Dino-Lite microscopes are plug-n-play into Windows and Mac systems combined with free and easy to use software.Read more “Improving work from home | Remote collaboration with Dino-Lite”
This is a Dino-Lite Digital Microscope application video focusing on coins. All the images shown were captured by Dino-Lite Microscopes, and in this blog we’ll talk about ways to capture images like these.Read more “Using the Dino-Lite for Coin Inspection”
Dino-Lite EdgePLUS raises performance and quality to new heights in terms of color fidelity, frame rate, and low-light performance.
Combining the latest in EdgePLUS technology with FLC and AMR features make the AM4517MZT and AM4517MZTL the right choice through a wide range of applications.
This is a Dino-Lite video focusing on zebrafish research applications. Zebrafish are very popular in scientific and medical research and are known as a model organism for studies relating to vertebrate development, developmental biology and human genetic diseases.Read more “Using the Dino-Lite for Zebrafish Research”
This is a Dino-Lite features blog focusing on fluorescence. All the sample images shown in this post were taken with Dino-Lite fluorescence models.Read more “Dino-Lite Microscopes with Fluorescence”
This is a Dino-Lite digital microscope application blog post focusing on textiles. All the sample images shown were captured by Dino-Lite microscopes, and in this post, we’ll talk about the best ways to capture images like these.Read more “Using the Dino-Lite for Textile Applications”
This is a Dino-Lite digital microscope application blog post focusing on dermatology. All the sample images shown were captured by Dino-Lite microscopes, and in this post, we’ll talk about the best ways to capture images like these.Read more “Dermatology Applications with Dino-Lite”
This post is to provide you with the general overview of Dino-Lite digital microscopes and our product line.Read more “About Dino-Lite Microscopes & Product Features”
Users with existing traditional microscopes can use DinoEye eyepiece cameras to observe and capture images of what is seen through the eyepiece. Dino-Lite handheld models can also view slides, either through handheld use or with a stand at high magnifications., Oobservation and image capture is easily performed with the included software which allows additional features such as measurement.Read more “Examining Blood Cells with Dino-Lite Microscopes”
Today we’re taking an inside look into the newest members of the Dino-Lite family, the EdgePLUS seriesRead more “Elevating digital microscope quality: Dino-Lite EdgePLUS”
Dino-Lite microscopes are used in a variety of cannabis industry applications such as dispensaries, growing, laboratories, and more. Used for displaying product in style, searching for contaminates, spot-checking plants for trichome color, or examining crops up close for any microscopic pests. Dino-Lite microscopes provide solutions whether at a computer or out in the field with a tablet or smartphone.Read more “Inspection of Cannabis with Digital Microscopes”
Dino-Lite digital microscope cameras are an effective and increasingly popular imaging device for use in the inspection and photographing of jewelry, diamonds, and other collectibles.
Imaging coins can be a little tricky to master as the reflective nature of coins can turn capturing a simple picture into a challenging task.
Here are a few tips for getting a nice crisp image with a Dino-Lite digital microscope.
New Model for Scalp Inspection
Dino-Lite offers a new handheld digital microscope with both white and UV light.
Models AM5218MZT and AM5218MZTL are two of our newest industrial-grade Edge Series USB digital microscopes.
Capillaroscopy is a non-invasive, easy and safe diagnostic technique designed to evaluate small vessels of the microcirculation in the nail fold. It can reveal both the general architecture of capillary rows and fine details of particular vessels.Read more “Capillaroscopy for Examing Microcirculation”
The technique of fluorescence microscopy has become an essential tool in biology and the biomedical sciences. The use of a variety of fluorochromes has made it achievable to distinguish cells and cell segments with a high level of explicitness in the midst of non-fluorescing material. With the help of multiple fluorescence labeling, we can identify several target molecules simultaneously.
We are proud to announce that Dino-Lite is now a preferred partner with PledgeCents, an online fundraising platform for all Pre K – 12 needs. By creating this partnership, we hope we can help to provide a streamlined way for you to easily raise the funds needed to cover the cost of a Dino-Lite in classrooms. Join thousands of teachers across the country engaging their students with Dino-Lite.
PledgeCents is trusted by more than 3,500 schools and has helped teachers and schools in 50 states raise more than $1,500,000. With its more flexible platform, teachers can raise money for needs that are not served by any other crowdfunding site.
Understanding The History of the Microscope
Unless you work in a lab, you may not realize that you can download an iPhone microscope app. This app can be used to view extremely small objects in extreme detail on your smartphone. While an iPhone microscope app has a wide variety of applications, microscopes have traveled a long way to go from the science lab to our smartphones.Read more “How Microscopes went from Bulky Instruments to Elegant Apps”
Microscopes have been around for quite a long time now, and these devices have contributed to countless discoveries. Prior to advances in technology, microscopes have been primarily composed of a series of magnifying glasses. With these, for high order magnification to be achieved, the microscope had to be bulky and expensive.Read more “Top 5 uses of a microscope app for iPhone”
Microscopes have been a valuable tool for a long time — in fact, the first compound microscope was invented in the 1590s by Zacharias and Han Jansen. And today’s digital microscopes have evolved over time and offer several great benefits. But how do you choose the right microscope for your needs? Let’s explore a few important factors to keep in mind when looking for a microscope.Read more “3 Factors to Consider When Buying Digital Microscopes”
Our ability to advance is unbelievable when you consider the scope of the human race. Science, in particular, has progressed at an incredibly fast rate; from the discovery of bacteria in 1683 to the remarkable handheld digital microscope cameras we have today, we seem to have no limits.Read more “Microscopes And Telescopes: What Makes Them Different?”
Invented in the 16th century, the very first microscopes were used to study insects, and they were nicknamed ‘flea glasses’. Microscope cameras have come a long way since they were were invented for studying insects. Referred to then as “flea glasses”, industrial microscopes have pulled off some amazing feats in current days. What started out as simple magnification of commonly seen bugs, has turned into an important aspect of many different scientific fields. The most powerful telescope has the ability to make images to a resolution of half the width of a hydrogen atom. We have come a long way from looking at fleas in a field.Read more “Digital Microscopes and the Benefits they Provide”
The invention of the microscope profoundly altered and advanced our understanding of the universe and our place in it. But its history is a bit murky. We know that the first microscope was invented in 1590, but who invented it is unclear. The first patent on record came from Hans Lippershey, but historians note that other evidence suggests the invention was by Hans and Zacharies Janssen. The father and son team of the Janssens made spectacles and lived close to Lippershey.Read more “Handheld Digital Microscopes: A Closer Look”
The microscope has been one of the most important medical tools since its invention in the 16th century; by allowing scientists to visibly see bacteria and any damage that may have occurred, diagnosing ailments — from infection to disease — was exponentially easier. Since a clear diagnosis is crucial to treatment, and therefore recovery, microscopes have played a vital role in saving millions of lives.Read more “Digital Microscopy Changes The Diagnostic Game In Developing Nations”
When microscopes were invented, they changed the way people saw the world both around and within them. In a lot of ways, smartphones have done the same thing. Even before iOS and Android microscope apps were developed, the technology changed the way we live our lives.Read more “A Look at Microscopes and Smartphone Cameras”
Since 1590, the microscope has been used to examine items with immense detail at a close range. In today’s world, microscopes have countless applications across a variety of industries. They’re often used in the medical and scientific fields, of course, but they’re even utilized in everything from art identification to technological inspection. In today’s post, we’ll be discussing how PCB microscopes are used to improve the physical inspection of printed circuit boards — a pivotal part of just about every electronic gadget we rely on in the modern age.Read more “How Microscope Cameras Can Improve Your PCB Inspection”
Scientists estimate that the human body contains anywhere from 75 to 100 trillion cells. Obviously, these cells aren’t visible to the naked eye, and can only be seen through some of the most innovative and high-tech inspection microscopes.Read more “6 Industries That Utilize USB Inspection Microscopes”
Traditional microscopes are often used in classroom settings and laboratories whereas digital microscopes may be used at home or in a personal lab. Both microscopes have their advantages and allow you to successfully study a given specimen.Read more “Traditional Vs. Digital Microscopes: What’s The Difference?”
A simple piece of jewelry can hold a lot of meaning for its owner, making any damage to the piece very distressing. Luckily, there are plenty of jewelry repair technicians ready to take on the job of restoring a beautiful ring, earring, or necklace to its original luster. In order to do the job well, these technicians need the proper tools.Read more “3 Jewelry Repair Jobs You Need A USB Microscope Camera To Do”
Microscope technology has rapidly advanced since the Italian scientist Francesco Stelluti made the first recorded microscopic observations of a bee in 1625. While seeing the microscopic details of this bee may have been the big news of 1625, today’s microscopes can magnify much smaller objects. Digital microscopes take the technology even further with microscope cameras and the integration of USB capabilities. Learn the significance of digital microscopes and you’ll never be one to underestimate their power.Read more “The Advantages Of Using A Digital Microscope”
The microscope is one of the most important tools for researchers, scientists, students, and more, but this device didn’t just pop out of nowhere. While the technology has advanced to USB microscope cameras and handheld digital microscopes today, the most basic iteration of the microscope came with the invention of glass. By knowing the origins of the microscope, you can better understand the importance of it today.Read more “Zooming In: A Brief History Of The Microscope”
In Part One of this series, you discovered three classroom lessons that use digital microscopes. These tools are essential for young students to explore the world around them and learn valuable skills in a variety of disciplines. Bring inspection microscopes into your classroom and engage your students in these fun lessons.
The Skinny On Skin
For elementary school students, any opportunity for hands-on learning is valuable. With digital microscopes, students have an exciting new tool with which to explore science, math, and other interdisciplinary concepts. Allow your students to discover the world around them with these creative lesson plans that incorporate digital microscopes.Read more “How Digital Microscopes Can Be Used In The Classroom (Part One)”
Digital microscopes are important tools that represent just how far scientific advances have come. The very first microscopes were invented in the 16th century and used to study insects, gaining the nickname “flea glasses.” Now, we’re far past flea glasses. Thanks to modern microscopes, we can view insects at the atomic level, while microscope USB technology lets scientists easily document images and videos revealed by the microscope lens. This USB technology also makes it easier than ever for scientists to share results quickly with their colleagues — and the world at large. The versatility of handheld microscope USB technology makes these cameras perfect for several different fields of work.
Read more “5 Applications For Digital Microscope USB Technology”
Forensic scientists are tasked with the job of studying material that is left behind. Within the field of forensic science, this can mean studying the evidence of past massacres, epidemics, and current crime scenes. By studying all possible evidence, forensic scientists hope to determine the perpetrators of crimes or causes of situations. In this important work, handheld digital microscopes help forensic scientists gather detailed evidence from the scene itself.Read more “Why Forensic Scientists Need Handheld Digital Microscopes”
Children are naturally curious. In fact, children are capable of understanding science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects before they’re even a year old. But, like other concepts, STEM skills need to be intentionally developed as a child grows.Read more “How Can I Get My Child Interested In STEM?”
When working with a microscope, taking a picture and working with a sample can prove difficult at times!
This article goes over easy and complex ways to take images with your Dino-Lite USB digital microscope.
Looking at a specimen can sometimes require multiple magnification levels, and sometimes even multiple cameras.
Whether you are looking at your sample for inspection, cataloging, or for fun, consider looking at your sample in different ways! Experiment with different angles and lighting. With a digital microscope, you can also experiment with different magnification levels.
Read more “Techniques for Macro to Micro Digital Photography”
Selecting the right microscope can have a lot to do with how close or far the scope can be from your viewing subject.
Working Distance: The linear distance between the end of the microscope nozzle and the subject
Microscopes focus at a set corresponding magnification per specific working distance.
The RK-06A is the newest digital microscope stand Dino-Lite has to offer. It has a simple design but great features such as…
This new method can help avoid biopsies and other invasive techniques.
Measurement features turn a microscope camera into a powerful device. It relies on both the microscope’s hardware and software capabilities.
Here are some Dino-Lite features to consider when measuring:
Portability is a huge factor for many users, especially when fieldwork in involved. With a portable digital microscope set-up, taking petrographic samples can be done easily and quickly in the lab as well as the field.
Dino-Lite USB microscopes pack a lot of imaging power into a small portable design. Portability is a huge factor for many users, but how can you use the USB Dino-Lite without a computer? Did you know a Raspberry Pi could be used to connect a Dino-Lite to a screen? Here are some of the options available..
I’ve always had an interest in things like archaeology and anthropology, the study of the past is fascinating. How experts can learn and understand how people in cultures lived and interacted a long time ago which can, in turn, help us understand the present and even the future is incredible. Recently, Dr. Isabelle Druc of UW-Madison and The Field Museum Chicago spoke with us about the analysis of ancient ceramics as well as the technology that is helping aid with her research.Read more “Analysis of Ancient Ceramics: Dr. Isabelle Druc”
EDOF: Extended Depth Of Field
Microscopes and cameras are used for almost any kind of application, and almost every application can encounter depth-of-field issues. Some USB digital Dino-Lite microscope models with Extended Depth of Field – shortened to EDOF – help users look at the “big picture” at higher magnification levels with minimal blurriness.Read more “Feature Highlight: EDOF”
Portable dermatology microscopes are suitable for rapid, detailed images of the skin, that can be stored, edited or analyzed. This allows professionals to work more efficiently and makes DermaScopes ideal for quick scans, screening or pre-screening of potential patients. Read more “Digital Microscopy for Dermatology”
We’ve got a jam-packed calendar in February! Come visit us at one of the following shows to see what’s new and speak to a technician about your application.
A full list of our event schedule is available at https://www.dinolite.us/tradeshows
When looking for a digital microscope, it’s important to know what you need out of your potential purchase. Read more “Which digital microscope is right for me?”
We hope you’ve had a great year. While we wind down and enjoy the holiday season, we’re looking forward to bringing more quality microscopes with new features to you in the coming year! A partial list of our 2018 shows is on our website here: https://www.dinolite.us/tradeshows Read more “Dino-Lite January Events”
Read more “Effects of Polarization”
Microscopes are used in countless applications and within any of these uses are surfaces that pose a challenge for clear inspection and imaging. Often times a reflective surface is hard to view completely and accurately however by using a polarizer these surfaces are easily revealed for clear and effective viewing.
When it comes to textiles, composite fibers, and advanced fabrics the smallest details make a huge difference. Trying to view, image, and analyze can be a challenge for many companies without the necessary equipment and can create a multi-step workflow which can be effectively cut through by using a handheld digital microscope setup. Dino-Lite offers many models with options including adjustable polarizers, UV lighting, focus stacking (EDOF), as well as other effective software features and a wide range of accessories.Read more “Effective viewing of Textiles, Composite Fibers and Advanced Fabrics”
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AMR: Automatic Magnification Reading.
When using a Dino-Lite microscope with AMR, the microscope will continuously display the USB digital microscope’s current magnification within the included software. This provides a great convenience for many users including those who perform measurements and can help to eliminate some of the possible user error.