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Take out eyepiece

First install attachment() to

main unit( ) . Next, install
attachment to cameras lens
mount and secure.

and install main unit().

When inside diameter of
eyepiece is 30mm, use
conversion ring()

When unstable, try to secure with duct tape,

or have support unit beneath the camera.

Insert main unit ( )

directly. When fixating
screw is attached to
phototube, use it to
secure adapter tightly to

Screw-in C-mount sleeve

( ) to microscopes


conversion ring ( ) to
main unit(), and insert



Fixate with screw at the

Compatible with direct (1.0x) c-mount only

Install NY-JIS
fixation sleeve (sold
separately) to JIS
insert main unit( )
into it and secure with
screw at the side of

Install NY-BH
fixation sleeve (sold
Insert main unit( )
into it and secure with
screw at the side of

Camera Preparation

Connect adapter ACK-E8 to camera. p203

Connect remote switchRS-60E3 to camera. p205
Turn on the power, and set data/language. 2730
Install SD card. 31

* Please refer to cameras manual for other settings as

Auto Power Off, brightness of LCD and so on.

Select Shooting Mode.

For the first timer <Av> (aperture-priority) is
recommended 80. When you get accustomed,
try <P> (Program)60, or <>(manual)83. You
can select details setting according to your preferences.

Select ISO Speed.

Set ISO 100-200 in normal environment. Set
ISO 400-800 in relatively dark environment.
Higher the ISO, there appear to be more
noise in the image captured. 62

Enable Live View Shooting.

UnderLive View function settings, set
Live View shoottoEnable. 109
Output live view to TV monitor with
AV Cable is also possible.

Always try focusing, while watching image

on LCD. There is difference in focus
between the image you see in eyepiece
and image on camera. When it is focused,
press shutter on remote switch.

You can focus through

view finder as well.

Other Settings
Please adjust below settings for capturing optimum images.
White Balance 99 * default setting is AUTO.
Adjust white balance manually according to color of light source
* When live view image has flickering, please set white balance other than AUTO, or turn
the camera power off, and restart live view under the designated lighting environment.
Exposure Compensation 87/89
When images captured are too dark or too bright set exposure compensation. It is done
only by shutter speed since aperture adjustment is disabled from adapter connection.
Picture Style 91
Customize color, contrast and other picture styles as you like.
You will be able to capture more vivid images by setting high in sharpness

Remote Live View is a convenient feature

that enables you to control camera remotely
from your PC with EOS Utility installed. It
enables you to capture high quality images
by focusing while watching the PC display.
Also you can check captured images with
large screen right after shot is taken.

You can

EOS Utility / PC System requirement

Please install software if your PC meets
these requirements.

Connect camera and PC using USB

cable (standard accessory) and then start
up EOS Utility by turning on Camera.
ClickCamera setting / Remote shooting

From set-up menu,

click Live view
movie function set,
and click Enable
on next.

Shoot with MF or mode

(program AE. Try focus on
microscope while watching
PC display. Double click white
square frame on the display,
enlarged image will show up.
You can focus more in detail.

Manual Settings

White Balance

setting criteria

Click theLive View shoot

Remote Live View window appears

Once focused,
Press shutter button

Shoot Button

Exposure compensation

Image recording quality
*1 When live view image has flickering, please set white
balance other than AUTO, or turn the camera power off, and
restart live view under the designated lighting environment.

Save destination
*2For more information about remote live view feature,
please refer to EOS Utility manual instruction.

Playback with LCD display

When you press the PLAY button, the last captured image will be displayed 58.
detail on 155. button for back and forth, + button for enlarge
and shrink the images.
Playback with PC display
Take out SD card from camera and insert it into PC slot, open the file and display.
You can also connect camera and PC with USB cable and transfer data.
If software which is standard accessory of camera is installed already, you can transfer
data automatically. In remote live view shooting, you can select save destination.
to PC / to SD card / to PC&SD

In the following situations

Display is black even with camera power on

- Live view might be set off. Refer to manual P96 make sure live view feature is set on.
- When setting manually, image will blackout if there is not enough light. Step by step, try to
set ISO higher and lengthen the shutter speed so the image will be bright enough.
- Please make sure you are using the correct optical path. It might be that image is not
reaching the camera lens. It happens mostly with trinocular microscopes with changeable
optical path.
Flickering on image
- Flickering may appear on the image when white balance or exposure is set on auto.
In this case, please set manually. Flickering should disappear.
- Turn off the camera, and turn on microscope light, then again turn on the camera.
Image is too bright / too dark
- Adjust exposure. In program mode adjust with exposure compensation, + button produces
brighter, and button, produces darker images. In manual mode, longer shutter speed
produces brighter and shorter shutter speed produces darker images.
- High ISO produces brighter and low ISO produces darker images.
Normally ISO should be set around 200.
Grainy image
- When ISO is set auto, sensitivity may rise automatically, resulting in a grainy image.
In that case, set ISO manually around 100400.
Out of focus
- Except for a few microscopes, there is difference in focus between image you see in
eyepiece and image on camera. Please focus while watching cameras live view image.
- It may be suffering from hand movement. Try using remote control or self-timer to stabilize.

Fluorescence photography
When trying fluorescence photography, please take following tips into account.
- Set ISO higharound 400-800 should help you detect even weak light excitation.
- Slow shutter speedslower shutter speed provide brighter image.
- StabilizeTry using remote control, or self-timer to avoid blurriness of hand movements.
- Connect to TV monitor/PC, and try focus on large display.

S11CF Ocular Micrometer for Digital Camera Adapter

(scale 10mm / 100 split / pitch 0.1mm)
Using together, S11CF enables you to capture image with scale.
This special micrometer omitted the numbers entirely and moved
scale to the periphery for clearer view.