,--
US $ 813.02
Makrostativ3LM macro stand 3 with an extremely stable profile pillar with a length of 500mm, precise height adjustment with rack and pinion, quick coupling with quick-release plate, both black anodized and a black and white removable object disk

Data Sheet
Euro 990,--
US $ 1168.2
STR5237LM Filter Step Down Ring from 52 mm to 37 mm

Data Sheet
Euro 59,--
US $ 69.62
For EU (European Union) VAT (IVA, TVA) not included

New LM Digital Adapter for:

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II / Olympus OM-D E-M1 / Olympus E-5 / Olympus E-3 / Olympus E-30 / Olympus E-620 / Olympus Pen E-PL7 / Olympus OM-D E-M5 / Olympus Pen E-PL5 / Olympus OM-D E-M10 / Olympus Pen E-PM2 / Olympus E-330 / Olympus E-520 / Olympus E-420 / Olympus E-450 / Olympus E-510 / Olympus E-410 / Olympus Pen E-PL8 / Olympus Pen E-PL6 / Olympus Pen E-PL3 / Olympus Pen E-PM1 / Olympus Pen E-P1 / Olympus Pen E-P2 / Olympus E-600 / Olympus Pen E-PL1 / Olympus Pen E-PL2 / Olympus E-400 / Olympus SP-610UZ / Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom / Olympus SZ-20 / Olympus SZ-30MR /

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The Canon EOS utility software via USB or LAN

 

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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