Do I have to motorize the microscope?

Bit of a silly question - just wondering whether I need to motorize the microscope in order to calibrate and use it for bright field and fluorescence imaging?
I have a clinical background to this is all very new to me - thanks in advance!

For the standard microscope it is not necessary to use the motors.

For the delta stage microscope it is strongly recommended to use the motors as the stage geometry is too complicated to do by hand.

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The standard microscope works very well manually operated. You get all of the imaging features of the software, particularly the camera calibration for a nice ‘flat grey’ background.
One motor connected gives you autofocus capability. All three motors allow you to do automatic scans of a larger area.

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Yes - you can auto-calibrate the camera, but not the stage. We should perhaps make this clearer in the software…