# community-microscope question:community-microscope

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mimiss "Here's a set of four lenses from Amscope that is better priced, $80 for all four. " | Read more » over 2 years ago mimiss "I can note that the Pis and Cameras are easily available on Amazon, and run about$25 for each part. The stages you can laser cut depending on avai..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
mimiss "Hi, I've gathered some links here that I hope are helpful, or at least can point you to the parts list you're looking for. The Basic Microscope ha..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
stevie "Hi Macapola, thanks for posting. Just adding in the photo of your setup. Can you share a video of what you're seeing similar to what Meculus sha..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
warren "Hi, @Meculus and @macapola - the other element that may be causing trouble is the light. If you are right up against the slide, almost touching, th..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
macapola "HI! I have the same problem, did you find any solutions? " | Read more » about 3 years ago
Meculus "I can get it to focus somewhat, but with an onion skin (the main thing I tried), and try to focus as much as I can, it just looks like this: Movi..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
warren "Hi! focusing can be tough, but if you're occasionally getting things into focus you're doing well. The lens needs to be right up near the slide, al..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
Bronwen " Hi- I was able to make this work a year ago, but haven't tried since more recent updates (I think I was running 7.1 the last time I was connecting..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
Bronwen " Oh, wow, I totally missed the mark, that's even cooler. " | Read more » almost 4 years ago
warren "Although, "tell these apart" may also be a relative term. When you see the light or dark regions, you dont see the pits themselves but rather diffe..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
warren "And to answer a question above, I /think/ this would put all "long" pits in the 1 regions, and all "short" pits in the 0 regions. So, you'd have to..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
warren "Oh, actually this technique doesn't use a laser cutter - it forms an image by copying data onto the DVD at differing densities, so that the actual ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
Bronwen " You know what, forget what I said about kerf width-- I'm used to the range I listed, but I'm finding some charts for lasers that makes it seem lik..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
Bronwen "Oh cool, this is a super interesting question. I think this would be tricky to do at the scale that our calibration slides currently have (the rul..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
Bronwen "Which webcam are you using? If you're using one of the USB webcams (basic or upgrade), you might want to check that everything is still level-- no..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
warren "And apologies for the slow reply; we have been gearing up for the Barnraising this week! https://publiclab.org/barnraising " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Hello! We've put all the instructions up at http://publiclab.org/micro, for the various versions of the kit. I believe the paper insert notes this ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
Sasaka-4628 "Thanksgiving holiday! สมัคร Gclub " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Also, apologies for the slowness on responding - we were off for Thanksgiving holiday! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Hello! We've put a lot of instructions up at http://publiclab.org/micro, but given that there are a number of variants of the kit, I agree that we ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
MaggPi "As discussed above , effective image magnification can be determined by image scaling against a known reference. This is also sometimes referred ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "Magnification in this context is the relationship between the size of an object and the size of an image of that object. Assuming the hatch marks..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
Bronwen "That's a good point, Chris. People ask us what the magnification of our microscope is, and what we're able to tell them are the dimensions of the f..." | Read more » over 4 years ago