Coarse Adjustment Knob
If you’re relatively new to microscopes, you’ve probably heard the term coarse adjustment knob, sometimes referred to as the stage adjustment knob, and you might be wondering what exactly it is and what’s its function.
When you view an object, you position it on the stage of your microscope. The coarse adjustment knob quickly lowers and raises the stage or the lens, depending on the microscope’s design.(more…)