Definitions for "T-mount"
A photographic mechanical mounting standard developed in 1957 originally intended as a universal lens mount for 35mm cameras. There are now T-mounts available for a large variety of digital and film cameras making it a good method for mounting cameras to microscopes. The thread (a.k.a. T-thread) is specified as 42mm diameter and 0.75mm pitch, or M42-.75. See also: C-mount BACK
a two piece adapter system designed to hook cameras to telescopes and spotting scopes
An interchangeable lens mounting system for slide duplicators, microscope adapters and telescope attachments, lenses without automatic diaphragms and other optical accessories. A T-mount is a metal ring with female 42mm threads on one side to screw onto the lens attachment and a male camera mount on the other side.