Different types of microtomes for microscopy

Here I show you a rotating microtome and two table microtomes. The rotating microtome is large and heavy and used mostly in histology. The two table microtomes have a different working principle and are also suited for amateur microscopy use.

What is Rheinberg illumination?

Rheinberg illumination is a variation of darkfield. Rheinberg filters are placed into the filter holder of the microscope, which produce a colored image of the specimen on a background of a different color.

A Projection Screen for Microscopes

projection screen

Projection screens are useful if several people want to look at the specimen. The screen is mounted on the trinocular head instead of a camera.