PC framegrabber for documenting ethidium gels

Wayne Rasband wayne at helix.nih.gov
Thu Mar 4 12:45:07 EST 1993


In article <1993Mar4.150921.556 at newton.bioch.ox.ac.uk>,
cporter at bioch.ox.ac.uk (Chris Porter) wrote:
> 
> Does anybody have experience of using a cheap PC video frame-grabbing board
> for the documentation of ethidium bromide-stained gels? 
> 
> [If anybody can suggest a Mac based alternative, I'd love to hear about it, but
> I think that in this case, the PC wins by having  cheap frame grabbing boards
> available.]

A Mac based alternative would be to use NIH Image(public domain) and the
Scion LG-3 frame grabber($895 list). NIH Image is available by anonymous
ftp from zippy.nimh.nih.gov, in the directory .pub/image.

--wayne




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