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 ===== Part 1 - Removing the Right Fine Focus Knob ===== ===== Part 1 - Removing the Right Fine Focus Knob =====
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_1.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 1a. Use 1.5 Allen to Loosen set screw}}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_1.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 1a. Use 1.5 Allen to Loosen set screw}}]
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-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_2.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 1.b Pull Knob off to Remove Fine Focus Knob}}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_2.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 1.b Pull Knob off to Remove Fine Focus Knob}}]
  
 Remove the right fine focus knob from the microscope as shown in figures 1a & 1b Remove the right fine focus knob from the microscope as shown in figures 1a & 1b
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 ===== Part-2 Installing & Aligning the Motor Drive ===== ===== Part-2 Installing & Aligning the Motor Drive =====
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_3.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 2a. Loosen horizontal adjustment screw}}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_3.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 2a. Loosen horizontal adjustment screw}}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_4.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 2b.  Attach side plate to microscope with 5mm screws}}] ​     ​+[{{ diaphot_tmd_4.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 2b.  Attach side plate to microscope with 5mm screws}}] ​     ​
  
 ===== Installing the side plate & the horizontal adjustment bar. ===== ===== Installing the side plate & the horizontal adjustment bar. =====
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 a) Locate the side plate, the motor drive, adjustment bar, and the Allen wrenches. Use the 3mm Allen wrench to loosen the screw securing the adjustment bar as shown in figure 2a. Use the two 5 x 15mm Allen head screws & 4mm Allen wrench to mount the side plate and adjustment bar assembly to the right side of the microscope as shown in figure 2b. a) Locate the side plate, the motor drive, adjustment bar, and the Allen wrenches. Use the 3mm Allen wrench to loosen the screw securing the adjustment bar as shown in figure 2a. Use the two 5 x 15mm Allen head screws & 4mm Allen wrench to mount the side plate and adjustment bar assembly to the right side of the microscope as shown in figure 2b.
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_5.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3a. loosen clamp wrench to on motor drive near encoder and remove 1st drive shaft}}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_5.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3a. loosen clamp wrench to on motor drive near encoder and remove 1st drive shaft}}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_6.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3b. Install 1st drive shaft on to microscope’s fine focus shaft  }}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_6.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3b. Install 1st drive shaft on to microscope’s fine focus shaft  }}]
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-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_7.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3c. Use 7/64” Allen  securely tighten clamp }}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_7.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3c. Use 7/64” Allen  securely tighten clamp }}]
  
 ===== Installing the fist drive shaft ===== ===== Installing the fist drive shaft =====
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 Locate the ASI motor drive and use the 7/64” Allen wrench to loosen the two clamps near the black encoder body.  Remove the fist drive shaft and install it onto the microscopes fine focus shaft as shown in the above figures 3a, 3b, and 3c.  Make sure that you press the fist drive shaft completely against the white nylon washer on the microscopes fine focus shaft, also press the clamp against the white nylon washer as well, and secure the shaft in place by tightening the clamp with the 7/64” Allen wrench. ​ Insure that the clamp is securely tightened to prevent any slippage. Locate the ASI motor drive and use the 7/64” Allen wrench to loosen the two clamps near the black encoder body.  Remove the fist drive shaft and install it onto the microscopes fine focus shaft as shown in the above figures 3a, 3b, and 3c.  Make sure that you press the fist drive shaft completely against the white nylon washer on the microscopes fine focus shaft, also press the clamp against the white nylon washer as well, and secure the shaft in place by tightening the clamp with the 7/64” Allen wrench. ​ Insure that the clamp is securely tightened to prevent any slippage.
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_8.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4a.  Install drive by sliding 2nd drive shaft over the 1st drive shaft}}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_8.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4a.  Install drive by sliding 2nd drive shaft over the 1st drive shaft}}]
    
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_9.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4b. Slip drive into groves and hold in place while screwing in vertical adjustment screw. }}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_9.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4b. Slip drive into groves and hold in place while screwing in vertical adjustment screw. }}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_10.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4c. Drive shaft clamps}}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_10.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4c. Drive shaft clamps}}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_11.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4d. Tighten 2nd drive shaft}}]+[{{ diaphot_tmd_11.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4d. Tighten 2nd drive shaft}}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​diaphot_tmd_12.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4e. Check for slippage by holding onto Drive shaft gear while turning the left fine focus Knob on the microscope.}}]  ​    +[{{ diaphot_tmd_12.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4e. Check for slippage by holding onto Drive shaft gear while turning the left fine focus Knob on the microscope.}}]  ​    
   
  
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