Microscopes that are included with hardware and software systems for automatic analysis of blood cells shall meet the following basic requirements:
- adjustment of illumination using the method of Kohler;
- realized methods of contrast: light background (transmitted light);
- motorized table;
- oil immersion objective with increase of 50× and 100×, with the class not worse than plan achromat N;
- trinocular tube with C-mount adapter for installation of digital camera.
ArgusSoft Company recommends the following models of microscopes for delivery as part of hardware-software complexes for analysis of blood cells:
AxioImager 2 (Carl Zeiss). www.zeiss.com
DM6 B (Leica Microsystems). www.leica-microsystems.com
Ni-E (Nikon). www.nikon.com
MT 5000 (Meiji Techno).