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by Micro_creatures
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: B&L Balplan microscope - newer Flat Field or older planachromat?
Replies: 3
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Re: B&L Balplan microscope - newer Flat Field or older planachromat?

Thank you so much for reply, Apochronaut. Do I understand correctly, that modern achromat objectives are “flat field” in older B&L models? I’m attaching pics of both microscopes and lenses - newer on the left, older on the right in all images. (newer and older - is a judgement based on level of visi...
by Micro_creatures
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: B&L Balplan microscope - newer Flat Field or older planachromat?
Replies: 3
Views: 653

B&L Balplan microscope - newer Flat Field or older planachromat?

I came into possession of 2 Balplan microscopes - older one with all planachromatic objectives and newer with 4x and 40x flat field. I am an avid reader of this forum, and did read all Balplan related topics. Older microscope has indeed older version of planachromatic. Shall I swap newer Flat Field ...