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by Vish_007
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: FYI, Motorized Slider for Macrophotography...
Replies: 0
Views: 2058

FYI, Motorized Slider for Macrophotography...

Saw this at digital photography review site (https://www.dpreview.com/), what appears to be new macro-slider, Edelkrone motorized slider for image stacking.
May take a look at

Best,
by Vish_007
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Silicon Wafers for Object Lens Testing
Replies: 0
Views: 1771

Silicon Wafers for Object Lens Testing

I am one of the guy using macro_cosmos test wafers, it is working out very nicely. More recently, I found a USA source for silicon wafers (https://www.ebay.com/itm/10-Assorted-Vintage-4-silicon-wafers-All-are-American-made/254461602478?hash=item3b3f17eaae:g:kiAAAOSw4DVeALQn). The vendor is a collect...
by Vish_007
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Help needed: DIC components necessary for my Oly
Replies: 31
Views: 6862

Re: Help needed: DIC components necessary for my Oly

The 100x uis2 oil objective I received is... well covered with oil. This isn't immersion oil. The grease from within the objective sipped out. The spring mechanism is stuck too. I have no idea how to fix it Surprised to see grease on the objective, not aware uis2 100x spring load obj contain grease...
by Vish_007
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Test wafer distribution: Many features, includes res chart
Replies: 80
Views: 20551

Re: Test wafer distribution: Many features, includes res chart

USPS delivered, envelope in near pristine condition !!. Chip little bit chipped, but OK
by Vish_007
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Test wafer distribution: Many features, includes res chart
Replies: 80
Views: 20551

Re: Test wafer distribution: Many features, includes res chart

My shipment not arrived yet, hoping USPS will surprise me....
by Vish_007
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus is leaving the camera business
Replies: 18
Views: 4742

Re: Olympus is leaving the camera business

[ by Scarodactyl ยป Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:22 am

I adsume microscope cameras are handled by thr microscope side of thr business, right? That's how Leica broke up anyway.][/quote]

Yes, that is correct through Olympus Life Sciences Div/Imaging-microscope entity, not from consumer camera division
by Vish_007
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus is leaving the camera business
Replies: 18
Views: 4742

Re: Olympus is leaving the camera business / More Issues

Olympus DP72 Mocroscopy Cam.jpg Every more painful (expensive) issues we had with Olympus DP72 microscopy cameras (7- 9 K US $ a pop) which will not work with Win 10 (they have PCI card interface, Olympus told us these cannot be upgraded to run with Win 10 !). Many of these Cams in our institution ...
by Vish_007
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus is leaving the camera business
Replies: 18
Views: 4742

Re: Olympus is leaving the camera business

Mike,
Very interesting insight, not aware of such sloppy system Olympus camera division adapted... I guess, one should not consider their refurbished camera equipment. I also wonder about their bigger Medical Product division handles repairs and product development.... ?

Best,
by Vish_007
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus is leaving the camera business
Replies: 18
Views: 4742

Re: Olympus is leaving the camera business, But Thanks

Thanks for the extraordinary slew of Products ..... Over the last ~40 yeas had the pleasure of using several brands of Oly microscopes, film cams, 4/3s, macro lenses and array of macro equipment etc. Hoping the tradition will continue.......
by Vish_007
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Finite vs infinity corrected objectives
Replies: 2
Views: 2721

Many Thanks for the input.
by Vish_007
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Finite vs infinity corrected objectives
Replies: 2
Views: 2721

Finite vs infinity corrected objectives

Sometime back, one of the post mentioned tube lens is Not needed for finite microscope objective is this correct ?

Thanks,
by Vish_007
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: $15 Rodenstock 240mm Ysaron vs Raynox vs ITL200 TL Test
Replies: 26
Views: 3121

Re: $15 Rodenstock 240mm Ysaron vs Raynox vs ITL200 TL Test

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RODENSTOCK-OBJ ... 3860611351?

Comments and questions are welcome.

Robert[/quote]

Thank you Robert for sharing the info, mine must be the last one purchased !!
by Vish_007
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Meteorite Macrophotography
Replies: 14
Views: 3074

Please elaborate on how thin sections of meteorite obtained ... Thanks There are many sources for thin sections. BTW, quality ones are quite expensive. Making them isn't a simple process. There is a member here on the forum that makes them too. I've purchased from these sources. You can also simply...
by Vish_007
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Meteorite Macrophotography
Replies: 14
Views: 3074

Smokedaddy wrote:No doubt, beautiful images. I've been using my Optiphot POL scope to image meteorite thin sections.

https://squattingdog.smugmug.com/Meteor ... hin-slice/

-JW:
Please elaborate on how thin sections of meteorite obtained ... Thanks