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by billbillt
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 2
Views: 4364

Re: Greetings

It is hard to beat AmScope for a first microscope...

BillT
by billbillt
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Garden Pendulous Sedge sectioned
Replies: 11
Views: 3779

Re: Garden Pendulous Sedge sectioned

Perfect, as usual, Mr. John B.!!...

BillT
by billbillt
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at
Replies: 16
Views: 4898

Re: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at

I have never been overly concerned about color temperatures affecting my pics, I always can fix it later.. I see the advantages of LED lighting more than make up for the drawbacks...


The Best,
BillT
by billbillt
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Camera systems and imaging
Topic: Is Toupcam the best?
Replies: 11
Views: 6307

Re: Is Toupcam the best?

Hello John B.

Thanks for your usual expert and honest report!...

BillT
by billbillt
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Specimens, samples and slides
Topic: NPM for animal tissue
Replies: 11
Views: 5301

Re: NPM for animal tissue

Those turned out very well!...

BillT
by billbillt
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Bright field, Darkfield, Phase Contrast and Rheinberg compared
Replies: 2
Views: 4728

Re: Bright field, Darkfield, Phase Contrast and Rheinberg compared

Crisp and clear, perfect images.. Thanks for sharing...

BillT
by billbillt
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at
Replies: 16
Views: 4898

Re: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at

The Unitron polarizing microscope pictured is a very fine little instrument.. I have one that is made in Japan..

BillT
by billbillt
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at
Replies: 16
Views: 4898

Re: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at

"A Question if I may:
Which LED light, according to your experience, requires only a small (or none) correcting filtration for photography ?"

I have found that the "warm white" radiance from an LED mimics natural sunlight...

BillT
by billbillt
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at
Replies: 16
Views: 4898

Re: Tips on Buying a Microscope and suggestions for What to look at

Wow!!.. Thanks for providing the link to your very interesting lab and web site...

BillT
by billbillt
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Daphnia sp.
Replies: 4
Views: 2719

Re: Daphnia sp.

Ditto above... A fine video..
by billbillt
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The microscopic cabinet of select animated objects ..
Replies: 5
Views: 6506

The microscopic cabinet of select animated objects ..

From 1832.. Very archaic but very interesting.. A fun read...

https://archive.org/stream/microscopicc ... t#mode/2up

BillT
by billbillt
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Home-made microscope adaptations
Topic: DIY filters
Replies: 1
Views: 6129

Re: DIY filters

GREAT IDEAS....

BILLT
by billbillt
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: introduction
Replies: 0
Views: 3583

Re: introduction

Welcome Ankush!...

BillT
by billbillt
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Ostracoda sp.
Replies: 3
Views: 1766

Re: Ostracoda sp.

Great video.. Very sharp and clear... Thanks for sharing...

BillT
by billbillt
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Diatom with somewhere to go
Replies: 15
Views: 5146

Re: Diatom with somewhere to go

"The Day of the Triffids ..."

Read this SYFY story many, many years ago... Still remember it...

BillT
by billbillt
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Diatom with somewhere to go
Replies: 15
Views: 5146

Re: Diatom with somewhere to go

GREAT IMAGE!...
by billbillt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Camera systems and imaging
Topic: Is Toupcam the best?
Replies: 11
Views: 6307

Re: Is Toupcam the best?

Hello Mars1,

Have you got any photos you can share?.. I would like to see how Toupcam performs..

The Best,
BillT
by billbillt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: my set up
Replies: 3
Views: 3600

Re: my set up

Nice looking set up!...

BillT
by billbillt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: hi everyone
Replies: 2
Views: 2088

Re: hi everyone

Welcome Manticore!...

BillT
by billbillt
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Resources (online, books etc.)
Topic: Microscopy book
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

Re: Microscopy book

there are plenty of books on microscopy, new and old written in English, and a lot can be downloaded for free..
by billbillt
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Scale
Replies: 4
Views: 1542

Re: Scale

Yes, that has great detail...

BillT
by billbillt
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Resources (online, books etc.)
Topic: Microscopy book
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

Re: Microscopy book

Do people here have magic powers of being able to discern clarity
in a foreign language they don't even know?...

BillT
by billbillt
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Home-made microscope adaptations
Topic: Home Made Stereo Microscope Stand (for Wild M3)
Replies: 3
Views: 3179

Re: Home Made Stereo Microscope Stand (for Wild M3)

In the future, check out a piece of unknown steel for hardness by trying to cut it with a file.. If it files easily, it is soft enough to drill with HSS bits...

BillT
by billbillt
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Dark-field white sugar
Replies: 14
Views: 6133

Re: Dark-field white sugar

Will do.. Thanks for the link... I have a keen interest in this type of research..

Warmest Regards,
BillT
by billbillt
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Choosing Stereo Scope over Microscope
Replies: 16
Views: 3786

Re: Choosing Stereo Scope over Microscope

Please look at AmScope... A great value for your money...

BillT