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by Rusty
Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Canon micrographics lens ...I am SO Tempted!
Replies: 12
Views: 3237

Thanks Rik !
i am fore ever hoping for a "JML clone " hidden somewhere :)
by Rusty
Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Canon micrographics lens ...I am SO Tempted!
Replies: 12
Views: 3237

Canon micrographics lens ...I am SO Tempted!

Can not find any ifo regarding magnification fl or aperture anywhere , could be an expensive paperweight... :oops:
http://www.recycledgoods.com/zoom.aspx?productID=34074
by Rusty
Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Zeiss 8x / 0,2 Pol Epiplan (added list of objectives)
Replies: 7
Views: 2791

Mr.Stone wrote:
You haven't got the wrong end of the stick about this stacking business, have you? :lol:
Meaning? :lol:
Meaning that 40 microscopes piled on top of each other would be quite a stack ! :shock:
by Rusty
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Zeiss 8x / 0,2 Pol Epiplan (added list of objectives)
Replies: 7
Views: 2791

Any olympus spares in the lot ?
I have a stripped fine focus gear on my focus block :oops:
by Rusty
Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Plastic "ribbon"
Replies: 10
Views: 5027

White inside barrel ? edit light gray :shock: :lol:

Would flocking improve iq in this case ? i presume the lens extends to very close to the diopter , so maybe no large improvement ?
by Rusty
Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Flash project :Pimp your 40 year old ringlite !
Replies: 4
Views: 1519

Very nice looking job! I would be interested in seeing the lcd screen pieces if you have pictures of them. Do you mean the raw material before glueing and lathing ? It is 10mm thick clear acrylic with the diffusion dots etched to one side ' i should have some cut off in the workshop and will post a...
by Rusty
Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Flash project :Pimp your 40 year old ringlite !
Replies: 4
Views: 1519

The ring is spot glued to hold it in place so can not dismantle to take a pic
Hope the drawing would explain the shape
note that the reflector inside wall has been cut away to transmit more light inwards
Image
by Rusty
Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Flash project :Pimp your 40 year old ringlite !
Replies: 4
Views: 1519

Flash project :Pimp your 40 year old ringlite !

Picked up an old Minicam ring lite from a boot sale recently...... inside was this beautifull large diameter "closed loop" zenon tube Ideal for using at close distance to the subject , an unbroken ring of light from a relatively large surface has less diffusion requirement than a short point source ...
by Rusty
Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Administrator's Appreciation Gallery...Macro and Close-up Images
Topic: Having fun
Replies: 7
Views: 7290

Ditto ! Very striking image
by Rusty
Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Dose someone know those?
Replies: 1
Views: 810

They look a lot like the little "drop in" lense used in a micro film reader (microfiche)
by Rusty
Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: olympus uis plan c 40x and 100x on offer
Replies: 0
Views: 1678

olympus uis plan c 40x and 100x on offer

I recently purchased a olympus cx31 microscope to convert into a compact vertical rig using the stage and 4x and 10x objectives only The remaining two are offered for sale All offers will be considered and answered Proceeds to go towards purchasing my Zerene Licence :D Will leave the add open for se...
by Rusty
Thu May 31, 2012 6:21 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus UIS plan C 10x and 4x objectives first shots
Replies: 1
Views: 925

Olympus UIS plan C 10x and 4x objectives first shots

Single shots of a page of small print ( magazine) Objective mounted onto a 150mm super takumar prime Camera Canon 50D , lighting 540 EZ manual @128th power through 2 layers of lcd "micro lens "diffuser Focusing is via olympus cx 31 subject stage no post exept slight curves in ps Does it look accepta...
by Rusty
Sat May 19, 2012 5:26 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus objective question
Replies: 0
Views: 853

Olympus objective question

I have a full set of infinity objectives on their way in the post It is the newer infinity types from an Olympus CX31 scope and are all marked Plan -C Nowhere in the Olympus literature is there any mention of what the C in Plan -C means I cannot even find the objectives listed by Olympus here http:/...
by Rusty
Fri May 11, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Telemecanique Reflector
Replies: 3
Views: 1165

I am thinking , cube with bottom ,left and right sides made from reflector material camera side reflective material with hole drilled for objective ,back of cube any background material and finally top of cube diffused accrylic to shoot the flash through
don't ask for a ray diagram! :lol: