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We offer an assortment of used and refurbished Microplate ranging from Elisa Microplate Readers, Fluorescence Microplate Readers, Luminometers to Microplate Washers. Some of our popular manufacturers include Bio-Tek, Molecular Devices, Perkin Elmer, and Titertek.

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BioTek ELX808IU Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

BioTek ELX808IU Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Cambridge ID #: 16219

The ELx808 Absorbance Microplate Reader provides the flexibility to manipulate and analyze your data. This multi-channel reader continues BioTek's tradition of offering the tightest specifications of any microplate reader - precise, accurate and repeatable. The ELx808 on-board diagnostic self-test and calibration test plate make it easy to confirm and document reader performance. All calculations are performed automatically. Combined with our history of quality hardware engineering, the ELx808 sets the standard for microplate readers.

 

General

  • Detection modes: Absorbance
  • Read methods: End point, kinetic, linear scanning
  • Microplate types: 96-well plates
  • Temperature control:
    • 4-Zone incubation to 50 °C
    • +0.2 °C at 37 °C
  • Shaking: Linear
  • Software: Gen5 Reader Control Software

Absorbance

  • Light source: Tungsten halogen
  • Detector: photodiode
  • Wavelength selection: filters
  • Wavelength range:
    • 380 to 900 nm
    • 340 to 900 nm (ELx808IU)
  • Dynamic range: 0 to 4.0 OD
  • Resolution:001 OD
  • Pathlength correction: no
  • Filter wheel capacity: 6 positions
  • Filters supplied: 4 filters (5 with UV option)
  • OD accuracy:  
    • < 1% at 2.5 OD
    • < 2% at 3.5 OD
  • OD linearity: <1% at 2.5 OD
  • OD repeatability:
    • < 0.5% at 2.5 OD
    • < 1.5% at 3.5 OD
  • Reading speed (kinetic): 96 wells: 8 seconds

Physical Characteristics

  • Power: 100 - 240 Volts AC. 50/60 Hz
  • Dimensions:5"W x 16"D x 8.75"H
  • Weight: 30 lbs (13.6 kg) 
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Molecular Devices StakMax Automated Microplate Stacker

Molecular Devices StakMax Automated Microplate Stacker

Cambridge ID #: 15887

Features:

  • The StakMax System can be integrated with Molecular Devices microplate readers and AquaMax Washers for improved process flow and higher throughput.
  • All integration tools provided for ease of setup of each configuration.
  • Uniform stacker magazines for use across all integrations maximizing your throughput.
  • The StakMax System is designed to minimize plate movement time, while handling the microplates gently, eliminating liquid spillage.
  • When integrated with the AquaMax Washer, a batch of 20 ELISA microplates can be processed in as little as 13 minutes to maximize throughput.
  • User can choose to restack plates back to the input stack when batch is completed, for further processing.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 17.3 (W) x 20.0 (D) x 9.1 (H)
  • Weight: 26 lbs
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 (requires SoftMax Pro 5.1 or greater for Windows)
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BioTek BioStack 2 Automated Microplate Stacker

BioTek BioStack 2 Automated Microplate Stacker

Cambridge ID #: 15606

Specifications:

 

Performance:

  • Restacking feature allows plates to be returned to the input stack in their original order
  • Can be operated without an external computer when used with the ELx405 Microplate Washer, MicroFill Microplate Dispenser, NanoQuot Microplate Dispenser, or MicroFlo Select Microplate Dispenser
  • 30 or 50 standard height microplates (96- or 384-well) per interchangeable stack Optional rotational wrist allows users to integrate both landscape and portrait orientation microplate carriers with the instrument remaining in its optimal, ergonomic-friendly position
  • Variable microplate input Small footprint conserves precious benchtop space; fits easily in most standard laboratory hoods

 

Design:

  • Universal design compatible with most supported BioTek instrumentation Designed for heavy use with aluminum precision-ground base Linear mechanisms built around proven BioTek technology Quiet operation with cams activated by stepper motors No moving parts to wear within motors Gripper incorporates rack and pinion drive for synchronistic movement Reliable transport with microplate gripped from below Onboard self-diagnostics ensure trouble-free operation

Features:

  • <10 seconds plate exchange time
  • Range of formats including 24-, 48-, 96-, 384- and 1536-well
  • 10, 30, or 50 standard height microplates per interchangeable stack
  • De-lidding and re-lidding capability with patented BioStack 4
  • Rotational gripper for ergonomic  and compact integration
  • Restacking capability
  • Optional barcode scanner
  • Direct control through washer and dispenser interface or via LHC or Gen5 PC software
  • Small footprint conserves precious bench top space
  • Walk away automation
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BioTek Synergy 2 SLFP Multimode Microplate Reader

BioTek Synergy 2 SLFP Multimode Microplate Reader

Cambridge ID #: 15605

Includes:

  • Computer loaded with software Gen5 Data Analysis Software
  • Synergy 2 base model.  Includes temperature control to 65ºC, Shaking
  • Luminescence
  • Fluorescence Intensity top and bottom, Alpha detection.  Includes Tungsten-Halogen light source.,
  • Fluorescence Polarization

 

The Synergy 2 is BioTek's high-performance multi-mode plate reader designed for the life science research and drug discovery markets. Its fluorescence detection system uses deep blocking filters and dichroic mirrors for the best level of performance in research and screening applications. The dedicated absorbance detection system is monochromator-based, providing the best level of flexibility in this read mode. And, by utilizing dedicated optical elements for each individual detection technique, Synergy 2 offers uncompromised performance and the lowest limits of detection.

 

  • Unique Optical System: a narrow band monochromator, optimized filter/dichroic mirror pairing, and three broad spectrum light sources achieve superior performance in all read modes
  • Compatible with Take3 Micro-Volume Plate: sixteen 2 µL microspots for low volume DNA/RNA 260 nm measurements. Saves precious samples, very fast and simple process.
  • High Sensitivity: dedicated optical elements optimized for each specific modality result in the lowest limits of detection available in one compact instrument
  • Modular Design: purchase only what you need and easily upgrade later as experimental requirements expand
  • High Throughput: optimized for screening assays including 1536-well read mode
  • Wide Range of Applications: with built-in temperature control, shaking, and optional dual reagent injector, virtually any microplate-based application is possible

 

Applications:

  • Screening assays
  • Binding assays
  • Ion channel assays
  • Quantitative assays (DNA, protein)
  • Kinetic assays
  • Gene expression assays (GFP, Luciferase)
  • ELISA assays
  • Cell proliferation, Cytotoxicity

 

Features:

  • Wavelength Range: 200-999nm, 1nm increments
  • Bandpass: 2.4nm
  • Dynamic Range: 0 - 4.0 O.D.
  • Detection Method: Fluorescence, Absorbance, Luminescence,
  • Microplate Capacity: 1 to 384 well plates and PCR plates
  • Filter Arrangement: 5-cavity wheel; 405, 450, 490 and 630 nm supplied
  • Scanning Speed: 96 well in 30 sec
  • Resolution: 0.001 O.D.
  • Pathlength Correction: Yes
  • Monochromator Wavelength Accuracy/Repeatability: ±2nm/±0.2nm
  • O.D. Accuracy: <1% at 2.0 O.D. typical or <3% at 3.0 O.D. typical

 

Repeatability

  • O.D. Linearity: <1% from 0 to 3.0 O.D. typical
  • O.D. Repeatability: <0.5% at 2.0 O.D. typical
  • Stray Light: 0.03% at 230nm typical
  • Reading Speed 96: 11 seconds; 384: 22 seconds; 1536: 42 seconds

 

Fluorescence Intensity

  • Sensitivity: Fluorescein 1pM typical
  • Wavelength Range: 200-700nm (900nm option)
  • Dynamic Range: >6 decades

 

Luminescence

  • Sensitivity: 30 amol ATP typical (flash)
  • Wavelength Range: 300-700nm
  • Dynamic Range: >6 decades

 

Specifications:

  • Depth (English): 17.5 in.
  • Depth (Metric): 44.5cm
  • Measurement Speed: 96 wells: 11 seconds; 384 wells: 22 seconds; 1536 wells: 42 seconds
  • Dynamic Range: 0 to 4.0 O.D.
  • Height (English): 14.5 in.
  • Height (Metric): 37.3cm
  • Resolution: 0.001 O.D.
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Molecular Devices Spectramax M2 Multimode Microplate Reader

Molecular Devices Spectramax M2 Multimode Microplate Reader

Cambridge Scientific ID #'s: 15524, 16123

Premier dual-mode readers for absorbance & fluorescence intensity-based assays

 

Includes:

  • SoftMax Pro software version 5.4.1
  • Computer Workstation w/ Flat Screen Monitor
  • Complete Set of Communication & Power Cables
  • User/Reference Manuals for M2 and SoftMax Pro software

 

Specifications:

 

  • Absorbance Photometric Performance
  • Wavelength range: 200-1000 nm
  • Wavelength selection: Monochromator
  • Wavelength bandwidth: ≤ 4.0 nm
  • Wavelength accuracy: ±2.0 nm
  • Wavelength repeatability: ±0.2 nm

 

Fluorescence Photometric Performance (M2)

 

  • Dual monochromators: 1 nm increments
  • EX 250-850 nm
  • EM 360-850 nm
  • Bandwidth (EX, EM): 9, 9 nm
  • Detection limit: 3.0 fmol/well FITC 200 μL in 96 wells
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Molecular Devices Vmax Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Molecular Devices Vmax Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Cambridge Scientific ID #'s: 14792, 14793, 7546, 15878

Includes:

  • Computer Loaded with SoftMax Pro 5.4.1
  • All Necessary Cables and Cords
  • Manuals

 

Features

  • Extend uptime with an estimated 20,000 hour mean time between failure
  • Maximize assay signal-to-noise ratios through a unique optical system that directs all available light to each well
  • Achieve higher throughput with a 5 second microplate read time
  • Read up to 2 wavelengths in endpoint or kinetic absorbance for 96-well plates
  • Mix samples in microplate wells by user-programmable Automix feature
  • Operate without an attached computer using the onboard microprocessor
  • Add assay flexibility with additional filters

 

General Specifications

  • Dimensions (in.): 7.4 (h) x 18.3 (w) x 13.4 (d)
  • Weight: 22 lb (10 kg)
  • Power source: 90-250 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • Performance Specifications
  • Wavelength Range: 400-750 nm
  • Photometric Range: 0.000 to 4.000 OD
  • Wavelength Selection: Filters
  • Photometric Resolution: 0.001 OD
  • Endpoint Read Time: 5 seconds
  • Minimum Kinetic Interval: 5 seconds
  • Temperature Range: Ambient
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Bio-Rad 680 Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Bio-Rad 680 Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Cambridge ID #: 10107

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.

 

Specifications:

  • 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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Bio-Rad 680XR Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Bio-Rad 680XR Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

Cambridge 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.

 

Specifications:

  • 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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Luminex Bio-Plex 3D Microplate Luminescence Reader

Luminex Bio-Plex 3D Microplate Luminescence Reader

Cambridge ID #: 11518

Features:

The Bio-Plex 3D suspension array system is the next generation multiplexing platform based on xMAP technology. Expanded multiplexing capability, faster time to results, and automation capability make it the platform of choice for high-throughput testing for nucleic acid and protein applications.

Specifications:

  • Software: xPONENT (acquisition) Bio-Plex Manager (analysis)
  • Optics: Lasers/APDs/ PMTs
  • Multiplex Capacity: 500
  • Bead Compatibility: MagPlex-C, MicroPlex, LumAvidin, xTAG
  • Read Time: ~20 min/96-well plate, ~75 min/384-well plate
  • Applications: High-throughput
  • Plate Format: 96-well/384-well
  • Dynamic Range:5 logs

Includes: computer, touch screen monitor, manuals, and software.

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CyBio CyBi-PlateSafe Automated Microplate Stacker

Cambridge Scientific ID #'s: 12356, 12357
  • Microplate Stacker
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    Applied Biosystems Dual Pen Recorder Recorder

    Cambridge ID #: 7939
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    BioTek EL800 Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

    BioTek EL800 Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

    Cambridge ID #: 7407

    Features:

    • The EL800 Absorbance Microplate Reader is a single-channel reader-assay system, designed to automatically perform endpoint analysis for a variety of ELISA-based applications.
    • The reader can measure the optical density of solutions in 96-well microplates.
    • The reader features superior optical specifications, with an extended dynamic range of up to 3.000 absorbance units in some read modes.
    • The wavelength range is from 400 nm to 750nm.
    • The EL800 is designed to serve as a stand-alone system, or as part of a larger laboratory data network, sending, receiving, and manipulating assay data as needed.
    • It features a 5-position filter wheel.
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    Molecular Devices Emax Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

    Molecular Devices Emax Microplate Visible/Absorbance Reader

    Cambridge ID #: 9074

    The EMax Endpoint ELISA Microplate Reader from Molecular Devices, one of the pioneers in microplate detection, offers a ruggedly simple approach to dedicated endpoint assays. A staggering mean time between failure (MTBF) of 20,000 hours is achieved by 97 independent and stationary fiber optics so that the microplate remains stationary during the entire reading cycle, reducing the number of moving parts. No optical alignment needed during the lifetime of the instrument!

     

    Includes:

    • Computer Loaded with SoftMax Pro 5.4.1
    • All Necessary Cables and Cords
    • Manuals

     

    Features:

    • Extend uptime with an estimated 20,000 hour mean time between failures
    • Maximize assay signal-to-noise ratios through a unique optical system that directs all available light to each well
    • Achieve higher throughput with a 5 second microplate read time
    • Read up to 2 wavelengths in endpoint absorbance for 96-well plates
    • Mix samples in microplate wells by user-programmable Automix feature
    • Operate without an attached computer using the onboard microprocessor
    • Add assay flexibility with additional filters

     

    General Specifications:

    • Dimensions (H x W x D):4 x 18.3 x 13.4 in.
    • Wavelength range: 400 - 750 nm
    • Photometric range:000 to 4.000 OD
    • Wavelength selection: Filters
    • Photometric resolution: 0.001 OD
    • Endpoint read time: 5 seconds
    • Temperature range: Ambient
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    Perkin Elmer EnVision 2102-0010 Multilabel Microplate Reader

    Perkin Elmer EnVision 2102-0010 Multilabel Microplate Reader

    Cambridge ID #: 11154

    Includes:

    • Bar Code reader
    • Computer loaded with Software

     

     

    The 2103 EnVision Multilabel Plate Readers are fast, sensitive and versatile benchtop readers that deliver optimized performance in every application and for every label. Their unique design features modular label-specific optical mirror modules, high energy flash lamps, and high speed detectors.

    Specifications:

    • Light Source: Xenon flash lamp
    • Plate Formats: 1 to 3456
    • Temperature Control:
      • Temperature range: from 2 °C above ambient up to 45 °C (0.5 °C increments)
      • Uniformity: ± 1 °C
      • Heating time: < 10 minutes (from RT up to 37 °C)
    • Shaking: linear, orbital, dual orbital
    • Dispenser:
      • Dispense volume: 2-475 μL (1 μL increments)
      • Pump speed: 100-500 μL/s
      • Dead volume: 750 μL. With pump-back function < 50 μL using stardard tubing length and factory settings.
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    Perkin Elmer Envision 2103-0020 Multilabel Microplate Reader

    Perkin Elmer Envision 2103-0020 Multilabel Microplate Reader

    Cambridge ID #: 9567

    Includes:

    • Bar Code reader
    • Computer loaded with Software

     

     

    The 2103 EnVision Multilabel Plate Readers are fast, sensitive and versatile benchtop readers that deliver optimized performance in every application and for every label. Their unique design features modular label-specific optical mirror modules, high energy flash lamps, and high speed detectors.

    General

    • Light Source: Xenon flash lamp
    • Plate Formats: 1 to 3456
    • Temperature Control:
      • Temperature range: from 2 °C above ambient up to 45 °C (0.5 °C increments)
      • Uniformity: ± 1 °C
      • Heating time: < 10 minutes (from RT up to 37 °C)
    • Shaking: linear, orbital, dual orbital
    • Dispenser:
      • Dispense volume: 2-475 μL (1 μL increments)
      • Pump speed: 100-500 μL/s
      • Dead volume: 750 μL. With pump-back function < 50 μL using stardard tubing length and factory settings.
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