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Improved homemade photomacroscope

Last Updated: 18th Feb 2010

By Pierre Houssin

You will find here the last modifications of my homemade photomacroscope.
My goal was to improve it and simplify its use.

Modified homemade photomacroscope

Now, the camera is a Canon S80 wich can be totally remote controlled : you can see the live view image on your computer and control all the parameters.
This camera has an entrance pupil too deep to use my Wild x10/21 photo eyepiece : there is a lot of vignetting.
I replaced it by a Leica x10 Phot eyepiece (ref. 10 445 304) without its internal diaphragm + special tube (ref. 10 445 932).

At the bottom, I put an objective changer with low power objectives : they help me a lot to find the interesting area of the sample.

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