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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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 Remove the left fine focus knob from the microscope as follows:  ​ Remove the left fine focus knob from the microscope as follows:  ​
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 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. ​ 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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 When installing the coupler insure that it is pressed all the way against the brass part of the microscope without pushing the right focus knob out at all.  Check for any play in the focus shaft by pushing & pulling the right focus knob – there should be no play.  Fasten the flex coupler using a 2mm Allen wrench. When installing the coupler insure that it is pressed all the way against the brass part of the microscope without pushing the right focus knob out at all.  Check for any play in the focus shaft by pushing & pulling the right focus knob – there should be no play.  Fasten the flex coupler using a 2mm Allen wrench.
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 Locate the baseplate and remove the ASI drive from it if it is attached by using the 3mm 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 3mm 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 7/64” Allen wrench to lightly tighten this screw. ​ Please note that the base plate may need to be moved slightly to align everything correctly. ​ Use the 5/64” Allen wrench to tighten the base plate camp on the right side of the microscope as shown. 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 7/64” Allen wrench to lightly tighten this screw. ​ Please note that the base plate may need to be moved slightly to align everything correctly. ​ Use the 5/64” Allen wrench to tighten the base plate camp on the right side of the microscope as shown.
  
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 Use the 5/64” or 2 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. Use the 5/64” or 2 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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 This completes the procedure for installing the ASI motor drive on to the Olympus BX51\BX53 Microscope.  ​ This completes the procedure for installing the ASI motor drive on to the Olympus BX51\BX53 Microscope.  ​
  
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