Check out this 3D printable florescence microscope with filter wheel, digital acquisition, and temperature control! All for less than half a grand. Dr. Peter Foster recently made one of these himself so we have at least one solid positive user experience with the device. However Peter says he took a shortcut with the illumination LED […]
A Salad Spinner Centrifuge
Need just a little bit of centrifuging? Consider the humble salad spinner -> And here’s a tutorial on how to build one to fit 50 ml Centrifuge Tubes.
A Library for Cheap Optics
Need some equipment to hold and align your fancy optical components? Consider 3D printing some components from a Thingiverses’ Open Source Optics library made by Joshua Pearce. This is particularly worth it for something like a filter wheel! Check out this table from an article by Chenlong Zhang, Nicholas Anzalone, Rodrigo Faria, and Joshua Pearce […]