Knobby scheduler

A new Scanbox panel allows users to define arbitrary changes in (x,y,z) position over time (frames) which are then executed by Knobby (version 2 only) while imaging. Each entry define changes in x, y and z (in micrometers) relative to the present position and the frame number at which they will take place. The “mem”…

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positioning modes

The movement of the microscope is achieved by four motors that control the position of the objective.  The motors can be independent or coupled, depending on the operating mode selected in the Position panel in the Scanbox GUI. There are three positioning modes: normal, rotated and pivot.  To explain how these work, we need to define the coordinate system used…

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