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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 Biostack 4 Automated Microplate Stacker

Cambridge ID #: 18361

The BioStack is a compact and versatile microplate stacker compatible with BioTek’s washers, dispensers, detectors and imaging systems. Its rapid plate exchange speeds increase throughput and enhance productivity, accommodating assay workflows for 96- and 384-well plates. The patented BioStack 4 offers efficient de-lidding and re-lidding of microplates for sensitive cell-based assays. Faster processing and walk away automation means increased throughput and greater productivity.

 

Specifications:

 

  • Microplate types: 24- and 48-well plates (model dependent) with a maximum plate height of 23.2 mm
  • Microplate capacity: 10 and 30 plate stacks are removable and interchangeable (50-plate stacks may be used with non-lidded plates only), 96-/384-well plates (up to 30 plates with lids), 1536-well plates (up to 75 plates)
  • Processing speed (plate exchange time): <20 seconds (with de-lidding), <12 seconds (without lids)
  • Direct control: washers and dispensers with keyboard interface can directly control BioStack
  • Software: LHC2 for liquid handling instruments (optional) and Gen5 2.0 for readers
  • Power: 100 - 240 Volts AC. 50/60 Hz.
  • Weight: <25 lbs (11.3 kg)
  • Dimensions: 8.3" W x 22" D (21 x 56 cm)
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BioTek ELx405 Select Microplate Washer

BioTek ELx405 Select Microplate Washer

Cambridge ID #: 18362

The ELx405 Select is the world’s first deep well microplate washer that aspirates and dispenses into 96- and 384-well plates without requiring specialized manifolds. ANSI/SBS standard height microplates can also be washed, making the ELx405 Select a total solution for all your laboratory’s microplate washing workflows. Wash processes used in cell culture and plasmid DNA preparation are automated with the ELx405 Select – there’s no need for specialized instrumentation. ELx405 Select can also process magnetic and polystyrene bead protocols, making it a versatile plate washer for many laboratories. The ELx405™ Select is automation compatible and its patented Dual-Action™ manifold is particularly useful in cell-based assays. This product is ideal for all standard and deep well microplate washing requirements.

 

Specification:

 

  • Microplate types: 96- and 384-well, low profile and standard height, deep well plates up to 50 mm
  • Onboard software: Create, edit or run multiple protocols
  • Software (computer control): LHC2 pc software
  • Shaking: Programmable up to 60 minutes (Slow, medium, fast or variable)
  • Soaking: Programmable up to 60 minutes
  • Automation: BioStack (for standard plate heights only) and 3rd party automation compatible (deep well and standard plates)
  • Manifold types: 96-tube Dual-Action manifold for 96- & 384-well washing
  • Volume range: 50 - 3000 µL/well, in 1 µL increments
  • Wash cycles: 1-10
  • Buffer/reagent selection: Auto switching module for up to 4 buffers (option)
  • Supply bottle: 4 L or 10 L (optional)
  • Dispense precision: ≤3% CV: 300 µL/well (96-well washing)
  • Residual volume: <2 µL/well (standard & deep well 96-well plates)
  • Wash speed: 96-wells, 300 µL/well, 3 cycles (<30 seconds); 384-wells,100 µL/well, 3 cycles (<80 seconds)
  • Flow rates: High flow to low flow, optimized rates for cell assays
  • Sterilization: chemical
  • Power: 100 - 240 Volts AC 50/60 Hz
  • Dimensions: 14" W x 17" D x 11" H (35.6 x 43.2 x 27.9 cm)
  • Weight: 30 lbs (13.5 kg)
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BioTek Epoch Microplate UV/VIS Reader

BioTek Epoch Microplate UV/VIS Reader

Cambridge ID #: 18049

Features:

Epoch Microplate Spectrophotometer includes monochromator-based optics that provides filter-free, wide wavelength range for UV-Vis absorbance measurements in various microplate formats. This spectrophotometer is controlled by Gen5 Software that allows intricate data analysis, yet simple programming. This product is cost-effective and requires low maintenance.

Specifications:

General:

  • Detection modes: Absorbance
  • Read methods: Endpoint, kinetic, spectral scanning, well area scanning
  • Microplate types: 6- to 384-well plates
  • Other labware supported: Take 3 Micro-Volume Plates


Absorbance:

  • Light source: Xenon flash
  • Detector: photodiode
  • Wavelength selection: monochromator
  • Wavelength range: 200 to 999 nm, in 1 nm increments
  • Monochromator bandwidth: 5 nm
  • Dynamic range: 0 - 4.0 OD
  • Resolution: 0.0001 OD
  • Pathlength correction: yes
  • Monochromator wavelength accuracy: + 2 nm
  • Monochromator wavelength repeatability: + 0.2 nm
  • OD accuracy: 0 to 2 OD: +1% +0.010 OD , 2 to 2.5 OD: +3% +0.010 O
  • OD linearity: 0 to 2 OD: +% +0.010 OD , 2 to 2.5 OD: +3% +0.010 OD
  • OD repeatability: 0 to 2 OD: +1% +0.005 OD , 2 to 2.5 OD: +3% +0.005 OD
  • Reading speed (kinetic): 96 wells - 15 seconds | 384 wells - 31 seconds

Physical Characteristics:

  • Power: 100 - 240 Volts AC. 50/60 Hz.
  • Dimensions: 12" W x 12.5" D x 7.7" H
    (30.5 cm x 31.8 cm x 19.6 cm)
  • Weight <15 lbs (6.8 kg)
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BioTek ELX405 Microplate Washer

BioTek ELX405 Microplate Washer

Cambridge ID #: 17633

Featuring:
• 96 well microplate washing

Includes:
• Vacuum Pump
• Valve Module
• Reservoir Bottles
• Waste Bottle
• Tubing
• Manual

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BioTek 405TSRVSQ Microplate Washer

BioTek 405TSRVSQ Microplate Washer

Cambridge ID #: 17377

The 405 TS Microplate Washer is the gold standard in microplate washing. It features the patented Verify technology, which runs an automated QC check for manifold tube blockage, and visually reports any failed wells. The patented Ultrasonic Advantage can then be used to automatically and thoroughly clean the aspirate and dispense manifold. The 405 TS is the first self-checking, self-maintaining microplate washer available! Cell-based assays and microsphere-based assays are easily run with the 405 TS's unique set of available features and modules for gentle washing vacuum filtration and biomagnetic separation.

 

Features:

  • 96- and 384-well microplates
  • 4 Buffer Switching
  • Ultrasonic Advantage
  • Biomagnetic Speration
  • Vacuum Filtratiion
  • Resistive touch screen display works with gloves
  • Onboard computer with extensive, intuitive software
  • Context-sensitive help, instructional videos and pre-defined
  • sample programs for easy operation
  • Automated internal 4-buffer switching option
  • Quick change manifold design
  • Gentle dispense for non-disruptive cell washing
  • Patented Dual-Action manifold for overfill washing
  • Available patented Verify Technology for clog detection
  • Patented Ultrasonic Advantage automated manifold cleaning
  • Pre-programmed maintenance routines ensure trouble-free operation

 

Specifications

  • USB Connections: 2
  • Width (Metric): 35.6cm
  • Depth (Metric): 43.2cm
  • Height (Metric) 25.4cm
  • Weight (Metric): With Internal Buffer Switching: 16.5kg; Without Internal Buffer Switching: 13.5kg
  • Hertz: 50/60Hz
  • Voltage: 100 to 240V
  • For Use With (Application): ELISA, MSD assays, HCS immune cytochemistry, FLIPR Ca2+ flux, Cell-based assays, Magnetic and polystyrene bead processing (gene expression assays, cytokine assays), ELISPOT assays
  • Assays: ELISA, Cell-based assays (model dependent), Magnetic and polystyrene bead, Multiplex assays, Bead-based ELISAs, Filtration-to-waste processes
  • Fluid Delivery Type: Internal positive displacement pump
  • Electrical Requirements: 100 to 240V 50/60Hz
  • Soak Time: Programmable in minutes and seconds, up to 60 min.
  • Display: LED
  • Automation Interface: High res LED backlit touch screen for instrument control
  • Width (English): 14 in.
  • Depth (English): 17 in.
  • Height (English): 10 in.
  • Weight (English): With Internal Buffer Switching: 36 lb.; Without Internal Buffer Switching: 30 lb.
  • Type: Microplate Washer w/4-Buffer switching, ultrasonic advantage, optimized cell washing
  • Volume (Metric) Residual: ≤2μL/well
  • Volume (Metric) Wash: 25 to 3000μL/well
  • Flow Rate: 1 to 11
  • Well Count: 96/384
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BioTek Biostack Automated Microplate Stacker

BioTek Biostack Automated Microplate Stacker

Cambridge ID #: 17138

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

 

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BioTek ELX405VR Microplate Washer

BioTek ELX405VR Microplate Washer

Cambridge ID #: 17063

Featuring:
• 96 well microplate washing

Includes:
• Vacuum Pump
• Valve Module
• Reservoir Bottles
• Waste Bottle
• Tubing
• Manual

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BioTek ELX405UCWVS Microplate Washer

BioTek ELX405UCWVS Microplate Washer

Cambridge ID #: 16196

Featuring:
• 96 well microplate washing

Includes:
• Vacuum Pump
• Valve Module
• Reservoir Bottles
• Waste Bottle
• Tubing
• Manual

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BioTek ELX405UCWS Microplate Washer

BioTek ELX405UCWS Microplate Washer

Cambridge ID #: 16124

Featuring:
• 96 well microplate washing

Includes:
• Vacuum Pump
• Valve Module
• Reservoir Bottles
• Waste Bottle
• Tubing
• Manual

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BioTek ELX405UV Microplate Washer

BioTek ELX405UV Microplate Washer

Cambridge Scientific ID #'s: 16011, 16009

Featuring:
• 96 well microplate washing

Includes:
• Vacuum Pump
• Valve Module
• Reservoir Bottles
• Waste Bottle
• Tubing
• Manual

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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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BioTek ELX405R Microplate Washer

BioTek ELX405R Microplate Washer

Cambridge ID #: 14747

Featuring:
• 96 well microplate washing

Includes:
• Vacuum Pump
• Valve Module
• Reservoir Bottles
• Waste Bottle
• Tubing
• Manual

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BioTek EL-404 Microreactor Washer

Cambridge Scientific ID #'s: 7111, 4340, 8257

Includes Pump and Bottles

 

Features

  • Accommodates all 96-well microplates
  • Semi-automatic or automatic height positioning.
  • Wash/aspirate 96 wells simultaneously in 8 sec.

 

Specifications:

  • Fluid Dispensing: Gravity-fed, transducer controlled fill volumes. (Includes Presurized delivery system.)
  • Fill Volumes: Set from 100 to 500 microlitres in 25 microlitre increments; set from 500 to 999 microlitres in 100 microlitres increments.
  • Wash Cycles: Select from 1 to 9.
  • Soak: 5-second increments from 0 to 600 seconds.
  • Plate Soaking: Frequency - 5 to 15 cycles per second. Duration - 0 to 30 seconds.
  • Dispensing Accuracy: Well-to-well variation - +/-5% at 350 microlitres
  • Suction Efficiency: 6 microlitre maximum residual per well; adjustable
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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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