This metal housing camera with c-mount fitting includes a 50 mm diagonal LCD display so you can use the camera with the DC power supply without your PC connected. The camera includes a slot for SD and a 1g SD card to get you started. Capture images without PC connection and download later via USB2 (cable included). Each DC3-SD also includes a wireless remote control and a wired cable release to avoid vibration when capturing an image. Includes camera driver and even a NTSC cable for sending real time images to a regular TV with RCA-IN connection. Best choice for “no-eyepiece microscopes and macrozooms”.
Once connected to your PC, the LCD screen on the camera cuts off and you now view from your PC monitor and the camera receives power from the PC via the USB2 cable.
Software included for calibration and linear dimension measurements plus circumference and radius measurements on circular objects. Connect directly to a digital projector, TV or photo printer (PictBridge). Use it in the field to capture images on SD/MMC card and download to your PC back in the lab!
MEASURE ON THE LIVE IMAGE…no need to SAVE and RETRIEVE.
DIGITAL & VIDEO MICROSCOPY
“Digital” microscopy has pretty much replaced silver halide “Analog” technology and “Video” microscopy (analog) is now replaced with HD (high definition) digital color cameras. HD today is also described as “2K since the 16:9 aspect ratio and sensor in the camera is set up for a 1920 x 1080 displayer. It is important to note that “720p” HD is gone and eventually the “1080p” will be replaced with cameras capable of “4K” performance…stay tuned. We sell 1080p HD color cameras here at Bunton.
MICRO/MACROSCOPES DESIGNED FOR USE WITH BOTH LARGE AND SMALL FORMAT DIGITAL CAMERAS…
Today, a “large format” digital camera is usually a DSLR or MILC type camera. Sensors are usually CMOS type in these cameras and 20MP performance is not unusual. These cameras are offered by old-line film camera makers such as Nikon, Canon, Leica, Sigma et al. New camera makers from the electronics industry (Sony and Panasonic) have entered the consumer camera market as well.
Bunton has a long association with the firm Infinity Photo Optical (www.infinity-usa.com) from Boulder, Co. This company offers very unique micro/macroscope instruments that cross over and fill the gaps between a stereo microscope and a compound microscope. They feature internal focusing and the ability to use either a large format (DSLR) camera or a small format (instrument cameras like the HD and DC3) with sensors size with diagonals of 6 to11mm. Larger format sensors range in size from about 25mm to 43mm (same as 35mm film).
Please visit the Infinity website noted above or go to YouTube and tune in our channel “TheMICROBG” to see demonstrations of products in action.
KC VIDEOMAX... this microscope can be equipped with long working distance front optics or you can use it with standard infinity-corrected microscope objectives. A coaxial illuminator is available and the “KC” is our optical front end for a special LED fluorescence system we call “RETROFLED”. The “KC” can be used with either large or small format cameras A basic KC with one macro lens starts at $3,000.00.
INFINPROBE... this compact and field-ready microscope may be ordered with specific front optics (not interchangeable) and is only for use with small format cameras. It is perfect for connection to our HD or DC3 cameras for use in the lab or classroom. Using a 13” monitor and a ½” sensor camera you can choose from a maximum magnification ranging from 100x to 320x on the monitor. The Infiniprobe features internal focusing to infinity and can be mounted on a microscope stand, tripod or copy stand. Price range is $1,500.00-2,300.00.
INFINIPROBE TS-160… the latest generation micro/macro instrument is the ideal choice fro advance photomicrography using a DSLR consumer camera. The TS160 has internal focusing and interchangeable “micro” and “macro” front lenses. An aperture diaphragm is included to control contrast and depth of focus when viewing three dimensional samples. A compressor optic is offered for those who want to do serious Z-stacking of multiple images. (visit: www.heliconfocus.com). Prices start at about $2,700.00.
The prices above do not include camera, support stand, lighting or creative visualization. We can help you with the first three items but the final image creation is up to you! The images shown below are from Mr. Charles Krebs who uses the TS 160 and z-stacking to create stunning photomicrographs that document specimen from both the industrial and life science worlds.
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