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BioRad TC20 Automated Cell Counter
BioRad TC20 Automated Cell Counter

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BioRad TC20 Automated Cell Counter

One 2-chamber disposable slide

Cell Size
6 to 50 µm

Counting Size
30 seconds

  • Initiates cell counting immediately upon slide insertion.
  • Produces accurate cell counts in less than 30 seconds for most samples.
  • Innovative autofocus technology ensures precise focusing for accurate cell counting.
  • Digital image analysis algorithm guarantees sophisticated analysis for reliable cell count results.
  • Stores results from up to 100 counts.
  • Each sample can be given a unique name for easy identification.

The BioRad TC20 Automated Cell Counter is a benchtop instrument that counts mammalian cells in one simple step, initiating auto-counts immediately upon slide insertion. The innovative autofocus technology and sophisticated digital image analysis algorithm produce accurate cell counts for most samples in less than 30 seconds. The TC20 cell counter rapidly provides a total cell count with or without trypan blue staining and assesses cell viability via trypan blue exclusion. Getting all the data you need about your cell cultures is fast and easy, as the TC20 Cell Counter and disposable counting slides eliminates the need for tedious setup, cleaning, or maintenance.

The TC20 Cell Counter provides accurate and reproducible cell counts for suspended cells that have been grown as adherent or suspension cells at concentrations within the 5 x 10^4 to 1 x 10^7 cells/ml range and for cells within the 6-50 um cell diameter range. Only 10 ul of cell suspension is required for the cell count. The cell counter detects the presence of trypan blue in the sample with no user input required and automatically accounts for the 1:1 (trypan blue:cells) dilution factor. The TC20 Cell Counter can count single of mixed cell population samples. For samples with multiple cell populations, the user can define the cell population of interest by adjusting position of cell size gates.

An image of the counted cells can be viewed onscreen and downloaded onto a USB flash drive immediately after the count. The TC20 can store results from 100 counts. Count results can be exported onto a USB flash drive and viewed in Excel. Each sample can be given a unique name and if the data autosave function is enabled, the JPEG image from the current count is automatically saved onto the inserted USB flash drive. Each image contains a metatag with the cell count data and can be further analyzer using the TC20 Data Analyzer. The TC20 also builds upon the previous TC10 model by integrating an improved lens and cell counting algorithm, making it compatible with a broader range of cell sizes and types over the TC10.

All of our equipment is in excellent condition and will be fully tested to perform at factory specifications before being shipped.

The BioRad TC20 Automated Cell Counter includes:
  • > Calibration Report
  • > 10 Disposable Cell Counting Chamber Slides for TC10/TC20
  • > Power Cord
  • > Full 180 Day Parts and Labor Warranty

BioRad TC20 Automated Cell Counter Specifications


One 2-chamber disposable slide

Cell Size

6 to 50 µm


5x10^4-1x10^7 cells/ml

Counting Time

30 seconds

Detection Method


Data Storage

100 Counts

Data Export

Via USB Drive

Sample Volume

10 µl

Dimensions (W x D x H)

7.5 x 6 x 10 in. (19 x 15 x 25.4 cm)


4.8 lb. (2.2 kg.)

Electrical Requirements

120 - 240V, 30W


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