Nikon Fabre Photo EX: Take microscopic DSLR photos

Nikon's "Fabre Photo EX" is a relatively low-power stereoscopic microscope that makes up for any other shortcomings with its ability to mount a Nikon DSLR camera on its back for high-resolution imaging of microscopic bacterial fashion models. Tech-On!:
The observation optical system features 20-times magnification, and the actual field of view is 11mm in diameter. The shooting magnification varies depending on the connected camera, but it will be about 45-times without the intermediate tube, 56-times with one tube and 66-times with two tubes when a Nikon DX format camera (A4-size print) is used.
It'll cost a bit over a grand, give or take. Looks like a ton of fun.
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6 Responses to Nikon Fabre Photo EX: Take microscopic DSLR photos

  1. zuzu says:

    As someone who’s had to use an inverted microscope for a significant quantity of time, I think this approach is a bit backwards (no pun intended). Most laboratory microscopes have adapters for fitting cameras onto them (often substituting where an eyepiece slides into).

  2. softboyled says:

    Does it take stereo photos? If not, what’s the point??

  3. Anonymous says:

    Yeah, why does it need eyeholes? That’s retarded – you could just use the camera eyehole.

  4. nehpetsE says:

    Transforms into Deathray! Battlestation! Robot Warrior! and much much more!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Definately backwards. For over $1000 you could get a decent trinocular microsope and pick up an adapter for around $100 and produce far better images.

    If they Lowered the price to $200-300 it could be useful but at that price point it’s just crazy.

  6. Anonymous says:

    “retarded” for having eyepieces??? think about it for a minute or so (maybe 5 minutes in your case)and then make a comment. Have you ever even used a microscope??? I’d rather hang out with somebody with Down Syndrome any day…

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