CaliCube: Images

 A Liquid Light Guide bubble in poorly centered coupler.

A Liquid Light Guide bubble in poorly centered coupler.

 A significantly misaligned coupler transmitting about 65% of the available light, in a newly installed microscoope. The problem was resolved with new coupler.

A significantly misaligned coupler transmitting about 65% of the available light, in a newly installed microscoope. The problem was resolved with new coupler.

 An LED directly coupled to microscope. Although centration and light guide issue are not relevant in this situation, users can still monitor the intensity over time and the epi light path for obstructions resulting from user error.

An LED directly coupled to microscope. Although centration and light guide issue are not relevant in this situation, users can still monitor the intensity over time and the epi light path for obstructions resulting from user error.

 A Colibri 1 at 470 nm

A Colibri 1 at 470 nm

 A Colibri 2 at 470nm

A Colibri 2 at 470nm

 A Colibri 2 at 555nm

A Colibri 2 at 555nm

 A Colibri 2 with HXP 120 source

A Colibri 2 with HXP 120 source

 An llg tip with wax melted from a cap in a poorly centered coupler

An llg tip with wax melted from a cap in a poorly centered coupler

Arc Lamp from Zeiss AxioSkop

Arc Lamp from Zeiss AxioSkop

Image shows dirt on collector lens as well as significant collector lens misalignment. 

Arc Lamp from Zeiss AxioSkop

Arc Lamp from Zeiss AxioSkop

Collector lens cleaned, but serious misalignment shows on left edge of image.

Nikon 80i with Motorized Epi Turret

Nikon 80i with Motorized Epi Turret

Significant shading and distortions to right side of image reveal significant issues with coupler, collector lens or both.

Nikon TiE with Super Resolution

Nikon TiE with Super Resolution