[Microbiology] Re: Question about OLYSIA BioReport software

First of Three Amongst Six firstofthreeamongstsix at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 11 04:57:29 EST 2005


"Scott Coutts" <scott.coutts at med.monash.edu.au> wrote in message
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> First of Three of Six wrote:
> > "Scott Coutts" <scott.coutts at med.monash.edu.au> wrote in message
> > news:b12Ae.36267$oJ.10147 at news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> >
> >>First of Three Amongst Six wrote:
> >>
> >>>"Scott Coutts" <scott.coutts at med.monash.edu.au> wrote in message
> >>>news:u3Zze.29316$oJ.16014 at news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>First of Three of Six wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>I have an Olympus BX51 with DP70 attached and OLYSIA BioReport
software
> >>>>>installed.
> >>>>>I notice on the native software (not installed on my system) there is
a
> >>>>>focus assistant (sliding software switch). Does such a thing exist in
> >>>
> >>>the
> >>>
> >>>>>OLYSIA BioReport software?
> >>>>
> >>>>Isnt the Bioreport software only for viewing, storing and analysing
the
> >>>>images after they have been captured?
> >>>
> >>>With the DP70 it allows you to capture images as well.
> >>
> >>Fair enough... I couldnt quite remember. We have the same microscope and
a
> >>digital camera on it, but I dont use the Olysia software much.
> >
> >
> > What software do you use to capture images?
> > Any hints on getting sharp images of bacteria through 100 oil immersion?
> >
>
> I cant remember what the software is called. It's the basic capture
> software that comes with the microscope.
>
> No, not really. It's pretty hard to do, if not impossible. You'll have
> to live with it I think, or otherwise, use an EM lol! I work with
> spirochaetes, so it's even harder to photograph them!
>
> But seriously, you just have to focus as carefully as you can, and
> that's about as good as you're going to get I think.

I imagine spirochaetes aren't much fine to capture especially when they're
moving.
Thanks for the advice.





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