Leitz 'water dipping cone'

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MichaelG.
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Leitz 'water dipping cone'

#1 Post by MichaelG. » Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:34 pm

I was fortunate to purchase one of these [the longer of the two versions] yesterday.
... It is just one component of the Ultropak, but it may be adaptable to other uses.
http://microscope.database.free.fr/513_ ... tropak.pdf

The reason I decided to share this news is that I also discovered this article on Underwater Microscopy which I feel sure that others will enjoy:

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf ... .tb01043.x

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Re: Leitz 'water dipping cone'

#2 Post by PeteM » Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:36 pm

Looks like your next attachment is a SCUBA set?

I'm wondering if you can compare the Leitz Ultropak to other incident microscope setups, maybe Olympus MS or MDPlan, Neo, NeoSPlan etc.?? I ended up with a fairly complete Ultropak and haven't had a chance to work with it yet. It does look beautifully made, but not sure about the optics.

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Re: Leitz 'water dipping cone'

#3 Post by JimT » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:32 pm

Enjoy your new dive adventures.

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