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PostPosted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 12:29 am 
Hi. I'm getting interested in microscopy, and considering buying a microscope. I especially like dark field miroscopy. I've been searching around, and trying to figure out what type of camera to hook up to the microscope for certain criteria.

As far as I can tell, a high quality point and shoot, with good low light capabilty, hd recording, a small lens (to fit well ontop of the eyepiece of the scope), that can be remotely controlled with live view from a computer is my best bet.

I want to be able to take videos like this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFAmFuH4A0k

Anyone got any experience with this sort of thing? Any camera suggestions?

Thanks, Scott.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 6:44 pm 
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Youll be better off with a dSLR.
The Olympus e-420 is here cheaper than most of the compact cameras, but it is a very small dSLR.
Read (Gordon's) reviews.

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