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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
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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
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Digital transfer of video sequences from the DV camcorder to a computer via IEEE1394 (FireWire®)-ILINK® card

Used instruments: LM CAM-Adapter for Sony Camcorder, Zeiss Standard-Microscope, Sony DV Camcorder DCR PC 120E, Notebook Gericom Webboy XL 1000

Modern DV camcorders have a digital video input/output to transfer high quality data to the computer and vice versa without any loss of quality.
Unlike analog camcorders, digital camcorders do not have to digitalize the video data. Your computer just needs the standardized IEEE 1394 (
FireWire®, ILINK®) interface.

The images are transferred in digital quality, realtime, without any delay, to the computer and can be watched directly on the big monitor. It is also possible to control the DV camcorder from your computer.

If your computer is not equipped with a standardized IEEE 1394 (Firewire®, ILINK®) interface, you can connect an external interface card (PCI-card for desktop use or PCMCIA card for mobile computers).
This picture shows a PCMCIA card inserted in a notebook. Please note that the requirements for your CPU system are quite high: The lower limit of your CPU should be at 800 MHz and a Windows® system. If your computer can´t manage the effort, there occur so-called "frame drops" which cause a lack of several images in the video sequences.
It is also recommended to use a hard disc with sufficient disc space, since you need 3,6 MB per second to transfer a video sequence in full DV quality (one hour = 13 GB).
The DV camcorder can be controlled from the computer. This enables watching the recorded sequences on the computer monitor by using the video software as well as saving the video on the hard disc. By using a program for cutting your video like "Pinnacle® Studio 7", you can edit your sequences and watch them in the window in the right top corner.

  Using DV Camcorders and digital cameras with digital adapters in the microscopy

New LM Digital Adapter for:

Canon HR10 / Sony HDR-SR8 / Sony HDR-SR7 / Sony HDR-CX6 / Sony HDR-CX 11 / Sony HDR-SR 11 / Sony HDR-SR 1 / Sony HDR-HC7 / Sony HDR-SR5 / Sony HDR-HC5 / Sanyo XACTI VPC-HD1000 / Canon HF 100 / Canon HG 21 / Canon HG 20 / Canon HF 11 / Canon HF 10 / Sony HDR-HC 9 / Sony HDR-CX 6 / Sony HDR-HC3 / Sony HDR-SR1 / Sony HDR-HC1E / Sanyo XACTI VPC-HD1010 / Sony DCR-SR 210 / Canon HV 30 / Sony HDR-UX 19 / Sony HDR-SR 10 / Canon HG 10 / SonyHDR-UX 9 / Sony HDR-UX7 / Sony HDR-UX3 / Sony DCR-DVD 510 / Sony DCR-SR 75 / Sony DCR-HC 62 / Sony DCR-SR 55 / Sony HDR-FX 7 / Sony HDR-UX1 / Sony DCR-DVD 310 / Sony DCR-DVD 410 / Panasonic SDR-S 150 / Sony DCR-DVD 115 / Sony HDC-SD 100 /

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