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jorgemotalmeida
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Posted on 05-07-2009 12:22
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http://www.micros..._SZX10.htm


What do you think about these stereomicroscopes to observe dipters (very small to large ones)? Wink
The SZX10 seems to enable acopling a Canon DLSR camera...

 
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Hi Jorge:
Both Olympus and Nikon high quality stereo scopes are superb.
Apochromatics objectives are better than achromatics.
Be sure to get a scope that lets you get LOW magnification, a maximum LOW of 6x but 4x may be better. For the high end I have never had the need to go beyond 50x, but you may want to go higher.
 
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Thanks Tony.
 
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