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Online configurator: LM microscope adapter for all digital cameras and microscopes
An overview of the LM microscope adapters
We offer LM digital adapter solutions for the following microscopes
Microscope Adapter: LM wide-field adapter for eyepiece tubes with 30 mm inner diameter
LM digital SLR universal wide-field adapter: now with larger image field and focus settings
All in one: LM Digital SLR Universal Adapter for phototube and the eyepiece tube (C-Mount, 23.2mm, 30mm 37mm, 38mm, 42mm)
LM adapter solution for c-mount microscope ports with reduction optics (0.5x / 0.6x / 0.7x or f=55mm / f=75mm / f=100mm)
LM wide-field camcorder adapter for the new generation of ultra HD camcorders
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!
Macro Close-Up Lens: LM Macro lens 40/80 with plan achromatic optics
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
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DSLR camera or special-purpose microscope cameras?

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LM photo microscopes: the flexible photography solution for large sensor cameras!

We have taken our product range a step further! After the successful introduction of our LM macroscopes we wanted to take magnification to the next level and therefore developed our LM photo microscope: a microscope featuring a modern infinity-corrected optical system, optimised for photomicrography. The LM photo microscope is a ready-to-use optical system, which means that only a camera body is required to take stunning micro and macro shots.

LM Foto Mikroskop, Mikroskop für hochqualitative Fotodokumentationen, große Vergrößerung

The LM photo microscope offers a no-frills, minimalist design. Due to its central optical path it is ideally suited for both photomicrography and -macrography, delivering superior image quality no matter what the application. The optical systems used in the professional sector mostly have a fixed magnification and a central optical path. This makes it possible to obtain images with a greater precision of focus and better quality than with stereo microscopes featuring a Greenough or Galileo optical design. Since the working distance is much shorter (about 10 mm with the LM microscope 80x) than with conventional stereo microscopes, a significantly higher numerical aperture can be achieved. As a result, the image resolution is markedly increased.

The LM photo microscope is optimally suited for digital cameras with high-quality, large sensors (four-thirds, APS-C or full frame). It offers a fixed magnification (no zoom) which depends on the lens and tube models selected (from 18x to about 560x).

The focus of the LM photo microscope is on the images which impress with their high contrast and excellent quality. To achieve optimum depth of field, we recommend using a motorised focusing rail (e.g. StackShot from Cognysis Inc.) which is screwed to the macro stand. This enables the user to combine a series of images into a single image with an extended depth using special software (e.g. Helicon Focus).  It is also possible to manually take a series of images with different focal planes and then merge them into one image.

In our LM photo microscopes we only use plan objectives with infinity correction. The tube lenses are plan achromatic and hard-coated to offer excellent quality and durability. The numerical aperture is high for both macro and micro specimens, and due to the short working distance the resolution is much higher than with conventional stereo microscopes.

If you already have an infinity-corrected objective lens with a W0.8 inch thread size (the standard size), those can be used with LM photo microscopes without difficulty. You need to make sure, however, that the lenses are fully corrected, i.e. no aberrations or distortions are present (such as plan achromats, plan flourites, plan apochromats, etc.) because the LM photo microscope has a neutral optical system that does not perform any image corrections.

As all our products, the LM photo microscope is manufactured by hand in Austria using the most up-to-date technologies.

The LM photo microscope has a modular design, which means that all components can be ordered separately. 

Watch our image gallery  for demo pictures:


Ordering codeProduct descriptionPricePriceAvailable
LM_Photo_Microscope_100x_Pro_FullframeSet LM Photo Microscope 100x consists of: LM DSLR Photo Microscope Module 100x with Plan Lens10x, LM Macrostand 5, LED spot, camera is not included

Data Sheet0
Data Sheet1
Operating Instructions2
Euro 3999,--
US $ 4518.87
LM_Photo_Microscope_80x_ProSet LM Photo Microscope 80x consists of: LM DSLR Photo Microscope Module 80x, LM Macrostand 5, LED spot, camera is not included

Data Sheet0
Data Sheet1
Operating Instructions2
Euro 3699,--
US $ 4179.87
LM_Photo_Microscope_Lens_Module_100x_FullframeLM Photo microscope lens module 100x for full-frame sensor consists of module 1, 2 and plan lens 10x lens, tube lenses are planachromatic, hard coated infinite optics

Data Sheet0
Operating Instructions1
Euro 2690,--
US $ 3039.7
LM_Photo_Microscope_Lens_Module_80xLM Photo microscope lens module 80x consists of module 1 and plan lens 10x: plan lens 10x lens, tube lenses are planachromatic, hard coated infinite optics

Data Sheet0
Operating Instructions1
Euro 2290,--
US $ 2587.7
LM_Plan_lens_2xLM Plan Lens 2x: Fully corrected plan lens with infinite optic, magnification 2x, Working distance 100mm

Euro 790,--
US $ 892.7
LM_Plan_lens_40xLM Plan Lens 40x: Fully corrected plan lens with infinite optic, magnification 40x, thread W0,8

Euro 680,--
US $ 768.4
LM_Plan_lens_5xLM Plan Lens 5x: Fully corrected plan lens with infinite optic, magnification 5x, Working distance 50mm

Euro 1090,--
US $ 1231.7
Makrostativ5LM macro stand 5 for working with high magnifications; extremely stable profile pillar with a length of 500mm, precise height adjustment with rack and pinion; extra large base plate; macro-plate milled of airplan aluminium; massive lens holder; base plate is made of powder-coated aluminium cast. Colour of slide plate can be changed - white or black

Data Sheet
Euro 1690,--
US $ 1909.7
Plan_Lens_10xLM Plan Lens 10x: Fully corrected plan lens with infinite optic, magnification 10x, thread W0,8

Euro 465,--
US $ 525.45
Plan_Lens_4xLM Plan Lens 4x: Fully corrected plan lens with infinite optic, magnification 4x, thread W0,8

Euro 420,--
US $ 474.6
For EU (European Union) VAT (IVA, TVA) not included

New LM Digital Adapter for:

Sony Alpha 9 / Canon EOS R with Canon Adapter EF-EOS R / Canon EOS RP with Canon Adapter EF-EOS R / Sony Alpha 7S II / Sony Alpha 7R III / Nikon Z6 with F-Mount Adapter FTZ / Sony Alpha 7R II / Nikon Z7 with F-Mount Adapter FTZ / Sony Alpha 7S / Nikon D850 / Canon EOS 1D X Mark II / Sony Alpha 7III / Nikon D5 / Canon EOS 1D X / Nikon D4s / Canon EOS 5D Mark IV / Nikon D4 / Nikon D750 / Canon EOS 6D Mark II / Sony Alpha 6300 / Sony Alpha 6500 / Nikon D500 / Nikon D810 / Nikon D800 / Nikon D800E / Nikon Df / Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 / Nikon D610 / Nikon D600 / Canon EOS 250D / Canon EOS M50 / 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 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) /

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  • c-mount-, USB- and firewire cameras
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