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 ===== Part 1 - Removing the Left Fine Focus Knob& installing the Flex Coupler ===== ===== Part 1 - Removing the Left Fine Focus Knob& installing the Flex Coupler =====
  
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 Use the 3mm Allen wrench to remove the large knob from the fine focus knob.  Firmly hold the right fine focus knob with your right hand and turn the left fine focus knob counter clockwise to unscrew it from the fine focus shaft. ​ Use the 3mm Allen wrench to remove the large knob from the fine focus knob.  Firmly hold the right fine focus knob with your right hand and turn the left fine focus knob counter clockwise to unscrew it from the fine focus shaft. ​
  
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 Locate the baseplate and remove the ASI drive from it if it is attached by using the 2.5 mm Allen wrench to remove the Horizontal adjustment screw. ​ Position the base plate assembly 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 base plate under the microscope so that angled portion of the base plate is aligned with the contour of the microscope. ​ Locate the baseplate and remove the ASI drive from it if it is attached by using the 2.5 mm Allen wrench to remove the Horizontal adjustment screw. ​ Position the base plate assembly 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 base plate under the microscope so that angled portion of the base plate is aligned with the contour of the microscope. ​
  
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 ===== Part-3 Installing & Aligning the Motor Drive ===== ===== Part-3 Installing & Aligning the Motor Drive =====
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 As shown in the above photos install the Z-drive onto the base plate by sliding the drive shaft into the flex coupler, and installing the horizontal adjustment screw that was removed in Part 2.  Use the 2.5 mm Allen wrench to lightly tighten this screw. Leave it loose enough so that the vertical adjustment bar assembly can slide within the grove. Please note that the base plate may need to be moved slightly to align everything correctly. Use the 1.5 mm Allen wrench to securely tighten the flex coupler onto the ASI Z drive shaft. ​ Please note that this screw must be securely tightened to prevent slippage. As shown in the above photos install the Z-drive onto the base plate by sliding the drive shaft into the flex coupler, and installing the horizontal adjustment screw that was removed in Part 2.  Use the 2.5 mm Allen wrench to lightly tighten this screw. Leave it loose enough so that the vertical adjustment bar assembly can slide within the grove. Please note that the base plate may need to be moved slightly to align everything correctly. Use the 1.5 mm Allen wrench to securely tighten the flex coupler onto the ASI Z drive shaft. ​ Please note that this screw must be securely tightened to prevent slippage.
  
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 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 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
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 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. 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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 Use the 1.5 mm  Allen wrench to tighten the base plate clamps as shown above. Use the 1.5 mm  Allen wrench to tighten the base plate clamps as shown above.
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 This completes the procedure for installing the ASI motor drive on to the Olympus BX53 Microscope.  ​ This completes the procedure for installing the ASI motor drive on to the Olympus BX53 Microscope.  ​
  
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