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by Hawk_za
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: My first microscope thank you for your help that you did not even know you had given.
Replies: 8
Views: 973

Re: My first microscope thank you for your help that you did not even know you had given.

Man the pick as very good.. One day... One day soon I too will make pictures like that 😊
by Hawk_za
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: My first microscope thank you for your help that you did not even know you had given.
Replies: 8
Views: 973

Re: My first microscope thank you for your help that you did not even know you had given.

hey rs6000 thanks
as for the scope its a old analogue cos 6100 100 Mzh KIKUSUI oscilloscope i dabbled a bit with electronics as well
im actually a firefighter by profession. :D
by Hawk_za
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: My first microscope thank you for your help that you did not even know you had given.
Replies: 8
Views: 973

My first microscope thank you for your help that you did not even know you had given.

HI everyone :D i felt i needed to share this story with those that are interested. Firstly i would like to say a big thank you to all in who's post i scoured till early hours of the morning here, and a very big thanks to microbe hunter, who's channel i stumbled across that rekindled my youthful ques...
by Hawk_za
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope
Replies: 13
Views: 1530

Re: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope

hi thanks for the heads up on the book well my stains arrived today so i took a few photos https://imgur.com/a/vvM1cHS and they also came with a booklet quite useful tomorrow or after tomorrow my microscope shall arrive i will try post a few words on it then :D :D :D just wanted to say thanks again ...
by Hawk_za
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope
Replies: 13
Views: 1530

Re: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope

Hi BramHuntingNematodes thank you for the book 800 pages of learning i will read and try catch-up as the more i learn here the more this subject matter keeps running away from me ...BUT time and patience :D
by Hawk_za
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Condensers - venting frustration
Replies: 13
Views: 1560

Re: Condensers - venting frustration

Maryfox, As you have found out, basic microscopy with low magnifications and relatively low expectations is pretty easy. Once you start up the slope wanting more, it gets a lot more complicated. I've posted this once before several years ago http://www.microbehunter.com/microscopy-forum/viewtopic.p...
by Hawk_za
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope
Replies: 13
Views: 1530

Re: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope

Hi 75RR i did contemplate it, however have gone for the 5 year warranty that came with a new product ....the infinity lenses did tempt me though. I eventually when't with the OMAX M82ES-SC100-LP100 as while it is an older din standard microscope it does have allot of upgrade paths, and have even got...
by Hawk_za
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope
Replies: 13
Views: 1530

Re: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope

Welcome "Hawk." Given a budget of $200 that's probably an OK place to start. The scope has limitations for an advanced hobbyist; but sort of like having a $25 bicycle and wanting a $4000 one -- anything that works reasonably well beats not having one at all. Might help if you can give an idea of wh...
by Hawk_za
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope
Replies: 13
Views: 1530

Re: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope

Re: Help needed in deciding on first time microscopeQuote apochronaut by apochronaut » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:45 am I am curious why you think that D.I.N. standard is something that makes a microscope of good quality? I am also curious why DF and oblique are lumped together. In your thinking? The third...
by Hawk_za
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Help needed in deciding on first time microscope
Replies: 13
Views: 1530

Help needed in deciding on first time microscope

Hi all im BRAND new here and this is my first post i found this website through Microbehunter you tube channel and he has given me a hell of allot of great knowledge, so just wanted to say a big thanks to him for his work and videos as without his videos, i probably would not be here. Ever since I'v...