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by ChrisR
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Stonemaster Stackmaster
Replies: 10
Views: 2254

I think their cutter is for gems, rather than microscopy. Plus geodes etc.
by ChrisR
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Draparnaldia, Fagilaria, and Volvox
Replies: 17
Views: 3547

So pleased to see you back, Charles. Super images!
by ChrisR
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: IKEA Jansjo LED Light Modification
Replies: 8
Views: 2665

Ah :smt023 , I couldn't see why you'd use 3 pots in parallel !!

Could be a nice challenge for students to work out the result :)
by ChrisR
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: IKEA Jansjo LED Light Modification
Replies: 8
Views: 2665

Looks good. It should be possible to place a lump of amluminum in the head..

I don't understand the circuit sysmbols eg at R20, R21, R22. They're not all pots... ??
by ChrisR
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Can you make stereo pairs by rotating the subject?
Replies: 10
Views: 2739

... it works perfect for me.
Me too, I must say.
The DNA model works, but that's a bit hard in the eyes for me.
by ChrisR
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: My new 1:1-1:4 LED studio rig
Replies: 5
Views: 4089

The question should really be in the
technique section
not to hijack Leander's Rig thread.
I'll leave you to do it because I can only move the whole post.
by ChrisR
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Out of Macrophotography for the Time Being
Replies: 31
Views: 6208

Glad you're getting settled. The trees will look better soon.
Is that Cleveland off in the distance?
by ChrisR
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Zerene Stacker now has dust & hot-pixel removal
Replies: 52
Views: 10656

Wonderful, I look forward to trying it!

Well done Rik.
by ChrisR
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 17474

If you haven't had enough, here's a 53 minute lecture given in 2018 by the current Chief Medical Officer, Prof Chris Whitty.

One message we can take is that we're getting what we should have expected..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn55z95L1h8
by ChrisR
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 17474

by ChrisR
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 17474

by ChrisR
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 17474

Sure, if we didn't live beyond 50 it wouldn't be such a big deal: https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-death-age-older-people-higher-risk-2020-2?op=1&r=US&IR=T Interesting article: Readiness for Responding to a Severe Pandemic 100 Years After 1918 Barbara Jester, Timothy Uyeki, Daniel Jerniga...
by ChrisR
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 17474

A major gap in provision, not just in the UK, seems to be for the many who live hand-to-mouth. Last time round we "just printed more money" - a repeat beckons I think. Brits are evidently not as well behaved as Italians. Supermarkets are out of milk, of all things. Perhaps cows are self-isolating? S...
by ChrisR
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Wanted Crank Operated Stereo Microscope Stand
Replies: 11
Views: 3325

Probably nothing near what you need unless you want to modify & make, but I happen to have just used a couple of these to fix footpegs to a wheelchair which has 25mm tubes: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hunting-25-4mm-Metal-Universal-Mount-Flashlight-Torch-Stand-Pipe-Clamp-Mount-UK/392608773029?ssPageN...
by ChrisR
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Spider portrait
Replies: 5
Views: 1347

Nice image - good detail and depth :)