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by Photomicro
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: microscope recommendations
Replies: 12
Views: 474

Re: microscope reccommendations

PM sent.
by Photomicro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon Eclipse C-CU Universal Condenser and DIC literature
Replies: 5
Views: 1330

Re: Nikon Eclipse C-CU Universal Condenser and DIC literature

I replied to this yesterday, but for some reason the message remains in my in-box; no idea why, See if this applies: "FAQ: There's a PM stuck in my Outbox. What's wrong?" --Rik ah....I see ! No doubt you are right...I guess there is no way of knowing unless the recipient replies, or says here they ...
by Photomicro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon Eclipse C-CU Universal Condenser and DIC literature
Replies: 5
Views: 1330

Re: Nikon Eclipse C-CU Universal Condenser and DIC literature

Hi, I have a work in progress PDF document showing the old and new Nikon DIC systems with some pictures, part numbers and Nikon system diagrams. If you send me a PM I can send you a copy. I replied to this yesterday, but for some reason the message remains in my in-box; no idea why, I have sent and...
by Photomicro
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon Eclipse C-CU Universal Condenser and DIC literature
Replies: 5
Views: 1330

Nikon Eclipse C-CU Universal Condenser and DIC literature

I have spent some searching online for a manual for the Nikon Universal Condenser, C-CU. Strangely, all I come up with is one for the similar D-CUD, which looks a little different. I wondered if anyone has an electronic version, or can point to a source for one for the C-CU. That or any literature o...
by Photomicro
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Palomena prasina eggs and the hatched nymphs
Replies: 14
Views: 2243

Re: Palomena prasina eggs and the hatched nymphs

Hello Mike The nymphs react to shock, they remain still. Between each picture of the stack series, I lightly tapped the surface with tweezers. In this way they remained calm. Kurt Hello Kurt thank you very much for your answer. So no movement between taps? It is our Autumn here in the UK, but I mus...
by Photomicro
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Palomena prasina eggs and the hatched nymphs
Replies: 14
Views: 2243

Re: Palomena prasina eggs and the hatched nymphs

Referring to the excellent shot of the newly hatched nymphs on their egg-cases, I wonder how you got so many shots for your stack without any of them moving?
by Photomicro
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Beetles, more beetles
Replies: 1
Views: 1170

Re: Beetles, more beetles

Nice...but only the first one is a beetle.
by Photomicro
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Zeiss Ultraphot II Instructions
Replies: 0
Views: 1785

Zeiss Ultraphot II Instructions

In searching through a large pile of literature, I found an original copy of the (A5-ish) 92 page instruction booklet for the Zeiss (West) Ultraphot II, dated 1967. This is free to a good home, for just the cost of postage (from UK) but is in German. Not sure if this classifies as 'equipment' but co...
by Photomicro
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Yucca
Replies: 10
Views: 1857

Re: Yucca

They do tend to flower rather sporadically over here in the UK Steve, and usually have to reach maturity first. Some plants on some waste ground on an small industrial estate in a town near me did so quite spectacularly last year. They won't set seed here, unless artificially pollinated though, as t...
by Photomicro
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: dummy sliders for Nikon DIC nosepiece
Replies: 1
Views: 1062

dummy sliders for Nikon DIC nosepiece

It occurs to me that originally, a Nikon D-ND6 DIC Sextuple nosepiece for the Eclipse range from E600 upwards, may well have come supplied with 'dummy' sliders in the slots, to stop dust entry. Whilst the PF (etc) sliders can do this when 'retracted' it would be very few users who had a full set fro...
by Photomicro
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Need help with Nikon Camera lucida for an Optiphot
Replies: 9
Views: 1930

You are most welcome.

Thought it should work out once you realised it wasn't supposed to project an image. Yes, some of the original camera lucida devices worked in that way.

Glad you got help to see how it worked *before* you took it apart !
by Photomicro
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Need help with Nikon Camera lucida for an Optiphot
Replies: 9
Views: 1930

Re: Doesn't project

Hi Pau and Ichthyophthirius - the device does not project, though it appears as if it should. I looked down the microscope through the trinocular head and the only thing I see is the subject. I tried darkening the room and reducing the light intensity but don't see anything. RB By "see the subject"...
by Photomicro
Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Bombylius ID, please?
Replies: 4
Views: 1734

Can't tell for sure from this shot, but highly likely to be Bombylius major. Also known as dark-edged bee-fly due to the dark edges of the wings, this is by far the commonest species here in the UK. You may have noticed the patterning on the wings. They are very active right now. Another species, B ...
by Photomicro
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Leitz Ploemopak(s) for fluorescence
Replies: 2
Views: 2425

Long since gone.
by Photomicro
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: 20x Objective
Replies: 4
Views: 1762

Re: 20x Objective

Hi all I am looking for a 20x objective and my budget is around £300. I found this one can anybody give me any advise. Also if anyone can recommend a objective I would be grateful. Many thanks Phil http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/5283_Motic_2.jpg You don't say what you want it for Phi...