September 16, 2015

Megapixel meltdown: Canon’s 250 megapixel sensor

Megapixel Meltdown: Cannon announces the release of a 250 megapixel sensor With the recent release of a 250 megapixel sensor, the world of microscopy will never […]
August 24, 2015

Sony announces CCD production to end

Sony announces end of life for CCD production: The CCD zombie apocalypse is upon us! Just in time for the mid-season restart of AMC’s The Walking […]
August 13, 2015

sCMOS v CCD – adversaries or partners?

Scientific CMOS cameras: Arch rivals to CCD or partners in crime? When building a microscope system, there are many important components to consider, such as the […]
August 4, 2015

Using Köhler every day

Using Köhler every day: Tips you will not want to flush down the toilet Although most people are familiar with the word “Köhler” because of the […]
July 28, 2015

Digital microscopes… with eyepieces?

I wanted a digital microscope, but you brought me one with eyepieces! I had a conversation with a customer recently who asked about “digital microscopes.” To […]
July 21, 2015

“The Count” on Digital microscopes: You are having too much fun with numbers!

Since the days of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek and his custom microscopes, the most exquisite detector was used for critical observations – the human eye. The human […]
July 16, 2015

My microscope stinks! The misunderstood 40X correction collar lens.

When consulting on an inverted microscope purchase, one question I always ask is whether the lab intends to use coverslip bottom dishes or plastic vessels. In […]
July 8, 2015

Yokogawa confocal scanning unit (CSU) – Has the competition caught up?