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 Remove the left fine focus knob from the microscope as follows:  ​ Remove the left fine focus knob from the microscope as follows:  ​
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_1.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 1: Pull off rubber boot}}]+[{{ e600_1.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 1: Pull off rubber boot}}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_2.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 2: Use screwdriver to remove nut }}]+[{{ e600_2.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 2: Use screwdriver to remove nut }}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_3.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3: Pull knob straight off to expose shaft}}]+[{{ e600_3.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 3: Pull knob straight off to expose shaft}}]
                
 a) Pull off the black rubber boot covering the fine focus knob. \\ a) Pull off the black rubber boot covering the fine focus knob. \\
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 ===== Part 2 - Installing the Baseplate ===== ===== Part 2 - Installing the Baseplate =====
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_4.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4: Uninstalled baseplate}}] ​+[{{ e600_4.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 4: Uninstalled baseplate}}] ​
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_5.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 5: Installed baseplate}}]+[{{ e600_5.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 5: Installed baseplate}}]
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 Locate the baseplate and position it so that the horizontal adjustment bar is on the left side of the microscope. Lift the front of the microscope up and slide the baseplate under the microscope so that the horizontal adjustment bar is centered under the left focus knob.  Locate the baseplate and position it so that the horizontal adjustment bar is on the left side of the microscope. Lift the front of the microscope up and slide the baseplate under the microscope so that the horizontal adjustment bar is centered under the left focus knob.
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 ===== Part-3 Installing & Aligning the Motor Drive ===== ===== Part-3 Installing & Aligning the Motor Drive =====
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_6.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 6: Slide ASI dive shaft }}]+[{{ e600_6.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 6: Slide ASI dive shaft }}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_7.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 7:  Secure but do not tighten adjustments}}]+[{{ e600_7.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 7:  Secure but do not tighten adjustments}}]
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_8.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 8:  Baseplate must be against scope}}]+[{{ e600_8.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 8:  Baseplate must be against scope}}]
  
 a) Loosen the screw securing the adjustment bar to the baseplate. ​ This is the horizontal adjustment screw. ​ The adjustment bar is located just to the left of the left focus knob.  Use the 3 mm hex wrench. ​ Loosen the screw just enough so that the adjustment bar can slide easily in the groove in the baseplate. a) Loosen the screw securing the adjustment bar to the baseplate. ​ This is the horizontal adjustment screw. ​ The adjustment bar is located just to the left of the left focus knob.  Use the 3 mm hex wrench. ​ Loosen the screw just enough so that the adjustment bar can slide easily in the groove in the baseplate.
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 c) Rotate the drive plate so that the recesses at the bottom, inside edges of the drive plate align with the keys on the outside edges of the adjustment bar, then press the drive plate towards the adjustment bar until it meshes. ​ Please Note the baseplate may need to be moved to properly align the adjustment bar. c) Rotate the drive plate so that the recesses at the bottom, inside edges of the drive plate align with the keys on the outside edges of the adjustment bar, then press the drive plate towards the adjustment bar until it meshes. ​ Please Note the baseplate may need to be moved to properly align the adjustment bar.
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_9.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 9: Tighten baseplate clamp after drive is installed & roughly aligned}}]+[{{ e600_9.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 9: Tighten baseplate clamp after drive is installed & roughly aligned}}]
  
 d) Screw in the vertical adjustment screw but leave it just loose enough so that the drive plate can slide up and down.  Use the 3 mm hex wrench. ​ Use the 5/64 Allen wrench to tighten the set screw located on the right side of the base plate. ​ Tightening this set screw will cause the silver clamp to press against the microscope and this will secure the baseplate to the microscope. ​ d) Screw in the vertical adjustment screw but leave it just loose enough so that the drive plate can slide up and down.  Use the 3 mm hex wrench. ​ Use the 5/64 Allen wrench to tighten the set screw located on the right side of the base plate. ​ Tightening this set screw will cause the silver clamp to press against the microscope and this will secure the baseplate to the microscope. ​
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 e) Slide the motor drive up and down, forward and backward slightly while turning the right fine focus knob until it is in the position where minimum drag is felt on the right focus knob.  Secure the motor drive into position by tightening the horizontal and vertical adjustment screws. Slide the tab that protrudes from the ASI drive shaft clamp into one of the slots on the white plastic gear on the microscope focus shaft, as shown in figure # 6. This clamp is located on the drive shaft between the black encoder and the microscope. ​  ​Tighten the drive shaft clamp, as shown in figure #10 below. ​ Use the 7/64 inch hex wrench. e) Slide the motor drive up and down, forward and backward slightly while turning the right fine focus knob until it is in the position where minimum drag is felt on the right focus knob.  Secure the motor drive into position by tightening the horizontal and vertical adjustment screws. Slide the tab that protrudes from the ASI drive shaft clamp into one of the slots on the white plastic gear on the microscope focus shaft, as shown in figure # 6. This clamp is located on the drive shaft between the black encoder and the microscope. ​  ​Tighten the drive shaft clamp, as shown in figure #10 below. ​ Use the 7/64 inch hex wrench.
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​e600_10.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 10: Tightening the drive shaft clamp}}]+[{{ e600_10.png?​direct&​300 |Figure 10: Tightening the drive shaft clamp}}]
      
 g) Recheck the alignment by noting the drag on the right fine focus knob.  No  noticeable drag should be felt  Repeat the steps above if necessary. g) Recheck the alignment by noting the drag on the right fine focus knob.  No  noticeable drag should be felt  Repeat the steps above if necessary.
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 ===== Part 4-Installing the motor drive cover plate & fine focus knob. ===== ===== Part 4-Installing the motor drive cover plate & fine focus knob. =====
  
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 a) Locate the motor drive cover. Remove the 4/40 button head screws from the drive with the 1/16 “ Allen wrench. Position the motor drive covert over the motor drive assembly and secure in place using the 4/40 button head screws.  ​ a) Locate the motor drive cover. Remove the 4/40 button head screws from the drive with the 1/16 “ Allen wrench. Position the motor drive covert over the motor drive assembly and secure in place using the 4/40 button head screws.  ​
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