Got Microscopic Confusion?
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There's more to a microscope than meets the eye - here you'll learn what to look for, and what to avoid. [More]
Learn about the various grades of optics and
the good bad and ugly of monocular vs. binocular. [More]
Learn about the four most popular light sources, and why you might some are better than others, and one... well, not so good. [More]
Fine focus, coarse focus, slip clutch...
a few things you'll want to know BEFORE you buy. [More]
What are all those levers and knobs and adjusters and such? Learn what you want and why. [More]
Planning on buying a used microscope?
Learn why you might want to think twice about that idea! [More]
If you make it this far in the guide, you'll know more about
microscopes than 99% of the people out there!
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