openflexure
openflexure


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amirberAgain "Saw this during the air pollution open call today, It looks really nice! any reason you used ImageJ and not Python + OpenCV? " | Read more » over 6 years ago
squattingdog "Thanks @warren and @richardbowman for replying, it's appreciated. I'm quite familiar with microscopes and macro photography. I have a Nikon Optipho..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Indeed -- we're hoping the basic microscope kit will create an influx of folks who go on to make openFlexure microscopes! " | Read more » over 6 years ago
richardbowman "Hi @squattingdog, just thought I'd pop up and say that the openflexure microscope is still very much under active development - I've improved my bu..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Hi, @squattingdog - we've been working on an "introductory" microscope build that's an easier stepping stone to this one, which you can upgrade lat..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
squattingdog "@mathew any progress on this build? I was interested in giving it a shot myself but wasn't sure where to start since I've seen very little activity..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
mathew "thanks! I've had some trouble getting the illumination aligned with the very tall illumination arm I made. Its complicated as well by the cable of..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
richardbowman "Hi @matthew, great that you've got some images :) Looking at your graticule, I think your illumination might be misaligned - the blue-yellow gradi..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
mathew "Here are some image sets including a flat field calibration and scale from the PSL imaging. 20160923_PSL_Sphere_SET.zip " | Read more » over 7 years ago
mathew "Here are some image sets including a flat field calibration and scale from the PSL imaging. 20160923_PSL_Sphere_SET.zip " | Read more » over 7 years ago
richardbowman "Brilliant - I've wanted to make a carry case for absolutely ages, but other things keep getting in the way. I'll be excited to see what you come u..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
mathew "a note to myself: I found this article on calibrating microscopes useful background. http://www.agarscientific.com/media/import/Calibration-of-Micr..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
mathew "thanks Richard! I'll try the new files soon. I'm excited to contribute some mounting files to the project and a carrying case. Will get on those in..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
richardbowman "Hey, nice work :) I have also had problems with the legs getting detached during printing, and discovered there was a bug in my OpenSCAD code - it..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
tonyc "I'd like to do a screencap to show just how smooth this movement is. This is so cool to see in action. Exciting to see it built from plans to deplo..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
richardbowman "Hmm, yeah - getting things to reliably push-fit without crazy excessive force is quite tricky between printers, it could just be that your printer ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "I was able to get one of the nuts to sit firmly at the bottom, but the other two wouldn't. My print might be a little messy there, I'm not sure. O..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
richardbowman "Super. Oh, and I meant to say - the hexagonal holes are deliberately oversized, they taper down at the end to grip the nut firmly. The idea is yo..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "Awesome Richard, thanks! The basic mechanism of the rubber bands works flawlessly, the smooth motion is really impressive. I have to post a video..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
richardbowman "Hi Matt, good to hear you got it working :) I have switched to single elastic bands now, and you're right, it does make it much easier. The ins..." | Read more » about 8 years ago