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by aidanmoore
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Darkfield Adapter for Whole Slide Imaging
Replies: 13
Views: 620

Re: Darkfield Adapter for Whole Slide Imaging

This reminds me of the MVI Darklite I picked up on eBay a few years ago dark1sc.jpg It uses a halogen light source and a fiber optic tube, but the idea is the same dark2sc.jpg dark3sc.jpg Here's some shots of some old Victorian mount slides using the Darklite: treefixed_sc.jpg geodesc.jpg
by aidanmoore
Sat May 16, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Nikon HTM Y-DA DIC Analyzer for Eclipse Microscopes E600 etc
Replies: 0
Views: 492

Nikon HTM Y-DA DIC Analyzer for Eclipse Microscopes E600 etc

Used Nikon DIC Analyzer for Eclipse Microscope system. Just posted on eBay for $299, will sell to members here for $225.00 plus shipping at cost. Paid almost $350.00 a few years ago...too much most likely. Optics are clear. For Eclipse microscopes such as E600 or any microscope system with a DIC C-N...
by aidanmoore
Tue May 12, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Controlling Motorized rigs - Arduino or Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 11
Views: 2164

I started with Mike's custom Trinamic 5072 boards as shown in my pic above, and then built a few of my own custom boards to accomodate a more powerful Trinamic 5160 and a single 5072 on a second rig. start http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/5301_Trinamic_Homemade_smalljpg_1.jpg Mike has w...
by aidanmoore
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: **SOLD**Stackshot Package + Canon Sync Cable $320.00
Replies: 2
Views: 1368

pm sent
by aidanmoore
Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: **SOLD**Stackshot Package + Canon Sync Cable $320.00
Replies: 2
Views: 1368

**SOLD**Stackshot Package + Canon Sync Cable $320.00

Selling a Stackshot package with Canon N3 sync/trigger cable for EOS50 etc cameras. Ships in original box and packaging. $320.00 + shipping at cost. Only used indoors. Will guarantee fully operational. Uses S-video type cable (included) http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/5301_Stack3s_1.jp...
by aidanmoore
Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Controlling Motorized rigs - Arduino or Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 11
Views: 2164

I'm for the Raspberry Pi and Trinamic external stepper controller combo. I'm using the Mike Labs Trinamic stepper boards (as well as my own prototype 5160 board on another rig) as a hat on a Raspberry Pi: http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/5301_LEitz_box_1.jpg It all packages together ver...
by aidanmoore
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Motorized Microscope Stage use for video
Replies: 2
Views: 441

Hi, I'm using a Prior Proscan 2 controller connected to a XY joystick and motorized stage. Here's a link to an overpriced example of the controller for sale on eBay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/PRIOR-PROSCAN-II-MICROSCOPE-STAGE-CONTROLLER/402048956864?hash=item5d9bfc39c0:g:2MEAAOSwkoleKiPN As the joyst...
by aidanmoore
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Best quality Wild/Leica stereo eyepieces
Replies: 14
Views: 914

BTW...That first shot of the 445111 hilighted how dirty the rubber around the eyepiece was, mainly because I used isopropyl alcohol to clean and it left a white film. I used some car cleaning solution (ArmorAll here in Canada) to restore the rubber. Looks a bit better anyway..... http://www.photomac...
by aidanmoore
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Best quality Wild/Leica stereo eyepieces
Replies: 14
Views: 914

Well...I had a simpler 10X/21 pair shown below and I upgraded to the 445111 model thinking they would be optically improved. http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/5301_wild10x1_1.jpg http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/5301_wild10X3_1.jpg The solid fit, adjustability and perhaps er...
by aidanmoore
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Best quality Wild/Leica stereo eyepieces
Replies: 14
Views: 914

I am wondering if there are N and B varieties of this ocular. Mine are 10X21B with a 445111 PN


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edit: I see that N and B are close on the keyboard...nevermind :)
by aidanmoore
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Nikon Coolscan 8000 ED Scanner Lens
Replies: 5
Views: 2488

Hi...I'm interested in the 8000 lens. Is it still available?
by aidanmoore
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Ca 2020 Continuous Lighting Panels?
Replies: 2
Views: 453

I've been keeping an eye on the new Aputure Amaran MC light:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/ ... light.html

It's very small and dense and relatively inexpensive. I'll pick one up and give it a try as soon as they are available.
by aidanmoore
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Mitutoyo 10X Plan Apo with a few optical scratches *SOLD*
Replies: 0
Views: 1150

Mitutoyo 10X Plan Apo with a few optical scratches *SOLD*

Mitutoyo 10X 0.28 Pla Apo $130.00 + Shipping at cost This lens has a few scratches on the front element as shown as best as possible in the photos below. I also noticed a small circular scratch on the rear element when I was looking under a stereo scope at the objective, but you have to look under a...
by aidanmoore
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Mitutoyo 10X Plan Apo 0.28 for sale **SOLD**
Replies: 0
Views: 1064

Mitutoyo 10X Plan Apo 0.28 for sale **SOLD**

I have two Mitutoyo 10X Lenses for sale, this one appears to be in excellent condition. $350.00 US + shipping at cost. This will be shipped with a Mitutoyo case with a crack in the clear plastic (no charge for the case :) ) I would be willing to let the buyer test the lens for a few weeks (within re...
by aidanmoore
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Sold: MJKZZ Stackrail THK KR26
Replies: 8
Views: 2332

Still available.

Please note that the shipping cost tracked from Canada to UK/Europe is about $80.00 -120.00 and can go higher the further east you are.