Carltex, Inc. (Nyack, NY) has introduced a new line of Microscope LCD Digital
Tablet/Cameras which are ideal for any microscope that is used in Education,
Industry, Medical and R&D applications. Available in 2.0 MP (BLC-200) and 5.0
MP (BLC-500) resolutions, these units combine the features of a tablet PC and
a digital camera. Besides providing a real-time specimen visual display, they
can also take specimen snapshots and videos, perform measurements and
calibrations (BLC-500), and transfer information to a network and/or internet
using the built-in Wi-Fi capability. Images and data collected are viewed on
a 7" (BLC-200) or 10" (BLC-500) high resolution LCD touch screen and can be
stored on the built-in Hard Drive or uploaded to a network for further image
analysis. These tablet/cameras are easily connected to any trinocular
microscope with a C-mount connector and other included adapters. The BLC-200
can even be connected to mono or binocular microscopes using the included
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