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 [{{ ::​smz1500_z_11.jpg?​300 |Figure 9. Use the two original screws to secure the baseplate to the microscope}}] [{{ ::​smz1500_z_11.jpg?​300 |Figure 9. Use the two original screws to secure the baseplate to the microscope}}]
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_12.jpg?​300 |Figure 10. Install Z-drive over fine focus shaft.}}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_12.jpg?​300 |Figure 10. Install Z-drive over fine focus shaft.}}]
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_13.jpg?​300 |Figure 11. Align drive and install horizontal adjustment screw }}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_13.jpg?​300 |Figure 11. Align drive and install horizontal adjustment screw }}]
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-{{ ::​smz1500_z_14.jpg?​300 |Figure 12. Push drive clamp up against focus knob & tighten}}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_14.jpg?​300 |Figure 12. Push drive clamp up against focus knob & tighten}}]
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_15.jpg?​300 |Figure 13. Tighten the vertical adjustment screws}}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_15.jpg?​300 |Figure 13. Tighten the vertical adjustment screws}}]
  
 Install the drive as shown in figure 10. Please note that there is a groove on the baseplate that the tab on the adjustment bar slides into. Secure the drive to the base plate with the horizontal adjustment screw as shown in figure 11.   Push drive clamp up against focus knob & tighten as shown in figure 12.  Please not that this clamp must be securely tightened to prevent any slippage. ​ After the drive clamp has been securely tightened tighten the vertical adjustment screws as shown in figure 13. Install the drive as shown in figure 10. Please note that there is a groove on the baseplate that the tab on the adjustment bar slides into. Secure the drive to the base plate with the horizontal adjustment screw as shown in figure 11.   Push drive clamp up against focus knob & tighten as shown in figure 12.  Please not that this clamp must be securely tightened to prevent any slippage. ​ After the drive clamp has been securely tightened tighten the vertical adjustment screws as shown in figure 13.
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 Locate the zoom gear and spacer as shown in figure 14.  Install this assembly onto the zoom shaft as shown in figures 15 & 16.  Align and secure the gears in place as shown in figures 17 through 20. Then install the cover as shown in figure 21.  Please note that the zoom assembly of the microscope may need to be turned in the stand slightly as described in figure 20 to get the gears to mate properly. Locate the zoom gear and spacer as shown in figure 14.  Install this assembly onto the zoom shaft as shown in figures 15 & 16.  Align and secure the gears in place as shown in figures 17 through 20. Then install the cover as shown in figure 21.  Please note that the zoom assembly of the microscope may need to be turned in the stand slightly as described in figure 20 to get the gears to mate properly.
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_17.jpg?​300 |Figure 14. Zoom gear & spacer}} ​              ​+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_17.jpg?​300 |Figure 14. Zoom gear & spacer}}]              ​
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_18.jpg?​300 |Figure 15. Installing zoom gear & spacer onto zoom shaft}}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_18.jpg?​300 |Figure 15. Installing zoom gear & spacer onto zoom shaft}}]
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_19.jpg?​300 |Figure 16.  From the end of the zoom gear there should be a distance of  3/16 “ (~ 4.5 mm) to the end of the shaft. ​ Install & tighten the clamp as shown to secure the gear in place}}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_19.jpg?​300 |Figure 16.  From the end of the zoom gear there should be a distance of  3/16 “ (~ 4.5 mm) to the end of the shaft. ​ Install & tighten the clamp as shown to secure the gear in place}}]
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_20.jpg?​300 |Figure 17. Located the zoom drive & cover and install it as shown in figure 14 so that the gears mate.}}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_20.jpg?​300 |Figure 17. Located the zoom drive & cover and install it as shown in figure 14 so that the gears mate.}}]
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_21.jpg?​300 |Figure 18.  Install motor and cover gears need to mate.}} ​    +[{{ ::​smz1500_z_21.jpg?​300 |Figure 18.  Install motor and cover gears need to mate.}}    ​
  
-{{ ::​smz1500_z_22.jpg?​300 |Figure 19.  When gears are properly aligned use the 7/64" Allen wrench to tighten the screw that secures the zoom motor.}}+[{{ ::​smz1500_z_22.jpg?​300 |Figure 19.  When gears are properly aligned use the 7/64" Allen wrench to tighten the screw that secures the zoom motor.}}]
  
 Check the alignment by noting the drag while turning the right zoom knob.  No noticeable drag should be felt at any point with in the full 360 degrees of rotation. ​ If any noticeable drag is felt loosen the Zoom assembly and realign it.  ​ Check the alignment by noting the drag while turning the right zoom knob.  No noticeable drag should be felt at any point with in the full 360 degrees of rotation. ​ If any noticeable drag is felt loosen the Zoom assembly and realign it.  ​
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