Mad City Labs’ RM21™ Microscope is an adaptable microscopy platform that is designed to allow direct access to the entire optical pathway, and is capable of precision alignment in the X, Y, and Z axes. The Z-axis objective lens holder is precision aligned with the optical axis of the platform and can hold a single objective lens. The RM21 microscope is compatible with Mad City Labs closed loop nanopositioning stages making it suitable for nanometer precision applications such as super resolution microscopy and other single molecule microscopy techniques.
The RM21™ is compatible with 30 mm and 60 mm cage systems, and is designed to be configured on a standing optical table. The motorized lens positioner uses proprietary intelligent control for low drift and high performance, and has a 50 mm travel distance with 95 nm step size. The RM21™ is suitable for applications such as optical and magnetic tweezers, AFM integration, and fluorescence microscopy. Standard options include a TIRF Module with a TIRF Lock, a Kӧhler Illumination Tower, and a wide range of customizations.
For more in-depth information on the variety of options for the RM21™, download the datasheet and drawing. Check out the video below for a demonstration of how to set up this microscope with multiple options.