This is the standard research version of the OpenFlexure Microscope. It supports Standard RMS threaded objectives. It is a fully functioning motorised laboratory grade microscope. For more information on the microscope and its performance see our paper in Optics Express.
If you use this microscope for research please consider citing this paper.
The assembly is broken up into several steps:
- Test your printer
- Print the plastic parts
- Solder the LED
- Prepare the main body
- Prepare the microscope stand
- Assemble the actuators
- Assemble the high-resolution optics module
- Mount the optics and the microscope
- Assemble the illumination
- Assemble the motors
- Attach the sample clips
- Complete the wiring