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by Grahame
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Daphnia
Replies: 8
Views: 1698

Re: Daphnia

Thanks Seb, Hobbyst46
by Grahame
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Daphnia
Replies: 8
Views: 1698

Re: Daphnia

Thanks 75RR
Inventiveness is part of the fun :D
by Grahame
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: Olympus Objective Help
Replies: 3
Views: 894

Re: Olympus Objective Help

Thanks Hobbyst46 These are a couple of objectives for sale on a local Ebay equivalent So im trying to work out what they are and whether they may be a bit better than the modern chinese acros I already have Also of course trying to add a bit to my knowledge as I go along :) I'm new to microscope opt...
by Grahame
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Daphnia
Replies: 8
Views: 1698

Daphnia

Hi folks,
Just learning my way with microscope imaging
Eyepiece projection
93 images, 4x objective, 10x eyepiece
Sort of darkfield oblique, I just make things up as I go along :)
by Grahame
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: Olympus Objective Help
Replies: 3
Views: 894

Olympus Objective Help

Hi folks, Does anyone recognise these Olympus objectives. Does anyone remember using them and have comments on the ca etc. I assume that they are the ones at the top of this page of Alan Wood's labeled letters (none) ? http://www.alanwood.net/photography/olympus/microscope-objectives.html Possibly e...
by Grahame
Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from New Zealand
Replies: 9
Views: 3662

Re: Hello from New Zealand

Thanks Charles, That was something I had never heard about, thanks :) I only came to know about diatoms several months ago via pics on this site. Could make an interesting holiday this summer. Have just had a look on the NZ equivalent and diatomaceous earth is available in small quantities, must ask...
by Grahame
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from New Zealand
Replies: 9
Views: 3662

Re: Hello from New Zealand

Thanks 75RR, Yes they are an elegant looking beast as well as having nice controls. Getting 2nd hand parts is really hard in my part of the world. The freight on ebay parts is prohibitave along with the exchange rate. Eventually I hope to get a set of non origional objectives for it. It will always ...
by Grahame
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from New Zealand
Replies: 9
Views: 3662

Re: Hello from New Zealand

Hi Hobbyst46,
Yes that is a good review and was one of the reasons I bought the scope even though I knew I wasn't getting the origional glass with it.
by Grahame
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from New Zealand
Replies: 9
Views: 3662

Hello from New Zealand

Hi folks, I've been lurking around this forum for a while now. I finally managed to buy a passable 2nd hand microscope a couple of months ago. The body is a Wild M20 with 6 objective turret and unknown brand Chinese objectives and eyepieces. I use it mainly for exploring pond water from a local wetl...