[Taxacom] digital x-ray equipment - not just for fishes!

Tim Dickinson tim.dickinson at utoronto.ca
Tue Nov 13 20:11:58 CST 2007

please post any useful results you get to this query, as they will be of 
value not only to people looking at vertebrate specimens, but also for 
those looking at and documenting leaf venation.


> Subject:
> [Taxacom] Digital X-ray
> From:
> "Richard Pyle" <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org>
> Date:
> Tue, 13 Nov 2007 00:28:09 -1000
> To:
> <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
> Does anyone have experience with Digital X-ray imaging devices?  I'm trying
> to learn what the options (and price ranges) are for something that can
> generate digital x-rays of fish specimens, ranging up to about 30cm or so in
> size.  High-resolution is a major priority (I would trade smaller image size
> for higher image quality).
> I did some surfing and found various products, but I wanted to see if anyone
> had experience with such devices closer to my own application (i.e.,
> biological specimens, as opposed to dental, medical, or industrial
> applications)
> Thanks in advance,
> Aloha,
> Rich

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