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- Brand: Zeiss
- Product Code: 23752
Here is a Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Fluorescence LED Motorized Phase Contrast Definite Focus Microscope
Setup for Brightfield with Fluorescence and Phase Contrast studies.
This microscope system is optimized for biological studies where enhanced contrasting and extended observation stability is required.
The Lumencor Spectra 7-CLX features (7) switchable LED ranges.
The LEP Motorized Stage has a total travel range of 120 x 85mm. The custom stage insert will accommodate slides, petri dish or wellplates.
The Definite Focus system allows the Z-axis to maintain focus over long periods by auto adjusting the motorized Z-axis position in relation to the sample.
This axis point can be programmed and stored within the base for repeatability.
The total magnification of this system is currently 100x to 400x.
Axio Observer 7, which is practically the same to this model and in similar configuration can reach a cost of $120,000.00
This Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Fluorescence LED Motorized Phase Contrast Definite Focus Microscope is in good working order with all aspects tested fully.
Microscope optics have been cleaned professionally under a class 10,000 clean room hood.
Please see the exact video and photos below.
Testing we performed:
The Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Fluorescence LED Motorized Phase Contrast Definite Focus Microscope passed all tests and was found to be fully functional:
Tested halogen lamp and source fully: PASSED
Tested fluorescence and source fully: PASSED
Tested transmission halogen light path: PASSED
Tested reflective fluorescence light path: PASSED
Tested objectives for clarity: PASSED
Tested port-splitter to split between camera and eyepieces: PASSED
Tested mechanical condenser: PASSED
Tested motorized Z-axis: PASSED
Tested motorized fluorescence turret: PASSED
Tested motorized objective turret: PASSED
Tested connection from camera to laptop: PASSED
Tested motorized light path switching: PASSED
Tested motorized stage virtually and w/joystick: PASSED
Tested Definite Focus unit's autofocus ability on all objectives: PASSED
Tested virtual control of microscope: PASSED
Tested live feed for clarity: PASSED
Tested all filter slides: PASSED
During testing this Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Fluorescence LED Motorized Phase Contrast Definite Focus Microscope was found to have no issues.
A clear image was produced through the eyepieces as well as through the camera port.
All of the mechanical and motorized components moved freely and the test sample was able to be focused without excessive effort.
System consists of:
Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Microscope with touchscreen
232 Power Supply
Definite Focus Controller
Binocular Head (#MH-0130)
(2) W-Pl 10x/23 Eyepieces
Prisms / Condensers:
6-position Mechanical Condenser NA:0.35 WD:70mm
Prisms: Ph2 (#PH269)
Fluorescence Light Path:
Definite Focus Unit w/ controller
Fluorescence Filter Cubes:
6-position Motorized Filter Cube Turret
XF100 FITC (Green): DM 505, EM 535/45 (#F00393)
Custom DAPI/TRITC (Blue/Red) (#F00616)
XF53 FITC/TxRed (Green/Red): DM 490 + 575, EM 528/40 + 633/55 (#F00576)
HAL100 12V 100W Halogen Lamp w/ 232 power supply
Lumencor SPECTRA 7-CLX-NA LED Source
LEP XY Motorized Stage
LEP MAC5000 Controller
6-position Motorized Objective Turret
10x/0.3 EC Plan-NEOFLUAR (#O2538)
20x/0.4 LD Plan-NEOFLUAR Korr (#O1595)
40x/0.65 A-Plan Ph2 (#O1570)
Photo / Port Splits:
100% Side Port : 50/50 Side Port/Eye or Front Port : 100% Eye or Front Port
100% Eyepiece or 100% Front Port
Thermo Scientific Photometrics X1 CCD Camera
Active Resolution: 2208 x 2208 pixels
4.54um pixel size
Thermo-electrically cooled to 0 C
14-bit dynamic range
75% peak Quantum Efficiency (QE)
USB 2.0 (no additional CameraLink or FireWire Cards needed)
Sony SuperHAD Microlens Architecture
Computer and Software:
Dell Latitude i5 laptop running Photometrics software and MicroManager software.
Z-axis, XY Stage, Light Path Switching, Port Switching, Objective Turret, Filter Cube Turret, Halogen Lamp Intensity, Fluorescence Shutter
Communication and power cables.
Configuration and Setup:
Illumination: Brightfield w/ Fluorescence, Phase Contrast
Objectives: 10x/0.3 EC Plan-NEOFLUAR, 20x/0.4 LD Plan-NEOFLUAR Korr, 40x/0.65 A-Plan Ph2
Light Sources: HAL100 12V 100W Halogen Lamp, Lumencor SPECTRA 7-CLX-NA LED
Stage: Motorized XY
This Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Fluorescence LED Motorized Phase Contrast Definite Focus Microscope is currently set up for Brightfield with Fluorescence and Phase Contrast studies.
The Photometrics X1 Camera Digital Camera is capable of taking detailed digital images.
The system includes a Dell Latitude i5 laptop running the Photometrics software for live feed and still images, MicroManager software for virtual control.
The video gives an overview of the Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Fluorescence LED Motorized Phase Contrast Definite Focus Microscope, including all components and laptop with software.
This video performs functionality of all features of the Zeiss AXIO Observer.Z1 Inverted Fluorescence LED Motorized Phase Contrast Definite Focus Microscope.
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1. All items are different, but they all follow the same principle when packaging.
2. Start with a well-constructed crate
A well-constructed crate would consist of 1/2” to 5/8” Plywood with framing. We generally purchase our crates from a third party who specializes in custom crates.
3. You always want the Instrument to not be directly on the wood deck of the crate. This is done by placing it on foam, inside of the crate. We use 2” 1.7 lb. density foam which works great. It provides cushioning and enough firmness to support the Instrument.
4. The next step is to make sure there is nothing on the deck of the Instrument and the Head/ Arm is secured. In some cases there will be multiple arms to secure but for this example there is only one. The reason for this is so there is no free movement during transit which could cause serious damage to the Instrument.
5. The next step is to make sure your Instrument is covered in either a pallet bag or shrink wrap so no dust or foreign object will get into the crate.
6. The next step is to secure the instrument inside the crate by bracing. We use a method of 2x4’s which have 1” foam shrink wrapped to them so no piece of wood touches the actual instrument.
7. Final step is to photograph everything inside the crate and then seal it with screws.
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