Purchasing the right microscope can be difficult, with so many different makes and models that have come out throughout the years. With different manufacturers offering microscopes, it can sometimes be difficult to tell which used microscope might be a great value and which might be a repair and maintenance nightmare. At Absolute Clarity & Calibration, we can help make this process easier … [Read more...] about Buying a Used Microscope: What to Know and Avoid
When it comes to microscopes in a classroom, it’s important to have a scope that has all the features of a proper microscope with easy-to-use functions and attachments. The new line of educational LED microscopes available from Absolute Clarity & Calibration are no exception are sure to be a great training and teaching tool for your classroom or school science lab We are pleased to introduce … [Read more...] about New Educational LED Microscopes Help Teach Next Generation
At the risk of anthropomorphizing your science department’s inventory of magnification instruments, we’d like to suggest they’re exhausted from a hard year’s work and could benefit from a real summer vacation in the hands of the professionals here at Absolute Clarity & Calibration. During the school year, there’s not always a good time or opportunity for proper preventative maintenance, and … [Read more...] about While School’s Out, Plan Your Repairs and Maintenance
The right job requires the right tool. That’s why petrographic microscopes are the instrument of choice when your work requires looking at rocks and minerals in extensive detail. Petrographic microscopes allow researchers in optical mineralogy and petrography to look closely at rocks and minerals in thin sections. Users can use these microscopes to get incredibly clear and detailed looks at rocks … [Read more...] about Petrographic Microscopes: Focusing on their Uses
Yesterday, I was on-line looking at stereo microscopes on an auction site and found several flat field microscopes with “binocular” heads listed as stereo microscopes. It is extremely frustrating to me to see this error –and I want to make sure that consumers understand that these two microscopes are not interchangeable. A stereo microscope provides a 3D image and a Binocular flat field microscope … [Read more...] about What Is the Difference between Stereo Microscopes and Binocular Microscopes?
Today, I want to talk to you about three common problems that you may encounter with your microscope equipment: alignment, parfocality and internal contamination. Alignment of the optics in a microscope is a common cause of eye fatigue for scope users. We do not recommend that you try to correct any alignment problems with your equipment. If you find your equipment out of alignment, we … [Read more...] about Common Microscope Problems