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Fibre Optics / Microscope objectives

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Charles Shearer 123/04/2019 12:22:53
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I'm looking to buy or make a flexible cable which I can fit to my flashguns to make a concentrated and 'pointable' output. Not wishing to reinvent the wheel but is there such a device already? if not any ideas on construction - I was thinking of a microphone gooseneck as the outer shell.

I'm also looking for a source of second user microscope objectives - again any ideas?

Best

Charles

Michael Gilligan23/04/2019 12:30:12
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Charles,

I'm a liitle busy today, but I will send you a 'personal message'

... Check your [forum] 'Inbox'

MichaelG.

Clive Hartland23/04/2019 14:11:32
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Charles, yes there are devices for spot illumination by fibre optic cable, also ring lights that fit around the objective for shadowlwss lighting.

Try contacting Leica Microscopic dept, but take a pill before looking at prices. maybe they have 2nd. hand?

Clive

Clive Hartland23/04/2019 16:56:19
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If you get a fibre optic lamp you will need a light box as well to provide the light to go through the fibre optic.

Ring lights are mainly self powered.

Ed Duffner23/04/2019 17:14:49
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Photographers sometimes use snoots which are basically reflective pieces of fabric with velcro attached, wrapped around the head of a flashgun. These give directional or shielded lighting

Ed.

Grindstone Cowboy23/04/2019 17:17:35
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Possibly not exactly what you need, but worth a look? Adaptalux Lights

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