The Digital Blue QX5 microscope brings the microscopic world alive on the computer. Thank You for Submitting a Reply,! Results 1 to 15 of The box the QX5 came in mentions the improved sensor and lighting but not the measurement facilities. The QX3 was a decent, entry-level computerized microscope for children that had many software issues Intel could not overcome. One of Molecular Expression’s design improvements to the bottom light did suggest a simple two lens Abbe condenser and prompted the author to try a LOMO Abbe condenser which sits neatly in the underside of the stage with elastic band to secure, but for the most part, for practicality the author just used the light box. The camera and lights still need a USB connection to operate.
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An LED torch in a simple stand would be a good choice to match the colour balance of the unit’s lighting. MicroscopeMaster is not liable for your results or any personal issues resulting from performing the experiment.
There’s no eyepiece with this baby, as it’s a USB microscope that displays specimen images on the computer screen.
Fun with a QX5 digital microscope, the upgraded QX3. A personal review.
The software supplied is very easy to use and offers a range of features. Focussing is a little tricky at x with some lateral image movement but not unduly so. Blur Home Top Menu. Gently inserting one and then two thicknesses of stiff plastic card prised them apart but the stage plastic is brittle so requires caution. You are in luck i have it sat on one of my servers.
It is a toy of course, so the limitations of its lighting and lenses are seen when fine detail needs to be captured e. The rack and pinion works fine and the focus controls are large. The Digital Blue Microscope is an impressive computerized device with multiple functions.
The time lapse is a particularly exciting feature. Video capture was one frame every second then played back at 15 fps. I understand that you will use my information to send me a newsletter. Some barrel distortion but a good image.
The QX5 should respond to similar lighting upgrades. I am at least 16 years of age. The upper and lower halves of the stage have to be split which isn’t digutal the feint hearted as in the author’s unit they were still firmly held together even with screws removed.
Fields of view of the three lenses downsampled VGA masters, no cropping. The QX3 microscope has a magnification range from 10x to x. Dec 12, 18 The image functions cannot operate independent of the computer, as it is powered through blus USB port.
The QX3 was a decent, entry-level computerized microscope for children that had many software issues Intel could not overcome. Their side by side image captures show the dramatic improvement in quality when the bottom light is upgraded. This product line continues microscopf the Digital Blue name, well know for their innovation. You are logged in as. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission rigital be added as an update to your original review. More Info Your Email Address.
The USB cable links the computer and microscope together, and the software loads jicroscope in order to let the user manipulate the images they capture. Images are used with permission as required. Digital Blue QX5 tm Microscope. A condenser does allow, as Molecular Expressions have impressively shown with the QX3, the use of contrast enhancement techniques such as darkfield.
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Also extremely entertaining for curious adults! The author sat the microscope on a small ‘cold’ light box used for viewing 35mm slides and this offered a very even white diigital and bright enough to be used up to x shown right.
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