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Video Tutorials

Think your missing a lens? Having trouble with assembly? You are in the right place! Below are a variety of video tutorials to help you get the most of your Foldscope experience. Please view, comment, and share- your feedback is incredibly valuable.

We hope to provide more videos in the near future!

Magnetic Couplers & Lenses: think you're missing a lens or a coupler? It's probably there! Check out this video for how to find it!










 Let's assemble your Foldscope!

How to insert a microscope slide

Foldscope viewing 1
Directly with your eye

Foldscope viewing 2
With your phone camera

Sample slide preparation


LED Illumination: Brightfield Mode


Sharing your discovery on Microcosmos


Photo Credit: Summer Ahmed

Special thanks to ChannelH2OTV, with generous technical help from Executive Producer Esteban Pinilla!

Please check out his work via website: http://channelh2otv.com

Video Credit (2-6):

  • Co-directors : Esteban Pinilla and Honomi Ijima
  • Camera / Sound : Esteban Pinilla
  • Filming Assistant : Jorreca Mangonon
  • Editor : Honomi Ijima
  • Foldscope Instructions : Honomi Ijima