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 Install the clutch plate & Z drive as shown in figures 6 & 7. 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 8.   Use a screwdriver to push drive clamp up against the clutch plate & tighten as shown in figure 9.  Please note that this clamp must be securely tightened to prevent any slippage.  ​ Install the clutch plate & Z drive as shown in figures 6 & 7. 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 8.   Use a screwdriver to push drive clamp up against the clutch plate & tighten as shown in figure 9.  Please note that this clamp must be securely tightened to prevent any slippage.  ​
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 Check the alignment by noting the drag while turning the right fine focus 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 Vertical & Horizontal adjustment screws and reposition the drive to a point where no drag is felt. Then hold the drive in place and tighten Vertical & Horizontal adjustment screws. Check the alignment by noting the drag while turning the right fine focus 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 Vertical & Horizontal adjustment screws and reposition the drive to a point where no drag is felt. Then hold the drive in place and tighten Vertical & Horizontal adjustment screws.
         
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 +==== Part 4 - Installing and aligning the Zoom motor drive assembly ====
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- +Align and secure the gears in place as shown in figures 13 through 16. Then install the cover as shown in figure 17.  Please note that the zoom assembly of the microscope may need to be turned in the stand slightly as described in figure 14 to get the gears to mate properly.
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-Part 4- Installing and aligning the Zoom motor drive assembly  +
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-Locate the zoom gear and spacer as shown in figure 10.  Install this assembly onto the zoom shaft as shown in figures 11 & 12.  ​Align and secure the gears in place as shown in figures 13 through ​ +
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-16. Then install the cover as shown in figure 17.  Please note that the zoom assembly of the microscope may need to be turned in the stand slightly as described in figure 14 to get the gears to mate properly.+
  
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 +[{{ ::​szx12_z_23.jpg?​300 |Figure 13. Loosen the screw that secures the zoom motor and press against the adjustment bar as shown so that the gears mate as shown in figure 14.}}]
  
 +[{{ ::​szx12_z_24.jpg?​300 |Figure 14. Gears properly aligned. .  If the gears do not mate as shown loosen the thumbscrew that secures the zoom assembly to the stand, and turn the zoom assembly until the gears mate as shown. ​ Retighten the thumbscrew when complete.}}]
  
 +[{{ ::​szx12_z_25.jpg?​300 |Figure 15.  When gears are properly aligned use the 7/64" Allen wrench to tighten the screw that secures the zoom motor.}}] ​      
  
 +[{{ ::​szx12_z_26.jpg?​300 |Figure 16. Install the clamp onto the zoom gear and use the 7/64" Allen wrench to tighten clamp / gear in place. ​ Please note: clamp must be securely tightened to prevent any slippage}}]
  
-       +[{{ ::​szx12_z_27.jpg?​300 |Figure 17.  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.  If alignment is correct use the 1/16" Allen wrench to install the cover as shown .}}]    ​
  
 +==== Part 5-Installing the motor drive cover plate & fine focus knob. ====
  
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 Install the cover and secure in place with the button head screws and the 1/16" Allen wrench. ​ Install the original fine focus knob as shown and secure in place with the 1.5mm Allen wrench. ​ Please Note: that the setscrew in the fine focus knob should mate with the flat that is on the shaft. Install the cover and secure in place with the button head screws and the 1/16" Allen wrench. ​ Install the original fine focus knob as shown and secure in place with the 1.5mm Allen wrench. ​ Please Note: that the setscrew in the fine focus knob should mate with the flat that is on the shaft.
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