Here we provide new instructions and guides on how to assemble, configure, and align an X-OpenSPIM, together with a completely overhauled software plugin μOpenSPIM. This makes it easier and less time-consuming for OpenSPIM users to upgrade to a more advanced OpenSPIM system and use it as a powerful research tool in their laboratories.
- Parts list - Take a look at the modifications and parts needed to build an X-OpenSPIM
- Alignment guide - Follow a detailed step-by-step guide with many pictrues to align an OpenSPIM system.
- μOpenSPIM - Use the latest OpenSPIM plugin (based on µManager) with new features to acquire SPIM data
Girstmair J., Moon H., Brillard C., Haase R., Tomancak P. (2021) Time to Upgrade: A New OpenSPIM Guide to Build and Operate Advanced OpenSPIM Configurations Advanced Biology The Supporting Information (PDF) includes details about configuration and the correct alignment of an X-OpenSPIM as well as details about cooling the acquisition chamber.