Holds 2 eyepieces or oculars
2 Lenses positioned in binocular tube; magnifies image 10x
Diopter adjustment ring
Ring at base of left eyepiece; adjusted according to interpupillary distance
Used to carry microscope
Revolving plate which holds objective lenses
4 lenses which magnify the image
Low power objective
High (dry) power objective
Oil immersion objective (longest objective)
Platform containing a central opening; contains a specimen holder with a spring-loaded finger
Device which holds the microscope slide in place and moves it along the stage
Group of lenses below the stage in which directs and concentrates the light beam from the lamp to the specimen
Adjusts the amount of light passing through the condenser; controls brightness
Coarse Adjustment Knob
Focuses image by raising and lowering the stage; clockwise=raises stage, counter-clockwise=lowers stage
Fine Adjustment Knob
Small knob in center of course adjustment knob used for final focusing
Bottom support; houses lamp
Light source; a tungsten bulb
Voltage control dial or slide
Controls intensity of light from lamp
Switch on front which turns on lamp; indicator lamp shines when light is on
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