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I am thinking of buying a microscope but which one. What magnification do I need up too too look for parasites. I have been looking at the Brunel sp27d, but don't have much idea yet. Any help would be great thanks
 
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By parasites, do you mean small creatures that are on fish? If so, I'd recommend a stereo dissecting microscope with about 10X, many are zoom types and can run from around 5X-20X. Seeing things in 3d makes a huge difference in spotting things and/or working on them. If you are looking for single cell organisms, you'll want more power and likely not stereo.
 
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I haven't been able to figure out why everything else out there that has a camera in it (cameras, phones, TVs, computer monitors, security cameras, etc...) has gone HD 1920 x 1080, or 4K 4096 x 2160, but the cameras offered in digital microscopes are often still very low resolution like 640 x 480. What's up with that?
 
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It must be because of the cost of accommodating the higher resolution sensor.
You can buy a high res sensor suitable for larger a viewing area, but you're looking at about $4K US.
https://www.microscopeworld.com/c-526-high-resolution-cameras.aspx

If you have your own DSLR, maybe try and fit an adaptor for it instead.
https://www.microscopeinternational.com/product/universal-digital-nikon-coupler/?gclid=CjwKCAiA5qTfBRAoEiwAwQy-6cBj8KXNKA-7o8QXOX3OO575Ka2VbsK0KTl-kTD98RI44qFy3bq4MhoCDMAQAvD_BwE
 
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The only other factors I can think of would be microscope lens quality and illumination level.
Microscopes do not use very bright light.
This information is getting above my pay-grade.
 
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The only other factors I can think of would be microscope lens quality and illumination level.
Microscopes do not use very bright light.
Yeah, I was wondering if it has something to do with that, but can find no information about that. To tell you the truth I haven't really searched in a while so I just went through the motions again and did come up with something new.
https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/walter-products-walter-products-dn-series-10mp-digital-eyepiece-camera-dn10-0/10423360.aspx?
This head has a resolution of 3856 x 2764, so definitely HD and under $600, which still seems steep compared to other small gadgets but a lot cheaper than those other ones you posted. The only problem is, it is so new there are no 3rd party reviews or youtube videos online about it yet.
 
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