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[Microbiology] Re: Question about OLYSIA BioReport software

Scott Coutts scott.coutts at med.monash.edu.au
Sun Jul 10 05:27:49 EST 2005

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
>>>>>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
>>>>>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.


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