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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
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Microscope Digital Cameras: Camera ranking for microscopy use

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Connecting a digital camera to a computer via video output
 
With this method the camera´s video output is connected to the video input of a video card (cheapest solution: standard TV cards).
The analogue signal coming out of the digital camera´s video output is digitized and can be shown on the computer monitor.
For simple watching on the monitor the hardware requirements are quite low (CPU from 200 MHz upwards). For hard disc recording in full quality it is recommendable to use a CPU from 1000 MHz upwards.
Open carefully the side coverage of the digital camera. Turn it aside and insert carefully the plug of the video cable into the socket next to the USB port.
After connecting one end of the video cable with the digital camera, connect the other end with the computer. In our example a standard TV card was used. To connect the video cable with the composit input of the TV card, you need another adapter (normally supplied with the TV card).

Just switch your software (e.g. WinTV32®) to the video channel and watch your images on the monitor.

Methodic Properties:

All methods mentioned above use only a small part of the maximum capacity of the video chips. In the digital camera, the primary digital image information is being transformed into an analogue video signal (PAL or NTSC). Compared to the digital camera´s photo mode, this results in a heavy loss of information, but moving sequences can be watched realtime in return. The image quality is sufficient for examination or control purposes.

 
  Using DV camcorders and digital cameras with LM Digital Adapters in microscopy





New LM Digital Adapter for:

Nikon D850 / Sony Alpha 7III / Sony Alpha 9 / Nikon D5 / Sony Alpha 7S II / Sony Alpha 7R II / Sony Alpha 7R III / 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 / 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 / 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 /

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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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