Ultimate Guide To Calibrating Magnification On A Microscope
Properly calibrating a microscope is something you should know as a researcher, a student of medicine or biology or even an enthusiast that simply wants to observe the beauty in the natural world at the micro level. The basics are outlined here for you to absorb. These will not only allow you to make a customized set up for your microscope, but also to adjust it for various samples that you want to study for as long as you like, depending on their different characteristics, size and complexity.
One must remember that this process of recalibration should be done each time a measurement for a different specimen is to be carried out. It’s a general rule of thumb to repeat the recalibration if a fresh set of measurements is to be taken to remove any error. You should also know that any calibration you do, only works for that objective and for that lens. These requirements change very quickly if a lens is replaced or changed.
The reason such careful calibration is needed, is because small or even miniscule errors produce large errors at the micro level and scientific data should be as free of error and inaccuracy at every turn as possible.
Note: We offer a wide variety of magnification solutions that can be added on most Microscopes found in our Microscope section.