Print the plastic parts

If you have bought the plastic parts you can skip this step!

You can build an upright microscope using a version 6 body. If you are using a version 6 main body, screw a self-tapping screw into the back screw hole of the rectangular z-axis to secure it in place, this will help stabilise the microscope when holding the additional weight of the lens.

For this section you will need:



Step 1: Printing

Now you have tested your printer and filament. you can print the following parts:

You can download all of the STLs as a single zipfile

Optional accessories

Taller upright z-actuator mounts are available for use with thicker samples:

Step 2: Clean-up of printed parts

Carefully remove the printing brim from all parts (except the main body and rectangular z-axis) with a utility knife.

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