[Taxacom] trinocular stereo microscope
kmagnacca at wesleyan.edu
Wed Apr 27 17:53:47 CDT 2016
The Olympus SZ61 is a great scope. The trinocular version may be
just over $2000 (I think around $2700 new?) but depending on what
you are doing, you can also get photo adapters to go through the
eyepiece which can use a either P&S or SLR cameras with the
binocular version. The optics are on par with a high-quality CMO
scope, and adding a 1.5x objective should give you enough
magnification for the smaller ones. It also fits in a carry-on size
Pelican case, which is convenient for transport. The only gripe I
have is that it doesn't have a click-stop for the zoom knob, so you
can only do accurate micrometer measurements at either the highest
or lowest zoom.
On Mon, April 25, 2016 11:44 am, bayshark at exemail.com.au wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> I like to buy new trinocular stereo microscope for beetles
> (preparation) between 0.4 - 50 mm.
> Doesn't have to be new one.
> Price up to $2000
> Any advice deeply appreciated
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