Methods for the Openflexure Microscope

Safety Training Requirements[edit | edit source]

Personal protective equipment[edit | edit source]

PPE is to keep YOU safe so that you can keep doing what you want to do.

  1. Safety glasses – always required

OpenFlexure Microscope[edit | edit source]

  1. TEB 6

Operation & Procedure[edit | edit source]

  • To set up the microscope must be connected to a power via the USB-C port, and connected to a monitor with an HDMI cord and to a keyboard and mouse using the USB-A ports.
  • Microscope will turn on automatically once connected to power
  • To Use:
    • Double click the icon titled "OpenFlexure Connect"
    • Choose the "Execute" option
    • Connect to the microscope - should be the only available
    • Under the capture tab images can be taken by clicking the "Capture" button
    • Under the navigate tab the stage can be moved by entering coordinates
    • All images taken can be found under the gallery tab
    • Images taken are automatically saved to files under the path var>openflexure>data>micrographs and can be transferred to an external hard drive for transfer

Shutdown[edit | edit source]

  • To turn the microscope off it can be disconnected from power or the monitor can be turned off
  • Files are automatically saved

References[edit | edit source]

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Keywords safety, laboratory, fast methods
Authors Tierney Craven
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Organizations Free Appropriate Sustainable Technology, Western University
Language English (en)
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Created September 23, 2022 by Tierney Craven
Modified February 28, 2024 by Felipe Schenone
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