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New scoring criteria for our popular microscope camera ranking

In their pursuit of even better meeting individual customer requirements, camera manufacturers invest a lot of energy in the development of their products. In order to adequately incorporate the recent advancements in this field into our microscope ranking, we have expanded the range of scoring criteria and also made some slight changes to the scoring system.

New - the "ISO range" and "colour depth" categories:

With the latest-generation digital cameras (provided they have a high ISO setting = light sensitivity) it is possible to create quality images even when light conditions are poor. Due to significant improvements in sensor technology, coupled with a higher signal-to-noise ratio and greater colour depth, these cameras now offer the possibility to effectively process images at higher ISO settings.

Changed - the weighting of the "pixel number" category within the scoring system:

The weighting of the pixel number criterion was reduced, since particularly in microscopy, higher pixel numbers do not yield any additional advantage. This is because the resolution capability of the microscope, and not the camera’s pixel number, is decisive for the level of detail that can be achieved.  

A detailed description of the scoring system used for our camera ranking is available on our website

Sensor Canon EOS 5D Mark II


New LM Digital Adapter for: Nikon Z9 / Nikon Z8 / Sony Alpha 7R V / Sony Alpha 1 / Sony FX3 Cinema Line / Sony Alpha 9 II (ILCE-9M2) / Sony Alpha 9 / Nikon D6 / Canon EOS R3 / Canon EOS R6 Mark II / Canon EOS R8 / Sony Alpha 7R IV / Canon EOS R5 / Sony Alpha 7S II / Sony Alpha 7S III / Sony Alpha 7R III / Canon EOS R6 / Nikon Z6 / Nikon Z6II / Sony Alpha 7R II / Nikon Z7 / Nikon Z7II / Canon EOS R / Canon EOS Ra (Astro) / Nikon Z5 / Sony Alpha 7C / Canon EOS RP / Sony Alpha 7S / Canon EOS R7 / Leica SL2-S / Canon EOS R10 / Canon EOS 1D X Mark III / Nikon Z50 / Nikon Z30 / Nikon Z fc / Nikon D850 / Canon EOS 1D X Mark II / Nikon D780 / Olympus OM-1 / Sony Alpha 7III / Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III /