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Camera compatibility and connection guide
for the Xtend-a-Scope 37M microscope adapter system
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This table will tell you whether the Xtend-a-Scope 37M microscope adapter can be used with your camera and, if so, what parts you'll need (or might want). This list reflects both direct testing and customer feedback.

Note that this list is NOT comprehensive. Virtually any digital camera that has threads or a thread adapter will work with the Xtend-a-Scope 37M. There is likely to be some vignetting due to the size of the ocular, however given the size of the resulting image file, most users have been able to obtain satisfactory results by cropping the image. Additionally, note that the inclusion of the Xtend-a-View Pro products is primarily for use as a focusing aid.

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Xtend-a-Scope overview
Manufacturer
Model
Required and optional parts
CANON
A80, A95 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens A80/A95
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
G1 & G2 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. G1 or G2 lens adapter from LensMate (at www.lensmateonline.com)
2. 49mm special spacer ring
3. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
G3, G5, G6 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens G3/G5/G6
2. 52mm special spacer ring
3. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 52mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
CASIO
QV2800 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL P
ARTS:
1. 43mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
QV3000EX REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Casio QV3000 lens adapter (we are not aware of a source for this product)
2. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

O
PTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
QV3500EX REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens Thread adapter from Casio

2. thread converter

OPTIONAL P
ARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
QV4000A REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens Thread adapter from Casio

2. thread converter

OPTIONAL P
ARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable

2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
EPSON
850, 3000Z & 3100Z
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Epson lens adapter (from Epson)
2.
49mm special spacer ring
3. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI

Note: Because of the Epson lens adapter tube design, the camera lens will touch the back of the OpticZoom when fully extended, it is necessary to install a 49mm special spacer ring into the tube BEFORE installing the OpticZoom with the 49mm to 37mm thread converter. The extra spacer will prevent this problem.

FUJI
MX2900
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens thread adapter from Fuji
2. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
KODAK
DC240, DC280 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Kodak lens adapter (provides 37mm threading)

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable

2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
DC260, DC265, and DC290 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-A-Lens 290 lens adapter
2. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL
PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
DC4800
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-A-Lens 4800 lens adapter
2. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 43mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Xtend-a-Mount 4800
MINOLTA
Dimage 7
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
S304, 404, 414
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-A-Lens X04 lens adapter
2. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 43mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
NIKON
CP775 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring
2. UR-E3 adapter Tube from Nikon

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
CP880 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring
2. UR-E2 adapter Tube from Nikon

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
CP885 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring
2. UR-E4 adapter Tube from Nikon

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
900, 950 & 990
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. EagleEye Wing
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. 950 or 990 mounting stud for Xtend-a-View Pro/Wing
4. Wing compact flash mount
5. Wing shutter release arm
990/995 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm
step up ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. EagleEye Wing II
2.
Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. 990/995 mounting Stud for Xtend-a-View Pro/Wing
4.
Wing compact flash mount
5.
Wing shutter release arm
CP4500 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm
step up ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. EagleEye Wing 4500
2.
Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
3. 4500 mounting Stud for Xtend-a-View Pro/Wing4500
4.
Wing compact flash mount
5.
Wing shutter release arm
CP5000 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. UR-E6 Adapter Tube (from Nikon)

2. 28mm to 37mm step up ring

OR

1. UR-E5 Adapter Tube (from Nikon)
2. 46mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1.
Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
CP5700 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
OLYMPUS
C2100 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount 2100
C2500L REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 43mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
Camedia
E-10
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 62mm to 55mm thread converter
2. 55mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 62mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
C2000Z, C2020Z, C2040Z, C3000Z, C3030Z, C3040Z & C4040
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA-1 lens adapter
2. 43mm to 46mm step up ring
3. 46mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OLY
C5050 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA-1 lens adapter
2. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount 5050
C5060 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens 5060 lens adapter
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
C700UZ, C720UZ, C730UZ, C750UZ REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA4 lens adapter
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
C765UZ, C770UZ REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA4 lens adapter
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
SONY
DSC50 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. None...lens screws directly into camera filter mount

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
S70, S75, & S85 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. VAD-S70 from Sony or EES70 lens thread adapter from EagleEye or others
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter
3. Special 52mm spacer ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI

Note: Because of the Sony lens adapter tube design, the camera lens will touch the back of the OpticZoom (or any other non-Sony lenses) when fully extended, it is necessary to install a 52mm special spacer ring into the tube BEFORE installing the OpticZoom with the 52mm to 37mm thread converter. The extra spacer will prevent this problem.

Toshiba
PDRM5 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens thread adapter tube from Toshiba
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter
3. Special 52mm spacer ring (available from EagleEye)

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
Panasonic, Hitachi, JVC, Sony, Canon, & others Standard Digital Camcorders REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Appropriate step ring from the camera to 37mm

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. As needed...Xtend-a-View, mount, etc.