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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 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!
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
Microscope Digital Cameras: Camera ranking for microscopy use
DSLR camera or special-purpose microscope cameras?
Test: Using the Canon EOS M50 on a microscope. Our LM microscope adapter solution allows for easy connection to either phototube or eyepiece tube
The Canon Camera Connect app in microscopy: wireless communication between smartphone or tablet and Canon EOS cameras
Helicon focus: fascinating 3D images in microscopy and macroscopy
Powerfull full-frame sensor microscope camera Canon EOS 6D Mark II for the sophisticated requirements of photomicrography

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Nikon Eclipse E800 – pairing a high-grade research microscope with state-of-the-art camera technology

Cameras featuring large sensors (DSLRs with full-frame or APS-C sensors) generally deliver exceptional image quality. With our LM microscope adapters, state-of-the-art cameras can be paired with Nikon’s Eclipse E800 upright research microscope to attain the highest degrees of resolution, dynamic range and light sensitivity.

Nikon Eclipse E800 Forschungsmikroskop

Nikon’s Eclipse E800 upright research microscope was introduced to the market in 1996. It is equipped with a modern infinity-corrected optical system, which makes it a good choice for digital photographic documentation. The Eclipse E800’s CFI60 optical system (CFI stands for chromatic aberration free infinity) is designed to ensure exceedingly long working distances, coupled with high numerical apertures. Introduced with the Eclipse E800 was a Macro Plan UW 0.5x magnification objective, which accommodates an exceptionally large 50 mm field of view when looking through the eyepieces. For higher magnification levels, objective lenses with a maximum magnification of 100x were offered.

This configuration makes it possible to optimally cover a very large magnification range. The following grades of CFI lenses were available:

The plan apochromat lenses are particularly well suited for modern camera systems and deliver excellent image quality. The following magnification steps were available: 2x, 4x, 10x, 40x, 60x, 100x

Thanks to the microscope’s universal optical system, all essential observation methods were supported:

The Eclipse E800 was designed with ergonomic functionality and stability in mind. The stand is rigid and heavy enough to hold the added load of heavy accessories. A relatively long working distance, a rotatable stage and a tilting eyepiece tube make working with the microscope considerably more comfortable.

The E800 is outfitted with a six-position nosepiece and a 12-volt, 100-watt halogen illuminator and also features anti-mould and anti-dust characteristics as standard. It can be rounded out by a range of accessories, such as a magnification module or dual observation tubes for multiple observers.

Its modular design makes the Eclipse E800 a good choice for photomicrography applications. With a range of trinocular tubes and a beam splitter module, used in conjunction with our LM digital adapters, the microscope can be attached to modern DSLR and system cameras in no time at all and with highly satisfactory results. Our adapter solutions, which feature a plan achromatic precision optical system, are simply attached to the photo tube of the microscope and form the connection between microscope and camera. Assembly is an easy and quick process.

V-TP Photo System HeadV-TE Tilting trinocular tubeV-TF Trinocular Tube

As a rule, the photo tube (Nikon YT-TV adapter) has an internal diameter of 38 mm.

Tubus mit 38 mm Durchmesser

We also offer a special adapter solution for Nikon’s V-T photo adapter with 42 mm internal diameter.

Tubus mit 42 mm Durchmesser

This adapter solution just needs to be inserted into the tube and tightened with the knurled screw. If required, the entire adapter unit can be raised or lowered (after loosening the knurled screw) to optically align the image viewed through the eyepiece with that of the camera image.

Fokussierbare Adapterlösung

Below, please find a summary of the different adapter options:

Nikon YT-TV Adapter, Nikon V-T Photo Adapter
 


Photography

Fitting the microscope to digital single-lens reflex (DSLR), system or C-mount cameras is easy with our LM digital SLR adapters, which feature a plan achromatic optical system. Our products make it possible to capture top-quality microscope images. To help you select the adapter that is right for your camera, we have set up an online configurator on our website. You can also email us – ideally with attached photographs of your microscope.

Modern DSLR and system cameras offer the latest technology and are generally very well suited for microscopy applications. Most of them can be controlled remotely via PC/Mac. Because of their high sales volumes, they offer an excellent price/performance ratio compared to special-purpose microscope cameras.

Features of top DSLR and system cameras:
- Large, powerful full-frame sensors (36 x 24 mm)
- Sensor resolution of 50 megapixels
- High light sensitivity (ISO 100,000+)
- Extensive dynamic range (up to 14 aperture stops/f-stops)
- Short exposure times (1/8000 second):
- Full/Ultra HD (4k) video function
- Live video capture on external monitors in ultra HD quality

In most cases, these cameras are significantly more powerful than microscope cameras with smaller sensors (1/2" or 2/3"). On our website you will find our current camera recommendations and a camera ranking which is specifically tailored to microscopy applications.
 




New LM Digital Adapter for:

Nikon D850 / Sony Alpha 7III / Sony Alpha 9 / Nikon D5 / Sony Alpha 7S II / Sony Alpha 7R III / Sony Alpha 7R II / Sony Alpha 7S / Canon EOS 5D Mark IV / Nikon D750 / Canon EOS 6D Mark II / Sony Alpha 6300 / Sony Alpha 6500 / Nikon D500 / Canon EOS 1D X / Nikon D810 / Nikon D4s / Nikon D800 / Nikon D800E / Nikon D4 / Nikon Df / Nikon D610 / Nikon D600 / Canon EOS 6D / Sony Alpha 99 II (SLT-A99 II) / Canon EOS 5DS R ( without low-pass filter) / Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II / Canon EOS 80D / Canon EOS 5DS / Sony Alpha 77 II / Canon EOS 70D / Nikon D7200 / Pentax K-1 Mark II / Canon EOS 200D / Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i / Canon EOS 77D / Canon EOS 5D Mark III / Canon EOS 60D / Sony Alpha 7R / Sony Alpha 7 / Nikon DS-Qi2 (Microscope Camera) / Nikon D3x / Olympus OM-D E-M1 / Pentax KP / Nikon D3S / Canon EOS 750D / Rebel T6i / Canon EOS 760D / Rebel T6s / Canon EOS 5D Mark II / Nikon D7100 / Pentax K-5 / Canon EOS 1D Mark IV / Nikon D7000 / Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Canon EOS M50 / Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i / Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i / Canon EOS 2000D / Rebel T7 / Canon EOS 7D / Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i / Kiss X4 Digital / Canon EOS 1300D / EOS Rebel T6 / Canon EOS 4000D / Canon EOS 100D / Nikon DS-Ri2 (Microscope Camera) / Canon EOS 50D / Canon EOS 1200D / EOS Rebel T5 / EOS Kiss X70 / Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 / Olympus E-5 / Sony Alpha 68 / Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 / Canon EOS 1D Mark III / Canon EOS 40D / Canon EOS 60Da for astrophotography / Sony Alpha 99 (SLT-A99) / Sony Alpha 7II / Pentax K-3 II / Olympus E-3 / Olympus E-30 / Olympus E-620 / Sony Alpha 6000 / Pentax K-500 / Canon EOS M100 / Canon EOS M6 / Nikon D700 / Nikon D3 / Canon EOS M5 / Sony Alpha 77V / Canon EOS 1000D / Digital Rebel XS / Sony Alpha 580 / Sony Alpha 5100 / Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III / Sony Alpha 5000 / Pentax K-S2 / Pentax K-r / Sony Alpha 55 / Olympus Pen E-PL7 / Olympus OM-D E-M5 / Olympus OM-D E-M10 / Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 / Pentax K-5 II / Pentax K-5 IIs /

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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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