Assemble the high-resolution optics module

The imaging optics for this version of the microscope consist of an RMS objective, a tube lensinfo and the Raspberry pi camera arranged as shown below (with the illumination optics)

Optics cutaway

For this section you will need:


Printed Parts

Printed Tools

Optical Components

Electronic Components

Mechanical Components

Step 1: Visually inspect the optics module

Take the optics module and confirm that:

Step 2: Insert the tube lens

Insert tube lens

Step 3: Remove Pi Camera Lens


The camera board is static sensitive.

Step 4: Attach the Pi Camera

Attach pi camera

Step 5: Attach the objective

Attach the objective

Step 6: Attach the mounting screw

Attach mounting screw

Step 7: Connect ribbon cable

Attach ribbon cable

Step 8: Set the complete module aside

Set the complete optics module aside in a safe place.

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