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Tips for Optimizing Microscope Illumination
Tips for Optimizing Microscope Illumination
There are four areas to check when adjusting your microscope illumination: the rheostat, a light filter, the aperture diaphragm, and the field diaphragm. Read more about how to accurately set up your microscope's illumination here.
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Microscope C-Mount Field of View
Microscope C-Mount Field of View
Connecting a digital microscope camera with a microscope requires the use of a c-mount adapter. However, figuring out how to maximize your field of view can be tricky. Learn more about which camera sensors pair best with which c-mount adapters.
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Microscope Beam Splitter
Microscope Beam Splitter
The microscope beam splitter directs light either to the eyepieces, to the camera, or sometimes both at the same time. When purchasing a microscope it is a good idea to know what functions the beam splitter will provide. Learn more in this article.
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Tracking Alaskan Fish with a Microscope
Tracking Alaskan Fish with a Microscope
The Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game's William Jack Hernandez Sport fish Hatchery uses a microscope to study how size at release of their fish changes return in fish size and numbers. Read more about their process and view some images under the microscope.
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Vinyl Record under the Microscope
Vinyl Record under the Microscope
Ever wonder what a vinyl record looks like under high magnification?  We put one of our records under the microscope - take a look!
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Paramecium Microscope Project
Paramecium Microscope Project
Viewing paramecium under the microscope is a great project for kids and adults! Learn how to grow your own paramecium and prepare samples to view under your microscope.
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