Re: [Histonet] microscope eyepiece adaptor

From:Philip Oshel

Thales-Optem, or whatever they're calling themselves nowadays:
http://www.optemintl.com/DigitalCameraCouplers.html
We have one for connecting a Nikon Coolpix 5000 to our various light 
microscopes. Works well, is well made, and is significantly cheaper 
than the other brand I've seen (which name I forget, but ...). Get 
the 30 mm accessory, and you'll be able to use this in most any 
microscope eyepiece or phototube, 22 mm or 30 mm diameter.
But! This isn't enough! You also need to get the Nikon filter 
adapter. For the 5000, this was the E6-UR (if I remember right). This 
is a step-down adapter that screws into the front of the lens, and 
the eyepiece adapter then fits in the filter adapter. I don't know 
the part number for a 990.
We bought ours from National Graphic Supply:
http://www.ngscorp.com/science_medical.php
But you'll have to call and talk to the rep for your area -- supplies 
like this are *not* obvious on their web site.

Phil

>We need to urgently purchase a microscope eyepiece adaptor to fix a Nikon
>Cool Pix Digital Camera  (990) on to a Lieca microscope (Leica DMR) Wetzler
>Gmbh (Type 020-525-024 )in our lab.
>
>I would very much appreciate to know whether any one knows from where can I
>get a suitable eye piece adaptor
>Sincerely,
>
>Kushan Tennakoon
>-----------------------------------------------------------
>Dr. Kushan Tennakoon
>Department of Biological Sciences
>Old Dominion University
>110, Mills Godwin Bldg.,
>45th Street, Norfolk,
>VA 23529 -0266
>USA.
>Tel: + 757 683 3610
>Fax: + 757 683 5283
>Email: ktennako@odu.edu
>http://web.odu.edu/sci/biology/tennakoon.html
>
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Philip Oshel
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Department of Animal Sciences
University of Wisconsin
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