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Unformatted text preview: magnification of these microscopes can be read directly from the magnification adjustment knob without doing multiplication. The microscope below requires a separate light source (not shown). The microscope shown below contains a zoom adjustment. By rotating the adjustment, the magnification changes from 8X to 40X. The microscope requires a separate light source (shown). Both microscopes shown below have zoom magnification adjustments. The scope on the left ranges from 20X to 40X and the one on the right ranges from 10X to 45X. These two microscopes have a light source built in. The light adjustment knob (see photograph) enables the specimen to be illuminated from above, from below or from both above and below at the same time. The zoom adjustment of the microscope on the right has the total magnification written on it. The zoom adjustment on the microscope on the left has numbers that must be multiplied by 10 to give the total magnification....
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- Fall '10
- Biology, Optical microscope, binocular dissecting microscopes, Stereomicroscopes