High Resolution Portable Microscope Model 1 – 1mm & 2mm field of view
Press power switch to switch on microscope. Wait 20 seconds until blue light flashes
Hinge the mast up
iPhone and iPad:
Download and install the ioLight App from the App Store
Connect iPhone / iPad to ioLightxxxxxx WiFi network
Start the ioLight app
Download and install the ioLight App from the Play Store
Start ioLight app & follow the on-screen instructions to connect to the microscope’s WiFi network
Your device may tell you that there is no internet available on the iolightxxxxxx network, if it does, choose ‘Stay connected to this network’.
Wait a few seconds for live image from the microscope
The web browser is only available on microscopes despatched from ioLight after the 29th March 2018. Contact ioLight for an upgrade to earlier microscopes.
Connect your device’s WiFi to the iolightxxxxxx WiFi network
Open a web browser and type the address 192.168.1.1 into the URL bar
Switch on top and / or bottom illuminators using the onscreen controls
Place sample on stage above the base illuminator
Slide head down to focus the image:
1mm microscope: the head needs to be 1mm above the sample
2mm microscope: the head needs to be 2.5mm above the sample.
Adjust fine focus using ‘thumb wheel’ on screen
Save a high quality image by pressing the camera icon on screen – the images are saved to your photos app or in your web browser’s downloads directory
Switch microscope off – press and release the power button on microscope. NOTE: it takes 10 sec for the microscope to switch off and the blue light to go out
Blue connection light
Microscope is starting up or shutting down. Or microscope is streaming live images to a device.
Microscope is on and ready to stream live images to a device.
Microscope battery is <20%.
Microscope is in recovery mode (see trouble shooting).
Green Charging light
USB charger is connected and battery is charging.
Battery has finished charging or no USB charger is connected.
A short press switches the microscope on.
Note: after pressing the power switch it takes approx. 20sec for the blue light to start flashing which signifies that the microscope is now on and read to use.
A short press switches the microscope off.
Note: switch off takes approx. 10secs then the blue light goes out Press power switch hard and hold it for 5 seconds until the microscope switches off (blue light goes out). Only do this if there is a problem with the microscope.
iPad or iPhone app
Illumination from above sample
Illumination from below sample
Settings menu (scale grid & power off)
Fine focus – Tap the white triangle on the left hand side of the fine focus thumb-wheel to centre focus
Pinch on image to zoom
Microscope battery charge level
Web browser only
Record 12 images for Z-Stacking
Switch off microscope
Microscope battery charge level
Pinch, or mouse thumb wheel to zoom
ioLight has invented a portable microscope, with a resolution of better than 1μm, which produces beautiful pictures of animal and plant cells and displays them directly onto your tablet or mobile phone.
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