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by arbarus
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from the North of the UK
Replies: 5
Views: 3507

Re: Greetings from the North of the UK

Hi einman

I'm not great on ant ID (a science or an art?) but will be recording locally this year so hoping to get my eye in, they are especially fascinating...

cheers

Richard
by arbarus
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: Using Motic K700 accessories on Leica MZ6 specifically Stereo Microscope Drawing Device
Replies: 23
Views: 9659

Re: Using Motic K700 accessories on Leica MZ6 specifically Stereo Microscope Drawing Device

hi All Thank you for all the info and suggestions. I've got no further with my research apart from a few suggestions that it 'should' work... Seems that the Motics are a copy of the Wild as someone else mentioned that they had bought the design. Think I'm going to bite the bullet and order the drawi...
by arbarus
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: Using Motic K700 accessories on Leica MZ6 specifically Stereo Microscope Drawing Device
Replies: 23
Views: 9659

Re: Using Motic K700 accessories on Leica MZ6 specifically Stereo Microscope Drawing Device

Hi 75RR & Scarodactyl Thank you for your replies. It was Martin Microscopes who had suggested the motic 1508.3 but I can't order from them due to UK shipping and import almost trebling the costs. I have been in touch with Motic and they can't confirm computability (which seems at odds with Martin Mi...
by arbarus
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from the North of the UK
Replies: 5
Views: 3507

Re: Greetings from the North of the UK

HI Microbob & 75RR A lot of the work was about 'In Passing Unnoticed' so an attempt to encourage folk to look closer so pleased the cabinets inspire peeking! I did include an old Olympus SZ and a few specimens in the exhibition which interestingly young people innately seemed to know how to use. Doc...
by arbarus
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from the North of the UK
Replies: 5
Views: 3507

Greetings from the North of the UK

HI all Just introducing myself. I'm a Visual Artist based in the UK with a strong interest in environment and natural history. I use mainly stereo microscopes for entomology with a focus on hymenoptera and coleoptera but a general interest in invertebrates. Currently creating a guide to bees and was...
by arbarus
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: Using Motic K700 accessories on Leica MZ6 specifically Stereo Microscope Drawing Device
Replies: 23
Views: 9659

Using Motic K700 accessories on Leica MZ6 specifically Stereo Microscope Drawing Device

Hi My first post so hoping someone can help me with some information. I'm using an old Leica MZ6 stereo made up from MZ6 optics carrier 10 445 614 MZ6 Tubes 10 445 619 to which I am hoping to add a drawing tube / drawing device. The Leica brand ones are prohibitively pricey (and hard to source) & I ...