The uSCOPE MXII digital microscope

uSCOPE MX II digital microscope

The uSCOPE MXII microscope is a slide digitizer, which allows you to take overlapping pictures to be stitched together into a larger final image.

White balance and image quality

moss cells (level corrected)

Automatic white balance can greatly increase the information content of the images, it can also introduce color artifacts, however.

What makes a good micrograph?

What determines the quality of a micrograph? Some things are a question of taste. But there are some parameters that appear over and over again in micrographs that win competitions.

What is stacking?

Stacking is a digital method in which different images with different focus are combined into one final sharp image.

How can I connect a camera to the microscope?

Sooner or later you might be interested in documenting your microscopic observations with a camera. Digital cameras make this much easier (and cheaper!) than before, but connecting a camera to a microscope can be a little bit complicated if you do not have the right microscope to camera adapter.