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what is the body tube on a microscope used for?

what is the body tube on a microscope used for?

The body tube provides the necessary separation between the eyepiece and the

Answer The arm supports the body tube.

Best Answer:  The body tube connects the oculars(the eyepiece) to the revolving nose piece which holds objectives.
It’s located just above the arm of the microscope, the arm is what you hold onto when you carry the microscope.

There are different standards for different makers. Nikon used 160mm for a long time and also 210mm. -V

they differ, dependent on brand and other factors… go take a ruler and measure it.. or go to a website that sells high end scientific products, and look up microscopes and get the Specs on it…What is the body tube by the way? do u mean neck? or do u mean ocular piece?

There are different standards for different makers. Nikon used 160mm for a long time and also 210mm.

Body tube (Head): The body tube connects the eyepiece to the objective lenses.

Arm: The arm connects the body tube to the base of the microscope.

 

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