Tips & Tricks for Using Digital Microscopes

November 02, 2012

Digital microscopes provide new opportunities and enhance workflow for measurement and documentation in quality control in 2D and 3D applications. Here, you can find a collection of videos showing set-up tips and tricks for optimal image acquisition. Learn about the use of the zoom lens, the BGA lens, the 360° rotary head, the inclinable stand and the installation of a camera.

Installation of the camera

Only a few simple steps are required to mount the Leica DVM2500 camera firmly to all of the DVM zoom bodies.

Leica Microsystems YouTube channel, March 7, 2012

Accessories to change contrast

The VZ80 RC zoom lenses for Leica Microsystems DVM digital microscopes can be used with a variety of adapters. The video shows some examples of how simple the contrast can be changed with each different snap-on adapter.

Leica Microsystems YouTube channel, March 7, 2012

Using the BGA lens

For inspection of BGA devices on printed circuit boards, a special BGA lens can be used with the digital microscopes of the Leica Microsystems DVM line.

Leica Microsystems YouTube channel, March 7, 2012

Using the VZ700 C zoom lens

This video demonstrates how to use the specific features of the VZ700 C zoom lens for the digital microscope Leica Microsystems DVM. This includes the focus adjustment over the entire zoom range, the application of illumination modes and the enhanced contrasting using the slide-in adapters.

Leica Microsystems YouTube channel, March 7, 2012

Using the rotary head for sample documentation

For some zoom lenses the digital Leica Microsystems DVM microscopes can be equipped with a rotary head to analyze the sample topography from different viewing angles or take a movie. The setup of the rotary head requires only a few simple steps as shown in this video.

Leica Microsystems YouTube channel, March 7, 2012

Using the inclinable stand

The inclinable stand enables an oblique view of the sample at any angle from -90° to +90°. This video illustrates the few steps required to setup the stand so that the sample stays in center and focused at any viewing angle.

Leica Microsystems YouTube channel, March 7, 2012

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