Microscope
question:microscope

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Bronwen "Hi @aquilies just to add what @asnow said, we've been stacking the amscope lenses with Raspberry Pi cameras, which has worked well, but this is a n..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago
asnow "Hi @acuiles! We typically source lenses from Amscope, they usually have the best price, free and fast shipping! We typically work with 10 or 20x. A..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago
warren "I think it will work! It doesn't seem like the width of the stage is that important. " | Read more » about 6 years ago
j-bower "Yes, for sure. I need to double check on the plywood I have lying around - pretty sure it’s 1/4 inch. There’s also lots of scrap. I noticed you lis..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "I heard you also have a lasercutter? These new files for the stage can be cut pretty easily by hand or by lasercutter -- would you be able to send ..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
j-bower "Of course! Thanks for the link, and thanks Richard! " | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "@j-bower, thanks for offering to help print these! " | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "@j-bower -- Richard Bowman has taken a stab at a combined lens mount for v1 and v2 cameras! https://github.com/rwb27/openflexure_microscope/issues/..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
cfastie "If that model is modified to allow for the components and the ribbon, it should be done so the new underside surfaces are not horizontal. FDM print..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Although that's not the right piece -- we actually need the wider adapter; i think Richard was just saying he thought the camera interface was modi..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Richard from OpenFlexure has proposed this piece, although I'm not sure it's compatible with both cameras -- https://github.com/rwb27/openflexure_m..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Just as a price reference, Thingiverse offers a kind of crowdsourced printing service and various services seem to offer about $12 as a quote for t..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "There seems to be a small piece that sits under the camera too! http://partsandcrafts.org/pi_microscope/picam2_lens_gripper.stl That would be ama..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "There is one part at Thingiverse. Is that the only one you need printed? The part at Thingiverse has a flat horizontal lower surface which could ca..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "I posted this on Thingiverse too! https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2820427 " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Zooniverse link! https://www.theplastictide.com/blog-1/2017/4/24/launching-our-tagging-website-2-days-to-go " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "And just to link to what @amirberAgain mentioned about automatic particle detection in #silica #dust pollution: https://publiclab.org/notes/amirbe..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
amirberAgain "Another ask /suggestion : place particles on a polarized film sheet illuminated from below, image with a cross polarizer to remove the background. " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Got some good feedback from @maxliboiron from Newfoundland and http://civiclaboratory.nl -- @maxliboirox: You can't. Not with any accuracy. A few ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
tech4gt " More info here " | Read more » over 6 years ago
amirberAgain "Another ask/ suggestion would be to image using black/uv light, most plastics would show strong signs of fluorescence which might help descriminati..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
jlev "Thanks @amirberAgain. I've contacted my friend at Greenpeace and asked him for some more images with less overlap and a wider array of lighting con..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
amirberAgain "Code: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HDekiO0l9DEmSBmbWBVOEEPvSkys6AUa/view?usp=sharing " | Read more » over 6 years ago
amirberAgain "I tried to apply the same simplistic approach as was in the particle image. Not sure why, but Sobel didn't work, but Canny did. Other than that - t..." | Read more » over 6 years ago