oculars or eyepieces
one (monocular) or two lenses (binocular) next to the eye.
allows you to change the distance seperating the oculars
diopter ring (on binocular microscopes)
adjustment at the base of the left ocular which allows you to adjust for visual differences between the two eyes.
tube holding the ocular
part used to carry the instrument
movable disk to which is attached the objectives
attached to the nosepiece
where the specimen is placed
under stage, which focuses light on the specimen
regulates amount of light reaching the specimen
regulates intensity of light from bulb
coarse focusing knob
Lowers or raises the stage to bring about focusing.
Used only on low power.
fine focusing knob
Focusing. Used on all powers.
Device with a moveable arm into which is inserted the silde.
x axis travel knob
moves slide from side to side
y axis travel knob
moves slide up and down
changes light path from vertical to eye level