Posts of the Category: Accessories
Connecting a camera to a microscope
There are several solutions for connecting a camera to a microscope. In this post I want to show you some of the ways that I used in the past and the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
A digital reticle: micrographs with an iPhone
I found the following YouTube video, which illustrates the use of an iPhone applet for the taking of micrographs.
The hemocytometer (counting chamber)
The hemocytometer (or haemocytometer or counting chamber) is a specimen slide which is used to determine the concentration of cells in a liquid sample. It is frequently used to determine the concentration of blood cells (hence the name “hemo-“) but also the concentration of sperm cells in a sample.
How to make microscope filters
In this post I’d like to show you a method of making patch stop and color filters using a printer.