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by matt09
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade
Replies: 16
Views: 5518

Re: Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade

Please excuse my ignorance but my background is engineering and my optical physics knowledge is lacking.. Around 33mm vs around 36mm. That would make it difficult to use with other Olympus objective s I think you're saying a lot of winding the focus knob would be required between objectives? The che...
by matt09
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade
Replies: 16
Views: 5518

Re: Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade

I found this and it's cheap, would it be suitable? Not sure if it's LWD but it looks like it should fit.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/OLYMPUS-40X-Mi ... :rk:6:pf:0

The Nikon is kind of pricey for something that may not work.

Thanks
by matt09
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade
Replies: 16
Views: 5518

Re: Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade

Olympus made a short barrel 40x objective with a long working distance (LWD) for the CK. Could you give me the part number of this please, I can't see it mentioned in the brochure? I think I might give 40x a go but forget 100x, My 3D printed focus adjust will be 2-3x the diameter of the original. T...
by matt09
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade
Replies: 16
Views: 5518

Olympus CK Inverted Microscope Upgrade

Hi All, I've acquired an old Olympus CK microscope in great condition. The objectives included go up to 20x allowing for 200x mag with the stereo eye pieces. I've had a good play and was wondering how well this old scope would work if I were to buy higher magnification objectives. My knowledge on op...