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Bio-Rad 680XR Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

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Bio-Rad 680XR Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Bio-Rad 680XR Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Cambridge Scientific ID #: 12644

Bio-Rad offers two versions of the economical Model 680 microplate reader, the standard model and the Model 680 XR reader, which offers an expanded detection range (UV to near-IR wavelengths).

  • With both models, onboard software provides secure user log-in, protocol and data storage, curve-fit and reporting functions.
  • Preprogrammed protocol and reporting functions for Bio-Rad’s TSE (transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, such as BSE) kits and the Checkmark installation qualification/operational qualification (IQ/OQ) validation kit are also available with both onboard and PC software packages.
  • An onboard graphical thermal printer and precision temperature control are factory options for both readers.



  • Dimensions (W x D x H):4 in x 13.0 in x 5.9 in
  • Weight: 5 kg (11 lb) for basic reader
  • Wavelength range: 400-750 nm
  • Photometric range: 0.000-3.500 OD
  • Linearity: ± 1.0% from 0.000 to 2.000 OD
    • ± 2.0% from 0.000 to 3.000 OD
  • Accuracy: ± 1.0% or 0.010 from 0.000 to 3.000 OD at 490 nm
  • Precision
    • 0% or 0.005 OD from 0.000 to 2.000 OD
    • 5% from 2.000 to 3.000 OD
  • Resolution: 0.001 OD
  • Filter wheel capacity: 8
  • Read time: 6 sec. at single wavelength, 10 sec. at dual wavelengths
  • Factory options: Temperature control (5°C above ambient, up to 45°C, in 0.1°C increments), onboard graphical thermal printer


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Our used lab equipment is fully refurbished, guaranteed to work up to manufacturers specifications and are delivered to our customers in as close to new condition as possible. Typical turnaround for refurbishing of used lab equipment is 2-4 weeks. They also come with our standard 6 Month parts and labor warranty. Prices do not include S/H unless otherwise indicated. Pictures enclosed and the actual unit may vary unless specified.


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