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round vignetting picture with digital camera microscope

Unlike CCD video cameras, most digital cameras have an integrated optics. In combination with the optics of the LM Digital Adapter the digital camera´s chip is fully illuminated when the zoom is adjusted correctly.
Some producers have integrated a  preliminary optical lens system in the C-Mount of their microscopes. The C-Mount connection has originally been designed for CCD video cameras without integrated optics. The function of this lens system is to project directly a temporary picture onto the chip of the video camera through using the integrated C-Mount optics.
Depending on the size of the CCD chips there are being offered different C-Mount lenses like e.g. C-Mount Adapter 1x, C-Mount Adapter 0,63x, C-Mount Adapter 0,50x or C-Mount Adapter 0,35x in order to illuminate perfectly the different video chips with the dimensions of 1”, 2/3”, ½” or 1/3”. 
These C-Mount optics cause interferences when being used with digital cameras or camcorders in combination with all types of LM Digital Adapters and therefore must be removed. Otherwise they might cause a strong circular vignetting effect.

video chips different dimensions

                        1"                            1/2 "                     1/3 "

The integrated optics of the microscope´s C-Mount connection is normally used for the adjustment of the CCD video camera. The reduction factor (0,63x, 0,5x, 0,35x) depends on the chip size. 
Such C-Mounts with integrated optics are therefore not suitable for the connection of digital cameras and must be replaced by C-Mounts without integrated optics (1x C-Mount)

adjustment field of view with different lens system

Using the optimal combination of C-Mount Adapter 1x without integrated optics,together with our LM Digital Adapter and a Nikon Coolpix, you will obtain a perfect, rectangularly illuminated digital camera´s chip.


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