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Re: Inexpensive LED lamps for mirror microscopes?

Mike: One very good quick and inexpensive way to go is wrap a wire hanger or a strand of electrical wire around a LED flashlight to make a stand for it.
roadwalk@...
5:43 PM
#86281
 
86280

Inexpensive LED lamps for mirror microscopes?

Hello I have purchases a modest German MS with 4 objectives including a 100x oil. Decent but not an expensive scope, bought used. I don't have it yet, coming
mikemcco49
5:02 PM
#86280
 
86279

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

An excellent reason to use a 'gash,' spring-loaded objective. Even if it isn't up to par, an inexpensive, eBay objective will do for the testing phase (as well
Alysson deMerel
3:07 PM
#86279
 
86278

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

Playing Devil's Advocate, here: On the other hand ... If you want to do that development yourself - BECAUSE you want to do the development, then that is a good
Alysson deMerel
3:03 PM
#86278
 
86277

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

Yep Merv,.. you've got it right!! I was waiting for somebody to post what you said, because this is the same situation that I've seen dozens of times on this
rich_guy_looker
1:56 PM
#86277
 
86276

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

Not wishing to pour cold water on obvious enthusiasm - how many have used a motorised stage? - I have, on an Olympus BH2M which had a fully computerised stage,
merv.hobden@...
1:31 PM
#86276
 
86275

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

That should work well enough. I was thinking more of the issues of actually using the GUI interface compared with the relatively simple expedient of four
Alysson deMerel
12:48 PM
#86275
 
86274

Nikon? Arm Stand

Hi: The SMZ-U microscope came with an arm stand and I've got around to giving it a close look and find it has a number of very nice features.
Brooke Clarke
10:45 AM
#86274
 
86273

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

This would not be one large program. Likely a collection of tasks running under Linux. That is the only realistic way to take advantage of the four CPU
Chris Albertson
10:09 AM
#86273
 
86272

Re: vickers fifty five microscope by Cooke

No problems. The M55 really is an excellent microscope, although it does have its quirks. The majority of these scopes were used primarily for hardness testing
Alysson deMerel
9:19 AM
#86272
 
86271

Re: vickers fifty five microscope by Cooke

Hi Alysson I do have a chance of purchasing this microscope, not sure how much or condition but I will possibly be listing this in the near future. Many
njwitham
8:58 AM
#86271
 
86270

Re: Uploading images

I have now managed to post the photographs of my four old instruments. These are, in what I believe to be date order:- PATRICK ADIE, circa 1860 - This maker, a
Oliver Mundy
8:30 AM
#86270
 
86269

Re: Suitablilty of objectives

Whilst there is a heaped helping of science behind the selection of objectives and eyepieces for a microscope, the ultimate test is the one where you actually
Alysson deMerel
8:30 AM
#86269
 
86268

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

I'd point out that maintaining an interactive user interface from Python or C is hardly a trivial task in any case - especially when trying to keep synch with
Alysson deMerel
8:30 AM
#86268
 
86267

Re: Motorizing a stage: anyone tried it yet?

Then a larger belt hub on the micrometer grip would reduce the step size. On the other hand, using a positioner stepper intended for a 3D printer might do the
Alysson deMerel
8:29 AM
#86267
 
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