Ultra-fast, full UV/Vis spectrum absorbance microplate reader with cuvette port
BMG LABTECH’s innovative absorbance microplate reader has the flexibility to perform assays quickly and easily in both microplates or via the built-in cuvette port. This spectrometer-based absorbance microplate reader captures a full UV-visible spectrum in less than 1 sec/well. Its speed, simple push button operation, and capacity to store individual assay protocols make the SPECTROstar® Nano the ideal microplate reader for absorbance measurements.
|Detection Modes||UV/Vis Absorbance Spectra|
|Measurement Modes||Endpoint and kinetic measurements
Spectral scanning (absorbance)
|Microplate Formats||6 to 1536-well plates, user-definable
LVis Plate with 16 low volume microspots (2 μL)
|Microplate Carrier||Robot compatible|
|Light Sources||High energy xenon flash lamp|
|Wavelength Selection||UV/Vis Absorbance Spectrometer
Full spectra or 8 distinct wavelengths in < 1 sec / well
220 – 1000 nm for ABS
|Sensitivity*||ABS with Spectrometer
Full spectrum captured in < 1 s/well
Selectable spectral resolution: 1, 2, 5, and 10 nm
OD range: 0 to 4 OD
Accuracy: < 1% at 2 OD
Precision: < 0.5% at 1 OD and < 0.8% at 2 OD
|Read Times||Full spectrum from 220 to 1000 nm in less than 1 sec/well|
|Shaking||Linear, orbital, and double-orbital with user-definable time and speed|
|Purge Gas Vent||System to inject an atmosphere or to pull a vacuum into the reader|
|Integrated Barcode Reader||External manual barcode reader|
|Incubation||+3°C above ambient up to 45 °C
The upper heating plate of the incubation chamber operates at 0.5 °C more than the lower plate. This prevents condensation build-up on the lid or sealer.
|Software||Multi-user Reader Control and MARS Data Analysis Software included
FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliant
|Dimensions||Width: 36 cm, depth: 50 cm, height: 16 cm; weight: 10 kg|
|LVis Plate||Sample Capacity: Sixteen separate microdrop wells for 2 µL samples; One standard cuvette position for up to 1 mL samples.
Quality Control Internal Standards (optional): Four NIST traceable optical density filters (approximate values of 0.1, 0.3, 0.6 and 1.0 OD); One holmium oxide filter for wavelength accuracy.
Dimensions: Conforms to SBS standards for microplates.
|THERMOstar||Microplate Incubator and Shaker|
|Upgrades||Please contact your local representative for upgrades including options such as detection modes, reagent injectors, etc.|